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Varsity Night returns to Welford Road

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The next rugby action at Welford Road sees the return of Varsity Night to the home of the Leicester Tigers next Wednesday (March 22).

Every year the sports teams from De Montfort University and University of Leicester in the city meet to decide who is the dominant sporting institute. From badminton to netball, rowing to football, every team has one chance to prove themselves.
In 2002, Leicester Tigers invited the two universities to hold their men's rugby fixture at Welford Road and two years later the women's teams also got involved.
Thousands of students from both universities come to Welford Road to take part and cheer their teams on during a unique occasion.
The 2017 Varsity matches are on Wednesday, March 22. Tickets are £5 in advance, available from the University Shop or direct from the teams. The price is £7.50 at the Tigers ticket office on the night.
Gates open at 6.00pm, with kick-off in the women's match at 6.15pm and the men’s at 8.05pm.