University of Exeter Sport are proud to announce our 4-year partnership with Kukri Sports. The deal will see Kukri provide sportswear for Exeter students, staff and members of the athletic union.
As part of This Girl Can month, we caught up with student Matilda Nicholls, who represents the British Sailing Team and is one of our scholars. Hear what Matilda has to say about her sailing journey...
4 student athletes were selected into the Women’s England U20’s rugby squad for this season. The quartet have been in U20’s training development camps, whilst playing for Exeter Chiefs and EUWRFC respectively.
In the first year of England Hockey’s new talent strategy, University of Exeter has successfully been accredited as a Talent Academy and officially launched in September 2022. The University has also had 13 hockey performance athletes selected into the Great Britain Elite Development pathway (GB EDP).
It was a day to remember as 7 University of Exeter sports teams travelled to Nottingham for the highly anticipated BUCS Big Wednesday. The teams were set to compete against some of the best university sports teams in the country, all aiming to bring home the coveted BUCS gold.
After 6 BUCS 8-pool competitions, Steffan Llewellyn was apprehensive going into his seventh competition. We caught up with Steffan who let us know all about how he got on...
Head coach Simon Middleton has named a 42-player England Women training squad for the 2023 TikTok Women’s Six Nations, with EURFC Women's Head Coach Poppy Leitch and student Nancy McGillivray both selected.
As part of This Girl Can month, we caught up with former S&C placement student and University of Exeter alumnae Bella Daniels, who came back to deliver a guest lecture as part of the sports science S&C module. Read more to get an insight into Bella’s journey in S&C so far…
The culminating stage of the BUCS indoor cricket Trophy tournament played at Leicester on 5th February, concluded with the two EUMCC sides contesting the gold medals, a remarkable, perhaps unique, outcome in a BUCS competition.
We have a look at the newly formed Exeter Athletic Dakota Women who have had a flawless start to the season with 5 from 5 wins, with EURFC Women already witnessing the benefits from this!
University of Exeter Sport are excited to announce our newest appointment to the Performance Team, Michael Molster.
In November, we saw all 52 AU clubs unite for men’s mental health. The University of Exeter is renowned for its fundraising efforts, evidenced in topping this year’s Movember national leader board yet again. Fundraising totals came out to £102,702.97, with Men’s Football, Men’s Cricket, and the Hockey Club topping the university’s internal fundraising leaderboard.
University of Exeter Men’s and Women’s Hockey squads have partnered with STATSports, the world’s leading company in GPS technology, as a performance supplier for the 2022-2023 season.
Three University of Exeter hockey players travelled to Malaysia this October to represent Great Britain U21’s in the Sultan of Johor Cup to come home with a bronze medal.
Eight sub-scratch golfers travelled to Le Golf National in Versailles France to play in the year's second R&A student tour series. They played against the best university golfers Europe has to offer.
For our first awareness month, our clubs set a precedent for the year of inclusivity and started up accessibility sessions for opportunities in disability sport. We also say hello to October, as this is recognised as Black History Month where the AU is committed to honouring this across all 52 clubs.
If you are a returning student or were encouraged by the idea of ‘Intramural’ during an open day, you may be wondering where they went to. The good news is that they have not disappeared; they have merely been rebranded as our Social Sports Leagues.
Our University of Exeter Rugby League club have received funding from the CreatedBy RLWC2021 capital grants programme, to improve the environments where Rugby League takes place; giving people more and better opportunities to engage with the game and to get active. The funding will allow the purchase of equipment that create environments that are accessible, welcoming and build a legacy of the 2021 tournament in our university and local communities.
Exeter Sport sees 14 current students and alumni head to the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
In the past month Exeter University Tennis Club has achieved both regional and national recognition for its most ambitious and expansive student programme to date. Here we talk about it all...
On Monday the 20th of June, the University of Exeter staff football team took on Atass in a friendly football game on the rubber crumb. Staff were allowed to take time off to compete in the closely contested match, with Atass just coming out on top!
Award season is back with a bang as students head to Reed Hall for the prestigious Colours and Awards ceremony.
