Month: April 2019

Oxbridge U23’s squad announced

Oxbridge U23’s squad announced

On Saturday 4th May an Oxbridge U23 side will take on the United Kingdom Armed Forces U23’s at Twickenham immediately after the Annual Army v Navy Match. This will be the 10th encounter between the two U23’s sides, with the results currently standing at 5 wins to Oxbridge and 4 to the UKAF. This year’s Oxbridge […]

OURFC Annual Dinner & Awards Evening

OURFC Annual Dinner & Awards Evening

OURFC celebrated the end of another season with our Annual Dinner on Saturday night at St Hilda’s College. On a blustery late spring evening, over 130 guests enjoyed a memorable evening reflecting on the successful 2018/19 season and looking ahead to the club’s 150th Anniversary season commencing in September. Walter’s Team of the Year Whippets […]

Worcester College Women’s Rugby success story

Worcester College Women’s Rugby success story

Women’s rugby at Worcester is a new phenomenon, and it is with great pride that I can say, its really taking off. This time last year a group of girls began chucking a rugby ball around every Sunday before brunch and soon enough we were hooked. We decided between us to elect a captain, vice captain […]

Trinity Term Mixed Touch Rugby is back!!

Trinity Term Mixed Touch Rugby is back!!

After a couple of season’s break due to the renovations of the Iffley Road pitch, the OURFU weekly Mixed Touch Rugby programme is back and will run over the course of Trinity Term. Team registration is open to any University sports teams, College Rugby Clubs, Faculties, Departments and Societies. Please get in touch with our […]

Five OURFC Women selected for Oxfordshire County squad

Five OURFC Women selected for Oxfordshire County squad

Anna Bidgood (Univ), Georgia Ling (St John’s), Pat Metcalfe-Jones (Christchurch), Shekinah Opara (Keble) and Sydney Sopher (Jesus) have all been selected for Oxfordshire County Championship. Their first friendly match will be at Oxford Rugby Club against Leicestershire RFU Women on 14th April. The Gill Burns Women’s County Championship will start on the 28th April away […]

Men’s Blues finish with a narrow loss

Men’s Blues finish with a narrow loss

On Saturday afternoon the Men’s Blues brought the 2018/19 season to a close with a narrow 20 points to 14 loss to the Croatian national team in Dubrovnik. Having  played previously in Zagreb (twice) and Split this was the Blues first visit to the historic city of Dubrovnik, but also proved to be the first […]

Men’s Blues squad announced to face Croatia

Men’s Blues squad announced to face Croatia

The Men’s Blues will conclude the OURFC 2018/19 season when they travel to face the Croatian National team in Dubrovnik on Saturday 6th April, kick off 3.00pm (local time). This will be the fifth time Oxford have played Croatia, the first fixture was in April 2014 at Iffley Road and resulted in a 17 points […]

Three OURFC players running out for Worcester

Three OURFC players running out for Worcester

Three of the Men’s Blues squad from the 2018 Varsity Match are included for Worcester Cavaliers who face Northampton Wanderers at Sixways on Monday evening, KO 1930. Prop Joe Morris, who has an academy contract with Worcester, Worcester junior Louis Jackson (fly-half) and back row forward Sam Miller are all included as replacements for this […]

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