Welcome to Rugby Union (w)
Rugby Union (W)
Women's Rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. It's great for fitness and is also one of the most social sports on campus.
The LUU Women’s Rugby Club welcome players of all abilities even if you’ve never picked up a rugby ball before – many of the club’s best players were complete novices when they arrived in Leeds. Just bring energy and enthusiasm and you’ll fit straight in.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Instagram @luuwrufc
The first team are a highly developed, performance team who welcome all sorts of players, new and old. They participate in the Northern 1a league and the BUC’s cup tournament every year. The league involves travelling to places such as Manchester, Liverpool and Sheffield just to name a few. The cup games involve further travel, such as the University of Stirling in Scotland which was fundraised for to cover all the travel costs.
The second team was introduced in the 2018/2019 season and have grown from strength to strength. This team gives players new to rugby union the chance to participate in full contact matches, whilst still focussing on developing the core skills and game knowledge. The team plays in Northern 4a along with teams such as Huddersfield and Northumbria 2XV.
The development team allows members with no game knowledge become comfortable on the pitch where games involve slow and steady contact, with the referee usually stopping games to talk players through phases and techniques. This team is open to anyone and everyone and is perfect for anyone wanting to learn a new sport, or those not too comfortable in game environments yet.
All teams train together at Weetwood Sports Park on the large 3G pitch (near Oxley Residences). We currently train on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights (time tbc). Towards the end of October, Wednesday's will turn into GAME DAYS!!! This is either at Weetwood Sports Park or Boddington Playing fields, with KO’s at 1pm and 2pm or away matches (all transport is included in the membership).
Socials are on a Wednesday night with a theme each week. We start at Revolution Electric Press at 9pm (sharp), then move onto Mischief @ Warehouse. We also have Pub Club after training on a Friday at Hype Park Pub along with sober socials monthly. These have included Pizza Hut, Gravity Trampoline Park and Otley to name a few.