University Rugby

Lewis Jones is enjoying life in the Championship, but now he wants to become a regular at Ealing

Ealing Trailfinders’ Lewis Jones has his sights set on progressing further in the game as he talks to TRU about his early setbacks, university rugby and what it means to represent your country.
19 October 2016

Loughborough and Hartpury College setting early pace

With the BUCS Super Rugby season firmly underway, Loughborough and Hartpury College have both made the perfect start to the new campaign as they have picked up two wins from two.
13 October 2016

Leeds University seal momentous Varsity victory

The University of Leeds secured an historic Varsity win as the deservedly beat Leeds Beckett 20-9 in front of a record crowd at Headingley.
6 October 2016

BUCS Rugby Preview: Can Exeter retain their title in the exciting new Super Rugby format?

The BUCS Rugby season begins this week and it has a new look to it while Cardiff Met Women go for an unprecedented 11th title.
4 October 2016

Leeds Varsity 2016

With 2016 marking the inaugural season of the brand new ‘Super Rugby’ format for BUCS Rugby which in conjunction with Home Unions and Rugby Vertical will see the eight best rugby-playing universities across England and Wales go head-to-head in a brand new competition, university rugby is entering into an exciting new phase of its sterling history.
4 October 2016

Longson targets Twickenham return

Leeds Beckett captain Josh Longson is aiming for another trip to Twickenham when the newly formed BUCS Super Rugby league gets underway next Wednesday.
28 September 2016

BUCS launch new Super Rugby Division

For the upcoming 2016-17 season, the BUCS Super Rugby division has been launched where the top eight men’s sides in the country battle it for the biggest prize in University Rugby.
20 September 2016

Red Bull Uni 7s finals day

University of Bath sealed a third title in a row as they beat Cardiff Metropolitan 21-17 in a thrilling final at the Red Bull Uni 7s.
19 September 2016

#Unirugby7s - fantastic photographs from World Championships

The University of Swansea and BUCS combined to host World University Rugby 7s this summer. Teams from Japan, Canada and France faced Team GB.
15 September 2016

#UniRugby7s - the best images and stories from West Park Leeds

As official media partner of BUCS rugby, we follow university rugby across the UK. It's both men's and women's plus 7s and 15s.
14 September 2016

Rising star Bar Bartlett enjoying life on the south coast with the Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates’ summer signing Bar Bartlett tells TRU about his time with Loughborough, his inspirations and life in Cornwell.
12 September 2016

Say it in 7 – Realising Ambition

In our third article in the Say it in 7 series, we analyse how rugby sevens is a great platform for emerging talent to make their mark on the sport and use parallels with the business world to explain this.
25 July 2016

Supreme Australia and France lift World University Championship titles

Australia and France stun holders Great Britain and Canada to win the 2016 World University Rugby Sevens Championships in Swansea.
9 July 2016

Mixed day for Great Britain at the World University 7s Championship

Great Britain's Men reach the last four while the women head for the play-offs after Day Two of the World University Sevens Championship.
8 July 2016

Great Britain begin on a high while Canada keep their cool

Great Britain's Men's and Women's teams both won their opening matches on day one of the World University Rugby Sevens Championship in Swansea
7 July 2016

No pressure on us – Henry

Zack Henry admits Great Britain aren’t feeling any pressure
6 July 2016

Callum Sheldon: “Every time I play for Scotland I do it for my family”

Scotland U20's Callum Sheldon talks to TRU about the reason behind choosing to play for Scotland, the big decisions he has already had to make and university life at Leeds Beckett.
5 July 2016

BUCS Men's Rugby Union: Spirit of Bath Spa University

The first official video of the Bath Spa University Men's rugby team was shot by XV Productions during the final of the 2015-16 season of BUCS Rugby Union Western Conference Plate against Cardiff.
27 June 2016

Jak Rossiter targets second international gold medal at World University Sevens Championships

St Mary's University student Jak Rossiter is keen to win a gold medal for the second time after being named in Great Britain Men’s University sevens team that will take part in the FISU World University Championships in Swansea.
17 June 2016

Great Britain and Canada looking to defend their titles

Current World Champions Great Britain have been drawn alongside Australia and Italy in Pool A of the 2016 Men’s World University Rugby Sevens Championships.
2 June 2016