Month: November 2013

2013 Varsity Campaign Begins Today

2013 Varsity Campaign Begins Today

The first of five men’s Varsity Matches gets under way this afternoon when the OURFU Colleges XV take on their Cambridge counterparts at Grange Road, kick off 2.30pm. The twenty-three man squad has representatives from nine different colleges, with Keble supplying the most with six. This year the side will be coached by 2005 OURFC Captain […]

Blues Squad To Face Sydney University

Blues Squad To Face Sydney University

The Blues are close to full strength for tonight’s visit of Sydney University in the first game of their seven match 150th Anniversary Tour of the UK. With just the away match at Esher to come before the 2013 Varsity Match on Thursday 12th December, Captain John Carter (Kellogg) returns to lead the side along with […]

Oxford University 34 Sydney University 24

Oxford University 34 Sydney University 24

On a cold but still night at Iffley Road, Oxford overcame stern opposition from Sydney University to secure a good victory by 34 points to 24. Despite having only touched down in ten UK a little over 24 hours previously it was the Aussies who started much the brighter and opened the scoring after just […]

Sydney University Set To Bring Australian Heat To Oxford

Sydney University Set To Bring Australian Heat To Oxford

Sydney University Football Club is marking its one hundred and fiftieth year with a seven game tour of the UK and Ireland. The Australians will run out at Iffley Road to play the Blues on 25 November (kick off 1915). After enjoying one of their finest domestic seasons to date, Sydney University will travel to […]

Blues Secure 9th Consecutive Win Over The Major Stanley’s XV

Blues Secure 9th Consecutive Win Over The Major Stanley’s XV

The Blues won their 9th consecutive Major Stanley’s Match with a convincing performance to register a 40 points to 14 victory on Wednesday afternoon. Try scorers for OURFC were right wing Henry Hughes (Magdalen) with two on his return to the Blurs side following injury, full-back/fly-half Jacob Taylor (Keble) who also scored twice, left wing […]

Blues Squad To Face The Major Stanley’s XV

Blues Squad To Face The Major Stanley’s XV

With just three matches to go before the Varsity Match, the 93rd edition of this historic annual fixture between OURFC and the Major Stanley’s XV carries great significance for the 2013 Blues squad.  With places all over the park still up for grabs, it is another opportunity for players to put down a marker and […]

Greyhounds Squad To Face Richmond Saxons

Greyhounds Squad To Face Richmond Saxons

The following players have been selected for the Greyhounds v Richmond Saxons on Saturday 16th November 2013 Sam Arras, Sam Bainbridge, Daniel Barnes, Harry Beale, Philip Bell, Oakley Cox, John Davidson, Fraser Heathcote, Henry Hughes, Marcus-Alexander Neil, William Obree, Pietie Olivier, Steven Patch, Guy Western, James Wisson

Blues v Russia – Home Friendly on 10 Nov 2013

Blues v Russia – Home Friendly on 10 Nov 2013

The Blues take on Russia on Sunday afternoon in what will arguably be their toughest test of the season, as they continue their preparations towards the 2013 Varsity Match on Thursday 12th December. Captain John Carter and head coach James Wade have the luxury of being able to select from an almost completely fit senior […]

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