Event Details

Varsity Cup 2018 - #TeamSoton vs. #TeamPompey

Ticket sales close on Monday 19th February at Midday. There will be no tickets available after this time. The deadline allows us to ensure enough coaches and T-shirts are booked.

This year, the annual Varsity Cup tournament is hosted by the University of Southampton Students’ Union at various venues across Southampton, including Wide Lane and parts of Highfield Campus.

Portsmouth won the cup for the first time in 2013, can we do it again in 2018? Come with your enthusiastic cheers - do not underestimate the power of team support! Energise Team Pompey to win Varsity Cup 2018!

Both players and spectators must buy tickets to gain entry to all fixtures.

The Official Team Portsmouth Varsity 2018 T-Shirt is your entry to all fixtures and venues. Keep it safe! The coach travel wristband is your travel ticket to and from Varsity. Keep it safe!

Fixtures and more details will be announced on our Facebook event.

£13.50 ticket includes:

  • Official Team Portsmouth Varsity 2018 T-Shirt
  • Coach travel wristband to and from Southampton, departing from the Union on Cambridge Road
  • Entry to the official after-party at Astoria (exact times of entry TBC)

£10 ticket includes:

  • Official Team Portsmouth Varsity 2018 T-Shirt
  • Entry to the official after-party at Astoria (exact times of entry TBC)

Ticket Collection - 5th - 8th March only:

You must collect your Varsity T-Shirt from the Union between Monday 5th and Thursday 8th March, between the hours of 12pm - 2pm. Please print off your barcode and bring it with you to ensure you can collect your t-shirt as quickly as possible. If you have any issues please post in the Facebook event.

Coach Departure - From the Union, Cambridge Road - coach travel wristband required:

Players - Coaches leaving at 7.00am from outside the Students Union (Cambridge Road, Portsmouth PO1 2EF) to Wide Lane Southampton SO50 5PE or Highfield Sports Complex, S017 1BJ

Spectators - Coaches leaving at 9.00am from outside the Students Union (Cambridge Road, Portsmouth PO1 2EF) to Wide Lane Southampton SO50 5PE or Highfield Sports Complex, S017 1BJ

Please arrive 30 minutes before the coaches are planned to leave. If you are not here within this time frame, late arrivals may not be able to be transported to the venue and you will have to make your own way there. If you are a Team player, please liaise with your captain to know where you need to be for your fixture.

Return Travel - From Wide Lane, Southampton - coach travel wristband required:

All coaches will be stationed at Wide Lane Southampton between 4pm and 6pm. We will fill the coaches based on who arrives at the coach on a first-come, first-serve, and will leave when full. The last departure will be at 6pm. All coaches will be returning to the Students’ Union (Cambridge Road, Portsmouth, PO1 2EF).

Travel information for £10 ticket holders:

The £10 ticket does not include coach travel to and from Varsity. Southampton Airport Parkway train station is directly opposite Wide Lane playing fields. There is limited free car parking at Wide Lane, and a pay and display car park at Southampton Airport Parkway.

At Highfield Campus there are numerous pay and display car parks off University Road and then it is a short walk to the Jubilee Sports Centre and Union Buildings.

Varsity is a fundraising event for the University of Portsmouth Students’ Union.

Varsity Cup 2018 - Southampton vs Portsmouth