Two Brookes students called up to play for Scotland Student Rugby League
Friday, 30 June 2017
Two of this year’s undefeated
Oxford Brookes University Rugby League team are heading to Australia after
being selected by Scotland to play in the Student World Cup this month.
Supported by Brookes Sport
performance sport funding, Jack Elliott (#12, a Santander Sports Scholar) and
Doug Chirnside (#14, pictured) are among a 23-man squad making the trip Down Under, where
they will face Wales, Ireland and England in the pool stages, beginning July 7th
With no Australia or New Zealand
(who have won the previous eight tournaments between them) until the
semi-finals, Jack and Doug will be looking to add a World Cup medal to an
already successful season, which included a BUCS Conference and Conference Cup
double, as well as a first-ever ‘Derby Day’ victory over Oxford
University Men’s 1st XIII at Iffley Road in March.