Rugby League (Men's)

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"Fear Nothing, Dominate Everything"

Welcome to University of Salford Rugby League Team Page

Here you will find all the details about our club and how to become a player for SURL.

Whether you are a seasoned Rugby player or completely new to the game, we can guarantee that you will enjoy playing for SURL. We are a team on and off the field and have regular social events throughout the year. You will meet lots of different people throughout your time at SURL and also make friends for life.

We have highly experienced coaches who have played in the Super League and who also have degrees in Strength & Conditioning.

The club has a very successful history and we are one of the most successful teams at the university. 

Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.

SURL Committee 




Remember, you don't have to pay membership before you attend, your first session is ALWAYS free and you can join at ANY point in the year!

Type of Membership Price Includes
Full Year Playing Membership (returning members only) £80 Club Membership 
Full Year Playing Membership (new members) £90 Club Membership and a Hoodie


Day Time Location (Click below to find)
Monday 8pm-10pm Salford Sports Village
Wednesday (Competition Day) 12pm - 4pm Home/Away Venue
Friday 7:30am Sports Centre



  • We will be organising many different fundraisers and trips out as a team.
  • All paid members are insured on the Union's public liability insurance

SURL players join the North West Universities team 2017

University of Salford Rugby League Club (SURL) saw an impressive 6 players join the North West Universities Rugby League team to play in the University Regionals #UniRegionalsRL North West v North East match on 3rd December 2017.

Coach Alex Davidson, who joined the SURL team as Head Coach in September 2017, has worked the team hard on the pitch and in the gym, and the dedication from the team so far has seen a massive improvement in performance. 


SURL are proud to have had the following players join the North West team after trials:

Joe Woolley (SURL Captain) - 2nd Year Sport Science

Josh Hill - 3rd Year Economics

Hasan Sadrazam - 3rd Year Building Surveying

Conor Mulcahy - 3rd Year Graphic Design

Danny Norman - 2nd Year Sport Science

Daniel Munt - 1st Year Sport Science

Tom Johnson - 1st Year Sport Rehabilitation


After a gruelling derby match against Manchester University which saw an impressive final score of 16-36 and Salford moving to the top of the BUCS Northern 2A League; the lads went on to play 4 days later at the Kingston Park Stadium in Newcastle. 

The North East took the lead at the start of the first half 10-0, with North West making sure to see the half out with scores on the board at 22-6.  After a big drive in the last 40 minutes and North West scoring 3 tries and 2 conversions, the scores were tied at 22-22.  In the dying minutes, Zac Hartley placed a cheeky drop goal from just inside the North East half giving the North West the victory at 23-22.

Make sure to check out the club on @SalfordUniRL 

Alex Davidson & Mark Williams (our coaches) picture with them at Kingston Park stadium in Newcastle taken after the game.

Club History
  • In the 2015/2016 Salford University took on 5 teams in the BUCS Northern 2A. Playing against these teams did not come easy in some games but we came through it at the end with a leage winners trophy!
  • 2017/18 - North West Universities Rugby League team honours.

Joe Woolley (SURL Captain) 

Conor Mulcahy 

Daniel Munt 

Danny Norman

Hasan Sadrazam

Josh Hill 

Tom Johnson 

 3rd December - North West v North East at Kingston Park Stadium in Newcastle.