BUCS Rugby League
Rugby League is very popular in the Midlands region, with ten Universities playing at different levels of the Student Rugby League Ladder.
Many of the clubs have second and in some cases third teams, giving students of all abilities to play. Games take place predominently on Wednesday afternoons and are part of the BUCS programme of sports.
The popularity of the Student sector in Rugby League sees the BUCS Championship Final screened live on Premier Sports.
Visit the BUCS Rugby League web pages here
Which Universities Play Rugby League?
Representative Rugby League
Student Rugby League has three tiers of representative Rugby League.
The Annual Regional Championships sees the Midlands square off with Yorkshire, North West, North East, South West and London & South East for regional bragging rights.
Players are selected from the Regional Championships into the England squad and the other home nations where applicable for the annual Home Nations Championship. Each of the Home Nations will enter into the Student Rugby League World Cup in 2013.
Great Britain Students is the pinnacle of Student Rugby League, with Great Britain the current holders of the Academic Ashes after a series whitewash against Australia.
For further information on Student Rugby League in the Midlands please contact:
07595 520 185