University Rugby

England Students to wrongly suffer after RFU cut backs

The RFU is cutting costs across all departments due to their current financial crisis and included in their reductions is the suspension of the England Students programme for 2019/20.
3 May 2019

Leeds Beckett take the BUCS Championship 7s title

Leeds Beckett gained their revenge over Hartpury University with a dramatic 26-21 victory in the BUCS Championship 7s final in Yorkshire.
2 May 2019

Exeter do the double with win at BUCS Championship 7s

Zoe Heeley scored a hat-trick in the BUCS Championship 7s final as Exeter beat Durham to secure another piece of silverware for Jo Yapp and her side.
2 May 2019

'Mature' England praised by Fearn ahead of second France test

Darren Fearn has saluted England Students for showing an ‘air of maturity’ in their historic 27-17 win over France Universities.
16 April 2019

University rugby on show at Melrose Sevens

BUCS finals day took place down at Twickenham earlier in the week and now a number of student teams are getting ready to show what they can do at the famous Melrose Sevens in the Scottish Borders on Saturday.
12 April 2019

Triple delight for Hartpury as they retain BUCS Super Rugby crown

Hartpury University proved too strong for Leeds Beckett University as they raced away in the final quarter to secure their third consecutive BUCS Super Rugby Championship title.
11 April 2019

Exeter secure back to back Twickenham titles

The University of Exeter retained their BUCS Championship crown after fighting back to beat Durham University 30-26 in an excellent contest at Twickenham.
11 April 2019

BUCS Championship Final Preview: University of Exeter v Durham University

The top two Women’s university teams in the country are set to do battle for the BUCS Championship as current holders the University of Exeter take on Durham University.
9 April 2019

Captain's Column: What it's like to play in a Twickenham final

Ahead of the 2019 BUCS Super Rugby Championship final, Italy international Seb Negri and Harlequins sensation Alex Dombrandt spoke to TRU about their experiences of captaining their university at Twickenham.
9 April 2019

BUCS Super Rugby Championship Final Preview: Leeds Beckett University v Hartpury University

Twenty-eight weeks have passed, 96 games have been played and we are now left with an eagerly anticipated BUCS Super Rugby Championship final between Leeds Beckett University and Hartpury University at Twickenham.
9 April 2019

University Rugby - the biggest BUCS Wednesday

All roads lead to the headquarters of English Rugby this coming Wednesday. It is the finals day for Women’s and Men’s rugby union, organised by BUCS, at Twickenham.
6 April 2019

England Students squad named for matches with France Universities

England Students have named a 23-strong squad for their two games with France Universities this month, including seven BUCS Super Rugby finalists.
2 April 2019

Beckett and Hartpury advance into Twickenham final

Leeds Beckett University and Hartpury University will contest the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final on April 10th after excellent victories in the last four of the competition.
28 March 2019

Messer hoping Bath can harness 'massive confidence' against Hartpury

Louis Messer is hoping his University of Bath side can maintain the consistency and confidence they have been able to generate as they look to secure a place in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final.
27 March 2019

Luke Northmore: Cardiff Met have made this dream become a reality

Harlequins-bound Luke Northmore speaks to TRU about his ‘massive’ development at university, the impact of old friends and why he is relishing his move to the Premiership.
26 March 2019

University Rugby - Latest News and Views

The custodians of sport within the University community are BUCS. Over the past 4 years together with the RFU they have focussed their rugby resource around Men’s BUCS SuperRugby.
23 March 2019

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Beckett progress after thrilling BUCS Super Rugby quarter-finals

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Leeds Beckett all advanced into the last four of the BUCS Super Rugby Championship play-offs after a brilliant quarter-final stage.
22 March 2019

Beckett extend unbeaten run to secure top four finish

Leeds Beckett University maintained their scintillating form to clinch a home quarter-final in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship play-offs following a bonus-point win over Durham University.
15 March 2019

Hodge flies flag for BUCS Super Rugby and the North-East

On a wet and windy Friday night at Goldington Road, a young England U20s side prevailed over their Italian counterparts 35-10 and one player in particular impressed.
13 March 2019

Exeter seal successive BUCS Super Rugby domestic titles

The University of Exeter were crowned the BUCS Super Rugby domestic champions for the second year running as they secured the win they required against Cardiff University.
8 March 2019