University Rugby

Tonga train at UCLAN Sports Arena

Lancashire has been the host of the Tonga Rugby Union team this week as they have been training at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston.
8 November 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 5: Review

Another pulsating afternoon of University rugby took place on Wednesday across the UK and Talking Rugby Union takes a look at the key results from this round of action.
7 November 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 5: Preview

Last week we saw wins for Bath, Newcastle, Leeds Beckett and UCLAN with tomorrow severing up more great encounters across the BUCS leagues. Talking Rugby Union looks ahead to the best of the action.
4 November 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 4: Review

Intensity in BUCS rugby was raised this week as the cup came to the fore. Knowing it was win or bust, everyone went out desperate to avoid the defeat, giving the successors that little bit extra to celebrate on student night!
31 October 2014

#RWC2015 - Will the hashtag help?

In 2015 England hosts the Rugby World Cup, it should be a massive sporting event and if ticket sales are anything to go by the public are relishing the event.
28 October 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 3: Taking shape

The BUCS rugby season has started to take shape in recent weeks, with early pacesetters making their mark and some strugglers looking to kick start their campaigns, this Wednesday’s round of fixtures were as intriguing as ever.
24 October 2014

BUCS University Rugby - 22nd October 2015

After an interesting set of results last week the bragging rights are with Exeter University and Northumbria University.
22 October 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 2: In Full Swing

As new players start to bed in and teams begin to familiarise themselves after the first few games of the season, BUCS rugby started to get into full swing this week.
16 October 2014

What's in store from BUCS Rugby: 15th Oct 2014

Well we've seen a decent combination of freshers and varsity as BUCS rugby reaches mid-October. Good crowds were present for the Leeds varsity, plus the Newcastle versus Northumbria game.
14 October 2014

2014/15 BUCS Review, Round 1: Derby Day!

After a long leave of absence and a summer to recover, it’s that time of year again – the start of a new BUCS rugby season. And what an opening round of action we at Talking Rugby Union have in-store for you…
8 October 2014

The Leeds Varsity: BUCS Kicks off with a Bang!

Lights, cameras, drinks, rugby and an atmosphere second to none can only mean one thing in university rugby – the Leeds Varsity.
7 October 2014

The Story of Success - GB Students Sevens Crowned World Champions

As a fantastic summer of sevens came to a close with tournaments all over the country and the Commonwealth Games winning thousands of new fans, one of the country’s most impressive wins came from the Great Britain Students side.
28 August 2014

Ted Stagg - 'Doing what I Love'

For the former Bath University student Ted Stagg the RFU Championship has been fruitful ground over the last few years.
20 August 2014

Oliver Evans - Changing Balls

For Oliver Evans a career in tennis was always the aim, although, after attaining a world ranking, it was a wrist injury that kept the British hopeful from continuing his journey; however, since then Oliver has traded in the yellow ball for an egg-shaped one and embarked on a career in rugby.
12 August 2014

Dowding Going for Gold in Brazil

The University of Exeter rugby production line is in full flow: Luke Treharne recently representing Wales at the Commonwealth Games, five selected for the Exeter Chiefs 7s squad and three in the GB Students 7s squad.
6 August 2014

BUCS Rugby Final Show

The pinnacle of the BUCS rugby calendar – the men’s final – took place under the floodlights at Twickenham, the home of rugby, this Friday, with the southern league winners Hartpury College powering to victory over Leeds Met University.
1 April 2014

BUCS Rugby Championship Finals at Twickenham

The BUCS Rugby Championship will culminate this Friday in a fantastic finale under the lights at Twickenham which will see the men’s and women’s rugby champions for 2014 crowned.
27 March 2014

2013/14 University Rugby Semi-Finals - Leeds head to Twickenham

The sun shone on Yorkshire this week as Leeds Metropolitan University proved too strong for Exeter University in the first BUCS rugby semi-final; powering to a commanding 42-18 victory which sealed their spot at Twickenham to fight for the BUCS trophy.
20 March 2014

2013/14 University Rugby Semi-Final Preview

As we race towards the spring the 2013/14 BUCS rugby season is now just over a week away from its climactic finish at Twickenham stadium on the 28th of March.
18 March 2014

BUCS Rugby 1/4 Finals - Leeds Met Carnegie vs. Bath University Feature

On a crisp, sunny BUCS Wednesday playoff rugby kicked-off all around the country as the University Rugby Championship quarter-finals got underway.
17 March 2014