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11 Dec 2019

DARK BLUE DIX READY TO FACE BIGGEST VARSITY TEST

Jasper Dix may be giving away three inches in height, four stones in weight and 12 years in playing experience, but he believes youth can still overcome experience in the 138th Var...

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04 Dec 2019

LIGHT BLUES DRAW FIRST BLOOD IN VARSITY MATCH SERIES

t was first blood to Cambridge in the annual ‘Battle of the Blues’ as they kicked-off the Varsity Match Series with a thrilling 29-26 win against Oxford in the Colleges XV fixt...

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03 Dec 2019

COUNTING DOWN TO THE VARSITY MATCH – THE ONLY GAME PLAYED ON 3 DECEMBER

There are nine days to go to the 138th Varsity Match and there has only ever been one ‘Battle of the Blues’ staged on 3 December. It was the third game in the greatest series o...

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03 Dec 2019

WOMEN’S TEAMS READY FOR BATTLE

Oxford skipper Hazel Ellender has won her fitness battle and the Dark Blues into the Women’s Varsity Match at Twickenham on Thursday, 12 December. The Dark Blues leader damaged k...

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02 Dec 2019

2019 VARSITY MATCH SQUADS ANNOUNCED

James Horwill and Flip van der Merwe used to be rivals on the international and Super Rugby stages as professionals, but next week they will be brothers in arms as they pack down t...

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02 Dec 2019

VARSITY MATCH SEASON KICKS-OFF WITH COLLEGES BATTLE

The Varsity Match series kicks-off at Grange Road on Tuesday, 3 December, when Oxford Colleges travel to try to make it five wins in a row over their Cambridge hosts (kick-off 2.00...

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29 Nov 2019

COLLEGES TO KICK-OFF ‘DERBY MONTH’ IN BATTLE OF THE BLUES

December has always been the month of the ‘Varsity Match’ and as the 15th decade of the annual battles between Oxford and Cambridge comes to an end, 2019 is no different. There...

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29 Nov 2019

ALL CHANGE FOR DARK BLUES IN FINAL OUTING BEFORE BATTLE OF THE BLUES

Spanish international centre Carlos Blanco will get a final chance to push for a place in the 138th Varsity Match when he teams up in the Oxford midfield with Nick Greenhalgh for t...

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27 Nov 2019

CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY 34 – 19 STEELE-BODGER XV

Cambridge made it four wins in a row to complete their Varsity Match build-up on a high note as they beat the Steele-Bodger XV for the ninth time in 10 years. Light Blues skipper S...

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