Oxford Rugby Men’s Blues miss out on historic late victory against Canada

Image credit: Liam Frahm. Description: Rugby match between Oxford and Canada The Oxford University Rugby Football Club Men’s Blues gave an excellent account of themselves but ultimately failed to continue their good run of form against a challenging Canadian national team, losing 26-20. The Canadians came to a buzzing Iffley Road stadium at 7:15pm on […]

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Fresh faced Blues chase Varsity success

Last year, Oxford completed their first clean sweep of the Varsity cricket matches. Ruthless in the Twenty20; controlling at Lords; unrelenting throughout the 4-days at The Parks; this was a unique dominance – hallmarked by adaptability. And yet, remarkably, this year feels more unpredictable than ever. It is not the first time that the feat […]

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Rugby Blues Appoint New Captain

OURFC have announced this Tuesday (24th) the appointment of a new men’s captain for the 2017 Varsity Match Campaign. Conor Kearns, a 23-year-old full back, becomes the first Irishman to captain the Dark Blues for over 20 years, and takes over from Fergus Taylor. He will be hoping to avenge the Dark Blues’ defeat last […]

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Album Review: Made Up Mind

Uncluttered and with new Motown influences, Made Up Mind is an album from a band showcasing a refined approach to playing the blues. Tough, tight and lean, Susan Tedeschi’s vocals are gutsy and expressive, and the restrained slide-work of Derek Trucks takes your breath away with the slightest gesture. The combined blues-jazz-fusion work of Susan […]

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Pair of shoes for OUNC

However else you decide whether Oxford or Cambridge is best, there is no doubt that the CU precursor gives Cambridge the upper hand when it comes to amusing acronyms. There is the well-named music society CUMS, as well as CULL and CUTE. Sadly the Cambridge University Netball Team, who undoubtedly have the most legitimate claim […]

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