Durham Triumph in Twickenham Final
(29 April 2004)
Durham University have beaten Exeter University in the final of the British University Rugby Union Final at Twickenham.In a memorable match, Durham over came a strong Exeter side to win 31-24.
A large number of staff and students made the journey to Twickenham to support the team. The win was the first BUSA victory for Durham since 1987.
The thrilling tie saw the scores stay at 14-14 for a large part of the game until Greg Irvin scored a great try mid way through the second half passing half a dozen players to take Durham into the lead. After a stunning team performance the victory was sealed with a last minute penalty from Stuart Peel