Category: Alumni News & Updates

The importance of education on a sporting career

The importance of education on a sporting career

Join former Blue and now Wales International lock, Will Rowlands (2012/13) for a  FREE WEBINAR today, Friday 10th July at 5.30pm. He will be discussing the importance that education has had on his sporting career alongside the need to keep focused through disappointment and knock backs at a young age. “There is more than one journey to […]

Former Blue appointed interim CEO of Cricket Australia

Former Blue appointed interim CEO of Cricket Australia

Nick Hockley who studied as an undergraduate at Oxford and started at hooker in the 1996 Varsity Match has been appointed as the interim CEO of Australia Cricket. For more details on the appointment please click on the link below: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2020/jun/16/cricket-australia-kevin-roberts-nick-hockley

Former OURFC captain helping to change World Rugby

Former OURFC captain helping to change World Rugby

There is no way that one man can change the course of a veteran and gigantic ocean liner such as World Rugby, on his own. Indeed, even the smallest course correction always appears to cause a furore followed by a vote followed by a rejection, however well meant for the future of rugby it may […]

OURFC saddened to announce the passing of James Ramsden

OURFC saddened to announce the passing of James Ramsden

OURFC’s oldest surviving Blue, James Ramsden, passed away on Sunday 29th March aged 96, having played in the first Varsity Match after the second world war in December 1945. He attended Eton College before reading Classics at Trinity College and on leaving Oxford went on to enjoy a long and illustrious political career, including serving […]

Former OURFC player behind England’s success

Former OURFC player behind England’s success

James Tozer who studied English at Magdalen and played for the Whippets in 2012 & Under 21’s in 2013, is working with a colleague behind the scenes on statistical analysis for Eddie Jones and the England team to help improve performances. For the full story please click on the link below: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/51745646  

Will Rowlands poised to make his Wales debut

Will Rowlands poised to make his Wales debut

Will Rowlands who won Blues for Oxford in 2012 & 13, is poised to make his Wales debut as he has been called in to the Welsh squad to face France in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon in the 2020 Six Nations. Will studied Economics & Management at Pembroke College before signing with Wasps where he […]

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