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The latest news and events from Sport & Exercise:

University of Edinburgh to host EuroHockey Club Challenge I

The European Hockey Federation (EHF) has awarded Edinburgh University the rights to host the EuroHockey Club Challenge I (Women) 2018. The tournament will be held at Sport & Exercise Peffermill from 18-21 May 2018.

Rugby Rookie to Scotland Star

Winning Varsity '16
Playing your first proper game of rugby in front of a crowd of 10,000 in a Royal Bank of Scotland Varsity Match at BT Murrayfield may be the stuff of nightmares to some, but it was actually the start of Elizabeth Musgrove’s dream rugby journey.

New Appointment & New Facilities for Hockey Programme

The Performance Programme at The University of Edinburgh Sport celebrated the appointment of GB-capped Sam Judge as Head of Performance Hockey (Women) at the newly refurbished hockey pitch at Peffermill Playing Fields.

Taylor Signs Up for Varsity

Former Scotland back-row forward and British Lion and University of Edinburgh Law Graduate Simon Taylor has joined the coaching team at Edinburgh University Rugby Club.

Sport & Exercise arrives at Easter Bush

An artist impression of the gym at Easter Bush
Sport & Exercise’s first "Satellite Gym" will be opening soon at the Easter Bush campus.

Royal Bank of Scotland Scottish Varsity Matches Launched

The teams
Details of the 2017 men’s and women’s Royal Bank of Scotland Scottish Varsity matches between the Universities of Edinburgh and St Andrews – which will be played on the international pitch at BT Murrayfield on Saturday 23 September – have been announced, at the same time as tickets were released for sale.

Salle and Squash Court Renovations Complete

The Salle and Squash Courts at the Pleasance are now reopen after refurbishments over the summer.

Extended Opening Hours at the Pleasance

Opening hours
From 4 September 2017, we’re giving you more time to Play. Train. Perform.