Meet the players: Edinburgh Ladies’ Varsity Squad 2019

Can tomorrow hurry tf up


The squads for the Scottish Varsity Rugby Matches were announced yesterday sending ripples of excitment throughout the entirety of the Edinburgh student body.

With the turnstiles opening at 2pm tomorrow, Varsity is now so close that you can taste the tirade of Watermelon VKs you'll inevitably be necking at the ATIK afterparty.

Yesterday you met the men's squad, and now it's time to meet the ladies who are also hoping to tear up the pitch tomorrow afternoon…

Panashe Muzambe, 23, 1st year

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Number: 1

Degree: MSc Transformative Learning and Teaching

Place of birth: Harare

Bio: "Too cool for this sh*t."

Anne Young, 19, 2nd year

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Number: 2

Degree: MA Social Anthropology and Politics

Place of birth: Hertfordshire

Bio: "Not your typical rugby girl."

Emma Dunbar, 21, 4th year

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Number: 3

Degree: MA Physical Education

Place of birth: Bellshill

Bio: "I'll be your friend James…"

Nicola Howat, 22, 5th year

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Number: 4

Degree: Veterinary Medicine

Place of birth: Melrose

Bio: "Romantically involved with food."

Robin Arends, 23, 1st year

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Number: 5

Degree: MSc Global Health Policy

Place of birth: Haarlem

Bio: "The weather is good up here."

Evie Gallagher, 19, 2nd year  

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Number: 6

Degree: Ecological and Environmental Science

Place of birth: Stirling

Bio: "Only here for the stash".

Tayla Hammond, 25, 2nd year

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Number: 7

Degree: PhD Developmental Biology

Place of birth: Coventry

Bio: "Everytime I think I've scored, the coach says good Try?"

Sally Stott, 22, 5th year

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Number: 8

Degree: Veterinary Medicine

Place of birth: Lancaster

Bio: "Born in the army, made in EULRFC".

Rachel Law (C), 20, 4th year

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Number: 9

Degree: Veterinary Medicine

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Bio: "The woMAN, the MYTH, the LEGEND."

Sarah Denholm, 18, 1st year

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Number: 10

Degree: BSc Sport and Recreation Management

Place of birth: Biggar

Bio: "I look like the perfect 10 to me."

Jess McClintick, 23, 6th year

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Number: 11

Degree: Medicine

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Bio: "Really know my way around a body."

Meryl Smith, 18, 1st year

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Number: 12

Degree: BSc Biological Sciences

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Bio: "Starting Varsity in first year… also played for Scotland Sevens before I was 18. Unlucky boys."

Ciara McCulloch, 18, 1st year

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Number: 13

Degree: MA Physical Education

Place of birth: Edinburgh

Bio: "No comment."

Beatrice Phillips, 21, 1st year

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Number: 14

Degree: MSc International Development

Place of birth: Oxford

Bio: "Edinburgh > Durham"

Emily Flavell, 18, 1st year

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Number: 15

Degree: Psychology

Place of birth: Caithness

Bio: "Never too pretty to play rugby".

Sarah Donnelly, 20, 3rd year

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Number: 16

Degree: BSc Biomedical Sciences

Place of birth: Livingston

Bio: "Will always be the first Saz".

Elliann Clarke, 18, 1st year

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Number: 17

Degree: BSc Animal Science (Agri)

Place of birth: Heriot

Bio: "Too good for you".

Kaeli King, 26, 1st year

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Number: 18

Degree: Master of Social Work (MSW)

Place of birth: USA

Bio: "Boom boom boom boom I want you in my – it's in your head now".

Alison Glass, 21, 4th year

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Number: 19

Degree: MA English Literature and History

Place of birth: Enniskillen, NI

Bio: "Sesh gremlin".

Eva Donaldson, 18, 1st year

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Number: 20

Degree: BSc Sport and Recreation Management

Place of birth: Stirling

Bio: "Team Bin Juice feature me??"

Lindsay Maguire, 21, 4th year

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Number: 21

Degree: Chemistry (MChem)

Place of birth: Johannesburg, SA

Bio: "Girl next door, maybe."

Laura Keay, 20, 4th year

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Number: 22

Degree: MA Physical Education

Place of birth: Glasgow

Bio: "PE student, not much else to say".

You can still purchase tickets for Varsity tomorrow following this link.