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Exeter PC players on top form at season opener

From 20-21 September badminton players from Exeter Performance Centre (PC) shone at the Devon Junior Restricted Tournament.

AU President ready for action

Since the results of the sab elections on 7 February newly appointed Athletic Union President, Andy Higham, has been hard at work.

Bradbury flies in Japan.

Golf Scholar Katie Bradbury has shown great promise in the build up to the 2014/2015 British Universities and Colleges Sport Golf season.

Sports Park improvements welcome returning students

Following the completion of the Russell Seal Fitness Centre in September last year, it’s been another summer of change up at the Sports Park.

Ping Pong hits campus

University of Exeter Sport has teamed up with Sport England, Active Devon and the English Table Tennis Association to deliver free to use tables, bats and balls to students.

Buzzing about golf

With the start of the University Golf season just around the corner, the University of Exeter’s new Student Golf Coach Steve Buzza cannot wait to get started.

Team Brown: 2014 winners at 9th Alumni Golf Day

John Gilbert, organiser of the 2014 Alumni Golf Day, writes about the event.

University of Exeter to host Tonga at 2015 Rugby World Cup

The University of Exeter has been announced as an official team base for Tonga during the England 2015 Rugby World Cup.

World Cup Glory for Amber Reed

It has been a week to remember for former University of Exeter Sports Scholar Amber Reed who, alongside her England teammates, triumphed at the Women’s Rugby World Cup.

Abell delivers in Somerset debut

It was a dream debut for third year cricket scholar Tom Abell (Sports Science and French) as he smashed 95 runs for Somerset County Cricket Club in the LV-Championship on 16 August.

EURFC power to GB 7s victory

Current and former University of Exeter Rugby players have helped power Great Britain to a second consecutive FISU World University 7s title.

University of Exeter selected as a TASS Accredited Centre

The University of Exeter is delighted to have been selected as a TASS Accredited Centre (TAC) for the forthcoming year as part of the Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS).

Saynor returns from Nomad duty

University of Exeter Alumna (PhD Children’s Health and Exercise Research, 2013) and former rugby scholar Zoe Saynor has returned from a busy summer with the international Nomads squad who squared up against South Africa in a two match series this July.

Rugby Club test ADC

The University of Exeter’s rugby elite have been putting the newly refurbished Athlete Development Centre at the Sports Park through its paces.

Record breaking row by Exeter team

They endured 30ft waves, travelled through shark-infested waters and suffered blistered hands and bottoms - but four Exeter friends have broken a world-record for an epic charity row.

Amber Reed heads to Women's Rugby World Cup

University of Exeter Alumna Amber Reed (Exercise and Sport Science, 2013) has jetted off to France with the England Rugby squad in preparation for the Rugby World Cup which kicks off on 1 August.

Pope returns from World Ultimate Frisbee Champs

University of Exeter Ultimate Frisbee dynamo Catherine Pope (2nd year English and Drama) has returned from Italy where she competed in the World Junior Ultimate Frisbee Championships from 20-26 July.

Exeter at the Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games kicked off in star-studded style at Celtic Park on 23 July and will play host to four current and former Exeter students who will be going for gold in Scotland.

Phil Attwell honoured by BUCS

The achievements of newly appointed Director of Campus Services Phil Attwell have been officially recognised by Higher Education Sport’s National Governing Body at a dazzling awards ceremony on 14 July.

Top 10 again for University Sport

The University of Exeter has once again highlighted its position at the pinnacle of Higher Education Sport by finishing 6th in the 2013/2014 British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) rankings.

International football celebrated at the Sports Park

Exeter City Football Club successfully marked the day of the World Cup Final by holding a special international tournament on Sunday 13 July.

University a home from home for Exeter Chiefs

Rob Baxter believes Exeter Chiefs’ temporary training base at the University of Exeter is working really well as the players go through pre-season training.

Goals galore at Hospiscare football tournament

The World Cup took a back seat as teams from across the University of Exeter showed their prowess on the pitch at the annual Hospiscare five-a-side football tournament.

Exeter’s ladies in charge at Henley

The University of Exeter’s female rowers continued their scintillating run of form this season with gold medals at Henley Women’s Regatta from 20-22 June 2014.

Golf Centre opens its doors to the community

Opportunities for local golfers old and new are set to greatly expand with the opening of the Vic Ambler Golf Centre on 28 June.

Double final for Exeter's cricketers

It’s been double glory for the University of Exeter’s cricketers as both the men’s and women’s cricket clubs secured a place in the British Universities and Colleges Sport Outdoor Championship finals over the weekend of 13-17 June.

Exeter's Cricketers reach semi-finals

There was jubilation at Exeter Cricket Ground on Tuesday 10 June, as the University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club beat Durham to reach the semi-finals of the British Universities and Colleges Sport outdoor championships for the second year running.

Athlete Development Centre gets a facelift

The University of Exeter’s Athlete Development Centre (ADC) on Streatham campus is receiving a major face-lift.

Table cricket competition a big hit

It was a boundary busting day of cricket as school teams from across the South West went head to head for the Table Cricket regional finals on 15 May.

Bradbury wins Welsh Amateur title

University of Exeter Golf Scholar Katie Bradbury has taken her first Welsh Ladies Open title in style title at Monmouthshire Golf Club on 20 May.

Ex-scholar Carson heads to World Cup

Former University of Exeter Hockey scholar (Management and Marketing, 2012) Tom Carson has been selected represent England at the Rabobank World Cup in the Netherlands at the end of May.

Exeter Triathletes dominate Aquathlon series.

The University of Exeter Triathlon Club report on a 2014 Aquathlon season filled with success.

