UEL men’s rugby club is a competitive, sociable team that train and compete weekly in the BUCS league. In the 2017-18 season the team finished 2nd in their league and made it to the cup final where they had the opportunity to complete at Allianz Park. 

    The rugby team are real ambassadors for UEL and always support other clubs when they do not have a match. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in the club whether that is playing, coaching, being part of the committee or supporting the club with their media and writing blogs. 

    Training takes place every Monday from 7.00-8.30pm at East London Rugby Club.

    The rugby club train and play their matches at East London Rugby Club which is in close proximity to West Ham Station. The club welcomes players of all ability. 

    As a fully paid up member of the rugby club every player gains access to our fantastic coaching programme and the membership fee covers all playing kit, player insurance, match day travel, facility hire and referees' fees. The club also run free O2 touch sessions weekly held on the MUGA at SportsDock.

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    Joining the rugby club was the best decision I have made. It helped me to become more social and to improve as a rugby player. I was selected for the County Rugby Squad and represented UEL in a tournament in France, all due to my involvement with the club.

    Frank Sackey,

    Rugby club

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