Exeter alumae take to the stage at the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup

5 Exeter alumnae representing 3 different nations head to the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 being held in Ireland. With the pool stages of the competition kicking off on Wednesday 9 August, England will be hoping to replicate their 2014 World Cup triumph.

Strong University of Exeter contingent for Exeter Chiefs Singha Premiership Rugby Sevens side

Over the weekend of the 28 - 29 July, Exeter Chiefs headed to the annual Singha Premiership Rugby Sevens in Northampton.

Sports Scholars search-where are they now? Kathryn Lane

Former University of Exeter Sports Scholar and Women’s Hockey 1st team captain Kathryn Lane (Laney) is now contracted full time with England Hockey as part of the senior women’s squad. 

Rugby Reflections - A year for the history books for BUCS number one Rugby Club

The year that has had four rugby scholars recieve premiership contracts at Exeter Chiefs. The first BUCS Super Rugby League, Western Counties Promotion and BUCS leagues triumphs.

Smashing 7s season for EUWRFC

With the University of Exeter women’s rugby team finishing their 15s season as runners up in BUCS Premier South and losing in the quarter final stages of the BUCS Championship they were keen to continue and build on their good form during the 7s season.

Exeter University Boat Club (EUBC) flying the flag at Henley Royal Regatta

One of the most prestigious competitions in rowing, Henley Royal Regatta offers the opportunity for University of Exeter rowers to compete against some of the best crews in the world.

Local primary school children enjoy Sport Experience Day

On Wednesday 12 July, University of Exeter Sports Park hosted a sports experience day for Colyton Grammar School, based in East Devon.

St Luke's Gym Refurbishment

The gym at St Luke’s Sports Centre will be undergoing a significant overhaul during the summer in preparation for the new academic year beginning in September.

TASS Talent Shines at University of Exeter

The University of Exeter is proud to support local student athletes as part of the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), a partnership between talented athletes, educational institutions and national governing bodies (NGB). 

Strength and Conditioning (S&C) student placements success

This year the High Performance Unit has continued its tradition of offering S&C work placements to MSc Sport and Health Sciences students, furthering the collaboration between Sports Science and University of Exeter Sport. 

Netball scholars finish 1st Team Bath U21 season on a high

University of Exeter Netball Sports Scholars Hannah Blackman and Christina Shaw have been part of the Team Bath Netball U21 squad’s campaign in the opening year of the U21 Netball Performance League (NPL)

Women’s Cricket Superleague awash with current and former University of Exeter Students

With the Women’s Cricket Superleague (WCSL) season rapidly approaching the Western Storm franchise have announced their squad for the 2017 competition. 

AU Colours & Awards 16/17

Last night saw the University of Exeter’s top athletes from across the Athletic Union come together for the 16-17 AU Colours & Awards ceremony.

School’s Festival of Tennis a hit!

On Wednesday 24 May, the University of Exeter Tennis Centre hosted the latest Schools Tennis Festival, for over 160 children from five local primary schools.

University Scholars sign professionally for Exeter Chiefs

Pete Laverick, Jack Owlet and Tom Lawday have all sealed their post graduate jobs with contracts at Exeter Chiefs.

Green Gold Rush at BUCS Rowing Regatta

Following an intensive training camp in the Netherlands at Tilburg, University of Exeter Boat Club were in fine form ahead of the annual BUCS Regatta. 

BUCS Golf Team Finals – Exeter 2nd team complete the BUCS double

The BUCS Golf Team Finals were hosted at Moortown Golf Club, Leeds in April with the former Ryder Cup venue providing a tough challenge for the best student golfers in the UK.

South West Regional Table Cricket Finals held at University of Exeter

On Thursday 4 May, seven schools and colleges took part in the South West Regional Table Cricket Finals in the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre, based at the University of Exeter.

Small-sided Hockey to make debut at University

A new small-sided hockey format is to be launched at the University in May as part of the Term 3 Intramural Sports (IMS) Programme.

Netball thriving at the University of Exeter

The University of Exeter has recently been fortunate enough to host a number of events in conjunction with the Team Bath Netball Superleague franchise. One of the most successful teams in the Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) with 5 Superleague titles, Team Bath represents a hub of netball excellence in the South West.

Exceptional second half display sends Exeter to Twickenham

University of Exeter Men’s Rugby 1s defeated Loughborough 51-28 in the 2016/17 BUCS Rugby Championship Semi-Final, with a magnificent second-half display at Topsham Sports Ground.

Women's Rugby goes from strength to strength

Current University of Exeter sports scholar, Poppy Leitch, captained England Women’s Under 20’s to a 38-15 win versus Army Women on 16 February at Aldershot Army Rugby Stadium as well as a 17-7 defeat to France Women’s Under 20’s at Esher RFC on 25 February. 

Be Active Be Inspired campaign launched

A new University campaign has launched encouraging students to increase their level of physical activity whilst having fun at the same time.

Local school children enjoy the Schools Tennis Festival

On Thursday 26 January, the University of Exeter Tennis Centre hosted the latest Schools Tennis Festival, for over 45 children from two local primary schools.

University of Exeter Forum to become giant ski slope for South West snowsports contest

More than 48 tonnes of real snow are to be delivered by lorry to the University’s Streatham Campus and dumped outside the Forum to create a giant ski slope.

Tom Abell named as Captain for Somerset County Cricket Club

Somerset County Cricket Club have named 22 year old University of Exeter graduate Tom Abell (Combined Honors 2015) as Captain for the 2017 first class cricket season. Tom signed a full time contract with Somerset after graduating and was a cricket scholar at the University.

Jessica Ho makes debut for Hong Kong Women's Rugby

Jessica Ho (Exercise and Sport Science 2014) made her debut for Hong Kong in Women's Rugby World Cup qualifier match against Fiji in December.

Western Storm plan for future

Western Storm, the women’s cricket team based in South West England, have recently been training their newly formed development squad at the University of Exeter Cricket Centre.

BUSA Gold for Exeter Sailing 1s in Team Race

In what has been described as 'The closest Team Race event in BUSA memory' Exeter beat reigning champions Cambridge 3-1 to end their 4 year winning streak!

Triumphant Toy at the R&A Scholar Tournament

Emily Toy put in a fantastic performance at the annual R&A Foundation Scholars Tournament in St Andrews coming away with the tournament title in the women’s event.

High Performance athletes in Women’s Rugby Premiership Final

University of Exeter high performance athletes, help Bristol Ladies Rugby XV to their first Premiership Final in the club's history.

Hockey scholars prove their worth in England Hockey U21s fixtures

Hockey scholars prove their worth in England Hockey U21s fixtures.

Exeter University Sailing Club takes top spot in the BUSA Sunsail University Club Championships 2017

The University of Exeter Sailing Club are the winners of the Sunsail University Club Championship 2017 following their final Gold victory in the Match Racing competition.

High Performance Programme (HPP) pre-season: Spotlight on support service providers-Renee McGregor (nutrition)

Renee McGregor, sports nutritionist and dietician has worked with the University of Exeter High Performance Programme on a consultant basis for the last 3 years.