New facility to revolutionise University golf programme

Golf in the South West has received a boost this month as Exeter golfers past and present celebrated the official opening of the Vic Ambler Golf Centre on 15 May.

Alumni golfers strengthen grip on Northcote Trophy

The annual Northcote Trophy Golf tournament again saw alumni and students go head to head at The Warren Golf Club, Dawlish from 3-4 May.

Regional Table Cricket competition comes to Exeter.

The Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre, on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus,  is preparing to welcome almost 100 children from across the region to the South West Table Cricket competition on 15 May.

Sporting excellence recognised at AU awards

Exeter castle played host to the University of Exeter’s brightest sporting talent at the annual Athletic Union awards on Wednesday 1 May.

Tennis Centre celebrates Great British Tennis Weekend

is opening its doors as part of the Lawn Tennis Association’s Great British Tennis Weekend to encourage people of all ages and abilities to try tennis for free on 17 May.

Women’s Rugby Club take Gold in BUCS 7s Championship

The University of Exeter Women’s Rugby Club have powered their way to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Rugby 7s Championship on 27 April.

Former Chiefs player inspires local children through Sporting Stars

Recently retired Exeter Chiefs rugby player, James Hanks, traded the pitch for the classroom this week as he spoke to almost 100 children from Magdalen Court and St Michaels schools at the fifth University of Exeter Sporting Stars day of 2014.

University of Exeter tees off at new facility

It’s an exciting time for golfers at the University of Exeter. Having just celebrated two of their scholars being selected for the World University Golf Championships, the Russell Group institution is now putting the finishing touches on the Vic Ambler University of Exeter Golf Centre, at its Streatham Campus.

Impressive BUCS finals performance seal GB Selection for Exeter golfers

The University of Exeter’s Golfers have capped off another outstanding season following an impressive performance at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individual Finals at Machynys Peninsula Golf Club, Llanelli, Wales from 14-16 April.

New changing facilities set for Outdoor Pool

Work has begun on new, poolside changing facilities at the Cornwall House Outdoor Pool on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus.

Exeter’s sailors storm to the top of the table.

The University of Exeter Sailing Club are continuing an immense run of form this season, after taking fourth in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Team Racing Championship Finals in Strathclyde, Scotland, 6-8 April.

Zaborski strikes for Scotland at Home Internationals

Exeter sports scholar Emily Zaborski struck with devastating effect at the Lacrosse Home Internationals in Newport, Wales on 29-30 April.

Tennis Centre welcomes local children

Exeter Tennis Centre, on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus, welcomed almost 300 local children on 2 April for its first Schools Tennis Festival of 2014.

Exeter sails to BUCS Silver

Sailors from the University of Exeter have further extended their impressive points haul this season by claiming Silver in the BUCS/BUSA Match Racing Championship at Weymouth, 29-30 March.

Exeter 1st years take BUCS Rugby Trophy

The University of Exeter Men's Rugby Club’s Fresh 1 team have crowned a successful season with victory in the British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Trophy Final.

University cricketing success at BUCS Indoor Championships

The University of Exeter men’s and women’s cricket clubs have enjoyed a spectacular end to the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) indoor season, picking up gold and bronze medals on finals day of the national championship at Edgbaston (30 March).

University establishes cycling Centre of Excellence

The University of Exeter, along with title sponsors Bikeshed of Devon, have established a Centre of Excellence for cycling that it is hoped will have a positive and long-lasting impact on rider development in the region and beyond.

Exeter Rowers challenge Olympians at Women's Head of the River

The University of Exeter’s female crews have continued to assert themselves on the international rowing scene with victory in the Intermediate Two (IM2) Pennant at Women’s Head of the River (Wehorr) in London.

Exeter cricketers head to finals day

The University of Exeter men’s and women’s cricket clubs are gearing up for an exciting end to the indoor season as they both travel to Edgbaston Cricket Ground for the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) finals on 30 March.

UCLAN Storm to Exeter Invitational Victory

The University of Central Lancashire mastered the testing conditions at the second annual Exeter Invitational Golf Tournament from 1-3 March.

Clean Sweep for Snooker and Pool Club in Leeds

The University of Exeter made history at the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) National Snooker Championship, 13-16 March, becoming the first ever University club to win both the Snooker and Pool championships in the same year.

Lacrosse players head to home internationals

Three of the University of Exeter’s Lacrosse club have been selected to represent their countries at the Home Internationals, 29-30 March.

Rugby World Cup 2015 Volunteer Programme "The Pack" Launched

Exciting opportunities to get involved in Rugby World Cup 2015 in Exeter have been revealed.

Snooker and Pool Club sink opposition

The University of Exeter Snooker and Pool Club continued their dominant 2014 season with victory at the British Universities and Colleges Sport Eightball Pool Championships, 20-23 February, in Great Yarmouth.

University of Exeter Golf invitational tees off on 1 March

University of Exeter Invitational returns to Trevose for another round of elite student golf.

Sporting Stars day inspires local children

On Thursday 13 February, the University of Exeter held its third ‘Sporting Stars’ day of the academic year, attended by students hailing from four different local Primary Schools; Maynards, Stoke Hill, Yeoford and Cheriton Bishop .

Exeter Tennis Centre on top at Devon LTA Awards

Exeter Tennis Centre received acclaim at the annual Devon LTA Awards on 29 January, with players and coaches both being recognised for their performance in 2013.

Epic charity row for alumna

Alumna Emily Blagden is in training for a rowing challenge which she hopes will set a new world record.

University of Exeter moves to the next phase of Team Base selection for Rugby World Cup 2015.

The University of Exeter has been included on the "approved list" for potential Rugby World Cup 2015 team bases.

