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UKAF women's rugby league beaten by students in Presidents Cup decider

Watch: UK Armed Forces women beaten by England Students in the final match of the President's Cup.

The women's UK Armed Forces rugby league team have been beaten by England Students in the deciding match of the 2023 President's Cup competition.

Their 8-48 defeat against England Universities ended the military side's hopes of winning the President's Cup after they had beaten GB Teachers 14-10 in their first fixture. 

England Universities' win against UKAF Women and their 36-0 win against GB Teachers sees the students win the 2023 President's Cup.

The game began with plenty of back and forth play between UKAF and the student side, as the students bagged the first try of the game. 

UKAF responded with a try by the Army's Isabel Bibby with her Army teammate Kaiya Glynn hitting the post on the conversion. 

Dual-code England international Carrie Roberts scored UKAF's second try after powering through the student defence to dot over the line. 

The student side, many of whom play for professional clubs, played brilliantly to gain a 8-28 lead by half-time.

They returned for the second half much as they ended the first half to beat the UKAF women 8-48 come full time and win the President's Cup. 

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