Month: September 2015

RWC Fundraising Dinner An Outstanding Success

RWC Fundraising Dinner An Outstanding Success

On Friday night the marquee at Iffley Road saw 500 guests enjoy a Rugby World Cup Fundraising Dinner. Four former OURFC and RWC greats – Joe Roff (Australia), Anton Oliver (New Zealand), Gareth Rees (Canada) and Simon Danielli (Scotland) conducting a Q & A session under the highly polished control of Tyrone Howe (Ireland). Tyrone […]

University of Cape Town Lift The World University Rugby Cup

University of Cape Town Lift The World University Rugby Cup

The University of Cape Town ultimately proved too strong for Trinity College Dublin to lift the inaugural World University Rugby Cup at Iffley Road by 17 points to nil this afternoon. Try scorers for UCT were 2nd row James Kilroe and a penalty try,  with two conversions and a penalty from full-back Paul Cohen. More […]

WURC Semi-finals Schedule Confirmed

WURC Semi-finals Schedule Confirmed

The World University Rugby Cup enters the knock out stages on Friday afternoon following the conclusion of the poll matches this morning. The semi-finals of the main cup competition are as follows: 4.30pm Oxford University v Trinity College, Dublin 5.30pm University of Cape Town v University of British Columbia The semi-finals for the lesser placings […]

Change of Venue For Friday’s WURC Pool Matches

Change of Venue For Friday’s WURC Pool Matches

Please note that the final WURC pool matches scheduled to be played at St Edward’s School on Friday morning will now be played at either OURFC or Christ Church College ground also on the Iffley Road, just a five minute walk back towards town from the the university ground. Christ Church College, Pool 1: 0930 […]

World University Rugby Cup – Day 1 Round Up

World University Rugby Cup – Day 1 Round Up

On a bright Tuesday afternoon at St Edward’s School, the inaugural World University Rugby Cup kick-off properly with seven pool matches taking place throughout the afternoon. The previous evening had seen all the teams come together at the Ashmolean Museum for the Official Opening Ceremony where they were formally welcomed by OURFC President Sir Ivor […]

Blues Start Season and WURC With A Hard Earned Victory Over Waseda

Blues Start Season and WURC With A Hard Earned Victory Over Waseda

​​The Blues opened not only their 2015 season but the first match in the World University Rugby Cup with a hard earned win over Waseda University by 26 points to 7. Waseda were first to score through their No 8 Joji Sato, converted by fly-half Shingo Asami, before the Blues hit back with a try […]

Blues Squad To Play Waseda University

Blues Squad To Play Waseda University

The Blues 2015 season kicks off this afternoon as they host Waseda University in the first match of the World University Rugby at Iffley Road, the match will also be part of the Oku Memorial Day with Kew Occasionals facing London Japanese in a curtain raiser at 12noon. Captain George Messum and Head Coach James […]

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