Sport & Exercise


Royal Bank of Scotland Scottish Varsity Matches 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Royal Bank of Scotland Scottish Varsity Matches on 21 September at BT Murrayfield.

Be part of the Ancient Rivalry

Find out more and secure your ticket at

Scottish Varsity Launch Group Photo 2019
Photo credit: Andrew Perry

The fixtures, believed to be the oldest Varsity match in the world, will see the University of Edinburgh and the University of St Andrews’ rugby teams clash in an ancient rivalry on the International Pitch at BT Murrayfield.  

Tickets are only £5 for students/U18’s and £10 for adults and this year a new family stand offers U16’s the chance to experience top-level rugby at BT Murrayfield for free.*

An amazing experience on and off the pitch

Last year over 10,000 fans witnessed Edinburgh secure wins in both matches in a thrilling afternoon of student sport.  

The opportunity to play on the international pitch really is an unbelievable experience

Jamie Morrison 4th Year International Relations  - University of Saint Andrews  


There really is an unreal atmosphere, and it’s fantastic to have so many people supporting women’s and student rugby

Tayla HammondPHD Developmental Biology - University of Edinburgh 

Event support

The event is supported by Royal Bank of Scotland and is also run in partnership with Scottish Rugby, Campus Living Villages, Macron and PlayerLayer.  

We are delighted to be welcoming The University of Edinburgh and the University of St Andrews to BT Murrayfield again for another exciting day of Varsity matches. We are looking forward to another set of hotly contested encounters and hope that everyone who attends has an enjoyable day supporting their University.

Dee BradburyScottish Rugby President 


Scotland’s universities have a strong, historical relationship with rugby and we are delighted to be supporting the great sporting rugby rivalry between these institutions. Through Royal Bank of Scotland RugbyForce we are helping support club and community rugby at all levels across Scotland and it is great to see this university clash taking place at the home of Scottish Rugby.

Malcolm Buchanan,Chair, Scotland Board, Royal Bank of Scotland


Campus Living Villages are delighted to once again sponsor this fantastic event, supporting our partners, the University of St Andrews. 

Our relationship with the University has gone from strength to strength since first partnering in 2014 to develop homes for the institution’s students, later becoming their Development Partner for Student Accommodation Projects in 2016. To date we’re proud to house 909 students, with a further c.1,000 beds to be developed in St Andrews over the next two years. 

Our UK staff were amongst the 10,000 spectators at last year’s event at the Murrayfield stadium and we look forward to joining the crowds again at this year’s match, which is set to be even bigger than previous years

Lee McLeanUK CEO, Campus Living Villages

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*Terms and conditions apply. Offer only valid in Scottish Varsity Family Stand. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer limited to 8 free U16 tickets per full price adult ticket. All offers are subject to availability as ticket numbers may be limited. Standard ticket terms and conditions apply. See for more details. U16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Photo Credit: Andrew Perry