University Rugby

England Students squad named for matches with France Universities

England Students have named a 23-strong squad for their two games with France Universities this month, including seven BUCS Super Rugby finalists.
2 April 2019

Beckett and Hartpury advance into Twickenham final

Leeds Beckett University and Hartpury University will contest the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final on April 10th after excellent victories in the last four of the competition.
28 March 2019

Messer hoping Bath can harness 'massive confidence' against Hartpury

Louis Messer is hoping his University of Bath side can maintain the consistency and confidence they have been able to generate as they look to secure a place in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship final.
27 March 2019

Luke Northmore: Cardiff Met have made this dream become a reality

Harlequins-bound Luke Northmore speaks to TRU about his ‘massive’ development at university, the impact of old friends and why he is relishing his move to the Premiership.
26 March 2019

University Rugby - Latest News and Views

The custodians of sport within the University community are BUCS. Over the past 4 years together with the RFU they have focussed their rugby resource around Men’s BUCS SuperRugby.
23 March 2019

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Beckett progress after thrilling BUCS Super Rugby quarter-finals

Exeter, Hartpury, Bath and Leeds Beckett all advanced into the last four of the BUCS Super Rugby Championship play-offs after a brilliant quarter-final stage.
22 March 2019

Beckett extend unbeaten run to secure top four finish

Leeds Beckett University maintained their scintillating form to clinch a home quarter-final in the BUCS Super Rugby Championship play-offs following a bonus-point win over Durham University.
15 March 2019

Hodge flies flag for BUCS Super Rugby and the North-East

On a wet and windy Friday night at Goldington Road, a young England U20s side prevailed over their Italian counterparts 35-10 and one player in particular impressed.
13 March 2019

Exeter seal successive BUCS Super Rugby domestic titles

The University of Exeter were crowned the BUCS Super Rugby domestic champions for the second year running as they secured the win they required against Cardiff University.
8 March 2019

Sebastian Negri Column: We showed why we deserve to be in the Six Nations against Ireland

In his third column for TRU, Italy’s Sebastian Negri talks about their encouraging display against Ireland, fond memories of Twickenham and the Azzurri’s aims for their remaining fixtures in the Six Nations.
8 March 2019

Cardiff University 'stand to reap the rewards', says Davies

Director of Rugby Alun Wyn Davies has saluted the attitude and work rate of his Cardiff University players ahead of their final domestic fixture of the season against the University of Exeter.
5 March 2019

Bath’s Tom Dunn: ‘My advice would be to grab university rugby by both hands and run with it’

Two weeks after making his 100th senior appearance for Bath, Tom Dunn tells TRU about his invaluable time at university and why it helped the hooker develop as a player and a person.
1 March 2019

University of Bath topple Exeter to send title race to the wire

The domestic title battle in BUCS Super Rugby remains alive after the University of Bath produced an outstanding performance to beat league leaders, the University of Exeter.
1 March 2019

We have not talked about winning the league - Keith Fleming

Director of Rugby Keith Fleming insists his University of Exeter players haven’t discussed what could be at stake at Topsham when they host the University of Bath on Wednesday.
26 February 2019

University of Bath profit as title contenders stumble

The race for top spot in BUCS Super Rugby took another twist this week as three of the leading candidates for the domestic crown failed to win.
22 February 2019

How St Mary's University and Old Elthamians are paving the way for the future

Current USA Sevens head coach and Old Elthamians Academy director Mike Friday chatted to TRU about the growing partnership with St Mary's University.
20 February 2019

Leitch: 'I have been given loads of support and that has given me the opportunity to play for my country'

England international Poppy Leitch tells TRU about her return to the Red Roses, her development with Bristol Bears, the support of university rugby and her latest efforts for charity.
19 February 2019

Exeter dominate Loughborough as they continue to close in on domestic title

The University of Exeter are a step closer to retaining their BUCS Super Rugby league title after a dominant win over Loughborough University.
14 February 2019

'It is out of our control. All we have to do is focus on ourselves'

Will Crane admits the BUCS Super Rugby domestic title is now out of Hartpury’s hands, but declared: “All we have to do is focus on ourselves and whatever happens, happens.”
12 February 2019

Exeter thrash rivals Hartpury to move closer to BUCS Super Rugby title

The University of Exeter ran in seven tries as they thumped rivals Hartpury to take control of the BUCS Super Rugby title race.
8 February 2019