Month: March 2018

THE VARSITY MATCH EXTENDS TWICKENHAM STADIUM AGREEMENT AHEAD OF 100TH ANNIVERSARY

THE VARSITY MATCH EXTENDS TWICKENHAM STADIUM AGREEMENT AHEAD OF 100TH ANNIVERSARY

The Varsity Match and the Rugby Football Union (RFU) have agreed a new four-year deal for the historic women’s and men’s rugby fixtures between Oxford and Cambridge universities to continue to be played at Twickenham Stadium ahead of the 100th year of the match at the iconic venue. The extended agreement will run from 2018 […]

Oxbridge XV Secure Narrow Victory Over Mitsubishi

Oxbridge XV Secure Narrow Victory Over Mitsubishi

On Saturday 24th March an Oxbridge XV took on the touring Mitsubishi at London Irish’s training ground at Sunbury-on-Thames, the first time a senior Oxbridge XV has played since they toured to Yokahama in 2009. An exciting match saw the Oxbridge team secure a narrow 26 points to 24 victory, before both teams adjourned to […]

IAN WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SERVICE – KEBLE COLLEGE, OXFORD, WEDNESDAY 28TH MARCH 2018 AT 2PM

IAN WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SERVICE – KEBLE COLLEGE, OXFORD, WEDNESDAY 28TH MARCH 2018 AT 2PM

Philip, Pippa & Helen Williams have asked that the above details of the venue, date and time of the Memorial Service for former OURFC player and three-time Oxford Blue, Ian Williams, be made public.  All are welcome to attend.  The 27 year old professional player tragically died whilst training with Doncaster Knights on 20th February […]

Former OURFC Player Takes Rugby to South Sudan

Former OURFC Player Takes Rugby to South Sudan

Former OURFC player Gemma Robson who now lives in Juba, South Sudan, where there is a real lack of sporting opportunity beyond football reports on how she has taken rugby to the worlds newest country. “Playing rugby at Oxford made me fairly evangelical about convincing others of how rewarding and inclusive the sport can be […]

A Fitting Tribute To Ian Williams

A Fitting Tribute To Ian Williams

Clive Griffiths, the Doncaster Knights coach, pays a fitting tribute to Ian Williams, please click on the link below: https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/poignant-words-wales-grand-slam-14416795 A Memorial Service for Ian will be held at Keble College, Oxford on Wednesday 28th March at 2.00pm, to which all who knew Ian are most welcome.

TICKETS FOR THE 2018 VARSITY MATCH SET TO GO ON SALE

TICKETS FOR THE 2018 VARSITY MATCH SET TO GO ON SALE

Be there for this year’s Battle of the Blues as the Varsity Match returns to Twickenham Stadium on Thursday 6 December 2018. Played since 1872 and held at the home of England Rugby since December 1921, The Varsity Match is once again set to turn the hallowed turf two shades of blue, as the women […]

Men’s Blues Finish the Season On A High

Men’s Blues Finish the Season On A High

The men’s Blues brought the curtain down on another OURFC 15-a-side season with an exciting 27 points to 19 win over Waseda University on Sunday afternoon at Iffley Road. With the weather being kind at last, both teams looked to play with ball in hand and entertain the enthusiastic crowd and this was reflected in […]

Men’s Blues Squad to Face Waseda University

Men’s Blues Squad to Face Waseda University

The final Men’s Blues match of season 2017/18 sees the visit of Waseda University RFC to Iffley Road on Sunday afternoon, kick-off 2.00pm, as WURFC travel to Oxford as part of their centenary celebrations. The clubs first met on OURFC’s well remembered pioneering tour to Japan in 1952, the first by a UK sporting team […]

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