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    Swansea University student joins Wales under 20’s squad

    Swansea University student Reuben Tucker has been selected for the Wales rugby under 20’s squad.

    Reuben, who is in his first year at the University, will be with the squad when they fly to Ireland for Friday evenings match. The 19 year old 6ft back row from Bridgend, is studying Mechanical Engineering at Swansea University.

     Reuben Tucker

    Reuben plays regularly for the Swansea University rugby team and joined his team mates recently when Welsh International and Swansea University law graduate Alun-Wyn Jones put them through their paces as they step up their training for the forthcoming annual Welsh Varsity match.   

    Reuben Tucker 2

    This years Varsity match takes place on 2nd May 2012. Tickets are now on sale - for more information go to www.swansea-union.co.uk .  The Welsh Varsity takes place every year between Swansea University and Cardiff University. Over 25 events to find the deserving winner of the Varsity Shield take place over the course of a week. The centrepiece rugby “head-to-head” match takes place on the Wednesday evening in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Over 14,500 spectators attended last years match.

    Other sports represented include hockey, squash, badminton, lacrosse, rowing, golf, basketball, football, netball, fencing and an array of other sports including martial arts. This is a fundraising event with proceeds going to a number of worthy causes.

    For more information on the history of the Welsh Varsity event, previous results and information on this years fever pitch battle visit http://www.welshvarsity.com

    Information about Swansea University RFC can be found at http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/swanseauniversityrfc .


    This news item has been posted by Janis Pickwick, Swansea University Public Relations Office, Tel: 01792 513245 or email: j.m.pickwick@swansea.ac.uk


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