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05 Dec 2018

Try-machine Nicholls going for Varsity double

If you mean to start as you wish to go on, then Bluebell Nicholls couldn’t have wished for a better beginning to her rugby career at Cambridge. She swapped local, parent-clad tou...

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05 Dec 2018

Sophie Trott set for Twickenham farewell

Sophie Trott still remembers the excitement she felt when her father first took her to Twickenham to watch England play Wales in the Six Nations. She was only 10 and couldn’t bel...

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05 Dec 2018

Hennessey aiming for two in a row at Twickenham

Jake Hennessey will hope to continue what looks like being a hugely promising rugby career with a second straight Varsity Match win at Twickenham  The Cambridge centre became a Li...

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04 Dec 2018

Nikki O’Donnell set to referee 30th anniversary of the Women’s Varsity Match

Nikki O’Donnell will come into her first Women’s Varsity Match very much on a high having last month taken charge of her first senior international fixture between Wales and So...

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04 Dec 2018

Owens set for Varsity Match debut at Twickenham

Nigel Owens MBE will add another big rugby occasion to his world record breaking CV when he makes his debut in the men’s Varsity Match at Twickenham on Thursday (kick-off 3.00pm)...

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03 Dec 2018

Robson ready for Twickenham showdown

As a former professional player who made more than 200 appearances for Harlequins and also represented England, George Robson knows a thing or two about rugby at the elite level. B...

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03 Dec 2018

30 years of the Women’s Varsity Match

As with so many great British sporting ideas, the plans for the Women’s Varsity Match were first made during a late night drinking session at a pub. Oxford judo Blue Heather Bunt...

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26 Nov 2018

Teams named for the 137th Men’s Varsity Match

Former England and Harlequins lock George Robson will return to Twickenham on Thursday, 6 December, when he makes his Varsity Match debut for Oxford University at the age of 33. Ro...

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26 Nov 2018

Teams named for the 30th anniversary of the Women’s Varsity Match

Cambridge University women’s captain Kate Marks has picked 10 of her team mates from last season’s big win over arch-rivals Oxford to join her at Twickenham for the Women’s V...

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