BUCS Rugby

Keay: 'The players have made a statement'

Alex Keay has admitted the hunger expressed by his Durham players to build on their successful BUCS Super Rugby domestic campaign can fuel a run to the Championship final.
8 March 2020

Charlie Venables - Juggling a Masters, Super Rugby and playing in the Championship

Charlie Venables' rugby journey has certainly been an interesting one. At the age of 23, he has already represented England Counties U20s, England Universities Sevens and Sale Sharks in the Premiership 7s, whilst also been an ever-present in Leeds Beckett's BUCS Super Rugby side.
4 March 2020

Durham extend lead at the top as Exeter move second

BUCS Super Rugby leaders Durham maintained their good post-Christmas form with yet another win. Beating the University of Bath 38-0 in Somerset, Exeter moved to second in the league after a last-minute winner over Cardiff secured them five points.
13 February 2020

Durham beat Leeds Beckett to stay top

A late penalty try helped Durham University defeat title rivals Leeds Beckett as the North-East side moved five points clear at the top of BUCS Super Rugby.
8 February 2020

University of Bath’s Aaron James - 'It's great to be part of a pretty good story'

England U20s kicked off their Six Nations campaign with a win over France and the University of Bath's Max Ojomoh is continuing to take everything in his stride.
6 February 2020

Josh Hodge - The Six Nations apprentice

The headlines from Eddie Jones' Six Nations squad announcement may have surrounded Saracens and the salary cap saga, but for TRU, there was a name on the apprentice list which grabbed the attention.
22 January 2020

Hugo Stiles: Former BUCS Super Rugby star on life in Hong Kong

Speaking in the wake of their heart-breaking loss to South Korea, Hong Kong Sevens player and former University of Bath student Hugo Stiles chatted to Joe Harvey.
17 December 2019

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