News – Sports

  • Senior Sevens win Caritas Sevens

    Senior Sevens win Caritas Sevens

    Saturday 10 March saw the first day of the inaugural Sevens Series involving eight leading Scottish schools playing on three consecutive weekends, from S1 age group up to 1st XV.

     

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  • PE Teacher Awarded Female Umpire of the Year

    PE Teacher Awarded Female Umpire of the Year

    PE Teacher, Sarah Wilson (Class of 2006) found out yesterday that she had been voted FiH (International Hockey Federation) Female Umpire of the Year. She is in the FIH top umpiring group – meaning she is one of the top 16 umpires in the world, and has umpired at the Olympics, including the bronze medal match between Germany and New Zealand.

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  • Successful Outing to Durham for Rowers

    Successful Outing to Durham for Rowers

    On Saturday 3 February, the George Watson’s Boat Club was in the north-east of England for Durham Amateur Boat Club Small Boats Head. It was a successful day for all and was the first competition for many beginners.

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  • Medal Wins at National Schools' Swimming Championship

    Medal Wins at National Schools' Swimming Championship

    On Saturday 27 January our swimmers took part in the National Schools' Championship in East Kilbride. We had a successful day with many excellent swims, coming away with seven medals from the meet.

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  • U18 Scottish Indoor Hockey Champions

    U18 Scottish Indoor Hockey Champions

    Our 1st XI hockey team won the Girls' U18 Scottish Indoor Hockey Championship in Perth at the weekend.

    The girls played Strathallan and High School of Glasgow in their pool, finishing 4–4 and  8–2 respectively. Following a penalty shoot-out with joint pool winners Strathallan, the girls went on to play Robert Gordon's College in the semi-final, winning 6–2.

    A close, competitive final game against Strathallan finished 3–3 resulting in another penalty shoot-out, with our girls going on to win the U18 Indoor Cup.

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  • Decisive Rugby Victory in U16 Scottish Schools' Cup Final

    Decisive Rugby Victory in U16 Scottish Schools' Cup Final

    On the Wednesday 6 December, Scotland’s historic BT Murrayfield stadium played host to the U16 Scottish Schools' Cup – with Watson’s securing a win against Stewart’s Melville. There was a huge gathering of cheering supporters for both teams. The supportive chanting from the maroon crowd kept up the team’s morale. Before the match started, pipe bands from both schools played triumphant chords, making the atmosphere even more exciting as supporters waited in anticipation for the kick-off. 

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  • Girls Triumph in Hockey Tournament Clean Sweep

    Girls Triumph in Hockey Tournament Clean Sweep

    The girls 1st XI have won the East District Indoor Tournament, playing four games and winning all four.

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  • Hockey Boys Through to National Final

    Hockey Boys Through to National Final

    The S3 boys' hockey side has won through to the National Final at Glasgow Green, after a hard fought 2-1 victory over Strathallan.

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  • Murrayfield Final for Under 16s

    Murrayfield Final for Under 16s

    After last weekend's victory over Heriot's in the semi-final, our Under 16s are preparing for a midweek clash with Stewart's Melville to decide the destination of the U16 Schools' Cup.

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  • Former Pupils Join ICC Rookie Placement Programme

    Former Pupils Join ICC Rookie Placement Programme

    Former Pupils Kathryn and Sarah Bryce join ICC Rookie Placement Programme

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  • Watson's U18 Cup Run Falters at Semi-Final

    Watson's U18 Cup Run Falters at Semi-Final

    On 21 November Watson’s played Strathallan in the semi-finals of the Scottish Schools’ Rugby Cup with the home advantage of playing at Myreside. With large crowds, it was going to be an exciting night as drums pounded and chants were shouted throughout the match.

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  • Record-Breaking Swimming Success

    Record-Breaking Swimming Success

    This year's Edinburgh and Midlothian Schools Swim meet was yet another record-breaking event for Watson's Junior and Senior squads as they landed 66 medals across the day, beating last year's total by 17.

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