Alumni sailors enjoy medal haul at Miami World Cup

Sailing alumni from the University of Exeter have helped the RYA British Sailing Team to an impressive medal haul at the ISAF World Cup event in Miami.

EURFC bolster England Students Squad

Five players from the have been selected to represent England Students against their French counterparts in Blois on Friday 31 January.

Green light for University golf practice facility

University of Exeter Sport has unveiled its plans to construct a new short game practice golf area at the Sports Park on Streatham campus.

Wallace receives second Fed Cup call up

Exeter Tennis Centre’s Performance Manager Charlotte Wallace has again been selected to accompany Team GB to the World Group II Qualifier of the Federation Cup, taking place in Budapest from 4-9 February.

Mini Tennis Legends head to Winter National Tour

Local tennis stars Louis Davey and Emily Syms have both qualified for their fourth Winter National Tour event this season.

Carr Selected for Sri Lanka tour

As the cricket pre-season gets underway, University of Exeter Scholar, Amara Carr, has been selected to head to Sri Lanka with the England Women’s Development Squad.

Abell heads to South Africa

First team cricket scholar, Tom Abell has been selected for the Somerset first squad as it heads to South Africa from 29 February – 9 March for a two week training camp.

Elkington trials with Team GB

European Universities gold medallist Jessica Elkington (History), has moved closer to her goal of rowing for Britain following her attendance at two Team GB training camps over the Christmas holiday.

2014 promises exciting BUCS standoff

The second half of the BUCS season promises to be a closely fought contest.

University of Exeter Sport Launches new Les Mills classes for 2014!

University of Exeter Sport has unveiled two exciting new additions to its spring 2014 fitness class timetable.

Bradbury performs in Argentinian Open

University of Exeter Golf Scholar Katie Bradbury has finished an impressive 20th in the Argentinian Women’s Open.

New Beginning for Exeter Tennis Centre

Exeter Tennis Centre is looking forward to an exciting 2014, after welcoming a raft of new coaches to its award winning team.

Rowers power through first GB trials

The University of Exeter’s rowing elite have sailed through the first round of Great Britain trials on 16-17 November.

BUCS Round up

As term one comes to an end, we round up some of our biggest sporting successes so far.

Hockey club victorious in national league clash

The University of Exeter Men’s Hockey Club completed the first half of the NOW:Pensions England Hockey League season on a winning note with a 2-1 home victory over 2013 Men’s Conference West champions Cardiff & Met on 30 November.

Bradbury heads to Argentina

University of Exeter sports scholar and international golfer Katie Bradbury has been called up to compete in the Argentine Women’s Open Championship from 12 -14 December.

AU Olympians go for gold

On 15 November, the University of Exeter Athletics Club (EUAC) hosted the fourth annual Athletic Union (AU) Olympics, which saw around 100 student athletes compete at the Sports Park.

‘Mo Sistas’ battle it out for Movember

On Saturday 9 November over 90 women from across the University took to the Sports Park to participate in a multi-sport charity day supporting Movember.

R&A honours University’s golfing elite

Players on the University of Exeter’s esteemed golf programme have been recognised by the sport’s national governing body the Royal and Ancient (R&A).

Exeter crowned first ever Southern England University Pool Champions

Guildford was the destination for 15 of University of Exeter Snooker and Club’s finest sharp shooters as they attended the first ever edition of the Southern England University Pool Championships on 26 – 27 October.

Athletic Union welcomes 'Sporting Stars' from local secondary schools

On Thursday 7 November, the University of Exeter held its second ‘Sporting Stars’ day of the academic year, attended by 90 students hailing from four different local Secondary Schools.

New coach and kit for University Cricket Club

Following a successful start to their British Universities and Colleges Sport indoor league campaign, the University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club has welcome a series of new arrivals this November.

Double derby victory for University Hockey Clubs

The University of Exeter Men’s and Women’s Hockey Club battled both the elements and their local rivals ISCA Hockey Club on 26 October.

Mixed start for University Cricketers

The University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club enjoyed a mixed bag of results as they kicked off their BUCS indoor league campaign on 27 October.

Badminton Alumni return to the Sports Park for annual tournament

Alumni spanning almost a decade were re-united on 19 October for the bi-annual ‘Past vs Present’ badminton tournament.

University Golf Club tee's off BUCS season

Donning a new kit for the start of the season, the University of Exeter Golf Club tee’d off their British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) campaign in style this month with victories at Saunton and Woodhall Spa.

Top England Cricket role for Alumnus

Former England wicketkeeper Paul Downton has been appointed as the Managing Director of England Cricket.

Exeter a top priority for tennis governing body

Exeter will continue to receive focussed attention from tennis’ national governing body the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

Russell Seal Fitness Centre a huge success

Opened on the 5 September 2013, the Russell Seal Fitness Centre on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus is already proving a huge a success.

Exeposé report on the Football Varisty

Exeposé news editor Owen Keating gives his report on an evening of goals at St James' Park.

University golfers break top four in Europe

Player’s from the University of Exeter Student Golf club drove their way to an impressive top four finish in the European Universities Sporting Association Golf Championships from 18-21 September.

Over 4000 attend varsity goal-fest

Goals were the order of the day as the sixth annual football varsity kicked off term one at St James’ Park on 25 September.

Football Varsity to kick off term one

Excitement is building for the sixth annual Football Varsity between the University of Exeter Football Club and local side Exeter City on 25 September.

Top 10 finishes for Burton at UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships

Internationally renowned stunt cyclist and University of Exeter supported performance athlete, Andrei Burton has earned two top 10 finishes in the UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships.