After achieving GB selection after her races in April, first year Geography student Katie Brookes will compete in the ICF Canoe Marathon World Cup in Prague later this month.
President of University of Exeter Tennis Club, Antonija has seen lots of success for the largest university tennis club in the UK this year including the win of 'South & Southwest University Tennis Club of the year' by the LTA. This award now means EUTC have been shortlisted along with the other regional winners for the National award on the 19th of May. Antonija tellls all about what a year it has been...
February was another great month of campaigning for University of Exeter's Student Sport team. Across the 51 AU clubs, as well as Guild societies, students ran taster sessions, fundraising events, as well as using their social media platforms to spread awareness and celebrate women in sport. The Athletic Union President, Katy Dalglish, gives us her overview of the success of this years 'This Girl Can' campaign.
BUCS Karate Championships took place on the 12th-13th of March, 2022 at Ponds Forge in Sheffield. It was a very successful weekend for University of Exeter Karate team who took home all three types of medals. Club captain, Emma Nemeti-Chipkes gives us the run down of the weekend.
During the cold, wintery start to February, Exeter Polo Club took on Universities from all over the country in the Polo Winter National Tournament with the Intermediate team placing first in their division.
Harry Scott-Munro brings you the announcement that EURFC hooker Chris Moore was finally able to let the secret out… he will be a Munster player next season.
University of Exeter's Touch Rugby Club (EUTRC) travelled to Nottingham last weekend (12-2-22) for the University National Touch Series which saw Exeter bring home the silverwear and more oppitunity to replicate their success at the next national competitonl. Sadie Pither (EUTRC Publicity Secretary) gives us a full report on the weekend, and letting us know how all 4 teams got on...
A healthy approach to life is like a well-baked cake. Well, maybe something a little healthier than a cake perhaps…! So, when the right combination of lifestyle ingredients is lovingly and intentionally put together, they add up to the healthiest possible body, mind and soul - the much-desired holy grail which we all refer to as ‘work-life balance’.
The University of Exeter Coach Development Centre in collaboration with Tennis Cornwall and the Lawn Tennis Association hosted the 2022 Cornwall Coach Conference. Over 50 tennis coaches from around the country attended the event at Newquay's Heron Tennis Centre, which comprised of various workshops and seminars from industry experts.
University of Exeter's Athletic Union (AU) President, Katy Dalglish, takes you through the highs of term 1, from charity fundraising to BUCS success. Here at Exeter, excellence in sport has most certainly been demonstrated once again.
The year started off with a bang as the club had a record membership sign up - with interest across our BUCS, futsal, Sunday League and social options - with a 50% increase in numbers from the 2020/21 year!
British Keelboat Academy selection, BUCS success and a World Championship brewing: Exeter Sailing are already having a successful season to shout about.
Current students Martha Taylor and Ella Burnley have been selected for the England U21 hockey squad for their Junior Women world cup campaign, whilst Rhys Bradshaw was part of Wales' historic 2023 World Cup qualifiers.
The goal is now finally looking like a reality for current student Christ Tshiunza, having been named amongst the replacements for Wales’ test match with Fiji on Saturday. (Photo credit Andy Watts/ JMP Sport)
Back at Sandy Park for the first time 20 months, a clinical second-half performance saw Exeter pull clear, with a double from Kofi Barton-Byfield and a further score from replacement Jack Potter adding to Eddie Bullock’s first half effort to seal the victory in front of an electric crowd!
Exeter netball high performance athletes have not failed to score high this season, with another international selection under their belts. First year student, Ella Porter has landed her place in the Wales U21 squad for the netball europe series in the Isle of Man.
Dodgeball is now an official BUCS sport for the first time this year, and gets voted into the AU by our existing 50 clubs at our first AU Council meeting this term.
International selection for current and alumnae students, joining Wales on their Hockey World Cup Journey.
Exeter students help make up the women's Welsh Hockey squad ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifier campaign.
Christ Tshiunza receives a call-up to the Welsh squad for the autumn internationals, hours before his BUCS Super Rugby debut against Cardiff.
Exeter Sport Scholars Merryn Doidge and Flo Robinson have been selected to the Red Roses squad for the upcoming Autumn internationals.
