On the weekend of 22nd/23rd August the Rugby World Cup was in Oxford as part of the Trophy Tour in advance of RWC 2015 commencing on Friday 18th September at Twickenham Stadium. Oxford University RFU and Oxfordshire RFU worked together on two events over the weekend to celebrate the cup being in Oxford.
On Saturday night there was a RWC Volunteers Dinner at St Hugh’s College where club members from throughout the county attended as a reward for their volunteering efforts; over 160 guests were entertained by guest speakers Jeff Probyn and Brendan Mullin and enjoyed a memorable evening.
On Sunday South Parks hosted ‘Rugby in the Parks’, where over 2000 people attended to take part in various rugby activities or to have their photo taken with the Rugby World Cup. For more information on the event and photos, please click on the link below: