Month: October 2018

OURFC Sad To Announce the Death of Jeff Chislett

OURFC Sad To Announce the Death of Jeff Chislett

We are deeply saddened to report that Jeff Chislett, who won Blues at hooker in 1986 and 1987, passed away suddenly on Friday morning 5th October aged 54. Jeff read Geography at Keble College and on leaving Oxford went on to pursue a successful career in the City and was a regular at both OURFC […]

Whippets Defeated By Strong RAF U23’s Team

Whippets Defeated By Strong RAF U23’s Team

The Whippets travelled to RAF Halton on Sunday afternoon to take on the RAF U23’s on a gloriously sunny October afternoon, unfortunately they found their hosts a little too hot to handle particularly in the first half, when they conceded 33 unanswered points. They put in a much improved performance in the second half conceding […]

Men’s Blues Secure Victory Over The Army

Men’s Blues Secure Victory Over The Army

On a bright chilly, autumnal evening the Men’s Blues secured their fourth win in a row when they defeated a strong Army side by 27 points to 21 at Iffley Road on Friday night. Oxford started strongly and posted their first try after just two minutes when full-back Robbie Fraser finished off a flowing move […]

Weekends Greyhounds & Whippets Squads Announced

Weekends Greyhounds & Whippets Squads Announced

Greyhounds v Birmingham University¬† On Saturday afternoon, the Greyhounds make the trip up the M40 to take on a Birmingham University side, kick off at 2pm. Starting XV: 1 B Vaughan (Corpus Christi) 2 L Wright (Trinity) 3 J Mash (Regent’s Park) 4 Ollie Adams * (Lady Margaret Hall) 5 J Heeney (Linacre) 6 E […]

Men’s Blues Squad Announced To Face The Army

Men’s Blues Squad Announced To Face The Army

The Men’s Blues play their third home match of the term following their landslide victory over the Pacific Islanders last week, when they entertain the British Army at Iffley Road on Friday 19th October, kick off 7.15pm. Captain Dom Waldouck returns to action after a week off and is joined by the returning Ben Ransom […]

Women’s Blues Squad Announced To Face Hartpury

Women’s Blues Squad Announced To Face Hartpury

The Women’s Blues play their second BUCS League match of the season on Wednesday afternoon when they travel to Gloucester to face Hartpury, kick off 1.30pm. Following last week’s loss to Exeter Captain Abby D’Cruz and Head Coach Kevin Moggridge will be looking for an encouraging performance against one of the ‘powerhouses’ of women’s university […]

Whippets Progress to Quarter Finals of County Shield

Whippets Progress to Quarter Finals of County Shield

The Whippets secured a fine 1st round win in the Oxfordshire Shield over local club side Faringdon by 60 points to 5 on Sunday afternoon. Because of the heavy rain overnight and during the morning, the game was moved to the new RFU artificial pitch at Horspath Road – a taste of the future for […]

Greyhounds Lose Out In Game Of Two Halves

Greyhounds Lose Out In Game Of Two Halves

Saturday afternoon’s first round Oxfordshire Cup Match between the Greyhounds and Chinnor was the ultimate game of two halves as the strong wind blowing from one end of the pitch to the other proved to be the critical factor in the home side prevailing and going through to the next round to face Henley 2nds. […]

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