The University of Exeter has recently been accredited as a dual-career site, supporting elite athletes in full-time education.
University of Exeter Netball athlete, Mae Trumean-Davies, is off to Europe Netball Challenge competition.
University of Exeter Sports SCholar, Kaitlin Lawrence, makes Scotland A squad selection for the 2021/22 season.
The fully anticipated AU Dinner Award winners have been announced!
2020/21 Colours and Awards has arrived!
University of Exeter Performance Sport Bursar, Rayen Cupid, travelled to the Dominican Republic to compete in the Pan American Weightlifting Championships as part of her journey to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.
EUMCC cricketer Dominic Goodman makes his 1st Class debut in Gloucestershire's win over Somerset
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Five University of Exeter alumnae and one current student have been named in training squads for 2021 Vitality Netball Super League across a number of the franchises. With the majority of the 2020 league cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic the squads have been training hard in a very long pre-season ahead of the anticipated start date for the 2021 league.
Having been awarded a place in the Tyrells Premiership 15s league, Exeter Chiefs women, the 1st ever club’s affiliated women’s team join the Premiership fresh for the 2020-2021 season.
EURFC are delighted to announce that recent graduate and Georgian international Lasha Jaiani will win his third cap for his country against England on the hallowed turf of Twickenham on Saturday, in both sides opening fixture in the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup.
Three University of Exeter alumni played a part in the Exeter Chiefs' Champions Cup victory on Saturday.
Three current club members and one recent graduate selected in Exeter Chiefs match day 23 vs. Saracens.
The fully anticipated AU Dinner Award winners have been announced!
With the academic year having come to a close and at a time where we would normally be looking forward to graduation, it’s been a great opportunity to reflect on some of the fantastic achievements from our graduating Sports Scholars and Sports Performance Bursars throughout their time at Exeter.
Emily Becconsall (current EUNC 2nd team vice-captain and Exeter Netball Regional 1 squad member) and Rachael Fee (current UoE TASS athlete and Exeter Netball Premier 3 squad member), have won coaches player and players player of the season for Team Bath U19 and U21 National Performance League (NPL) squads at the virtual end of season award ceremonies.
UoE Sports Clubs Still #BleedingGreen-How our students have been staying physically distanced but socially connected during lockdown
With the BUCS season coming to a premature end, we caught up with our AU clubs to see what they have been getting up to during lockdown.
2019/20 Colours and Awards has arrived!
UoE Performance Netballers Emily Becconsall (BSc Geography) and Kaitlin Lawrence (BA History) have both been selected for the English Universities squad who are working towards playing a series of matches against U21 Home Nations squads and the British Colleges side.
The University of Exeter Men’s Indoor Cricket 1st team pulled off a fantastic performance on BUCS finals day to take home the BUCS Gold and Champions title for 2020.
We caught up with our Sports Scholars and Performance Bursars on their 2019-2020 academic year so far...
Partnership Bursar and EUNC 2nd team Vice-Captain Emily Becconsall has recently been named captain of Team Bath’s Netball Performance League (NPL) U19 squad.
The British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Fleet Racing Championships includes 4 fleets of 130 boats representing Universities from all over the country. Exeter continued their long standing success at this event finishing the weekend with a total of 76 BUCS points, topping last years record score of 74 and firmly establishing themselves as the leading University competing at the event.
Exeter Netball have won the Netball South West League for the past 2 seasons, qualifying for Premier League 3 playoffs on their 2nd attempt. Now up and running in their new national league with 2 wins under their belt Exeter continue their season with the overall aim of securing their spot once again next season.
Current University of Exeter students Christina Shaw, Carys Llewellyn and Clare Jones have all been selected to represent Wales at the Netball Europe Championships in the U21 or open categories.
Formed with a unique consortium approach when University of Exeter, Somerset County Cricket Club and Gloucestershire County Cricket Club joined to secure the hosting rights for Western Storm 4 years ago, they have become the most successful team in the leagues history when winning the Kia Super League title for the second time in 2019.
6 current University of Exeter students will feature for Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership Rugby 7s which includes all 12 Premiership sides and is the first opportunity for clubs to test themselves ahead of the regular season.
