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Men's Rugby

Portsmouth 1sts Easily Brush Aside Reading 2nds

University of Portsmouth 1st 53
University of Reading 2nd 22

Portsmouth comfortably turned over the Reading mens 2nds in a match that rarely felt in doubt. Inside two minutes they were ahead, through a deceptively simple passing movement which left Portsmouth in the clear to claim an early lead. The […]

Varsity 2013

Men's rugby dominate Varsity finale

University of Portsmouth 1st 20
University of Southampton 1st 6

As the epic day of sports came to a close, the overall tally was tied at 122 each. The men’s rugby 1sts game was classed as the finale to bring the day to a close and hopefully the winner would […]

Varsity 2013

Women's rugby claim Varsity win

University of Portsmouth 1st 17
University of Southampton 1st 10

After a change of venues, the women’s rugby game was underway at the Clarence Pier pitch. With Southampton only being able to field 12 girls, the format was changed to 12v12. Portsmouth started strong, effortlessly moving through Southampton’s defence and […]

Varsity 2013

Portsmouth crowned Varsity champions in controversial circumstances

Portsmouth have been announced as the winners of Varsity 2013, beating Southampton by a narrow margin 140-136 under a shroud of confusion. The result stood at 134-130 to Portsmouth after Pompey won the men’s rugby finale 20-6, with just the […]

Varsity 2013

Varsity 2013 live blog: live updates as Portsmouth win Varsity for first time

Live and exclusive coverage, photos, interviews, videos, tweets and reaction as Portsmouth record their first ever Varsity win in a cloud of controversy.

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