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On Saturday 7th March, the 2019/20 Varsity Match series concluded with three fixtures in Oxford and it was a mixed afternoon for Oxford teams. At 1pm at Iffley Road the Men’s Under 20’s were beaten by a strong, powerful Cambridge outfit 36 points to 10, this was Oxford first’s loss in this fixture having won the three previous encounters.
At 1.15pm on the Oriel College pitch, the first ever Women’s 3rd XV Varsity took place and despite a strong first half performance they ended up coming off second best by 22 points to 10.
However, the best came last as the Panthers produced a comprehensive performance to defeat the Cambridge Tigers by 34 points to 10 with flanker Alex Travers leading the way with a hat-tick of tries.