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 Roberts and OURFC Captain George Messum.
Pool 1 results:
University of Cape Town 47 Oxford University Greyhounds 5
Oxford University 26 Waseda University 7 (played Sunday)
Oxford University 31 Oxford University Greyhounds 7
University of Cape Town 26 Waseda University 14
Pool 2 results:
Trinity College Dublin 14 Siberian Federal University 3
New Zealand Universities 10 University of British Columbia 20
New Zealand Universities 17 Siberian Federal University 3
Trinity College Dublin 8 University of British Columbia 0