Rugby Union

5th October 2023 | By Matchday Live

Record audience for Matchday Live’s return as new-look Man Met Rugby snatch late win

by Edward Orsborn A team of volunteer student broadcasters and production staff notched up record viewing figures for the first game in the second season...

3rd March 2023 | By Joseph Barnes-Taylor

Landslide Win for MMU Rugby Union

MMU Men’s Rugby Send Leeds Beckett Home Empty-Handed The penultimate match of the MMU 1’s 2022/23 season saw them get their revenge and beat Leeds...

Frozen Platt Lane

7th December 2022 | By Joseph Ward

Matchday Live rugby clash off as temperatures plummet

by Patrick Watson The decision to cancel the rugby union match-up between MMU 1s and University Campus Doncaster 1s at Platt Lane came after the...


17th May 2021 | By Georgina Randall

On home turf: behind the scenes at Platt Lane of the RISE sports broadcast internship

Two journalism students from Man Met have been producing live outside broadcasts of the university’s rugby union matches as part of an award-winning new scheme. The...

Man Met vs Doncaster

10th February 2020 | By Daniel Jones

Man Met through to quarter finals with victory over Doncaster

Man Met’s rugby union first XV battled their way through to the next round of the BUCS Trophy Cup, beating Doncaster Knights Academy side by 28-5....


23rd November 2018 | By Daniel Jones

England gear up for last rugby union test against Australia this weekend

With the World Cup in Japan becoming ever closer, every game is important for Eddie Jones’ men. After drawing at half time with Japan last...