Weekly student sports round up (1)


The rugby teams racked up impressive wins across the board this week with Hartpury’s BUCS first team taking their revenge for a defeat at Cardiff University earlier in the season, scoring 40 second-half points as they wrapped up a 48-5 win at home in the BUCS South League. You can read the full match report here.

The BUCS second team hosted Queen Mary’s firsts in the Premier South B division and won 65-0, while the thirds romped to a 10-try 67-19 win at home to University of South Wales seconds in the Western 2B League.

The Under-18s elite team picked up an emphatic 33-5 win over Cowbridge, the seconds saw off Bishop Wordsworth firsts 27-12 and the thirds triumphed 36-10 over Cirencester firsts.

On the recreational rugby front, the Acorns picked up a thumping 76-0 win over Solihull.

The only rugby team to suffer defeat were the BUCS women’s firsts as they slipped up 32-12 at Aberystwyth in BUCS Western 2B.

There was a mixed bag of results from the football this week but the top teams had emphatic victories.

The BUCS first team won 7-0 at home to Chichester firsts in BUCS Premier South and the Under-18s elite team thumped Exeter College 5-1 at home in the ESFA Under-18s National Cup.

The BUCS thirds lost 3-0 at home to Cardiff in the BUCS Western 2B Premier, while the fourths drew 2-2 with Marjon’s seconds in the BUCS Western 5A.

The Under-19s second team had an impressive 5-3 success at Walsall firsts in the ECFA Cat 2, while Hartpury Under-19s thirds lost 3-1 at home to Coleg Menai firsts in the ECFA Premier Cup and the fourths drew 3-3 with Warwickshire-Henley firsts.

In netball this week, Hartpury’s junior teams were dominant. The firsts had a thumping 57-15 win at Hereford Sixth Form in the AoC Superleague and the seconds won 36-29 in the AoC WM Cat 3B League against Hereford’s seconds away from home.

In the golf, Hartpury’s BUCS team lost 3.5-2.5 at Swansea firsts in the BUCS Western 1A League.

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