University Rugby

England Students take on French Universities side

England Students will face France Universities on Saturday 11th April following their 32-16 win over Portugal XV in January.
2 April 2015

Stunning comeback lands Leeds Beckett BUCS title

Leeds Beckett produced a sensational second half comeback to beat Loughborough 23-31 and secure the BUCS Championship Trophy at Twickenham.
28 March 2015

BUCS Championship Final Preview: Leeds Beckett v Loughborough

Stepping out at the home of English rugby always starts off as a dream. For some young rugby players, they will never get the chance.Some, however, will and this Friday sees the BUCS Championship Trophy final return to Twcikenham as Leeds Beckett University take on Northern rivals Loughborough University.
26 March 2015

England students fall short against the French

In the lead up to the full international England Students versus France Students on April 11th, the two set up’s Development teams went head to head at West Park Leeds RUFC.
22 March 2015

England Students Development Squad Announcement

In the period leading up to the BUCS Finals next Friday, the England Students Coaching and Management team have selected a strong squad of players to represent England Students Development against France Students Development this Friday 20th March.
18 March 2015

BUCS Championship: Semi-Finals round up

We finally know our finalists: Loughborough v Leeds Beckett. The top two teams in the North will battle it out for the BUCS Championship trophy at Twickenham on Friday, March 27th after their semi-final wins this week. Here is a round-up of the action.
13 March 2015

BUCS Championship: Quarter-Finals round up

BUCS Championship Cup Quarter Final Round Up: Exeter and Hartpury cruise into semi-finals, Leeds Beckett are pushed all the way by Bath, and Tom James inspires Loughborough.
6 March 2015

Hartpury RFC: Youthful exuberance

After forming back in 2004, the club has gone through a meteoric rise up the leagues and they currently ply their trade in National One, the third tier of English rugby.
24 February 2015

BUCS Rugby - Silverware and Promotion

We are coming to the business end of the BUCS Rugby season where we see who has got a shot at silverware and promotion and who’s staring at the prospect of relegation.
20 February 2015

BUCS Rugby Union: Titles and trophies

It's that time of the year where BUCS Rugby sees who's riding high, and who's struggled with the weight of expectation in their respective leagues...
12 February 2015

BUCS: The Season So Far

January was dominated by the England Students who handsomely won 32-16 against Portugal a week and a half ago, but now Talking Rugby Union turns it’s a attention to BUCS action again as we enter the business end of the season for university rugby.
5 February 2015

England Students win handsomely against Portugal

England Students sealed a 32-16 victory over Portugal XV with 17 newly capped players on Saturday 24th January, in Lisbon.
26 January 2015

England Students vs. Portugal Starting XV Announcement

England Students will face Portugal on Saturday 24th of January in the University Stadium of Lisbon, kicking off at 6pm.
23 January 2015

England students and the month ahead for BUCS

The Christmas holidays are over for the University students up and down the country which means University Rugby is on the verge of resuming for another year. Along with the BUCS league continuing, Talking Rugby Union takes a look at the recent announcement of the England Students Squad which includes a host of BUCS players.
16 January 2015

Oxford put Cambridge to the sword

Oxford created Varsity Match history at Twickenham as they crushed Cambridge 43-6.
12 December 2014

BUCS Rugby Union - Halfway Review

The Christmas holidays have come for the University students up and down the UK which means the BUCS Rugby Union season takes a break until the New Year and Talking Rugby Union looks at the progress the key teams have made so far this season in their divisions.
11 December 2014

BUCS Rugby Union - Christmas Break Approaches

We are now in the penultimate week of 2014 BUCS Rugby Union action and after last week’s mixture of cup and league fixtures, we are firmly focusing on league matches once again.
2 December 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 8: Preview

Week eight of BUCS Rugby Union has arrived and we have some league fixtures, but mainly it’s all about the cups as we draw closer to the business end of the competitions.
26 November 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 7: Preview

We are now entering the final weeks before the Christmas break in the BUCS Rugby Union leagues and Round Seven is upon us. Talking Rugby Union takes a look at some of the key encounters ahead of Wednesday’s action including three top of the table battles.
18 November 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 6: Preview

Round Six of BUCS Rugby Union action is upon us and after some cracking games last week Talking Rugby Union take a lot at some stand out games from tomorrow’s matches.
12 November 2014