Stirling performance for Exeter golfers

British Universities and Colleges Sport Golf Champions Laurie Potter and Chris Johnston proved their abilities at the 3rd annual Stirling Golf Invitational, at Dundonald Links from 7-11 September.

University rowers seize gold at European Championships

Women from the University of Exeter Boat Club (EUBC) continued their remarkable winning streak this month at the eighth European Universities Rowing Championship.

Double glory for Exeter in inaugural London Hockey Varsity

The University of Exeter enjoyed a double dose of victory in the first ever London Hockey Varsity on 31 August.

Russell Seal Fitness Centre unveiled

The University of Exeter has officially unveiled the Russell Seal Fitness Centre at the Sports Park on Streatham Campus.

Carson strikes for England

University of Exeter Alumnus and England Hockey dynamo, Tom Carson has returned from the TriFinance EuroHockey Championships.

Bend it like Burrett

An alumna footballer has been selected to play for the India Women’s National Football team.

Record turn-out for memorable 8th Alumni Golf Day

University of Exeter alumnus John Gilbert reports on another extremely success Alumni Golf Day

Saynor makes England debut at Nations Cup

University of Exeter PhD student Zoe Saynor has made an exceptional international rugby debut, helping England to the Nations Cup final.

Exeter Alumna sails to silver

University of Exeter alumna Hannah Diamond has taken silver, alongside team mate Ben Saxton, in the inaugural Narca 17 Class sailing World Championships.

Rutter Wins regional tour event

Exeter Tennis centre star Matthew Rutter has stormed to victory in the 9U Bournemouth Grade 3 Regional Open.

Medal for Treharne at Word University Games

University of Exeter Rugby Scholar Tomos Treharne has returned from the World University Games with a bronze medal in Rugby 7s.

University of Exeter breaks BUCS top five

The University of Exeter has finished fifth in the overall British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) rankings for the 2012 / 2013 season.

Sports Park to host Workshop for aspiring athletes

Following the success of Excelsior’s previous Athlete Development programmes, the Sports Park on the University of Exeter’s Streatham Campus, will again play host to a dedicated Athlete Support day on 25 July.

Staddon on the road to Wimbledon

Alphington tennis player Emily Staddon is en-route to the ‘home of tennis’ following a series of victories in the Road to Wimbledon competition.

Amber Reed wins BUCS Sports Woman of the year

University of Exeter women’s rugby captain, sports scholar, and England international, Amber Reed has been awarded Sports Woman of the year at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) national awards.

Potter breaks into top 20 at Formby

University of Exeter Golf Scholar Laurie Potter delivered a strong showing last week, finishing 19th at the English Men's Open Strokeplay Championship.

Exeter Tennis Centre welcomes new Development Officer

has welcomed Jason Martin as its new Tennis Development Officer. In his new role, Jason will work closely with the Director of Tennis to expand the centre’s acclaimed community programme, focusing on , and increase tennis participation in the Exeter area.

Exeter Mini Performance players light up the court at Wimbledon

Players from Exeter Tennis Centre’s mini and junior performance programme wowed the crowds at Wimbledon as they took part in a demonstration on Saturday 29 June.

Exeter athletes selected for World University Games

Performance athletes from the University of Exeter have been selected to compete for Team GB at the 26th World University Summer Games from 5-17 July.

BUCS silver crowns exceptional cricket season

The University of Exeter Women’s Cricket team have taken the silver medal in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships after a confidence boosting final against Loughborough on 21 June.

University Lacrosse star Sophy Coombes-Roberts heads to World Championships.

University of Exeter Lacrosse Scholar Sophy Coombes-Roberts has been selected to represent Wales at the Lacrosse World Championships taking place in Ontario, Canada this July.

Wimbledon dreams come true for Exeter Tennis Centre's Performance players

Performance tennis players from Exeter Tennis Centre have been specially selected to perform a demonstration at one of the most prestigious tennis events in the UK; Wimbledon.

Advances in genetic sequencing diagnose Paralympic hopeful’s rare condition

National Paracycling Champion Tom Staniford has an extremely rare condition which, until now, has puzzled his doctors.

Seddon selected for Ireland students

University of Exeter rugby league player Xander Seddon has been selected for Ireland Student’s Rugby League side as they prepare for the Student’s World Cup which kicks off in July.

Hockey alumnus gains England caps

Former University of Exeter hockey player Tom Carson received his first England caps in a series of friendly matches which took place in Belgium earlier this month.

Bike Week Events 2013

Feel like getting on your bike this summer? Why not come along to one of our Bike Week events to find out all you need to know about cycling in and around the Exeter Campuses. There will also be lots of cycling freebies!

University Tri-athlete takes gold at World Championships

University of Exeter mature student Peter Wilby has clinched a superb victory in the Long Distance ITU World Championships at Belfort, France.

Cronies clinch diversity football tournament trophy

There was heartbreak for the Saudi Arabia team following the final of Exeter City Football Club’s annual diversity football tournament held on Sunday 9 June at the University of Exeter Sports Park.

Volleyball tournament helps Get Kids Going

The University of Exeter Volleyball Club welcomed teams from across Devon as they hosted their first ever grass tournament at St Luke’s Campus on 25-26 May.

Mills-Baker selected for GB Rugby League Squad

University of Exeter Rugby League star Alex Mills Baker will join the Great Britain Student Pioneers rugby team as they travel to Morocco at the end of June to promote and develop the sport.

National Mini Tennis Week hits Exeter

Children in Exeter are being encouraged to pick up a racket and play tennis as Victoria Park Tennis Club, in association with Exeter Tennis Centre, celebrates National Mini Tennis Week.

