University cricket offers both indoor and outdoor competitions catering for men and women meaning there is plenty of opportunity to participate while studying for your degree!
Men's University Cricket
Currently, both St Andrews and Edinburgh University men compete in The North of England Premier tier against Universities such as Loughborough and Durham.
Aberdeen, Glasgow and Stirling, alongside both 2nd teams from Edinburgh and St Andrews compete in Scottish 1A. Scottish 2A houses Dundee and Robert Gordons College as well as Aberdeen 2nd team, St Andrews 3rd team and Edinburgh 4th team.
Women's University Cricket
Scottish University Women’s Cricket is growing rapidly, with both St Andrews and Edinburgh competing in BUCS Northern 1A.
Additionally, Aberdeen and Glasgow have growing soft ball teams looking to compete in a Scottish 1A Women’s League. All Universities compete in the Wee Bash and have several inter-university competitions during the year.
Each season culminates in a Scottish Universities Men’s side competing against the MCC in Edinburgh, followed by a tour to Cambridge to play against Irish Universities and Cambridge MCCU. Scottish Universities are the current holders of this trophy. For more information please contact Head Coach Daniel Sutton.
The 2021 season will be the first time that a Scottish Universities Women’s team has played, this squad will compete in several games within Scotland followed by a tour to England.
University of Aberdeen
St. Andrews University
Robert Gordons University