University Rugby

'Hunger' of the players can drive MMU on - Jones

Rob Jones has praised the attitude of his Manchester Met University players as he insisted: “Their hunger to succeed and work hard has been spot on.”
6 February 2019

Simon Linsell: 'Put it this way, I am neutral these days!'

The rivalry between Hartpury and the University of Exeter has intensified over the last couple of years and as the two teams prepare for battle, TRU chats to current Hartpury RFC captain and former Exeter man Simon Linsell.
5 February 2019

University of Exeter battle to victory to increase lead

The University of Exeter have extended their advantage to five points at the top of BUCS Super Rugby following a hard-fought win against Cardiff Met University.
1 February 2019

Time to be positive as University of Aberdeen aim for double success

They call Aberdeen the Granite City - and the University of Aberdeen men’s and women’s rugby teams have certainly been tough to beat so far this season.
30 January 2019

How NTU’s partnership with Nottingham Rugby is helping inspire both institutions

Nottingham Rugby’s chairman Alistair Bow spoke with TRU about how beneficial the club’s link is with Nottingham Trent University.
29 January 2019

Holden praises 'special Hartpury environment'

Maliq Holden says his time at Hartpury has given him confidence to kick on as he continues his career in the Championship with Cornish Pirates.
24 January 2019

Leeds Beckett secure third consecutive win after comfortable Nottingham Trent victory

Leeds Beckett University maintained their momentum from 2018 as they beat Nottingham Trent University in the first BUCS Super Rugby fixture of the New Year.
24 January 2019

Appleby hoping for bright future at Gloucester-Hartpury

Head coach Susie Appleby believes her players at Gloucester-Hartpury can put themselves “in the best position” to achieve their next goals following the RFU’s recent announcement regarding full-time contracts.
23 January 2019

Duff admits Beckett are 'looking sharp' as BUCS Super Rugby returns

Ending 2018 with two consecutive wins, Leeds Beckett have put themselves in a good position to build on in the second half of the BUCS Super Rugby season.
22 January 2019

Sebastian Negri Column: The word I would use is surreal. I am living a dream

In his first Taking Rugby Union column, Italy’s Sebastian Negri says it has been a surreal year for him as he prepares for his second Six Nations campaign with the Azzurri.
18 January 2019

Bright future ahead for Strathclyde after announcement of Glasgow Warriors partnership

The University of Strathclyde have linked up with Glasgow Warriors and once again, it is certainly a step in the right direction for University Rugby.
15 January 2019

Okafor keen to help 'improving' Leeds Beckett kick on

John Okafor has set his sights on helping Leeds Beckett kick on in the second half of the BUCS Super Rugby season.
9 January 2019

BUCS Super Rugby Half-Term Report: How things stand heading into 2019

This year's BUCS Super Rugby campaign has been unpredictable, but compelling thus far and TRU brings you our half-term report.
26 December 2018

Exeter secure win against Cardiff Met to top the tree at Christmas

The University of Exeter edged their way to the summit of BUCS Super Rugby after a victory over Cardiff Met.
20 December 2018

I don't think I would be where I am if I hadn't been at Loughborough - Miller

Isaac Miller believes his time at Loughborough University was vital as he sets his sights on making the grade in the Gallagher Premiership.
19 December 2018

Derby delight for Cardiff Met as Archers go to the summit

Cardiff Met are the new leaders in BUCS Super Rugby as they won a testing derby day clash against Cardiff University.
13 December 2018

Cardiff have 'turned a corner' ahead of derby clash says Davies

James Davies admits Cardiff University did begin to have doubts about whether their first BUCS Super Rugby win would ever come.
11 December 2018

Hartpury beat rivals Exeter to return to the top

Hartpury University recorded a superb win over the University of Exeter to go to the top of the BUCS Super Rugby table.
6 December 2018

Will Wilson - A Blue Through and Through

Ahead of the 137th Men's Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to former Oxford flanker Will Wilson about the importance of this game to the players.
5 December 2018

George Dean eyes bright future for St Mary's University

George Dean is confident St Mary’s University can become a real force in University Rugby after making an excellent start to the South B season.
4 December 2018