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Come find out about all the amazing sporting opportunities for our ladies on campus this year ! From rugby to mixed hockey we will be updating this section weekly with all the latest on our wonderful Reading women.

RUKA compete at BUCs XC in Scotland

This year BUCS XC was held in Stirling Scotland at the beginning of February, which meant a whole weekend of travelling and racing. Race day saw typical Scottish conditions with light rain persistent throughout the day. Despite the distance and conditions, the enthusiastic XC runners were deterred, and turned up in their thousands to represent their universities.

The Men’s A-race was first go and featured almost 300 athletes from across the country.

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Head of the River 2014 cancelled

The infamous Head of the River race, organised by Reading University Boat Club (RUBC), is the latest sporting event to fall foul of 2014’s adverse weather conditions.

With BUCs fixtures being postponed left, right and centre, and even the programme for Varsity in doubt, the cancellation of the Head of the River race has come as no surprise.

University of Reading Directer of Rowing Will Rand said, “Currently the flow rate on the River Thames is six times the average for this time of year, and there is lots more water upstream of our stretch heading this way.» >

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Rain affects UoR January sport

A wet beginning to 2014 has meant a series of postponements and cancellations for sports teams at Reading University.

BUCs fixtures have been depleted for the first four weeks in a row of the Spring Term so far, whilst the Campus Sport 11-a-side tournament is also suffering from a backlog of fixtures.

The men’s university football teams are yet to play in 2014, although the women did manage a fixture between themselves at SportsPark towards the end of January.» >

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