University Rugby

Cardiff Met v Cardiff University: BUCS Super Rugby Derby Day Preview

The rivalry between Cardiff Met University and Cardiff University takes centre stage in Round Two of BUCS Super Rugby as both Welsh institutions collide at Arms Park.
2 October 2018

Nottingham Trent score last-gasp try to open with a victory

Nottingham Trent University won their opening match of the new BUCS Super Rugby season as they came from behind to score in the last minute to beat Loughborough University at Lady Bay.
27 September 2018

BUCS Super Rugby 2018/19 Season Preview

The new term is upon us and TRU assesses all 10 teams ahead of the 2018/19 BUCS Super Rugby campaign.
25 September 2018

Glasgow Gladiators 2018 Preview: University of Glasgow v University of Strathclyde

Scotland is gearing up for a weekend of Varsity action and before the showpiece event in Edinburgh, there is the small matter of a Glasgow derby taking place on Friday.
21 September 2018

Scottish Varsity 2018 Preview: University of Edinburgh v University of St Andrews

The beginning of the University Rugby season is upon us and TRU looks ahead to the annual Scottish Varsity which takes place at Murrayfield this weekend.
20 September 2018

Randall praises Bristol Bears' cohesive culture ahead of first Premiership start

After arriving at Bristol Bears over the summer, joining his first ever full-time professional environment, 20-year-old scrum-half Harry Randall is set for his first Premiership start against his former club Gloucester this Friday.
13 September 2018

Atkinson: University rugby is a vital pathway

Wasps’ Joe Atkinson spoke to TRU about the importance of his time at Loughborough University and the positive beginning to his Premiership career.
13 September 2018

Newcastle Falcons continue to harness the development of university rugby

TRU spoke to Newcastle's Adam Brocklebank and George Wacokecoke about the growing link between the Falcons and university rugby in the North East.
5 September 2018

Luke Treharne: "I want to see us finish in the top ten of the World Series."

TRU’s Joe Harvey chatted to Wales Sevens star Luke Treharne about the national side and his Olympic ambition.
5 September 2018

Playing against National League clubs a great test, says Leeds Beckett coach Wood

Kerry Wood believes Leeds Beckett’s recent pre-season fixtures against National League clubs were a great test for his side.
28 August 2018

Freddie Clarke hopes to see more university graduates make the grade in the Premiership

Gloucester Rugby's Freddie Clarke hopes to see an increase in university graduates moving into the Gallagher Premiership over the next few years.
15 August 2018

Tom Doughty relishing Premiership Rugby 7s with Bath Rugby

Tom Doughty believes the 2018 Premiership Rugby 7s provides a brilliant opportunity for developing players to showcase their abilities.
27 July 2018

Playing in the National Finals is massive for English Universities Sport - Jones

Rob Jones believes playing in the Secure Trading 24/Sevens Series National Finals is a wonderful opportunity for English Universities rugby to continue their development.
26 July 2018

St Mary's University strike National One partnership

St Mary’s University and National One club Old Elthamians have announced a partnership which aims to deliver co-ordinated educational and rugby union opportunities to students and the club’s players.
23 July 2018

Why Northumbria need to keep supporting University Rugby

Reported on BBC News last week, Northumbria University withdrew all seven of its national league sports teams amid cuts to elite sport.
18 July 2018

Champions Hartpury start season at Cardiff

Reigning champions Hartpury will begin the defence of their BUCS Super Rugby crown against newly promoted Cardiff University in the final week of September.
13 July 2018

Ben Williams on life after Cardiff Met, his move to Ealing and his aims in the Championship

After our interview with Ealing's Jake Elwood last week, TRU's Joe Harvey caught up with teammate Ben Williams as he discusses moving to Vallis Way.
22 June 2018

All eyes on the Home Nations for English Universities Sport

After a dormant period during the last decade, English Universities Sport (EUS) returned with a bang in 2017.
18 June 2018

Ellwood: ‘They are a thriving club who want to improve which is what I want to do as well’

Former Northumbria University student Jake Ellwood has recently joined Championship side Ealing and he is looking forward to the challenge ahead.
13 June 2018

Durham and St Mary's secure BUCS Trophy 7s victories

Durham and St Mary’s clinched their respective BUCS 7s Trophy titles after an exciting day of action at West Park Leeds Rugby Club.
3 May 2018