Week 28 of the National League One saw a hugely important fixture between Old Albanians RFC and Loughborough Students RFC as both teams strived to distance themselves from the bottom 3. A win for 13th placed Loughborough Students would create a discernible gap between themselves and the bottom 3 whilst also diminishing Old Albanians hopes of survival.
After an exciting opening round last month, the second round of the IMS Super Series starts this Sunday, with two clashes between the four involved sides.
Sad news since we last spoke, Harry Nuttall has been forced into retirement through injury. As a club man all freshers would have received a warm welcome from Nutts over the past few years.
After a challenging loss away against Exeter, Loughborough return back to Epinal Way, eagerly ready for the next round of National League One, with hopes of escaping relegation.
Isaac Miller, hooker and previous Loughborough Students RFC captain is set to join Worcester Warriors at the start of next season, following on from his year at London Scottish.
Despite the snow around the north and the midlands, Loughborough travelled south to a rather sunny Exeter, ready for our last BUCS Super Rugby league fixture of the season. This exciting encounter could make or break both sides, with Loughborough hoping to secure 4th place and Exeter with the potential of winning the league.
After a nail-biting victory against Durham the previous week, Loughborough Students travelled away to visit Nottingham Trent at Lady Bay. Aiming to secure 4th place in the BUCS Super Rugby, the away side brought with them a vigour and excitement to this epic encounter.
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.
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