Blues Bag the Hat Trick

A dramatic second-half fightback from Oxford won them the 131st Varsity match, their third in a row, at Twickenham. Having won the previous two editions of the Varsity match, Oxford were narrow favourites to take the crown once again at Twickenham. John Carter’s side started the match on the defensive, with the Cambridge backs’ kicking […]

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Oxford U21s Victorious at Varsity

Oxford’s young stars took victory against a wasteful Cambridge side at the U21 Varsity match, winning 31-17. The excitement of the Under-21 Varsity game was partly since it acted as a sporting prologue to the main Varsity match later in the day, but the younger members of the University rugby clubs showed themselves to be […]

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Review: Champions League group stage

Europe’s elite football competition retains a unique capacity to enthral, to entertain, and to provide a story. Theoretically, nothing too grand was at stake on the final evening of the Champions League group stage: Bayern Munich and Valencia had already qualified from group F, and Shakhtar Donetsk, Barcelona, and Manchester United were guaranteed to join […]

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Sublime netballers defeat Loughborough in perfect win

Arriving inside the national netball centre at Loughborough University is arriving at netball heaven. Glistening sprung floored courts stretch far into the distance, whilst small armies of clipboard wielding physios, performance analysts and coaches stomp about in extravagant stash. You will not be surprised to hear that the Loughborough teams are very good and when […]

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