• Rugby Centenary at the University of Nottingham

    It has been all things rugby in Nottingham recently, as the 2019-20 season marks the centenary of the University of Nottingham’s Rugby Union team. Last week also saw the England team compete in the final against South Africa for the World Cup. Whilst the pubs were full and the...
  • Israel Folau and His Homophobic Bigotry Have No Place in Rugby

    The rugby world has erupted in recent days over the controversy regarding former Australia and Waratahs winger, Israel Folau. In a tirade of what can only be described as hateful and antagonistic posts on Twitter and Instagram, the rugby star announced to “homosexuals” that “hell awaits you” unless they...
  • Varsity Rugby Union: Mixed Emotions at Lady Bay

    Rugby Union is one of the most popular events in the Varsity series and never fails to provide an exciting game. The Green and Gold haven’t won the men’s fixture since 2013, but have been so close in series past. They were looking to change the trend of late,...
  • Varsity Rugby Union Preview

    It’s the one you’ve all been waiting for…The University of Nottingham men’s and women’s 1st XV meet bitter rivals Nottingham Trent on Sunday March 31st at Lady Bay Stadium, West Bridgford. Make sure to be there! After a stellar season, UoN finished third in the BUCS Rugby Union North A...
  • Have rugby’s tackle laws gone too far?

    An incident in a recent Gallagher Premiership game between Wasps and Leicester has stirred the passions of players, pundits and fans. Just before half-time in the match, Leicester’s Will Spencer’s high tackle saw his arm connect with the head of Wasps’ Tommy Taylor, earning Spencer a red card. This...
  • Mixed day for UoN’s Rugby Union teams at Lady Bay

    UoN’s Men’s and Women’s Rugby Union sides endured a mixed day at this year’s Varsity event on a hot Monday afternoon in Lady Bay. The Men’s side were outclassed by the counterparts from Nottingham Trent in the first game, going down 55-26 before the women’s team took the Green...
  • Nottingham Varsity 2018 Fixtures Announced as UoN look for seventh consecutive victory

    The fixtures for 2018’s Nottingham Varsity Series have been confirmed, and the University of Nottingham will begin the defence of their 2017 crown on home turf, as the city rivalry with Nottingham Trent University gets underway with Super Wednesday at DRSV (David Ross Sports Village) on the 25th April....