Reed and Saynor get England call ups

Women’s rugby at the University of Exeter has received another boost following the selection of players Amber Reed and Zoe Saynor for England’s international summer tour squads.

Staff footballers defeated by Hospiscare

The University of Exeter’s Staff Barbarians were unable to hold back a torrent of goals as they faced Hospiscare for a charity football match on 19 May.

Rugby role for Sport Performance chief

Exeter alumnus and UK Sport Director of Performance Simon Timson (Education & PE, 1993) has been invited to join an eminent panel of international experts to help shape the first ever Rugby Union talent statement.

University of Exeter Boat Club Break records at BUCS Regatta

The University of Exeter Boat Club (EUBC) have ended their record breaking British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) season with an exceptional showing in the BUCS Regatta, 25-27 March.

Women Windsurfers storm to BUCS and SWA victories

A strong season for the University of Exeter’s Windsurfers has been concluded with an exceptional medal haul at the UK Student Windsurfing Association (SWA) British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships.

Exeter golfers triumph in BUCS final

Golfers from the University of Exeter first team have stormed to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport Golf Championship final.

AU awards recognise sporting achievement

The Athletic Union has paid tribute to the University of Exeter’s top student athletes in a glitzy awards ceremony at Exeter Castle on 1 May.

Exeter Tennis Coach returns from Team GB trip to Argentina

Exeter Tennis Centre Performance Manager Charlotte Wallace has returned from her week long trip to Argentina having joined the Great Britain Women’s tennis coaching squad for the World Group II Qualifier of the Fed Cup.

University Golfers perform in Individual finals

The University of Exeter’s student golfers are poised for the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) team finals this week after a successful showing at the BUCS individual strokeplay finals.

Girls' Tennis Parties come to Exeter

Exeter Tennis Centre has joined forces with the Devon Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Exwick Tennis Club to provide better opportunities for young female players to pick up a racquet for the first time.

Exeter Pool player pots championship

University of Exeter Pool player Thomas Gaughan has claimed the title of Individual Masters Champion following the Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals on 19-20 April.

University golfers set for BUCS finals

The University of Exeter Golf club are readying themselves for a busy end to the winter season as they prepare to travel to a number of important tournaments this April.

Exeter Tennis Coach gets Great Britain Call up

Exeter Tennis Centre Performance Manager Charlotte Wallace has expressed her excitement after being invited to travel with the Great Britain coaching team for the Fed Cup clash against Argentina on 20-21 April.

Exeter Emeralds sparkle at national competition

The University of Exeter’s Cheerleading and Gymnastics squad have added to their long list of accolades by bringing home a wealth of trophies from the National Universities Cheerleading competition which took place 28 - 29 March.

University golfers play R&A Scholars Tournament

On the 8 and9 April University of Exeter Golf Scholars Laurie Potter, Chris Johnston, Nick Wildman and Katie Bradbury made the long trip north to St. Andrews in Fife to compete in the R&A Scholars’ Tournament.

Athlete Support Day helps aspiring young sports people

On Tuesday 9 April the University of Exeter hosted the third Athlete Support Day at the Sports Park on Streatham Campus.

EUNC face home nations friendlies

Following an incredibly successful season, the University of Exeter Netball Club (EUNC) are relishing the opportunity to play top international sides.

Success for Exeter mini performance squad

Four of Exeter Tennis Centre’s players have ended a successful season on a high at the Grade One National Masters finals and Grade two National Regional Tour finals this March.

Students past and present compete at Alumni Golf Day

Alumni from the University of Exeter have emerged triumphant from the annual student / alumni golf tournament which took place from 24-25 March.

University teams up with Exeter City FC for a week of community sport.

St Luke’s Sports Centre will be opening its doors to young sports fans from across the city next week as part of its Easter sports programme.

Lacrosse club goes RockSolid for charity

The University of Exeter Lacrosse Club has raised over £3000 to help retired soldiers after competing in the RockSolidRace on Sunday 16 March.

University to host Wales Lacrosse Training Camp

The Wales international Lacrosse side are travelling to the Sports Park for an Easter training camp in preparation for the Lacrosse World Cup in July.

University Cricket Club make runs for charity

The University of Exeter’s student cricket club has come together to raise money for the charity Clic Sargent.

University of Exeter Women’s Rugby team euphoric BUCS Champions

The University of Exeter women’s rugby 1st team have been crowned champions of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) knockout competition following an inspired performance at Twickenham on 24 March.

Xpression FM football match raises funds for charity

The University of Exeter’s student radio station, Xpression FM have held the University of Exeter Staff Barbarians to a draw in a charity football match that took place at the Sports Park on 17 March.

Findel-Hawkins wins home British Tour Event

Exmouth teenager Jack Findel-Hawkins has won the Exeter leg of the Tier Two AEGON British Tour after a dominant showing on home ground at Exeter Tennis Centre, while Ivybridge’s Sian Payne also reached the women’s final.

University rowers triumph at Women's Head of the River

On 9 March female athletes from the University of Exeter Boat club travelled to London for the biggest head race of the calendar year - Women's Head of the River.

Swimming Club makes waves

The University of Exeter Swimming Club have enjoyed some notable achievements this season at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Swimming Championships and the annual Swimming Varsity in Exeter.

Beetroot juice – the winning formula for team sports

New research shows that drinking beetroot juice can significantly improve performance in team sports involving bouts of high intensity exercise.

Women’s rugby on top form

The University of Exeter’s Women’s Rugby Club is riding high after achieving a spot in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championship final, taking place at Twickenham on 24 March.

University golfers seal position in BUCS final

On Wednesday 6 March the University of Exeter Golf first team took on rivals St Andrews in an England/Scotland semi-final for a coveted spot in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Knockout final; a feat that hadn’t been achieved since the side won the title in 2005.

