This week Loughbrough students travelled away to play Hull Ionians in an intense game. After a victory against Durham on Wednesday, the students were in high spirits to obtain another win. With Hull Ionians playing at home and with an ex Loughborough student Joe Allot playing there was elevated pressure on the students to deliver another win.
Round 16 of the BUCS Super Rugby saw a huge fixture between the notoriously elite sporting Universities of Loughborough and Durham. Whilst this provided 4th placed Loughborough with a chance to make ground on the top 4, Durham needed the win to provide them with a chance of escaping from the bottom two.