Rugby league scholarship
Find out more about our rugby league scholarship at UoG.
Here at UoG we love rugby league and want our players to thrive in the best possible environment. We have a strong history of producing very good rugby league players.
We have a highly competitive team who play their fixtures against other universities in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league. Our team are in the highest league, the PREM.
Our team is coached by Jay Woodley who also coaches at the All Golds rugby club in Bristol.
Rugby League Performance Pathway
Players who gain entry to the UoG competitive team will have access to the extra benefits of being on our performance sport pathway. These include:
- Gym membership
- Strength and conditioning coaching
- Training kit
- Sports therapy and physiotherapy
In addition to this, some players may also be eligible for a sports scholarship bursary payment. In order to apply to be in our rugby league performance pathway or to be considered for a rugby league scholarship please email firstname.lastname@example.org stating your name and which sport you are applying for, and you will be sent an application pack.
Meet the coach: Jay Woodley
Our team is coached by Jay Woodley who is a Level 2 qualified coach in both rugby league and union, as well as graduating with BSC (Hons) Sports Coaching.
Jay is a UoG alumni who currently also coaches the All Golds and Golden Ferns club sides in Bristol, as well as being involved with the South and South-West universities regional programmes.
Jay is currently playing for North Bristol RFC and has previously played for All Golds.
Applications for September 2024 are now open – please email email@example.com to request an application.
We work closely with Bristol-based All Golds Rugby League who give many of our students playing and coaching opportunities.
Find out more about All Golds Rugby League.