6th September 2023 | By Vaibhav Zutshi

‘New style of rugby’ developing as Zimbabwean internationals boost Man Met’s promotion aim

Pre-season training is a chance for Manchester Met’s rugby team to renew old acquaintances, welcome a new intake of players and gel on and off...


7th March 2022 | By Joseph O'Shea

BUCS northern conference finals to be hosted at Man Met with three uni teams competing

Man Met will team up for with the University of Manchester to host the 2022 BUCS Northern Conference finals day on Wednesday (9 March).  This will be the first...

Helena Walker MMU sports medicine student

8th June 2021 | By George Crafer

Parents, students and fans gather for an afternoon at the lockdown rugby league

Saturday was the last day of the lockdown rugby league. Manchester Metropolitan played Manchester Rugby Club in the final game of the season.  The lockdown league,...

Man Met rugby team

4th June 2021 | By George Crafer

Man Met Uni and Manchester Rugby in final game of Covid Lockdown league tomorrow

Manchester Met sports journalism students will present live coverage of the climax of the ‘friendly’ South Manchester Lockdown League tomorrow (Saturday), developed to put new...


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...


11th February 2021 | By Daniel Jones

England recall big guns for test against Italy this weekend

England have called in the big guns in the hope to bounce back after last weekend’s first round loss to Scotland. The familiar tried and tested...


22nd November 2019 | By Daniel Jones

Man Met clinch extra-time win over University of Liverpool and advance to next round

In a 100-minute thriller, Man Met clinched a win in extra time, scoring 10 points and leaving no way back for the home team, with the...


18th October 2019 | By Max Yeatman

MMU seconds see off Uclan despite some sloppy errors in an evenly-contested match

MMU’s 2nds ran out comfortable winners against the University of Central Lancashire in the Men’s Northern Tier 3 on Wednesday afternoon. MMU scored four second-half...

MMU Sport live broadcast

18th October 2018 | By Lewis Finney

Action from first live broadcast of MMU Sport fixtures at Platt Lane training ground

Yesterday, for the first time, MMU sports team’s fixtures were broadcast live to the public. The show was sent out live from Platt Lane Sports...


5th October 2017 | By nq_admin

Varsity test match for rugby women as record numbers sign up

After a clean sweep of wins in their league matches last year, MMU Women’s Rugby team are coming back stronger than ever in this year’s...


28th February 2017 | By Thomas Walton

MMU Sports scholar Dom Bryan picked for Rugby World Cup

A sports student from MMU clearly impressed coaches enough to make it into England's training squad for the 2017 University Rugby League World Cup. The...


14th February 2017 | By nq_admin

MMU Rugby star, Josh Dean: “I hope to be picked for Ireland again”

Influential Manchester Metropolitan University student, Josh Dean, openly admits feeling “lost in life” sometimes, but encourages students to get involved in sport at University stating...

Wales v England rugby

13th February 2017 | By nq_admin

Wales 16-21 England: Six Nations Match Report

Both teams won their opening weekend fixtures, however, England were clear favourites on this occasion having avoided defeat for the whole of 2016 and claiming...

Sale Sharks home ground

30th January 2017 | By nq_admin

Match Report: Sale Sharks 41-3 Cardiff Blues

Both sides made a large number of changes for this game, with many unfamiliar faces appearing on the team sheets. Ultimately though, Sale Sharks will...


10th November 2016 | By Jack Colwell

BUCS Roundup – 9/11/16

MMU Sport spotlight team Men’s Basketball 1s continued their superb start to the season with another victory. This week they faced Sheffield Hallam 1s as...


27th October 2016 | By Jack Colwell

MMU Sports teams shine in week 4 of BUCS

Manchester Metropolitan University’s sports teams were on winning form again in the fourth week of BUCS competitions.  This week saw the first round of cup...