World University Rugby Invitation Tournament 2023

UBC Score Updates and Match Videos

The University of Bordeaux streaming crew had a rough go of the tournament. The weather wasn’t the most cooperative and several of the UBC match streams were interrupted. UBC’s five pool matches are below, the streaming improved over the course of the tournament.

Unfortunately UBC lost all 5 matches but were competitive in all and the average losing margin was 13 points. They’ll play for 5th/6th place against Sydney University in their final match on the 28th.

UBC v Bordeaux

This match video is only 22 minutes long and 14 minutes is where the match actually begins. There’s less than 8 minutes of match video but it does show the final score, 16-8 for Bordeaux.

UBC v Cape Town

There’s actually 32 minutes of match video here, Cape Town prevailed 24-7.

UBC v Atlantic All Star (USA)

This is a 2 hour video and has 2 matches, Bordeaux v Cape Town and UBC v Atlantic. Atlantic prevails 23-8.

UBC v Sydney

Another 2 hour video with 2 matches, Cape Town v Atlantic and UBC v Sydney. Sydney won this 21-5.


This is a 4 hour video with 4 matches, Bordeaux v Atlantic, UBC v NZ, Sydney v Cape Town and a women’s match NZ v Mauritius. NZ prevailed over UBC 21-12.

UBC Name 30 Player Roster for World University Tournament in Bordeaux: Tournament Schedule

UBC are heading to the University of Bordeaux for the World University Rugby Invitation Tournament which begins September 21st. The UBC 30 player roster, along with the tournament teams and schedule are posted below.


New Zealand Universities (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Université de Bordeaux (France)
University of British Columbia (Canada)
University of Cape Town (Afrique du sud)
University of Sydney (Australie)
Atlantic Coast All Star (USA)



DAY 1 – 21 sept.

Match 1 > Cape Town / New Zealand
Match 2 > British Columbia / Bordeaux
Match 3 > National Colegiate Rugby / Sydney
Match 4 > Cape Town / British Columbia
Match 5 > New Zealand / National Colegiate Rugby
Match 6 > Bordeaux / Sydney

DAY 2 – 23 sept.

Match 7 > Cape Town / Bordeaux
Math 8 > New Zealand / Sydney
Match 9 > British Columbia / National Colegiate Rugby
Match 10 > New Zealand / Bordeaux
Match 11 > Cape Town / National Colegiate Rugby
Match 12 > British Columbia / Sydney

DAY 3 – 25 sept.

Match 13 > Cape Town / Sydney
Match 14 > Bordeaux / National Colegiate Rugby
Match 15 > New Zealand / British Columbia

Demi finales – 26 sept.

1st Semi-final : 1st vs 4th
2nd Semi-final : 2nd vs 3rd

Finales – 28 sept.

Match for 5th place
Semi-finals losers
Semi-finals winners

Tournament Website

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