Enjoy team sports but not sure if you want to play for an Essex team? No problem. Offering everything from korfball to cricket,
Just Play gives you the opportunity to just play!
The Students' Union's Essex Blades are our sports teams who compete
in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) events.
Over 50 clubs and teams
Kitted out in the county colours of red and black, there are more than 50 Essex Blades sports
clubs and teams. From ultimate frisbee to football, and from table tennis to trampolining, there is plenty to choose from.
However if you can’t find what you’re looking for and want to start a new club, please email the Student Activities office at
Most Essex Blades club memberships, match fees and travel expenses for BUCS events are free for Essex students, giving you the opportunity to shine.