BUCS Rugby

BUCS Super Rugby 2019/20: Champions Hartpury start by hosting Cardiff

The 2019/20 BUCS Super Rugby season is just over a month away and champions Hartpury begin the new campaign by hosting Cardiff University on 25th September.
23 August 2019

Heather Kerr and Clara Nielson: From two Twickenham meetings to facing the best teams in the world

As England prepare to take on France in their third match of the Super Series, university rugby was on the agenda as TRU spoke to two Red Roses who were involved in this year’s BUCS final.
10 July 2019

University rugby continues to develop after Manchester Met venture to China

At the end of May, Manchester Met University were selected to represent the UK at a unique sport competition and cultural exchange in China.
14 June 2019

University Rugby remains close to Tonkin’s heart as he heads to the Premiership

Louie Tonkin is set to take up a coaching role with Exeter Chiefs following his work with Bahrain Rugby Club and the former Cardiff University man is still passionate about this level of the game.
12 June 2019

You get a ‘winning mentality' in both camps

Representing both the University of Exeter and Exeter Chiefs ‘drives you forward’, says England U20 international Richard Capstick.
28 May 2019

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

MMU Sevens success a surprise to delighted Jones

Rob Jones would have been sporting a beaming smile in Leeds last week, but he admits he was surprised by Manchester Met’s success at the BUCS 7s.
24 April 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

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

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

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

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