Sports highlights (Weeks 5–6)

Wednesday 17 November 2021


The following highlights from various sports clubs and teams were compiled from recent reports. If you have a result that you'd like to feature in the next round-up, please contact


The St Catharine’s College Boat Club competed in Queen’s Ergs indoor competition on 7 November. Both novice crews took sixth place in their divisions and the seniors came fifth overall. (The Kittbag)

Four St Catharine’s students also represented the University in the Fours Head on 13 November. (Read the College’s full report.)

Matthew Edge (a fourth-year Natural Sciences undergraduate) also placed third in the lightweight men’s 5k time trial organised by British Rowing – the fastest time in the U23 category. (British Rowing)

Women’s Badminton

The team won a total of 16 out of 18 games played last weekend, and are looking to secure promotion. (The Kittbag)

Men’s Football

After beating Sidney Sussex 5-4, the team then avenged our University Challenge team by taking on Emmanuel College and securing a hard fought 3-2 victory. The three goals were courtesy of Rogelio Luque Lora (a Geography PhD student), Tom Evans (an LLM student) and John Carr (a first-year Engineering undergraduate). (The Kittbag)

Mixed Hockey

The team came away with a 3-3 result against a combined Girton-Caius team, and all eyes are now on the final matches of the term to see if St Catharine’s can finish at the top the table. (The Kittbag)

Women’s Netball

After losing to the Murray Edwards first team, the Catz team was “back with a vengeance” to beat their second team 16-5. (The Kittbag)