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09 Nov 2016

Oxford make Gloucester work hard for victory

Fergus Taylor’s Dark Blues picked up their best result against an Aviva Premiership side since they beat Wasps two years ago as they ran in two tries in a 14-24 defeat to Glouce...

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09 Nov 2016

Gibson ruled out of Women’s Varsity Match

The Oxford University Women’s team have lost the services of back row forward Anna Gibson for the rest of the season after she underwent surgery in the wake of last week’s 22-0...

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08 Nov 2016

One month to go – The Varsity Match by Numbers

To celebrate one month to go to The Varsity Match we are looking back at ‘The Varsity Match by Numbers’ as we countdown to the Battle of the Blues at Twickenham on Thur...

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08 Nov 2016

Taylor returns for tough tussle with Gloucester

With four games left to go to the 135th Varsity Match at Twickenham Stadium on Thursday, 8 December, Oxford University have picked a strong side to take on Gloucester United at Iff...

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03 Nov 2016

Gillies guides Light Blues to notable victory

Fraser Gillies put the boot into Crawshay’s Welsh XV as he notched 15 points as Cambridge University got back to winning ways with a notable 30-19 victory. The Light Blues had to...

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02 Nov 2016

Cambridge score early blow ahead of Twickenham

Cambridge University Women took the spoils in a hotly contested pre-Varsity Match encounter with Oxford at Grange Road, running out 22-0 winners. The Light Blues scored two tries i...

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01 Nov 2016

Varsity Match Memories: Gavin Hastings

In the third of our Varsity Match Memories video series with Old Blues, former Cambridge, Scotland and British and Irish Lions captain Gavin Hastings talks through his finest memo...

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01 Nov 2016

Marsden steps in to lead Dark Blues

Jonathan Marsden will lead Oxford University against the British Police at Iffley Road as Dark Blues Head Coach James Wade casts his eye over fringe players hoping to push for a pl...

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31 Oct 2016

FIJI TURN FROM ONE SHADE OF BLUE TO ANOTHER

Having won the first Olympic Sevens title with a Cambridge Blue as their head coach, Fiji have turned to a Dark Blue to guide them to their defence in Tokyo in 2020. Where Ben Ryan...

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