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Season round-up: University of Manchester Rugby League Football Club

Torran Lochhead sums up UMRLFC’s fine season.

Photo: UoM Rugby League Club

University of Manchester v University of Salford Varsity 2018 preview

After a long season, granted high honours, and both neck and neck, the local rivals square off on Friday

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Mixed emotions for the men’s and women’s varsity teams

The women secured a 17-5 win while the men succumbed to a 21-10 defeat

Sussex Varsity descends into chaos

Sussex Varsity 2017 took a nasty turn this year as violence erupted between Brighton and Sussex students

Photo: Harry Newton

Varsity Match Reports: Men and Ladies

The Ladies team well and truly trounced home with a win, whereas the men side narrowly missed out on another Varsity win

Photo: Eve Chaplin

Women’s Rugby dominate Varsity

MMU were well and truly battered 72-12. Here’s what team member Eve Chaplin thought of the game

Photo: davideowen @Flickr

Manchester lose Varsity: as it happened

FT: UoM 5 MMU 10

Varsity 2015 Mens Photo: SPORTManchester

‘Purple and Proud’ – Women’s and Men’s rugby record stunning victories at Varsity 2015

Toby Webb reports on another brilliant night for UoM rugby

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Rugby Union Varsity 2015

The Mancunion liveblogs the rugby varsity matches. The University of Manchester men’s team plays Sheffield, whilst the women’s rugby team plays Didsbury Ladies.

Photo: UMRFC @Facebook

“We’re gonna smash them!” – the men’s rugby team

Harry Newton talks to first team captain James Carding, ahead of the 2015 Rugby Varsity Game this Friday

Ready for battle. Photo credit: Adelaide Harris

Rugby Varsity: This is no friendly match

Will Kelly talks to Women’s Rugby captain Adelaide Harris ahead of the upcoming new-look Varsity match

Can UMRLFC bounce back after last seasons disappointment?

Liveblog: Rugby League Varsity

Andrew Georgeson talks you through this years Two Cities challenge live from the AJ Bell Stadium.