Men's Rugby Club
As one of the biggest clubs at the university, we have a strong ethos on ensuring everyone can join a team
The University of Portsmouth Men’s Rugby Club welcomes players of all abilities to play in one of their five teams. The club has a strong ethos on ensuring everyone can join a team and play in fixtures which has led to us becoming one of the biggest clubs at the university.
Club membership - 2023/24
You can join our club for the 2023/24 academic year for £145, this includes equipment, fixtures, travel and training sessions.
Training sessions at HMS Temeraire
- Monday 6.00pm-7.00pm (1s and 2s)
- Monday 7.00pm-8.00pm (3s and 4s)
- Friday 6.00pm-7.00pm (3s and 4s)
- Friday 7.00pm-8.00pm (1s and 2s)
- Monday 8.00pm-9.00pm
- Friday 5.00pm-6.30pm
BUCS fixtures take place against other university teams on Wednesday afternoons, with home games being played at Langstone Sports Site.
Lots of our clubs offer Play Memberships, a more casual way to play without committing to a year membership. Most Play Memberships are £65 for the academic year (with some exceptions).
The sports included are:
- Cricket (Women's)
- Rowing (Indoor)
- Snow Sports
- Swimming and Water Polo
- Table Tennis
- Taekwondo and Karate
- Ultimate Frisbee
- Women's Football
LGBTQ+ sports club guidance
We welcome all students to take part in non-competitive sports and we recognise the health and wellbeing benefits of being active. Competitive sports are bound by specific policies governed by the sport's National Governing Body which may be less inclusive. Please find below inclusion guidance for our club.
|Mixed-gender Club||Trans-gender Club||Non-binary Club||Gender-queer Club|
|Transgender individuals would have to fund the required testing stated by World Rugby themselves. Non-binary, genderqueer and genderfluid individuals who are not in hormone therapy can compete for their assigned gender at birth. All individuals can take part in Campus League Touch Rugby.|
Play: Men’s Rugby does not participate in our Play programme.
Train: Partially Inclusive - Non-binary, genderqueer and genderfluid individuals who are not in hormone therapy can train for their assigned gender at birth.
Compete: Partially Inclusive - Non-binary, genderqueer and genderfluid individuals who are not in hormone therapy can compete for their assigned gender at birth.
Campus sport touch rugby: Any individual of any gender or under the transgender umbrella is able to take part in our Campus Sport Touch Rugby League. Please visit our Campus Sport page for more information.
Check out the full guidance on World Rugby.