Women’s tennis team through to BUCS final

The University of Exeter women’s tennis first team have made it through to the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) knockout competition finals after beating Durham on Wednesday 5 March.

Director of Badminton helps England to success

Director of Badminton Helen Ward has recently returned from a successful trip to the U15 8 Nations tournament in Sweden.

University of Exeter Invitational Links Trophy huge success

The University of Stirling’s Cormac Sharvin has captured the inaugural University of Exeter Invitational Links Trophy after three days of competitive action at an immaculate Trevose Golf and Country Club in Cornwall.

New Changing pavilion open for business

A new eight team changing pavilion is officially open for business at the Sports Park after being handed over by building contractors Kier on 22 February.

Tennis star Findel-Hawkins achieves first world ranking

Exeter Tennis Centre performance player Jack Findel-Hawkins has achieved world ranking status following a superb performance at the Great Britain F5 Futures tennis tournament in Cardiff which began on 25 February

University Cricket Club win the Ashes

The University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club will feature alongside some of the best cricketers in the world in the 2013 Ashes computer game.

Schools Tennis Festival serves up an ace

On Monday 25 February Exeter Tennis Centre played host to its annual Schools Tennis Festival.

University of Exeter Men's Hockey to face Guildford

The University of Exeter Men's hockey club will face Guildford on 3 March as the two clubs battle it out at the top of the England Hockey Men's Conference.

University of Exeter Invitational promises top golf action

The inaugural University of Exeter Invitational Links Trophy tees off at Trevose Golf & Country Club on Saturday.

University Golf team through to BUCS Semi's

The University of Exeter Golf Scholars were out in force last week against Plymouth in the BUCS quarter-finals. First team captain Laurie Potter takes us through the gripping match which occurred at Dawlish Warren.

Hockey alumnus selected to GB training squad

University of Exeter Alumnus Tom Carson (Management and Marketing, 2012) has been selected as part of a 32 man Great Britain Hockey squad for the next Olympic training cycle.

EUBC Strike Gold at BUCS Head

The University of Exeter Boat Club (EUBC) have enjoyed an incredibly successful weekend at the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Head rowing competition this month.

Talent ID inspires young players

On Wednesday 20 February Exeter Tennis Centre hosted its annual Talent ID morning which saw 60 children, aged four – eight, descend upon Streatham Campus for a morning of games, agility exercises and tennis instruction.

Healthy rivalry could boost sport and business performance

New research shows that people can recover from poor performance when rivals comment on their failures. 

Exeposé Sports Editor Will Kelleher's Varsity Report

Exeposé Sports Editor Will Kelleher gives his thoughts on a night of mud, rain and rugby at Sandy Park.

Kick It Out seeks football’s next generation in Exeter

A chance to land a job in the football industry is on offer for aspiring coaches, managers and administrators with an event in Exeter on Sunday 24 February running from 13:00-17:00.

University Golf Club cruise to historic BUCS title

The University of Exeter Golf first team have stormed to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Premier South Golf League.

EURFC slip and slide to varsity victory

The University of Exeter Rugby Club have surged to the top of the British Universities and Colleges league table after a dominant performance against Bath.

Alex Powell to be next AU president

The campaigns have ended, the votes have been counted and the race is over. After an incredibly exciting week Alex Powell (Exercise and Sports Science) has been elected as the next president of the Athletic Union (AU).

Bradbury excels at international golf championships

Katie Bradbury, (1st year, Accounting and Finance) returned from a successful trip to the Portuguese Amateur Championship competition in Portugal which took place 30 January – 2 February.

Exeter Cricketer wins national folk award

Second year student and fourth team cricketer Greg Russel (International relations) has scooped the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.

League alumni break into professional ranks

Nico Flanaghan (PGCE in Secondary Education, 2012) is the most recent of Exeter players selected to play Rugby League at a semi-professional level.

Scholar drives England to Six Nations Win

Sports Scholar Amber Reed has helped England to a dominant victory over Scotland in the opening match of the Women’s Six Nations at Esher.

Strong week for Student Tennis Club

The University of Exeter Student Tennis Club has enjoyed an exceptional week in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition.

Golf wizard aiming high

University of Exeter Golf Scholar Laurie Potter is preparing for 2013. The third year Exercise and Sports Science student is looking forward to a number of high profile tournaments this year and is also running for prestigious position of Athletic Union president.

Findel- Hawkins qualifies for Futures $10,000 Tournament

Exeter Tennis Centre performance player Jack Findel-Hawkins has qualified for the final round of the 2013 Futures competition this week in Sheffield.

Exeter player wins National Tennis Championships.

Louis Skupien (aged 10) has won the 10U Winter National Tennis Championships which took place last weekend in Cambridge.

Exeter Tennis Centre to host BUCS Qualifiers

Exeter Tennis Centre is preparing to host the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individual Qualifiers from 25-27 January.

Exeter Tennis Centre trains stars of tomorrow

Exeter Tennis Centre’s Junior performance programme is helping to support young players from across the region in their quest to become Britain’s tennis stars of the future.

University Tennis Scholar competes on the international stage.

University of Exeter Tennis Scholar Yvanna Kurlack has returned from competing in the Master U BNP Paribas International University Tennis Tournament.

University opens new children's cricket programme

With the beginning of the cricket season only a few months away the University of Exeter has created an exciting opportunity for young people to take their first step into the world of cricket.

Hospiscare football tournament a huge success

On Sunday 16 December staff from the University of Exeter competed in a charity five-a-side football tournament in aid of Hospiscare.

