Month: March 2017

Varsity Match 2017 Confirmed for Thursday 7th December

Varsity Match 2017 Confirmed for Thursday 7th December

The 136th Varsity Match and The 31st Women’s Varsity Match between Oxford and Cambridge are set to return to Twickenham, the home of England Rugby, on Thursday 7th December. Last year saw two of the most exciting matches in recent memory, with both Varsity titles changing hands from the 2015 matches. The Women’s Match was a nail-biting encounter which […]

International Rugby Comes To Iffley Road

International Rugby Comes To Iffley Road

On Sunday 2nd April, OURFC will host the students international fixture between England and Ireland, kick-off 2.30pm at Iffley Road. OURFC have one representative in Tom Stileman (St Peter’s) who will be proudly wearing the Red Rose of England. The gates and bars will be open from 1.00pm, reserved seating in the West Stand is […]

OU Greyhounds XV 22 Edinburgh University XV 45

OU Greyhounds XV 22 Edinburgh University XV 45

An OU Greyhounds XV travelled north to Scotland to take on an Edinburgh University XV and despite a spirited performance came off second best as the Scottish University team retained the Widdowson Trophy by 45 points to 22. Team James Calderwood, Ryan Power, Ben Parker, Robert Oliver, Ollie Adams, Christian Holland , Joshua Navarajasegaran, Fraser MacDonald-Lister, […]

Greyhounds Squad To Travel To Edinburgh

Greyhounds Squad To Travel To Edinburgh

On Saturday lunchtime, 12noon KO, an Oxford University Greyhounds XV will play an Edinburgh University XV at the Peffermill Playing Fields, in the second encounter for the Widdowson Trophy, the first ending in a 24 points all draw at Iffley Road, Oxford in September 2014. With this fixture being out of term, the squad is […]

Women’s Blues Win BUCS Vase

Women’s Blues Win BUCS Vase

On Wednesday afternoon in Bath the Women’s Blues brought the curtain down on their highly successful 2016/17 season with a deserved and decisive 27 points to nil victory over Newcastle University to claim the BUCS Vase Trophy, to add to their Varsity victory back in December. Try scorers for Oxford were full-back Sophie Trott, replacement […]

Women’s Blues Squad Announced For BUCS Vase Final

Women’s Blues Squad Announced For BUCS Vase Final

The Women’s Blues travel to Bath University on Wednesday 22nd March to play Newcastle University in the Vase Final, kick-off 2.30pm as part of ‘BUCS Big Wednesday’ celebration of University sport. This will be the women’s Blues first appearance in any BUCS Final since the team of 2001 won the Trophy Competition at Twickenham. The starting […]

Trinity Take The Spoils In Men’s Blues Final Game Of The Season

Trinity Take The Spoils In Men’s Blues Final Game Of The Season

The Men’s Blues final match of the of 2016/17 season ultimately ended in disappointment as they were went down by 31 points to 20 to a highly competitive Trinity College Dublin team, but many lessons will have been learned by this young group of players, not only last Wednesday but indeed during the whole of […]

Men’s Blues Squad To Face Trinity College, Dublin

Men’s Blues Squad To Face Trinity College, Dublin

The Men’s Blues final fixture of the 2016/17 season is the biennial visit to Dublin to take on Trinity College at 5pm on Wednesday 15th March, kick-off 5.00pm in College Park. Whilst he is not himself fit to play against his former University, Captain Conor Kearns has been able to select a strong side to […]

Whippets Squad For Final Against Blue Boar

Whippets Squad For Final Against Blue Boar

The Whippets face the Blue Boar in the Oxfordshire County Shield Final at Iffley Road on Sunday 12th March, kick off 3.00pm and have selected a strong squad as they play in their first ever final. Entry is free with the Pavilion bar open from 1.00pm. The squad in alphabetical order is below. Alexander Agureev, […]

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