Loughborough Student’s Rugby Football Club can today confirm that Performance Coach (Forwards) Gareth Harris is moving on to pastures new this summer after an eight year association with the University. Leaving to develop his business
Written by Ryan Stevens In one of our last away games for National League One, Loughborough Students secure their third consecutive win against bottom of the league Fylde. With this victory the students have blasted
Andrew Boyce’s display last week away at Esher was a real captain’s performance, leading by example in every aspect of his game, carrying hard in the wide channels, top tackle count as always and hitting breakdowns with real intent. We are in a real scrap to stay in the most competitive Nat 1 league since we joined 5 seasons ago, the on-field leadership from our skipper is going to be key to our success; A.B. has earned the respect of all the coaching staff and most importantly the players through his consistent performances. The lad’s come a long way since his fresher year where his hygiene was a real cause for concern; my main worry is that our history of producing captains who achieve 1st class degrees may be in jeopardy. Keep doing your stuff Boycey!
The cold grip of winter slipped away over Loughborough University, and the clouds parted for a warm spring match between Loughborough Students, and Bishop Stortford. The last time these two sides met, Stortford pulled off a convincing win. But with the season drawing to an end, and both teams jostling for security in the table, it was all to play for.
This month Loughborough Students RFC touch base with placement student Mark Dixon. While spending his time away from Loughborough, Mark has spent his season playing for newly promoted National League one side Caldy.
Props are weird, fact, and George Davis is no exception to the rule. The fine art loving lad who goes by the name of ‘ton – ton’ has been a regular fixture in the league
In the last few closing rounds of National League One, Loughborough Students travelled away to Esher RFC. With both teams positioned in the lower part of the league, a win for either team could help secure their place and push the other closer to relegation.
Returning from a reserve week, Loughborough hosts the next round of National League One against Blackheath. Whilst Blackheath is securely in 5th place, Loughborough Students were looking to build on their fantastic win again the side in their previous away encounter.
Leading invitational 7s team Scimitar Exiles are launching a high performance 7s programme supported by Loughborough Sport under the name of Scimitar Storm. The programme will develop both male and female players at Loughborough. Six
For this month’s alumni article, we touch base with James Freeman, now playing Back-Row for Exeter Chiefs. Even after graduating from Loughborough with a First in Sports Science and Management, James still considers returning back to complete an MSc, which is something Jim Henry is still holding out for.