Women's National League

Women's National League Final: Three in a row for Hartpury but Loughborough run champions close

Hartpury University’s grip on the Women’s National League title continued as they defeated Loughborough 34-22 in a gripping final at the StoneX Stadium.
17 April 2024

Women's National League Final - Preview: Can Loughborough halt a Hartpury dynasty?

Hartpury have been the unrivalled queens of women's university rugby and Loughborough are next in line to try and knock them off their perch.
16 April 2024

Last four ties prove that the 'Showdown at the StoneX' is set to elevate university rugby even further

It will be a repeat of last year's final in BUCS Super Rugby while Loughborough crushed Exeter's dreams to set up a showdown with the irrepressible Hartpury in the Women's National League.
9 April 2024

Pip Hendy Exclusive: 'There is no big secret to our success - We’re just being successful at enjoying our rugby'

The 20-year-old winger is thriving at Premiership league leaders Gloucester-Hartpury as well as in the university set-up, where silverware is very much the currency of success in both environments.
8 March 2024

Exeter react, Hartpury one step closer and Loughborough surge continues

After a thrilling set of recent fixtures, both BUCS Super Rugby and the Women's National League are set up for an enthralling last few games of the regular season.
15 February 2024

League leaders suffer defeats as 'endless entertainment' continues in university rugby

With Exeter losing their unbeaten record and Edinburgh closing the gap to Cardiff Met, both BUCS Super Rugby and the Women's National League showcased its famed unpredictability.
8 December 2023

Record-breaking Loughborough put on attacking clinic as African Violet steal the show

Last year's BUCS Super Rugby league champions scored the most points, the most tries and secured the highest winning margin in the history of the competition after thrashing Swansea University.
23 November 2023

LJ Lewis Exclusive: Red Roses success gives us lots of good things to signpost our players to

The England U20s head coach chats to TRU's Ben King about unearthing the next generation of stars, the impact of a home World Cup in 2025 and the quality that lies within university rugby.
16 November 2023

Bath up and running while the Archers continue to show their credentials

Despite testing conditions in Cardiff, Durham and everywhere in between, Round 4 of BUCS Super Rugby and the Women’s National League still had its fair share of enthralling games this week. 
19 October 2023

Double delight for Exeter in BUCS Super Rugby and Women's National League

A second victory of the campaign for the current BUCS Super Rugby champions represents the ideal start to the season while Exeter's Women's side exacted some revenge.
5 October 2023