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    Hey guys. Basically I was offered to play rugby for my university but decided to commute to uni and keep playing for my club. So far I've not regretted that at all.

    However, I really think the extra training and fixtures would benefit my game, particularly as a 10 and the facilities look awesome. The rugby side of things looks really well run and I'm keen.

    However, I'm a bit boring in the sense that although I do drink, I've never been into going on nights out every week and I know socials are huge at uni particularly in sport. It'd cost like £50 in a taxi for me to get back and the thought of doing that journey dressed up as a school girl after a social doesn't sound too great. Getting to games and training isn't a problem.

    There's all sorts of different opinions on this but what's the best thing for me to do in this situation? Thanks.
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    (Original post by Dux19)
    Hey guys. Basically I was offered to play rugby for my university but decided to commute to uni and keep playing for my club. So far I've not regretted that at all.

    However, I really think the extra training and fixtures would benefit my game, particularly as a 10 and the facilities look awesome. The rugby side of things looks really well run and I'm keen.

    However, I'm a bit boring in the sense that although I do drink, I've never been into going on nights out every week and I know socials are huge at uni particularly in sport. It'd cost like £50 in a taxi for me to get back and the thought of doing that journey dressed up as a school girl after a social doesn't sound too great. Getting to games and training isn't a problem.

    There's all sorts of different opinions on this but what's the best thing for me to do in this situation? Thanks.
    Not gonna lie, so much of uni rugby is full of lads who just wanna get pished and spew at the side of the pitch from a hang. I was in the same sort of situation this year. Was offered a chance to play for uni 1st XV. Pres assured me that some of them take it seriously and they only drink on the evening but went along to a few sessions they were passing tins around in the middle of training. Ended up playing for my club instead. Some of the boys who play for my club also do the uni team, but they do it specifically for the drinking side since we don't do as much of that.

    guess it really depends on the uni tho. wouldn't totally bin it
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    (Original post by RhyddleMeThis)
    Not gonna lie, so much of uni rugby is full of lads who just wanna get pished and spew at the side of the pitch from a hang. I was in the same sort of situation this year. Was offered a chance to play for uni 1st XV. Pres assured me that some of them take it seriously and they only drink on the evening but went along to a few sessions they were passing tins around in the middle of training. Ended up playing for my club instead. Some of the boys who play for my club also do the uni team, but they do it specifically for the drinking side since we don't do as much of that.

    guess it really depends on the uni tho. wouldn't totally bin it
    That's disappointing, so you don't think it's worth it Rugby wise? would they really be that arsed if I just trained and played matches? Cheers.
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    (Original post by Dux19)
    That's disappointing, so you don't think it's worth it Rugby wise? would they really be that arsed if I just trained and played matches? Cheers.
    I'd say give it a go for a sesh or two. every uni is different and yours might be better than mine
 
 
 
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