Month: January 2014

Greyhounds Squad to play Witney in the Oxfordshire Cup

Greyhounds Squad to play Witney in the Oxfordshire Cup

The Greyhounds travel to local club side Witney RFC on Sunday afternoon for a quarter-final tie in the Oxfordshire knock-out Cup for a 2.30pm kick off. Last season the Hounds reached the Iffley Road final for the first time since 1979, but unfortunately lost out to a strong Chinnor side who retained the Trophy, so […]

Blues Go Down In Close Encounter with the Army

Blues Go Down In Close Encounter with the Army

Jacob Taylor’s captaincy began in torrid conditions at Iffley Road on Wednesday evening as the Blues hosted the British Army. Despite the continual downfall of rain and soft surface, both sides endeavoured to play attractive and open rugby. The early stages of the contest saw both sides battle for territory and possession in the middle […]

Former Blue Tom Mitchell Named England 7’s Captain

Former Blue Tom Mitchell Named England 7’s Captain

Tom Mitchell (Kellogg) who played at fly-half for Oxford in the Victorious 2011 Varsity Match at Twickenham has been named as the new England 7’s Captain, his first time in charge was last weekend in Las Vegas where they won the Plate Competition beating Australia 26 points to 24 in the Final. They currently stand […]

Jacob Taylor Elected OURFC Captain

Jacob Taylor Elected OURFC Captain

Following a marathon election on Friday night, lasting over 6 hours, Rhodes Scholar Jacob Taylor (Keble) was elected OURFC Captain for 2014 making him the sixth Australian to take the role since 2000. Following in the footsteps of John Carter, who lead the club for an unprecedented three years, will be no easy task but […]

Message From Outgoing Captain John Carter

Message From Outgoing Captain John Carter

As the outgoing Captain, it gives me great pleasure to write one final message for the program. I have spent the last few years in a highly privileged position – that is, my involvement as a member of OURFC. This Club is blessed with a magnetic force that attracts truly wonderful players, management, staff, committee […]

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