Durham University

Jamie Adamson Exclusive: “As far as sevens seasons go, it is a big year”

The England 7s flyer was given another opportunity to link up with the programme and the Durham University graduate is now looking forward to an exciting period for sevens which begins in London this weekend.
25 May 2022

Desire, half-time wisdom and indoor cricket – How the England Students beat France

Following the England Students’ 16-15 win over France Universities at Kingston Park last Friday, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to coaches and members of the playing squad about their week and how the team rallied to beat the French.
26 April 2022

Mark Wilson Exclusive: Former England flanker on coaching England Students

Ahead of the England Students’ return this Friday afternoon against France at Kingston Park, former England flanker, Mark Wilson, spoke about coaching the team with Darren Fearn and his thoughts on the value of university rugby.
22 April 2022

Exeter leave it late to overcome Durham and clinch an historic BUCS Super Rugby title

The Palatinate had topped the table in the domestic season in BSR, but Dafydd Jenkins's late try saw Exeter pick up their first Championship crown since 2016.
13 April 2022

Fitz Harding Exclusive: “University rugby can be a breeding ground”

Bristol Bears announced the signing of three exciting prospects from BUCS Super Rugby this week and Durham University graduate Fitz Harding discusses how student rugby paved his way to the big time.
8 April 2022

Determined Davies wants Durham double before he heads south this summer

After defeating Loughborough in the semi-finals, the Durham University skipper has one final assignment to complete before he joins Bristol Bears as the Palatinate aim for a BUCS Super Rugby league and cup double.
30 March 2022

Resilient Banatvala ready to take his rugby to the next level

Scottish loosehead prop Tom Banatvala is fully fit and ready to attack the rest of the 2021/22 rugby season with Durham University and hopefully the national under-20s team with gusto.
13 October 2021

BUCS Super Rugby 2021/22 fixtures: Champions Durham begin title defence on the road

BUCS Super Rugby have announced their schedule for the 2021/22 season and TRU chatted to Durham University boss Alex Keay about the last 18 months + the return of the student game.
15 August 2021