University Rugby

BUCS Super Rugby Championship Final: Hartpury v Cardiff Met

Ahead of the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final on Wednesday, we look back at the season both Hartpury and Cardiff Met have had as they prepare to do battle at Twickenham.
10 April 2018

Hartpury and Cardiff Met reach Twickenham final

Reigning BUCS Super Rugby Championship holders Hartpury will face Cardiff Met in the final of this year’s competition after they knocked out the University of Exeter.
6 April 2018

BUCS Super Rugby Championship Semi-Final Preview: Bath relishing last four challenge

The University of Bath will compete in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship semi-finals for the second consecutive year on Wednesday and head of rugby Aaron James wants the journey to Twickenham to continue.
3 April 2018

Hartpury power past Leeds Beckett to reach all southern semi-finals

Current BUCS Super Rugby Championship holders Hartpury moved a step closer to retaining their title following a clinical victory over Leeds Beckett.
3 April 2018

Callum Watson on why he still has unfinished business

Callum Watson has revealed he still has a point to prove after moving away from London Irish to join Loughborough University.
29 March 2018

The Varsity Match extends Twickenham Stadium agreement ahead of 100th anniversary

The Varsity Match and the Rugby Football Union have agreed a new four-year deal for the historic women’s and men’s rugby fixtures between Oxford and Cambridge universities to continue to be played at Twickenham Stadium ahead of the 100th year of the match at the iconic venue.
28 March 2018

BUCS Super Rugby Championship: Quarter-Final Preview

The BUCS Super Rugby Championship quarter-finals are nearly upon us as the top eight sides in the country continue their journeys towards Twickenham and arguably, this is the most unpredictable the competition has ever been.
27 March 2018

Trent, Bath and Loughborough into Championship last eight

Nottingham Trent University, the University of Bath and Loughborough University are through to the quarter-finals of the BUCS Super Rugby Championship.
24 March 2018

Sarries star Segun praises university rugby

Saracens winger Rotimi Segun admits getting involved with university rugby is a brilliant opportunity for players to showcase their abilities.
21 March 2018

Exeter champions as Northumbria narrowly beaten by Leeds Beckett

The University of Exeter were crowned BUCS Super Rugby champions after Northumbria were beaten 33-30 by Leeds Beckett on Wednesday.
16 March 2018

Davies warns against complacency as Cardiff University target BUCS Super Rugby

Alun Wyn Davies insists Cardiff University cannot be complacent as they aim to win the BUCS Super Rugby Promotion Play-Off.
13 March 2018

Alex Dombrandt: My time at Cardiff Met made ‘perfect’ move to Harlequins happen

Alex Dombrandt believes he would not have been offered the “perfect deal” at Harlequins if it wasn’t for his development at Cardiff Met University.
12 March 2018

Hartpury go fourth but Beckett respond

Hartpury have moved into the top four of BUCS Super Rugby after an excellent victory over Durham University.
9 March 2018

Ben Woods: Why university rugby is an ideal place for a player to learn their trade

The Durham coach discusses his route to the top and the benefits of the university system
9 March 2018

'That is what is really unique about Edinburgh'

Scotland international Rhona Lloyd says the University of Edinburgh is a brilliant environment to play rugby at a high level as well as obtaining a degree.
7 March 2018

Tom Lawday on the benefits of BUCS Super Rugby and why it helped him on his way to Exeter Chiefs

Chiefs’ back-row is now enjoying a spell at Cornish Pirates as he prepares for his opportunities at the Premiership champions
6 March 2018

Weather hits Northumbria’s title bid, but Exeter shine through to go top

The severe weather conditions caused havoc in BUCS rugby last week as it brought a freeze to some important fixtures across the country, including Northumbria University’s crucial clash against Leeds Beckett.
4 March 2018

Simon Hammersley – I would not be playing in the Premiership if I hadn’t gone to university

Newcastle Falcons full-back Simon Hammersley has revealed he doesn’t think he would have been a professional rugby player if he hadn’t gone to university.
3 March 2018

Josh Beaumont heaps praise on university rugby

The Sharks forward says his time at Durham University helped him on his way to playing in the Aviva Premiership
2 March 2018

Northumbria and Exeter bidding for BUCS Super Rugby title

With Northumbria University's match against Leeds Beckett postponed, can the University of Exeter seize the initiative?
28 February 2018