Month: November 2014

Blues Lose To Esher In Final Game Before Varsity

Blues Lose To Esher In Final Game Before Varsity

Oxford University had a slightly disappointing end to their Varsity preparation with a 36-21 loss away to Esher Cardinals, but there were many positives to take from this fixture. The Blues raced into a 21 point lead after half-time, tries from George Cullen, Jacob Taylor and Sam Peter. But a mass of second-half substitutions disrupted […]

2014 Varsity Campaign Begins With A Loss

2014 Varsity Campaign Begins With A Loss

The 2014 Varsity Match series got underway at Iffley Road this afternoon, when the respective Colleges XV from Oxford and Cambridge universities clashed in the first of five men’s Varsity encounters, with Cambridge taking the bragging rights with a solid 27 points to 5 victory. Oxford’s only score came from right wing Bartholomew Rose. The […]

OURFC Stalwart Sean Morris Signs For London Broncos

OURFC Stalwart Sean Morris Signs For London Broncos

Sean Morris has signed a full-time professional contract with rugby league side London Broncos, following two highly successful seasons playing part-time for the newly formed Oxford Rugby League Club in Championship 1. Sean came up to Oxford in September 2008 after a year in the Saracens Academy to read Physiological Sciences at Somerville College and […]

Blues Overcome A Young Loughborough University XV

Blues Overcome A Young Loughborough University XV

Oxford enjoyed a victorious Iffley Road send-off as they beat  a Loughborough University XV 43-0 in punishing conditions on Tuesday night. The Blues bagged their first win in four matches with an imposing all-round performance in front of a packed home crowd who turned out despite the poor weather to wish the Dark Blues luck ahead […]

Blues Squad To Play A Loughborough University XV

Blues Squad To Play A Loughborough University XV

Oxford University host a Loughborough University XV on Tuesday night in their last home match before the 133rd Varsity Match in December. In a late change to the fixture scheduling, the Blues face a Loughborough side for the first time in nine years and OURFC are indebted to Director of Rugby Dave Morris, for managing to […]

Greyhounds Overcome OURFC Old Boys In Exciting Fixture

Greyhounds Overcome OURFC Old Boys In Exciting Fixture

In a very well contested fixture the Greyhounds overcame the OURFC Old Boys by 36 points to 12 at Iffley Road on Saturday afternoon in the first of what we hope hope will become an annual fixture to be enjoyed by both sets of players for many years to come.  OURFC offer their gratitude to […]

2014 Varsity Match Challenge

2014 Varsity Match Challenge

On Saturday 22nd November at half-time of the England v Samoa International, the CURUFC Captain Harry Peck and his squad will offer his ‘Challenge’ to OURFC Captain Jacob Taylor and his squad to attend Twickenham on Thursday 11th December at 2.30pm to contest the 133rd Varsity Match. Oxford are of course looking for an historic […]

Change Of Fixture

Change Of Fixture

Unfortunately Northampton have pulled out of the scheduled fixture with the Blues on Monday 24th November, but we are delighted to announce that Loughborough University have agreed to bring a side to Iffley Road on Tuesday night (25th November) to fill the gap, kick off will be at 7.30pm. OURFC and Loughborough have a long […]

Major Stanley’s Earn Draw In Pulsating Fixture

Major Stanley’s Earn Draw In Pulsating Fixture

The Major Stanley’s XV denied Oxford University a ninth successive victory against the odds in their annual meeting as the two sides battled out a hard fought 26-26 draw. Captain Jacob Taylor had a chance in the last minute to secure the Blues their first win in three games, but his unsuccessful penalty confined the […]

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