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Support our students at Varsity 2020: Southampton vs. Team Pompey

Join Team Pompey as we come together and head to Southampton to win the 2020 Varsity Cup on Sunday 15 March. 25 competitive sports now sit under the University of Portsmouth Department of Sport and Recreation, with these teams competing in Varsity alongside some students Union Sports Societies. It would be great to get as much staff support along to the event as possible.

Each year we alternate between hosting and visiting. This year we return to the University of Southampton after being narrowly defeated at home last year 146 – 178. This year let’s bring the cup back to Portsmouth. Let us gather our #PurpleArmy; students will be there in force, Nelson (Portsmouth Football Clubs Mascot) has confirmed for the day so come along with colleagues to support Team Pompey.

The more support we have at an away Varsity the stronger our performances. Previously pitched as a student only event, we’d love for staff to get involved. With limited coach travel organised for students, staff will need to purchase an entry only ticket for only £10. Local car parks are at Wide Lane Sports Ground, and Southampton Airport Parkway train station with only a 4 minute walk to Wide Lane.

You have until Friday 14 February to buy your ticket from


  • Official Team Portsmouth Varsity 2020 T-Shirt
  • Make your own way to Southampton – Arrive and leave at your leisure
  • Entry to all venues and fixtures
  • #TeamPompey freebies
  • Entry to the Official After Party at Mr Miyagi’s and Astoria

For more information, please visit the event page:

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