Rugby at Keele

Love Rugby? Want to play at university? Want a positive and high quality experience?

Through our growing partnership with the RFU we have been granted funding for the role of Rugby Development officer to lead our Rugby experience at Keele, ensuring high quality coaching and opportunities, as well as rugby for new players.

This position is dedicated to ensuring your rugby experience at Keele is excellent. The role will focus on development of the clubs, retention of new players and recreational opportunities for all abilities. Ensuring that with Rugby at Keele there is something for everyone.

To find out more about our Rugby offer, please contact Rich Thomas:

Our Rugby programme is always developing to provide the absolute best experience for our students.

We have competitive sides for both Men and Women, with both teams being part of our Strength and Conditioning programme and competing in weekly BUCS matches. The clubs have built a fantastic community that balances competition, social and charitable elements.

We also run a weekly Touch session, casual and friendly, perfect for those wanting to give rugby a go or try something new and have a competitive Touch Rugby team!

Our lead on help our Rugby programme grow is Rich Thomas, Rugby Development Officer.

Any questions about how to get involved, please check out our Facebook page: or contact Rich: