Sports

Sport is an important part of student life at Queens' - ranging from playing for fun and exercise to pursuing elite level challenges. The College has a fine sporting tradition, producing many Olympians and other international sportsmen and women.

There are Queens' teams in the following sports: Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Rowing (Boat Club), Rugby, Running, Sailing, Squash, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo.

The Sports Ground at Barton Road is one of the best in Cambridge and short cycle ride away. Students play athletics, badminton, basketball, chess, cricket, croquet, cross country, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball, pool, rowing, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, squash, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and water polo. Contact information for the Presidents of these teams can be found on the JCR website.

There is an annual Blues Dinner, hosted by the Fellows, to celebrate the achievements of our sportsmen and women who participate at University level.

Funding for sporting participation is dealt with by the Senior Treasurer of the College Union (Dr Graham McShane gjm31@cam.ac.uk). There are signficant sports bursaries at Queens' to help with students pursuing elite level sport, each of £500.

The Lill Bursary; The Mike Turner Sports Bursary; The Eleanor Duck Bursary; The Hargreaves Bursary

Recent Queens' sporting successes:

  • Queens' students Laura Foster and Gerard Kuenning rowing in the victorious CU Women's and Goldie boats at the Varsity Boat Races
  • Queens' student Caitlin Sargeant captaining CU Judo team to BUCS victory
  • Rugby team reaching Plate final
  • Squash team reaching Cuppers final
  • Water polo team won their Cuppers final 8-6 against Addenbrokes

On the right-hand side are some further details about individual sports and clubs.