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SPORTS

In addition to the gym, squash court and netball/tennis courts, Murray Edwards has a range of different teams for people of all interests and abilities.

Check out the list below to get an idea of what we have!

 

Sports societies are usually a mix of undergraduates and postgraduates and you are welcome to join whatever you feel like doing – in addition, if you’d really like to start a sports society then get in touch with the committee!

Athletics

Everyone is welcomed, we aren’t serious! We compete in the intercollegiate Cuppers competition each year and were last years’ winners.

Badminton

Badminton Club welcomes all players, whether you simply need a break from work, want to learn a new sport or are interested in competing for the college. Our main session takes place on Saturday afternoons/evenings (depending on the time of year), with additional training on Sunday afternoons.

Basketball

We are a very relaxed club with training once a week and matches on some Saturday mornings in Michaelmas and Lent term. We’re always keen for more girls to take up basketball, even if you’ve never tried it before!

Climbing

We meet up casually on a weekly basis to go climbing at Kelsey Kerridge and take part in Climbing Cuppers. No experience necessary, if you’re a beginner we’ll show you the ropes! Join our facebook group to keep up to date with our meets.

Football Club

We merged with Girton last season – proving quite successful considering the team’s recent promotion to Division 2 and success in reaching the Cuppers Finals’. We train once a week on the pitches next door at St Edmunds College and league matches are usually on Saturday afternoons.

Hockey

We play matches most Sundays against other colleges and the team is open to all abilities. We have a lot of fun and do pretty well!

Lacrosse Club (Combined with Peterhouse and Fitzwilliam College)

Our mixed lacrosse team is joint with Peterhouse and Fitzwilliam colleges. We play very relaxed matches around once a week (usually on Sundays), all abilities are welcome!

Murray Edwards Rounders Massive (MERM)

MERM is a new rounders club that meets weekly on Saturday afternoons for a fun, relaxed rounders session. Experience is not necessary, enthusiasm is.

Tennis

The Medwards tennis club is a friendly and inclusive group for all standards, with the opportunity to play games both within college and with other colleges.

Netball

Netball at Medwards is a welcoming group covering all abilities, from seasoned pros to total beginners. We run a friendly training session every week, as well as putting two teams forward in college league matches and cuppers.

Rowing

Boat Club Contacts: boatclub-captain@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk.

Rowing is a great way to get to know people in College and show some Medwards pride. Early outings may not sound appealing but one of the most beautiful sites to behold in Cambridge is to see the morning mist roll across Midsummer commons as you head out into the countryside. We welcome any standard and have many novice teams for beginners!

Further information about rowing for Murray Edwards can be found on the Murray Edwards College Boat Club website.

Rugby Club (Combined with Sidney Sussex and Girton)

Want to play a sport that is low commitment, gets you in great physical shape and gives you street cred like none other? Women’s rugby is a fantastically fun sport, with an inclusive team spirit welcoming everyone to play, whether you have played before, or are a total beginner. There are introductory sessions at the Grange Road pitches at the start of Michaelmas Term. Gym and Fitness There are frequent gym classes on during term time including ‘Hour of Power.’

Running

We are a friendly, chilled running club which is open to all standards. We do group runs of varying lengths around Cambridge.

Squash

We are a new club which is making the most of Medwards’ very own squash court. We meet informally and no experience is necessary. Plus, it is always warm as it is played indoors (big perk!)

Swimming

We are a super relaxed and friendly team and all come together for the annual Swimming Cuppers. We had a particularly impressive performance this year, qualifying for three of the final events and putting in a strong performance in the 4 x 50m freestyle relay.

Ultimate Frisbee Club
Ultimate is a mixed team sport that welcomes people of all abilities.  A lot of people who join have never properly thrown a frisbee before.  It’s great fun and friendly, and this year Churchill is joining with Murray Edwards for the first time!
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