Renowned rugby brand, Rhino, is to become the new Official Teamwear and Apparel Partner of the historic Varsity Matches between Oxford and Cambridge universities at Twickenham Stadium. The Varsity Match is one of the oldest sporting fixtures in the world, dating back to 1872, and Cardiff-based Rhino Teamwear has signed a multi-year-deal to not only […]
Month: May 2017
On 28th May 17 OURFC will host its first Coaching Summit in Partnership with the Foundation for Leadership through Sport. Throughout the day we shall be exploring 3 key topics. – How can we incorporate skill training and development within warm ups. – Using game play concepts to development game understanding. – Developing leadership skills throughout coaching and playing […]
On Wednesday 26th May, Iffley Road will host the Annual Chairman’s Cup, a Mixed Tag Festival for years 5 & 6 from Oxfordshire County Schools.
On the final day of the 2017 Centrale 7’s, the boys put together two terrific performances to beat Cambridge and Tianjin Universiies and secure the Bronze Trophy, the club’s first silverware at the tournament since 2008. Results: Oxford 14 points Cambridge University 5 points (Scorers: Henry Lamont 1 T, Sam Edgerley 1 T’s, 2 C’s) […]
Unfortunately, OURFC did not manage to win a game in their tough pool at the 13th edition of the Centrale 7’s and as such find themselves in the Bronze play-off pool where they will face Tianjin University from China and Cambridge University on Friday morning. Pool results: Oxford 12 points JDC 7’s 26 points (Oxford […]
OURFC return to compete in the Centrale 7’s for the 13th consecutive year, having won the inaugural competition in 2005. In the pool stages this edition, the OURFC team will play JDC 7’s, Paris Universities and Portugal Students.
Saturday 6th May saw the conclusion of the 2016/17 inter-collegiate 15-a-side season as four Cuppers finals took place at the the Iffley Road Ground. Men’s Bowl: Trinity/Wadham 14 Osler House 12 Men’s Plate: St Peter’s 28 CCC/Somerville 14 Women’s Cup: All Saints 10 CLUMP 5 – extra time golden point victory Men’s Cup: Keble 20 […]
Ronald William Poulton – later unofficially known as Poulton Palmer – was, by general acclaim, the most celebrated rugby player of his day. He was born in Headington, Oxford, one of five children of the eminent pro-Darwinian Professor, Sir Edward Bagnall Poulton and his wife Emily. Emily’s father was an MP and her brother was chairman of […]
Former OURFC player Ian Williams has signed for Doncaster Knights for season 2017/18 following a year with their near neighbours Rotherham Titans. Williams was the starting tight-head prop in the the victorious Varsity Matches of 2013, 14 & 15 after arriving form Swansea University, whilst at Oxford he also represented Wales students. For more information […]
Saturday 6th May will see the conclusion of another exciting inter-collegiate 15-a-side rugby season at Oxford University, with four Cuppers Finals taking place throughout the day at Iffley Road. The schedule for the day has been brought forward due to Keble Ball taking place in the evening and is now as follows: 9.30am Men’s Bowl […]