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Rugby 7s Festival

On Saturday 18 March 2017 we will be holding our first ever rugby 7s festival here at the University of Essex. Entry is free for everyone, just bring your friends and family along for a day packed full of watching great rugby, food and fun.

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  • Men’s and women’s open competitions
  • Licensed bar
  • Food outlets
  • O2 Touch DJ bus
  • RBS 6 Nations Ireland v England finale screening
  • Inflatable games
  • Rugby shop and clothing outlets
  • Guests from Northampton Saints

As well as the open competitions for university rugby 7s teams from all around the country, we will be hosting a fun mixed tournament. Team entry is free and all standards are welcome, just email to enter.

Derby Day

Derby Day is the annual sports competition between the University of Essex and the University of East Anglia, and in 2017 will be held on Saturday 11 March at the University of East Anglia. For all the latest information, make sure you check out the Students' Union website.

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