University runners dominate Cross Country event

Runners from the University of Exeter swept the board during the final race of the South West United Service Cross Country League, organised by the Royal Navy.

New Year offer has arrived!

The Sports Office has launched its New Year membership offer, offering a fantastic opportunity for the whole community to stay active this year.

Flybe triumph in cricket final

Flybe have emerged as the winners of the University of Exeter Sport’s ninth six-a-side corporate cricket league. The title was decided on Thursday 13 December during an evening of indoor cricket that saw two semi-finals, before the grand finale decided the season champions.

Athletic Union off to a flying start

Clubs from the Athletic Union (AU) have enjoyed an excellent start to the sporting season this term.

Rugby Scholar takes on New Zealand

Sports Scholar Amber Reed tell us about her recent success with the England Women's international rugby team.

Sporting Stars day a huge success

On Thursday 29 November, 90 children from local primary schools in Exeter took part in the first University of Exeter Sporting Stars Education Days. 

AU Olympics strikes gold.

The third annual AU Olympics saw 12 teams from across the Athletic Union compete in a number of sporting challenges to raise money for Movember.

University Rugby gets boost from SW Comms

Eight University of Exeter Rugby players are to receive a bursary from South West Communications for the 2012/13 season.

AU Pedals for Pudsey

On Friday 16 November the Sports Office took part in a number of fund raising activities for Children in Need.

Teenagers urged to exercise to ward off bone disease

Playing football or running for at least three hours a week could help teenagers counteract the potential damage to their bone health caused by prolonged spells of sitting.

University scholar kicks England to victory

University of Exeter Rugby scholar Amber Reed has enjoyed a successful start to her senior international career as England opened their Autumn International series against France.

Exeter Tennis Centre wins national award

Exeter Tennis Centre has won the Education Award at the British Tennis Awards hosted by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

Alumni scholars take on Europe

Three University of Exeter alumni sports scholars have helped their current club side qualify for the last 16 of the European Hockey League, hockey’s equivalent of the Champions League.

New gym equipment for St Luke’s Sports Centre

Over £40,000 has recently been invested in the gym at St Luke’s Sport Centre. The investment has brought a large variety of new equipment and will give members access to the latest Life Fitness technology to assist their workout.

Tennis Centre dominates British Tour event.

Exeter Performance Player Jack Findel-Hawkins has won the AEGON British Tour Tier Two event in Swansea.

Honey Badgers snatch corporate trophy

Atass Honey Badgers have won season eight of the University of Exeter’s Indoor Six a-side cricket league. 

Golf Scholar drives South West team to victory

On October 19 University of Exeter Golf Scholar Laurie Potter competed for the South West of England’s 10 man team against the Midland Counties.

Exeter Tennis Centre welcomes new head of student tennis

Steven Wood has joined Exeter Tennis Centre as the new Head of Student Tennis.

University Netball Squad prepare for BUCS

On Friday 21st September 2012, the Exeter pre-season netball squad travelled to Birmingham to watch the first of three international test matches between England and Jamaica.

University golfers off to a flying start.

The University of Exeter golf club celebrated this weekend after a great start to their British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Campaign at Saunton Golf Club.

Alumni from eight decades celebrate boathouse opening

The University of Exeter’s new Boathouse was officially opened on Saturday 13 October.

Football scores a health hat trick for hypertensive men

Playing football (soccer) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke. 

University scholar joins England rugby squad

University of Exeter student Amber Reed is set to make her senior rugby debut when England start their Autumn international series against France on November 3 at Esher’s Molesey Road ground, kick off 6pm.

Robin Williams reports on Paralympic experience

This summer current University of Exeter student Robin William (PhD. Statistics) competed for Team GB in the bind five-a-side football event at the 2012 Paralympic games.  Robin reports on his rollercoaster experience at the ‘Greatest show on Earth’.

Football Varsity Match Report

Exeposé review this year’s “Town vs Gown” varsity match between University of Exeter AFC and Exeter City FC.  Will Kelleher reports:

Record numbers turn out for Football Varsity

Over 3900 students packed St James’ Park stadium last night for the annual “Town vs Gown” football varsity between the University of Exeter AFC and Exeter City FC.

Exeter at the Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics were a huge success, both in terms of the logistics of hosting the largest sports event on Earth and from a performance perspective with Team GB achieving a fantastic medal haul. Many University of Exeter alumni contributed towards the Greatest Show on Earth across a diverse range of sectors.

University of Exeter golf driving forward

The University of Exeter is hoping to mirror Europe's success in the Ryder Cup this year by welcoming three new golf scholars and a new golf Sports Performance Officer.

University of Exeter is The Sunday Times University of the Year

The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013.

New Sports Park Facilities Open

A number of new facilities are now open for general use at the University of Exeter Sports Park on Streatham Campus. The opening marks the completion of stage one of an £8million redevelopment project as the University works towards its goal of being in the top 100 Universities in the world.

Be Healthy Day a huge success

On Wednesday 18 September students and staff were welcomed to take part in Be Healthy Day based at the Forum Project on Streatham campus. The day was a huge success offering a range of free services for the coming academic year.

Alumni Golf Day hosts third consecutive fully-booked year

The sun shone brightly for the 18 teams contesting the 7th annual Alumni Golf Day at Worplesdon Golf Club. This year's auction raised an outstanding £11,000 toward golf scholarships.

Welcome to University of Exeter Sport

We would like to welcome all our new and returning students this academic year.  We wish you all every success in your studies and hope you enjoy everything the University of Exeter has to offer.

Rock Solid Circuits in association with Rock Solid Events

A new class is on offer at the Streatham Sports park for those wanting to prepare for one the newest sporting events in Devon, the Rock Solid Race.

