Month: February 2016

Chris Davies and Ian Kench In Starting Line-Up For England Counties XV

Chris Davies and Ian Kench In Starting Line-Up For England Counties XV

Former OURFC Blues Chris Davies (St Edmund Hall) and Ian Kench (St Cross) have both been selected in the starting XV of the England Counties side who will take on Scotland at Galashiels on Friday night. Davies won two Blues for Oxford at No 8 in 2008 and 2009 and on leaving Oxford has made […]

OURFC Beaten But Not Down Hearted

OURFC Beaten But Not Down Hearted

The OURFC men’s team travelled to Portsmouth on Wednesday night for their penultimate fixture of the 2015/16 15-a-side season with a youthful, inexperienced side to take on the Royal Navy who were unbeaten so far in 2016. The 34 points to 5 final score line was not a true reflection of how competitive the fixture […]

OURFC Squad To Face The Royal Navy

OURFC Squad To Face The Royal Navy

OURFC travel to Portsmouth to take on the Royal Navy tonight in their penultimate 15-a-side fixture of the 2015/16 season, kick off is at 7.15pm at the United Services Ground, Burnaby Road, PO1 2HB. A combination of injuries and unavailability due to academic commitments means the squad travel as one of the youngest and least […]

Men’s U20’s Secure Victory in Varsity Warm-Up Match

Men’s U20’s Secure Victory in Varsity Warm-Up Match

As a warm-up for their Varsity Match to come on Saturday 5th March, the OURFC Men’s Under 20’s side hosted a Loughborough University Academy team at Iffley Road on Saturday afternoon and secured a hard earned but deserved 26 points to 19 win. Oxford scored four tries from full-back Matt Geiger, scrum half Tom Kershaw […]

Women’s Blues Turn The Tables On Cambridge

Women’s Blues Turn The Tables On Cambridge

Everyone loves an underdog! Both Oxford and Cambridge stepped onto the pitch at Marston on Wednesday 3 February 2016 with a point to prove: hosts Oxford to set right the defeat they suffered during the 2015 Varsity Match held at Twickenham Stadium, and Cambridge to set forth their dominance over Oxford since early 2015. The tone for […]

Former Blue David Emms Dies Aged 90

Former Blue David Emms Dies Aged 90

David Emms, who has died aged 90, was a well-liked, reforming headmaster successively of Cranleigh, Sherborne and Dulwich.Taking the reins at Cranleigh at the age of 35, he joined a distinguished group of public school heads who were appointed in their early or mid-thirties – among them Arnold of Rugby, Edward Thring of Uppingham and […]

OURFC 7 Army 21

OURFC 7 Army 21

On Wednesday 10th February, OURFC hosted the British Army at Iffley Road in their annual encounter for the Mike Campbell-Lamerton Cup with the visitors retaining the trophy in an entertaining, hard fought match. It was Oxford that started the brighter, securing possession at set piece and the break down and stringing phases of play together, […]

OURFC Host Great British Brekkie Event

OURFC Host Great British Brekkie Event

On Wednesday 10th February, OURFC hosted a ‘Great British Brekkie’ event in the Pavilion to helps raise funds for our partner charity Winston’s Wish. Head Coach James Wade, General Manager Tim Stevens and 2015 Captain George Messum donned aprons and chefs hats and took over the Pavilion kitchen to cook breakfast for members of the […]

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