Tag: rugby

Does DMU Have Home Advantage?

Does DMU have a home advantage? The Stats De Montfort University prides itself on being heavy involved in the university sporting world, with millions invested into different sites around the city, including £1 million spent on the watershed and £2...

/ 18th March 2017

DMU men’s rugby win Midlands Cup Final against Northampton

DMU were in excellent company yesterday with a large crowd on the sidelines including the rest of the rugby club. Also present was Dominic Shellard, De Montfort’s Vice Chancellor and Matt Hampson, Former England under21 and Leicester Tigers prop and...

/ 9th March 2017

DMU Rugby 2nds try to beat Wolves!

Having played Wolverhampton 2nds last year, the existing DMU 2nds knew that they would be facing a strong, well organised team. DMU were able to maintain good territory in the first 20 minutes but found themselves 14 points down due...

/ 4th November 2015

DMU students Get Busy Living with Matt Hampson

DMU has recently played host to the inspirational Matt Hampson giving his Get Busy Living talk. Matt was able to draw a large crowd on October 27 to listen to his motivational talk on his life and his charity the...

/ 30th October 2015

Spotlight on Sport: Men’s Rugby

Spotlight on Sport: Men’s Rugby DMU rugby, also known as ‘the demons’, competes in the Official BUCS league each week. Within the leagues we currently have both a first and second team and we are currently in the process of...

/ 23rd September 2015

DMU have the edge for Varsity Rugby

A traditional drinking ban on DMU’s varsity rugby players will give them the edge over bitter rivals, University of Leicester, claims chairman Chris Mutton. Chris, aiming for a victory in his final year at DMU, also believes a series of...

/ 17th March 2015

Leicester: The New Sporting Capital of the UK?

National and international success for Leicester’s professional sports team in the past 18 months has put it Leicester on the map. But how will it reflect on DMU? The recent promotion of Leicester City FC into the Premier League will...

/ 29th October 2014