News

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.