University Rugby

University of Bath topple Exeter to send title race to the wire

The domestic title battle in BUCS Super Rugby remains alive after the University of Bath produced an outstanding performance to beat league leaders, the University of Exeter.
1 March 2019

We have not talked about winning the league - Keith Fleming

Director of Rugby Keith Fleming insists his University of Exeter players haven’t discussed what could be at stake at Topsham when they host the University of Bath on Wednesday.
26 February 2019

University of Bath profit as title contenders stumble

The race for top spot in BUCS Super Rugby took another twist this week as three of the leading candidates for the domestic crown failed to win.
22 February 2019

How St Mary's University and Old Elthamians are paving the way for the future

Current USA Sevens head coach and Old Elthamians Academy director Mike Friday chatted to TRU about the growing partnership with St Mary's University.
20 February 2019

Leitch: 'I have been given loads of support and that has given me the opportunity to play for my country'

England international Poppy Leitch tells TRU about her return to the Red Roses, her development with Bristol Bears, the support of university rugby and her latest efforts for charity.
19 February 2019

Exeter dominate Loughborough as they continue to close in on domestic title

The University of Exeter are a step closer to retaining their BUCS Super Rugby league title after a dominant win over Loughborough University.
14 February 2019

'It is out of our control. All we have to do is focus on ourselves'

Will Crane admits the BUCS Super Rugby domestic title is now out of Hartpury’s hands, but declared: “All we have to do is focus on ourselves and whatever happens, happens.”
12 February 2019

Exeter thrash rivals Hartpury to move closer to BUCS Super Rugby title

The University of Exeter ran in seven tries as they thumped rivals Hartpury to take control of the BUCS Super Rugby title race.
8 February 2019

'Hunger' of the players can drive MMU on - Jones

Rob Jones has praised the attitude of his Manchester Met University players as he insisted: “Their hunger to succeed and work hard has been spot on.”
6 February 2019

Simon Linsell: 'Put it this way, I am neutral these days!'

The rivalry between Hartpury and the University of Exeter has intensified over the last couple of years and as the two teams prepare for battle, TRU chats to current Hartpury RFC captain and former Exeter man Simon Linsell.
5 February 2019

University of Exeter battle to victory to increase lead

The University of Exeter have extended their advantage to five points at the top of BUCS Super Rugby following a hard-fought win against Cardiff Met University.
1 February 2019

Time to be positive as University of Aberdeen aim for double success

They call Aberdeen the Granite City - and the University of Aberdeen men’s and women’s rugby teams have certainly been tough to beat so far this season.
30 January 2019

How NTU’s partnership with Nottingham Rugby is helping inspire both institutions

Nottingham Rugby’s chairman Alistair Bow spoke with TRU about how beneficial the club’s link is with Nottingham Trent University.
29 January 2019

Holden praises 'special Hartpury environment'

Maliq Holden says his time at Hartpury has given him confidence to kick on as he continues his career in the Championship with Cornish Pirates.
24 January 2019

Leeds Beckett secure third consecutive win after comfortable Nottingham Trent victory

Leeds Beckett University maintained their momentum from 2018 as they beat Nottingham Trent University in the first BUCS Super Rugby fixture of the New Year.
24 January 2019

Appleby hoping for bright future at Gloucester-Hartpury

Head coach Susie Appleby believes her players at Gloucester-Hartpury can put themselves “in the best position” to achieve their next goals following the RFU’s recent announcement regarding full-time contracts.
23 January 2019

Duff admits Beckett are 'looking sharp' as BUCS Super Rugby returns

Ending 2018 with two consecutive wins, Leeds Beckett have put themselves in a good position to build on in the second half of the BUCS Super Rugby season.
22 January 2019

Sebastian Negri Column: The word I would use is surreal. I am living a dream

In his first Taking Rugby Union column, Italy’s Sebastian Negri says it has been a surreal year for him as he prepares for his second Six Nations campaign with the Azzurri.
18 January 2019

Bright future ahead for Strathclyde after announcement of Glasgow Warriors partnership

The University of Strathclyde have linked up with Glasgow Warriors and once again, it is certainly a step in the right direction for University Rugby.
15 January 2019

Okafor keen to help 'improving' Leeds Beckett kick on

John Okafor has set his sights on helping Leeds Beckett kick on in the second half of the BUCS Super Rugby season.
9 January 2019