Welsh Varsity 2019

Medics Varsity 2019

Saturday 23rd November

The annual Medics Varsity is back in Cardiff for its sixth anniversary in 2019. Join us from 10:00 on Saturday the 23rd November as we take on Bristol Medics for the title of champions. This event is for everyone – students, peers, families – whether you are Heath-based or not, so don’t miss out on one of the highlights of the year

#StudentWin: Your VP Heath Park has reduced the ticket price this year to allow family, friends and spectators to attend for FREE! T-shirts and transport can be purchased for attendees at an additional cost.

There are 4 packages to choose from:

  • Package 1 - Entry to the sporting events
  • Package 2 - Entry to the sporting events and a Medics Varsity t-shirt
  • Package 3 - Entry to the sporting events and transport
  • Package 4 - Entry to the sporting events, the Medics Varsity t-shirt and transport

Sporting events

Sport Time Location
Healthcare basketball 10:30 – 12:00 North Hall, Talybont Training Village
Medics Men’s Hockey Club 09:00 Astro Turf, Talybont Training Village
Medics Ladies’ Hockey Club 10:30 Astro Turf, Talybont Training Village
Medics Netball 12:00 – 14:00 North Hall, Talybont Training Village
Medics Football Club 12:00 – 13:45 3G Pitch, Cardiff University Sports Fields, Llanrumney
Medics Rugby 13:00 Grass Pitch, Cardiff University Sports Fields, Llanrumney
Medics Rugby 2 15:00 – 16:45 Grass Pitch, Cardiff University Sports Fields, Llanrumney

Travel and Transport

Where is Talybont Training Village?

  • Address: Sports Training Village, Talybont, CF14 3AT
  • Talybont Training Village is on the same site as Cardiff University Talybont residences. Road access is via Western Avenue; turn onto Excelsior Road (by the Tesco Extra). When you get to the roundabout take the first left and immediate first right into the Talybont student residences. The sports facility is directly in front.
  • For those driving to the facility, the postcode is CF14 3AT. There is limited parking on site.

Where are Llanrumney Sports Fields?

  • Address: Cardiff University Sports Fields, Mendip Road, Llanrumney, CF3 4JN.
  • Llanrumney Sports Fields are just outside of Cardiff. For those driving independently, take the A4161 (Newport Road), onto the B487 towards Llanrumney.
  • Parking is available on site.

How can we get to Llanrumney from Talybont?

  • We have arranged transport between the two sports facilities, if you would like to secure your place on the shuttle bus select package 3.
  • For those travelling independently the best to get from Llanrumney to Talybont is by car.
  • You can also travel on Cardiff bus. You can board a number 45 at the Carpenters Arms to Kingsay Way Hilton GP, then board the 27 at Kingsway before departing at Parkfield Place and walking 12 minutes to Talybont. Cardiff Bus has a journey planner which you can use.

Can we buy shuttle bus tickets on the day?

  • Yes, shuttle bus tickets will be available on the day, however there are a limited number of journeys and seats available so you may want to plan ahead.
  • Only cash payments for the bus will be accepted on the day.

I have selected package 3. Where will the shuttle bus be running to and from?

  • The shuttle bus will run to and from Talybont Sports Village and Llanrumney, Sports Fields throughout the afternoon.
  • The bus stops will be signposted on the day.
  • The last bus will be from Llanrumney at 17:00 and will take people back to the Students’ Union in Cathays.

What time(s) are the shuttle buses?

From Talybont From Llanrumney
13:00 13:30
14:00 14:30
15:00 17:00*

Can anyone buy a shuttle bus ticket?

  • Of course, shuttle bus tickets are available for anyone attending the event, but remember, spaces are limited.

After the event

Where can we go after Medics Varisty?

  • The Taf will be open after the games on Saturday for any players, supporters, or family members to celebrate the performance of all the teams.
  • If you would like to reserve a booth or a space in the VIP room, please contact the Taf on Facebook @TheTafCUS
  • Taf Karaoke will begin at 17:00 and everyone is welcome to join.
  • Juice will be opening from 22:00. You can pre-purchase tickets over on our Bars and Clubs page.

T-Shirts

I have selected Package 2, where can we collect our t-shirts from?

  • T-shirts can be collected from the Students’ Union Hub, in the IV Lounge on Heath Park Campus and the second floor of the Students' Union. Sizing will be on a first come first served basis.

Will T-shirts be available on the day?

  • Yes – there will be a pop up stall on the day for anyone who wants to purchase a Medics Varsity t-shirt. Cash and card accepted and all t-shirts will cost £5. There are a limited number of t-shirts so if you do want one we recommend buying online!

Can anyone buy a T-shirt?

  • Of course, t-shirts can be purchased by players, family members and spectators.

Scroll down to BUY TICKETS. Please make sure you read all collection information and safety guidelines before purchasing.

Behaviour and Safety Information

Remember, you are an ambassador of Cardiff University during this event. Behaviour that contravenes the standards set out in the Student Behaviour Procedure will be reported to the University and investigated under complaint and disciplinary procedures. The consequences of this can have serious consequences to your education or future career as well as your ongoing participation in sporting or social activity with the Students’ Union.

We hope you enjoy the day, but please remember to look after yourself and your friends. Plan ahead. Know where you are going, how you are getting there and who you are meeting. Inform friends of your whereabouts. Ensure you get home safe.

Drink responsibly

  • Remember, alcohol lowers inhibitions, leading to impaired judgement which means you are more likely to take risks and get into trouble

Staff will be on hand during the day to support the event and direct you to the fixtures.

Please treat all staff with respect.


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