Bidding to reach Finals Day for a fourth consecutive season, Storm completed the double over Lightning and now boast a 100 per cent record from four games in 2019.
Spotlight on Performance Coordinator Nicky Savill, as she shows how hard work and consistency pays off for an international call up this weekend!
For the 2018-2019 season University of Exeter have finished 5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) table with a total of 3747 BUCS points and an increase of 293 points from 2017-2018. This ranks them as the top sporting institution in the South of England and Wales.
A fitting end to the University’s cricket season for 2019 as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre opening on the 6th July and the achievements of all our teams this year.
Each year the University of Exeter Performance Programme welcomes a number of sports science placement students-we caught up with some of them as they reflect on their placement experience.
Ranked No. 1 in Rugby Union in the BUCS rankings for the past 5 consecutive seasons, the University of Exeter Rugby Performance Programme continues to produce and nurture elite Rugby players.
With 18 BUCS leagues wins across all BUCS sports for University of Exeter we take a closer look at the teams who have come through playoffs and achieved promotions or retained their position in BUCS Premier Leagues for next season #BleedGreen!
Streatham Sports Park, University of Exeter has achieved an ‘Excellent’ rating in a tough assessment by Sport England’s leading national quality scheme, Quest.
BUCS Golden double triumph!
Exeter Netball Club who are partnered with University of Exeter have made it through the England Netball Premier playoffs to earn a spot in Premier 3 next season.
The University of Exeter Sailing Club have had their best season to date taking BUCS Gold in Yachting, Fleet and Team racing Championships. They finish the season as the no.1 ranked University institution for sailing in the UK.
It was a fairy tale send off for Head of Women’s Rugby Jo Yapp with EUWRFC taking the BUCS Championship title for the second year in a row, following an exceptional display of women’s rugby at Twickenham stadium.
Exeter Men’s Hockey 1st team have taken BUCS Championship Gold at Big BUCS Wednesday for the first time since 2011-2012.
As we head towards the climax of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) season Women’s Lacrosse 4th team, Women’s Rugby 2nd team, Men’s Badminton 1st team, Men’s Waterpolo 1st team and Men’s Hockey 1st team all line up in the bid for BUCS Gold.
Two games and two results for EURFC as the Green Machine marches into the Semi Finals of Knockout Rugby.
Stepping onto the field for her 1st England cap former UoE Sports Scholar Freya Davies made an immediate impact on the international stage as England cruised to a comfortable eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka to go one-nil up in their IT20 series in Colombo.
The University of Exeter Netball Club (EUNC) 1st team and Exeter Netball Club (ENC) Regional 1 side have ended their league season undefeated with the opportunity to progress through playoffs into Premier South and Premier 3 next year. Showing the strength and depth of the University Netball Performance Programme EUNC 2nd team have also won their BUCS league with the ENC Regional 2 side taking the Regional 2 title, both who are automatically promoted for next season.
Back-to-Back Titles - EURFC Reigning League Champions in the Men’s Super BUCS RUGBY and the Women’s 1st XV go Unbeaten to Stamp their Authority in the South.
Sports Scholar Emily Toy was selected for her first senior cap as part of a mixed squad of six players to represent England Golf on a tour to Australia in January.
The University of Exeter Women’s Indoor Cricket 1st team headed to BUCS finals day at in Manchester facing Worcester, Sheffield and Nottingham in their initial group games.
First Year BSc Geography Student and Rugby Chief, Sam Maunder, Starts at Scrum Half for England U20s
First year BSc Geography Student to Welcome France to Exeter at Sandy Park on Saturday
University of Exeter alumnae Freya Davies (LLB Law 2014-2017) has been announced in the new central contracts for England Cricket in 2019.
Spotlight on Sports Scholars and Performance Bursars-Monika Mikkola, George Chatterton and Sylvia Misztal
We caught up with three of our 1st year elite student athletes to see how they are finding juggling their sport and academic studies at the University of Exeter.
The University’s Men’s Hockey Club have enjoyed a successful indoor season, culminating in promotion into National Division 1.