University Rugby

Our strength in depth has been key - Jones

Rob Jones believes the strength in depth which Manchester Met have created this year is the reason behind his side’s excellent start to the new university rugby campaign.
31 October 2018

Hartpury shine as champions crush Durham to go top

Hartpury University lead the way in BUCS Super Rugby after ending Durham’s unbeaten start to the season.
26 October 2018

Durham duo remain grounded after flying start

Ben Stevenson and Charlie Wilson reflected on Durham University’s impressive start to the season and the latter admitted: “No-one is getting carried away.”
24 October 2018

Durham and Exeter lead the way in BUCS Super Rugby

Durham University continued their fine start to the BUCS Super Rugby season as they picked up a third successive victory on Wednesday.
18 October 2018

Scottish Universities Band of Brothers

Scottish Rugby does have a history of brothers representing the national team, but last Wednesday, two sets of siblings came head-to-head at university level.
17 October 2018

Durham fightback to stun league champions Exeter

Durham University recorded their second bonus-point victory of the BUCS Super Rugby season as they narrowly beat the University of Exeter on Wednesday evening.
11 October 2018

Starting well important for building momentum - Lynn

Hartpury Head Coach Sean Lynn believes a solid start to the BUCS Super Rugby campaign is important if his side are to replicate their success of last season.
10 October 2018

Northumbria go top after thriller with Hartpury

Northumbria University are the early leaders in BUCS Super Rugby after an enthralling victory against Hartpury University at Kingston Park.
5 October 2018

Cardiff Met v Cardiff University: BUCS Super Rugby Derby Day Preview

The rivalry between Cardiff Met University and Cardiff University takes centre stage in Round Two of BUCS Super Rugby as both Welsh institutions collide at Arms Park.
2 October 2018

Nottingham Trent score last-gasp try to open with a victory

Nottingham Trent University won their opening match of the new BUCS Super Rugby season as they came from behind to score in the last minute to beat Loughborough University at Lady Bay.
27 September 2018

BUCS Super Rugby 2018/19 Season Preview

The new term is upon us and TRU assesses all 10 teams ahead of the 2018/19 BUCS Super Rugby campaign.
25 September 2018

Glasgow Gladiators 2018 Preview: University of Glasgow v University of Strathclyde

Scotland is gearing up for a weekend of Varsity action and before the showpiece event in Edinburgh, there is the small matter of a Glasgow derby taking place on Friday.
21 September 2018

Scottish Varsity 2018 Preview: University of Edinburgh v University of St Andrews

The beginning of the University Rugby season is upon us and TRU looks ahead to the annual Scottish Varsity which takes place at Murrayfield this weekend.
20 September 2018

Randall praises Bristol Bears' cohesive culture ahead of first Premiership start

After arriving at Bristol Bears over the summer, joining his first ever full-time professional environment, 20-year-old scrum-half Harry Randall is set for his first Premiership start against his former club Gloucester this Friday.
13 September 2018

Atkinson: University rugby is a vital pathway

Wasps’ Joe Atkinson spoke to TRU about the importance of his time at Loughborough University and the positive beginning to his Premiership career.
13 September 2018

Newcastle Falcons continue to harness the development of university rugby

TRU spoke to Newcastle's Adam Brocklebank and George Wacokecoke about the growing link between the Falcons and university rugby in the North East.
5 September 2018

Luke Treharne: "I want to see us finish in the top ten of the World Series."

TRU’s Joe Harvey chatted to Wales Sevens star Luke Treharne about the national side and his Olympic ambition.
5 September 2018

Playing against National League clubs a great test, says Leeds Beckett coach Wood

Kerry Wood believes Leeds Beckett’s recent pre-season fixtures against National League clubs were a great test for his side.
28 August 2018

Freddie Clarke hopes to see more university graduates make the grade in the Premiership

Gloucester Rugby's Freddie Clarke hopes to see an increase in university graduates moving into the Gallagher Premiership over the next few years.
15 August 2018

Tom Doughty relishing Premiership Rugby 7s with Bath Rugby

Tom Doughty believes the 2018 Premiership Rugby 7s provides a brilliant opportunity for developing players to showcase their abilities.
27 July 2018