MATCH REPORT: Exeter Chiefs Women 17-12 Loughborough Lightning. Online Sport Editor, Elise Hamersley, and Print Screen Editor, Olivia Garrett, report from Sandy Park as Exeter Chiefs Women cling on to win against Loughborough Lightning Elise Hamersley After a loss against Saracens last weekend that ended Exeter’s seven game winning streak, Chiefs came into Saturday’s match […]
March Madness Inequality Elise Hamersley, Online Sport Editor, discusses the disparity in provisions at the NCAA’s 2021 March Madness tournament There’s more than one type of madness unfolding at this year’s NCAA college basketball tournament. Women’s teams from all over the USA descended on Texas last Thursday and quickly complained about the gym equipment provided. […]
Women in Black: Exeter Chiefs Go on Extraordinary Run Online Sport Editor, Elise Hamersley, takes a look at Exeter Chiefs Women’s latest winning streak After a mixed start to their debut season, Exeter Chiefs Women are on a five game winning streak following their latest victory over Worcester Warriors in round 12 of the Allianz […]
LGBT+ History Month: Undoing Homophobia in Sport Online Sport Editor, Elise Hamersley, takes a look at the role sport plays in LGBT+ History Month, and the work still needed to undo a culture of homophobia This February is LGBT+ history month, an annual observance of queer history and civil/gay rights movements. In the UK, this […]
Trump’s presidential term has been built on the erosion of media with the explosion of the term ‘fake news’, and it was not accidental – it excuses things that have been said about him in his past, and makes him less scrutinable. It insures distrust in independent bodies that are notable public watchdogs. His re-election cries for voter fraud were thus predictable, and entrenched within his ‘cultish’ followers a severe mistrust for their democracy.
As Exeter’s first TED event had to move online this year, Elise Hamersley discusses the highlights of the various performances and talks given at the digital event.
Christmas Comes Early with the Return of Community Rugby Online Sports Editor Elise Hamersley takes a look at the RFU’s recent announcement regarding the upcoming return of community rugby and law variations. After nearly 9 months of slow, staged return, the RFU recently announced the restart of 15-a-side community rugby from the 18th of December. Following […]
Elise Hamersley takes a look at how the the newly formed Exeter Chiefs Women’s team have been getting on in their debut Allianz Premier 15s season.
Elise Hammersley talks to three current and former members of EUWRFC, charting their progress into the top level of women’s club rugby.
Elise Hamersley highlights the problems of stereotyping that those in women’s rugby still come up against.