University of Exeter Graduate success

University of Exeter graduate Victoria Adderley (Exercise and Sports Science, 2011) has returned from a successful weekend at the 10th World University Equestrian Championship (WUEC) in Aachen, Germany.

University of Exeter Honorary Graduate Sails into the record books

Renowned British sailor and honorary graduate Ben Ainslie CBE has delighted the British public by winning gold in the Finn class regatta at the London 2012 Olympics.

Olympic success for Exeter Alumna

Forward Sarah Thomas (Exercise and Sports Science, 2002) has achieved a bronze medal with the Great Britain Women’s hockey team at the London 2012 Olympics.

Lizzy Brock competes at the European Dragon Boat Racing for Team GB

Exeter postgraduate student Lizzy Brock (PhD, Electromagnetic Material group), has just returned from competing for Team GB at the European Dragon Boat Racing Championship in Nottingham

Alumna Crystal Lane represents ParalympicsGB cycling squad at the London 2012 Games

Alumna Crystal Lane has been selected to represent ParalympicsGB Cycling squad at the London 2012 Games. She will compete in the 3 km pursuit on 30 August; Time Trial on 5 September and the Road Race on 6 September.

Exeter sailor selected to represent GB at Commodores’ Cup

Third year medical student, Emma Derby, has been selected to compete for RYA Team GBR White at one of the most prestigious events on the international yachting calendar.

Highest ever BUCS ranking for Exeter

Exeter has secured its highest ever ranking in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) League, finishing 7th at the end of the 2011-12 season.

Exeter Alumnae Win Gold at 470 European Championships

Light winds were the order of the day in what was to prove testing for both athletes and the Race Committee during the Open 470 European Sailing Championships.

Exeter hosts BUCS Conference: 10-13 July 2012

The University of Exeter is delighted to welcome visitors to this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Conference: ‘Enhancing the student experience through sport’. 

University of Exeter Sport support Ghanaian athletes in the lead up to the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Supported by Right to Dream, Anita Fordjour and Raphael Nkeghe Botsyo (wheelchair track athletes), Alem Mumuni (para-cyclist) and Charles Narh Teye (power lifter) are currently participating in an intensive training camp at the University in the run-up to the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Work starts on new Home for Boat Club

Work has begun on the construction of the University’s new Boathouse at Countess Wear.

Exeter Strike Gold in Rugby 7’s

The University of Exeter Women’s Rugby 7’s team have been crowned British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Champions, having swept aside the competition at the BUCS Championships.

Men's hockey win BUCS championship final

The University of Exeter saw off Durham University to win the PWC British Universities and Colleges Sport Men’s Hockey Championship Final at Abbeydale Sports Club in Sheffield on Thursday 15 March.

Sports Park hosts schools badminton comp

On Thursday 15 March the Sports Park hosted the final of the regional round of the Badminton England 2011-12 Center Parcs National Schools Badminton Championships.

Colin Jakeway joins the tennis coaching team

Exeter Tennis Centre is delighted to welcome Colin Jakeway to the coaching team.

University to invest £8 million in sport

The University of Exeter has today announced plans to invest £8 million in its sports park.

Win a hospitality match day package at Exeter City FC

The University of Exeter will be hosting a six-a-side Just Play football festival, which is being linked with the annual Grecian Shield tournament run by the Athletic Union.

Findel-Hawkins triumphant in boys masters title

Exeter Tennis Centre’s player Jack Findel-Hawkins, age 17 continues to impress on the national tennis stage as newly crowned national 18 and under boys tennis masters champion.

Alumnae success in Miami World Cup regatta

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) development squad sailors and former University sports scholars Sophie Weguelin and Sophie Ainsworth have claimed their first World Cup regatta success, joining GBR’s Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark on the 470 women’s podium at the recent Miami World Cup regatta.

Athletic Development Training

Following on from the successful South West Talent Programme, expert athletic training company Excelsior is offering athletes from all sports access to expert tuition and support.

Men’s and women’s cricket squads both reach the finals

Exeter celebrates double success as men’s and women’s squads reach the finals of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Indoor Cricket Championships.

Windsurfing Success for Exeter

Over the weekend of 21 and 22 April 2012, the University of Exeter’s Windsurf Club travelled to Calshot Activity Centre, near Southampton, for the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Windsurfing Championships.

Making waves with the University of Exeter Swim Programme

BBC News have been quoted as saying  “Primary schools are failing to honour swimming obligations”. Schools may be failing to teach children to swim, but young people can experience the freedom of swimming safely at St Luke’s Sports Centre, University of Exeter.

Olympic Call-up for Exeter Alumna

Sarah Thomas (Exercise & Sports Sciences, 2002) has become the first University of Exeter alumna to be selected to represent her country at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Exeter City FC and the University celebrate diversity with annual football tournament

With Euro 2012 in full flow Exeter City FC is also going international with its own special football tournament.

Exeter University student Luke Treharne selected to represent GB at the World University Championships.

Full-back Luke (1st year, Medicine) has been selected for the 12-man Rugby Sevens side following involvement with Wales Students, playing for Wales U18 at international level.

BUCS conference boasts record numbers

Record numbers of delegates attended the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) conference held at Exeter’s Streatham campus, 10-13 July 2012.

Boat Club Alumni Meet at Henley

On Saturday 30 June the University of Exeter Boat Club held their annual Alumni Reunion at Henley Royal Regatta.

LTA British Tennis Tour Grade 2 event

Exeter Tennis Centre, at the superb University of Exeter Sports Park, played host to a Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) National Grade 2 tennis event from 6 – 11 October 2014.