Am I too old really to join a university sports team?

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    I'm studying at university and would like to have a go at playing rugby (women's rugby as I'm female). I've never played before in my life but I run/keep fit and do sprint training and hurdles regularly. They do have a rugby team there I was looking on the website. The thing is I'm 32 now and am wondering will I be a bit out of place as they all look like young 18 year olds on the team who socialise regular.

    Just wanted advice
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm studying at university and would like to have a go at playing rugby (women's rugby as I'm female). I've never played before in my life but I run/keep fit and do sprint training and hurdles regularly. They do have a rugby team there I was looking on the website. The thing is I'm 32 now and am wondering will I be a bit out of place as they all look like young 18 year olds on the team who socialise regular.

    Just wanted advice
    Just got for it- What can you lose?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm studying at university and would like to have a go at playing rugby (women's rugby as I'm female). I've never played before in my life but I run/keep fit and do sprint training and hurdles regularly. They do have a rugby team there I was looking on the website. The thing is I'm 32 now and am wondering will I be a bit out of place as they all look like young 18 year olds on the team who socialise regular.

    Just wanted advice
    I joined my university cricket team when I was 35 (through to 41) and the only odd thing was that no-one ever seemed to notice! People just seemed grateful for a regular player, who turned up, had a modicum of ability (but not much) and best of all - had a car!
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    (Original post by threeportdrift)
    I joined my university cricket team when I was 35 (through to 41) and the only odd thing was that no-one ever seemed to notice! People just seemed grateful for a regular player, who turned up, had a modicum of ability (but not much) and best of all - had a car!
    ah ok well im a little more reassured now, thanks. Did you do a degree and then post grad study afterwards to be there for 6 years
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    ah ok well im a little more reassured now, thanks. Did you do a degree and then post grad study afterwards to be there for 6 years
    Part time Masters followed by a FT PhD - dashed the ages off quickly, could be a year out somewhere, I was there for 5 years!
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