BUCS Super Rugby

Joe Byrnes Interview: University rugby is now baked into the rugby public psyche - Hopefully this amplifies its reputation'

The presenter and commentator has been part of the rise of the student game and he hopes by creating the Rosslyn Park University Sevens, it can be a success story just like BUCS Super Rugby.
7 June 2024

'That was it in a nutshell' - England Students thriller provides further evidence of flourishing university game

It might not have been the result they wanted against France Universities but as a spectacle, England Students more than played their part in showcasing the quality within university rugby.
8 May 2024

Max Pepper Exclusive: ‘Uni rugby puts players in the shop window’

Ahead of representing England Students, Durham University and Newcastle Falcons' Max Pepper spoke to TRU about university rugby, his rugby playing family and being put in the shop window.
4 May 2024

Exclusive: England Students boss Darren Fearn ahead of France showdown

Before England Students take on France Universities, Darren Fearn spoke to TRU about all things uni rugby.
4 May 2024

The honour of representing England Students is not lost on some of the brightest talents in the country

The recognition for university rugby continues to grow and after another thrilling domestic campaign, some of the best emerging talents in England now have the chance to play for their country.
3 May 2024

Ross Vintcent Exclusive: Like Italy, Exeter were written off at the start of the campaign - We’re ready to go again

Exeter back-rower discusses his 'dream' Six Nations with Italy, why he is full of praise for university rugby and looks ahead to the run-in for the Chiefs.
26 April 2024

Loughborough quartet named in England Students squad

Four of Loughborough’s triumphant BUCS Super Rugby side have been called up for England Students ahead of their match against France Universities on May 4th.
23 April 2024

Women's National League Final: Three in a row for Hartpury but Loughborough run champions close

Hartpury University’s grip on the Women’s National League title continued as they defeated Loughborough 34-22 in a gripping final at the StoneX Stadium.
17 April 2024

BUCS Super Rugby Final: Loughborough exact revenge on Exeter to seal title

Twelve months ago, it was heartache for the African Violet but Loughborough weren't to be denied again as they ended Exeter's hold on the BUCS Super Rugby Championship trophy with a 35-31 win.
17 April 2024

Exeter and Loughborough have led the way again - Their rivalry is set for another thrilling episode

Last year's BUCS Super Rugby final was one for the ages and old foes Exeter University and Loughborough are gearing up for a repeat as they battle to become the best in the land.
16 April 2024

Last four ties prove that the 'Showdown at the StoneX' is set to elevate university rugby even further

It will be a repeat of last year's final in BUCS Super Rugby while Loughborough crushed Exeter's dreams to set up a showdown with the irrepressible Hartpury in the Women's National League.
9 April 2024

Simon Culley Interview: “We make it tough for teams to come and play here but we know Bath will come with quality"

Durham head coach looks ahead to a home BUCS Super Rugby quarter-final after the Palatinate finished the regular season in fourth spot.
26 March 2024

Exeter seal BUCS Super Rugby league title as focus begins to shift towards the play-offs

The reigning BSR champions lifted the domestic trophy for the first time in five years but now the Green and Whites are targeting the league and cup double.
29 February 2024

Billy Sela Exclusive: 'BUCS Super Rugby has prepared me well for these Six Nations games'

England Under-20s' power up front has been a noticeable weapon during the Six Nations and an important cog in this has been University of Bath prop Billy Sela.
23 February 2024

Exeter react, Hartpury one step closer and Loughborough surge continues

After a thrilling set of recent fixtures, both BUCS Super Rugby and the Women's National League are set up for an enthralling last few games of the regular season.
15 February 2024

James Gallagher: From Loughborough to Edinburgh and why TV companies should take punt on university rugby

The man who wore many hats at Loughborough has recently taken on a new role with Edinburgh Rugby - and university rugby is still a prominent theme for Gallagher.
7 February 2024

Cardiff Met inflict first home defeat of season on Durham while Exeter and Hartpury march on

There was no mistake from current national champions Exeter or Hartpury in the top tiers of university rugby last week while Cardiff Met and Bath nudged themselves closer to the top four in BUCS Super Rugby.
29 January 2024

'It's just another step of something we are getting right within our partnership with Exeter University'

A home tie in the Champions Cup banked and with them going well in the Premiership, things seem to be on the up at Sandy Park - and Exeter Chiefs' budding relationship with the university recently hit another high point.
23 January 2024

Mario Pichardie: Meet Loughborough University's Spanish sensation

Having already captained his country whilst playing 'peak' student rugby, one of Loughborough's shining stars reflects on the season so far and looks ahead to what the future may have in store.
29 December 2023

League leaders suffer defeats as 'endless entertainment' continues in university rugby

With Exeter losing their unbeaten record and Edinburgh closing the gap to Cardiff Met, both BUCS Super Rugby and the Women's National League showcased its famed unpredictability.
8 December 2023