“In 1823, William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball in his arms and ran with it. And for the next 156 years forwards have been trying to work out why.”
Sir Tasker Watkins (1979)
The National Association of Medical Schools (NAMS) Rugby Union Cup is the competition that provides an opportunity for all of the Medical School Rugby Clubs to compete against one another.
It currently consists of 17 sides from around England and Wales, and is still growing as a competition. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the competition, with hopes that this will be one of the best years yet, with the standard of Medics Rugby improving hugely year on year.
This year's Cup finalist have already been decided and it's
Cardiff Medicals RFC vs Nottingham Medics RFC
Kick off will be at 3pm.
This is a mouth watering encounter, with Cardiff Medicals proving to be consistent finalists and winners over meany season.
Cardiff Medicals RFC - Profile
We have a proud 107 year history and a tradition of top quality, free flowing rugby.
We welcome any student wishing to play, mainly drawing on Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, and Nursing students.
Our WRU status allows us to compete in the Welsh Cup, giving us the opportunity to try our hand at a different brand of rugby, and export our own, something very valuable to us.
NAMS Winners; 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017
Nottingham Medics RFC
Nottingham Medics RUFC is an established club with a playing history and alumni network stretching back decades. We have vibrant sporting and social calendars which support a close-knit society, eager to welcome new members.
Appearing in the Plate final two season ago, Nottingham Medics will be aiming for a famous Cup win at Clifton.
The Plate finalist are to be decided and this webpage will be updated asap.
##### Plate Finalists Now Confirmed #####
Bristol Medics vs Keele Medics
Updated 21:29 - 25 Feb 2018 by Roger Bealing