BUCS Rugby

Durham cruise to win against Swansea

BUCS Super Rugby table toppers Durham University remain in control of the division after a bonus-point win over Swansea University.
13 December 2019

Alun Wyn Davies Column: Cardiff derby has that added spice

In our first BUCS Super Rugby column of the season, former Cardiff University Director of Rugby Alun Wyn Davies shares his thoughts on Wednesday’s derby at Arms Park + the direction university rugby’s top division is heading in.
10 December 2019

Durham and Beckett excel against current champions

Durham University and Leeds Beckett both produced impressive displays this week as the top two in BUCS Super Rugby sent out a statement to the rest of the division.
5 December 2019

Beckett up to third, Hartpury thump Northumbria and Durham bounce back

Leeds Beckett University have moved into the top three of BUCS Super Rugby after an excellent win on the road against Swansea University.
29 November 2019

Durham tighten grip at the top after defeating Exeter

Durham University secured arguably their most significant victory of the season so far as they beat the University of Exeter in a top of the table clash.
15 November 2019

Exeter edge past Leeds Beckett to stay on top

The University of Exeter got their BUCS Super Rugby campaign back on track thanks to a last-gasp victory over Leeds Beckett.
25 October 2019

Swansea stun Bath to continue impressive start

Newly promoted Swansea University shocked the University of Bath in Round Three to maintain their solid start to life in BUCS Super Rugby.
11 October 2019

Exeter and Cardiff make it two on the bounce

The University of Exeter and Cardiff University claimed their second victories in a row as BUCS Super Rugby entered Round Two.
5 October 2019

BUCS Super Rugby is the goal, but new-look Newcastle won’t be rushed

Newcastle University have been knocking on the door of BUCS Super Rugby and despite new changes over the summer, immediate promotion isn’t a top objective
1 October 2019

South Wales cause the shocks on BUCS Super Rugby opening night

On Wednesday, the first major surprise of the Rugby World Cup occurred as Uruguay stunned Fiji and the shocks also filtered down to BUCS Super Rugby.
26 September 2019

BUCS Super Rugby preview and a new era in the Women’s game

The new university rugby campaign is almost here and as ever, there is plenty to get excited about this year.
24 September 2019

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