The first BUCS fixtures of 2020 provided mixed results for Edge Hill University sides
Despite a reduced fixture schedule, the final week of BUCS action in 2019 provided some headline performances, and reason to suggest silverware will be winging its way to Ormskirk in the new decade.
Twenty-nine-year-old Eddie Fashioni left his Skelmersdale home to pursue a career in the professional rugby league and is now Toronto Wolfpack’s First Team Sport Scientist.
Beginning as a referee in 2014 to get a bit of pocket money, 19-year-old BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy student Joe Cunningham is now one of the leading youth referees in Manchester
Silverware remains in sight for some of Edge Hill University’s sports teams as the BUCS season speeds towards its conclusion.
The wet weather failed to dampen the prospects of some of Edge Hill University’s sports teams as the business end of the BUCS campaign draws ever closer – with women’s hockey and basketball teams able to celebrate league titles
Edge Hill is one of only 12 UK universities to be part of a pilot scheme with CIMPSA, the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector.
Richard Parks, former Welsh rugby international turned extreme adventurer, broadcaster and writer, visited Edge Hill to deliver a public lecture titled Living Life to the Extreme: Sport, Achievement, Endurance as part the University’s Celebrating Sport events.
Michael Lowe has been kicking a ball around since he could walk. He now combines his passion for football with a desire to help others change their lives through sport, and his dedication to volunteering has earned him a prestigious Edge Hill University Excellence Scholarship.
Not many people can put student nurse and Thai boxing champion on their CV, but for Jade Sandlan training for a caring, nurturing profession is the perfect counterpart to her success in the martial art of Muay Thai. Now the former Great Britain no.1 has plans to regain her Thai boxing crown with the help of an Edge Hill University Sports Scholarship.