Currently rugby sport is considered to be very popular among students. No wonder, as this sport brings joy, reveals the character, keeps fit and makes players stronger. No matter, whether you are a professional player or play rugby just for fun or just like watching it, this information will be interesting for you.
So, here is the list of 6 best universities for rugby sport. Let`s start!
- The first university to be discussed is the Loughborough University. You might have already heard about this educational establishment, as it is the only university, which has rugby teams who have achieved a lot. During the last 5 years, they have finished being in the top ten of the league table in men`s and women`s rugby. Men`s team also finds itself in the top 5 this season.
- The next place is the University of Exeter. The University of Exeter is also famous for being in the top 10 in men`s and women`s rugby union if speaking about the last 5 years. This school is also one of the eight universities, which has a chance to field a team in the BUCS Super Rugby. Speaking about the achievements, for the last 4 years men`s union has been ranked number 1 in the league. The women`s team also works hard to succeed. It always appears in the top 5 of the league tables. They are also very close to the win the league this year.
- Cardiff Metropolitan University is also one of the places where rugby sport is highly appreciated. University`s men`s team are in the top 10 of the league during 5 years already. Its women`s rugby union is also ranked in high positions, only sometimes mission out by rare circumstances. What is good about this university and rugby facilitation is that it has 2 women`s teams: in the BUCS Premier South division and in the Western 1A division.
- Durham University is also a popular destination for those who can`t do without playing rugby. Durham has teams of men`s and women`s rugby union, which are always highly ranked. What is more recognizable, universities` teams are placed 4th in the BUCS Super Rugby league table, 2017. One more interesting fact about the Durham University is that it has a special program, called Elite Rugby Performance Programme. What is its aim? This program aims to support the very best and talented players of the University by means of beneficial offers of high-level coaching and developing in accordance with professional standards.
- Leeds Beckett University can be really proud of the number of rugby unions. There are four men`s and one women`s. This University is also a member of the BUCS Super Rugby league. Its men`s rugby league always shows the best results in competitions and tournaments of the very different levels. Amazing results are shown in the ranked number of the team – the third position for the last five seasons. The University itself cares a lot about rugby unions and teams. It offers special training programs for the most skillful players, providing them with prosper opportunities to develop professional skills and maintain competence. All this is due to professional standards only. There are some secure professional contracts available as well.
- Hartpury College in accordance with the latest ranking tops BUCS Super Rugby league table. Its men`s rugby team always impresses by perfect techniques and professionalism. It is in the top 5 during the last 5 years. Harpury College also pays a great attention to the development of rugby sport, leading a special rugby academy which has prepared over 150 international players during the short period of time.