Find out all the results of BUCS Big Wednesday 2024, the largest annual multi-sport event in the UK’s university sporting calendar.

Among the thousands of university sport teams competing in the BUCS leagues each year, only the very best advance to the prestigious BUCS Big Wednesday finals.

For the student-athletes that make it, competing in one of the biggest events on the UK university sporting calendar is a truly special opportunity to compete alongside some of the country’s most talented athletes and proudly represent their universities on a grand stage.

Over 24 action-packed hours of university sport, 57 national titles were won as BUCS Big Wednesday once again provided us with yet another incredible display of talent, determination, and sportsmanship across 16 different sports.

In this blog, we celebrate the university sports teams who achieved national titles by highlighting every result from BUCS Big Wednesday 2024.

BUCS Big Wednesday – The Results

BUCS Big Wednesday – The Results

Read on to find out which universities came out on top in this year’s thrilling event.

American Football

Trophy Exeter 36-27 Nottingham Trent
Championship UWE 52-0 Durham


Women’s Trophy Edinburgh beat Nottingham 2
Men’s Trophy Loughborough 2’s beat Nottingham 2’s
Women’s Championship Loughborough beat Derby
Men’s Championship Loughborough beat Warwick


Women’s Trophy Loughborough 2’s 68 – 49 Oxford
Men’s Trophy Manchester Met 71-58 Loughborough 2’s
Women’s Championship Durham 88-67 Essex
Men’s Championship Loughborough 77-75 UEL


Women’s Trophy King’s College 129-114 Nottingham
Men’s Trophy Warwick 127-124 Nottingham 2
Women’s Championship Edinburgh 128-124 Oxford
Men’s Championship Durham 112-111 Nottingham


Women’s Trophy Sheffield 5-4 (AET) Exeter
Men’s Trophy Cardiff Met 2’s 2-1 Birmingham
Women’s Championship Loughborough 1-1 (3-1 pens) Durham
Men’s Championship Hartpury 1-0 Chichester


Women’s Vase Nottingham Trent 2-0 Newcastle
Men’s Vase Nottingham 2’s 3-2 Exeter 2’s
Women’s Trophy Edinburgh 2’s 3-0 Bournemouth
Men’s Trophy Exeter 3’s 3-3 (penalty flicks) Durham 3’s
Women’s Championship Nottingham 2-0 Birmingham
Men’s Championship Exeter 2-1 Durham


Women’s Trophy Exeter 2’s 13-10 Durham 2’s
Men’s Trophy Leeds 7-6 Sussex
Women’s Championship Durham 13-8 Nottingham
Men’s Championship Nottingham Trent 8-6 Nottingham


Women’s Trophy Bath 2’s 64 – 55 Leeds Beckett
Women’s Championship Loughborough 56 – 37 Hertfordshire

Rugby League

Men’s Trophy Northumbria 2’s 10 – 6 Loughborough
Men’s Championship Northumbria 34 – 0 Leeds Beckett

Rugby Union

Women’s Vase Brunel 38-7 Cardiff
Men’s Vase Brunel 38-19 Brunel
Women’s Trophy Liverpool 46-17 Brunel
Men’s Trophy Exeter 36-34 Brunel


Women’s Trophy Birmingham 2’s beat Edinburgh
Men’s Trophy Nottingham beat Leeds
Women’s Championship Birminghambeat UWE
Men’s Championship Birminghambeat Heriot Watt

Table Tennis

Women’s Trophy Nottingham 2’s beat Southampton
Men’s Trophy Nottingham 2’s beat Warwick
Women’s Championship Nottingham beat Nottingham Trent
Men’s Championship Nottingham beat Durham


Women’s Trophy Cambridge 3-3 (shoot out) Nottingham 2’s
Men’s Trophy Loughborough 2’s 5-1 Bath
Women’s Championship Nottingham 4-1 Loughborough
Men’s Championship Stirling 4-0 Loughborough


Women’s Trophy Edinburgh 3-1 Bournemouth
Men’s Trophy Newcastle 3-1 Cambridge
Women’s Championship Durham 3-0 Essex
Men’s Championship Durham 3-1 Nottingham

Water Polo

Women’s Trophy Strathclyde 14-9 Loughborough
Men’s Trophy Leeds 11-10 Birmingham
Women’s Championship Nottingham bt. Durham
Men’s Championship Durham 19-14 Edinburgh

Wheelchair Basketball

Open Championship Worcester 74 – 34 Nottingham

Want to learn more about the different titles awarded at BUCS Big Wednesday?

Find out all about the different BUCS competitions that students are able to compete in alongside their studies here.

Champions Gallery

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Another Resounding Success for UK University Sport

With over 1,600 students representing 42 institutions, BUCS Big Wednesday 2024 once again demonstrated the diversity of sporting talent across UK universities and the incredible hard work and dedication of student-athletes who compete every year.

Whilst the season may have drawn to a close for many sports, the excitement is far from over!

With showcase events such as the highly anticipated Outdoor Athletics Championships and the inaugural Powerlifting Championships still to come this year, we cannot wait to bring you even more previews, updates, and roundups for the months ahead.

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