Category: Alumni News & Updates

‘I would walk 500 minutes!’

‘I would walk 500 minutes!’

On Saturday 15th May, members of ‘Ronnie Lamb’s Fan Club’ (Emily, Juliet and triplet Jackie) plus others will be undertaking a ‘500 Minute Walk’ to not only raise funds for Alzheimers Research but also to raise awareness of the condition suffered by so many. Ronnie Lamb studied Geography at Teddy Hall and won three Blues […]

Former OURFC player behind England’s success

Former OURFC player behind England’s success

Dugald Macdonald who successfully Captained the OU Greyhounds to Varsity success in 2012, has been partly responsible for England’s recent success on the pitch, with Head Coach Eddie Jones using technology provided by Sportable, the company founded by Dugald and two colleagues.  Sportable have developed and use technology to elevate the broadcasting experience and team […]

Oxwash wins prestigious industry award

Oxwash wins prestigious industry award

Former OURFC player and DPhil student Kyle Grant, founded Oxwash in 2017 and this week industry experts CINET have awarded the company with the Global Best Practice Award 2020.  Oxwash began with a mission to disrupt the laundry industry, and end the irreparable damage to the environment caused by traditional laundries. IN addition on Monday […]

Celebrating Black History Month with former Blue Ali James

Celebrating Black History Month with former Blue Ali James

Ali James who won two Blues for Oxford in the centres in 2004 & 2005 and then went on to serve as the OURFC Men’s Head Physiotherapist for a number of years, before joining Wasps tells his story in the link below: https://www.premiershiprugby.com/news/celebrating-black-history-month-with-ali-james-head-of-medical-services-at-wasps?fbclid=IwAR23GQH-7MTQCHDcn2vxACw9FJIWtn7fPzvxNUYngxf2Q_fjFq6JC7bIY3M

Executive MBA alumni find advantage in tough jobs market

Executive MBA alumni find advantage in tough jobs market

Former Harlequin and England International George Robson, who won a Blue for Oxford in 2018, reports on how studying at the Said Business School in Oxford enabled him to change career post rugby. For the full story click on the link below: https://www.ft.com/content/fcd07207-0378-46c4-bdba-556b9faeb298?shareType=nongift

David Humphreys appointed to Georgia Rugby

David Humphreys appointed to Georgia Rugby

Former Blue David Humphreys (1995) having stood down as the Gloucester Director of Rugby in September, has been appointed in a High Performance Consultant capacity for Georgia ahead of their forthcoming Autumn Nations Cup matches against England, Ireland and Wales. For the full story please click through he link below. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/54523302

Sue Day awarded an MBE

Sue Day awarded an MBE

Former Blue and now the RFU’s Chief Financial Officer, Sue Day has been awarded the MBE in the latest honours list. All at OURFC would like to offer our congratulations on this much deserved recognition of Sue’s contribution not only to women’s rugby but women’s sport in general. http://4theloveofsport.co.uk/2020/10/10/former-england-captain-sue-day-awarded-an-mbe/

Former OURFC players celebrated in Sydney

Former OURFC players celebrated in Sydney

Whilst here in the UK we are still awaiting the return of rugby below Premiership level, on the other side of the world in Australia they have been back playing club rugby since July and last Saturday at their No 1 Oval, Sydney University honoured thirty-five players who have made 100 or more appearances for […]

Former Blue Will Wilson in world record attempt for a fantastic cause

Former Blue Will Wilson in world record attempt for a fantastic cause

UmRio, the brilliant Brazilian social development NGO OURFC is proud to be associated with, continues to try and raise money to feed its local community. While the Brazilian government has failed in its responsibility to safeguard its citizens, the remarkable young people of UmRio have been delivering food and basic sanitation parcels across their favela […]

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