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07 Dec 2017

Cambridge Turn London Light Blue After Winning Both Varsity Matches

Cambridge defeated Oxford 20-10 to win back to back Varsity Matches for the first time since 2007. Staying true to tradition this year’s showpiece event saw a host of stars grace...

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07 Dec 2017

Cambridge Score Four to Sink Oxford in The Women’s Varsity Match

A dominant Cambridge performance was enough to see off arch rivals Oxford 24-0 in the annual Varsity match at Twickenham. Tries from Jess Gurney, captain Lara Gibson, lively scrum ...

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07 Dec 2017

The Varsity Match to use in-scrum analytics tech for first time

Metapraxis, the financial analytics firm, has announced its partnership with sports technology specialist Sportable Technologies to launch the first ever in-game scrum analytics te...

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07 Dec 2017

Phillips Bows Out on the Grandest Stage of All

Ollie Phillips has waited all his career to play in the Varsity Match, but his first will be his last as he signs-off on his illustrious career at Twickenham today. The 35-year-old...

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07 Dec 2017

CHARLOTTE REVELS IN HONOURING GREAT GRANDFATHER

The 136th Varsity Match honoured the memory of two former captains who died 100 years ago serving King and Country in World War 1. Cecil Baker, of Oxford, and John Argentine Campbe...

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06 Dec 2017

Where to watch The Varsity Matches 2017

The list of platforms broadcasting the Varsity Matches 2017 has been revealed, covering 93 countries and with a potential reach of 297 million people. In the United Kingdom, the...

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06 Dec 2017

Revenge In the Air Once Again at Twickenham for the Women’s Varsity Match

There was more than a whiff of revenge in the air at last year’s Women’s Varsity Match after Oxford had been crushed 52-0 in the historic first match at Twickenham in 2015. The...

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06 Dec 2017

Seven’s a Record for Briggs

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try, try and try again! Well, it worked for the Cambridge prop Will Briggs. At the sixth time of asking he finally picked up a win agains...

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06 Dec 2017

Elgar Experience Key for Light Blue Assault

Twickenham is becoming old hat for Alice Elgar, although the 22-year-old Cambridge Women’s team’s second row will take nothing for granted when she runs out for her third Varsi...

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