Month: December 2019

Barbarians and Penguins confirmed as end of season fixtures

Barbarians and Penguins confirmed as end of season fixtures

Please make a note in your diary of Saturday 16th May as the conclusion to the club’s 150th Anniversary season celebrations when the Women’s Blues will play the Penguins in their inaugural women’s fixture and the Men’s Blues will play the Barbarians, both matches at Iffley Road followed by a dinner in the Oxford Town Hall. […]

Tough day at Twickenham for the Dark Blues

Tough day at Twickenham for the Dark Blues

On a miserably wet day at Twickenham last Thursday both the Men’s and Women’s Blues teams suffered their own disappointments in the 2019 Varsity Matches, but both sets of players and coaches can be rightfully proud of their efforts and can hold their heads high as they head into the Christmas holidays. The women having […]

Colleges XV edged out in first match of Varsity series

Colleges XV edged out in first match of Varsity series

In the first match of the 2019/20 Varsity series, it was the Light Blues who grabbed the spoils as their Lions XV beat the Oxford Colleges XV by 29 points to 26 at Grange Road on Tuesday afternoon. The Cambridge side put in a strong first half to lead 19 – 5 at the interval, […]

Women’s Blues Squad announced for the 31st Women’s Varsity Match

Women’s Blues Squad announced for the 31st Women’s Varsity Match

On Sunday night at Vincent’s Club, Captain Hazel Ellender announced her squad to face Cambridge in the 31st Women’s Varsity Match at Twickenam on Thursday 12th December, kick off 11.30am. She has fortunate to be able to name ten former Blues in her starting XV with a further two on the bench. It will be […]

Greyhounds and Whippets squads announced for Varsity and Oxford Derby

Greyhounds and Whippets squads announced for Varsity and Oxford Derby

On Wednesday 4th December Iffley Road will play host to the Men’s 2nd XV Varsity Match between the OU Greyhounds and CURUFC LX Club, kick off at 2.00pm which will be followed by the ‘Oxford Derby’ between the OU Whippets and an Oxford Brookes XV at 5.00pm. Both Oxford teams will be looking to end the […]

Men’s Blues squad announced for the 137th Varsity Match

Men’s Blues squad announced for the 137th Varsity Match

On Sunday night at Vincent’s Club, Captain Ed David announced his squad to face Cambridge in the 137th Varsity Match at Twickenam on Thursday 12th December, kick off 3.00pm. He is fortunate to be able to name twelve former Blues in his starting XV with a further two on the bench, but has also been deprived of […]

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