Sailing: National Qualifiers

At Draycote Water near Warwick, Oxford University Yacht Club competed in the regional qualification stages of this year’s BUCS Team-Racing Championships. These qualifiers mark the beginning of an exciting season for Oxford, whose Blues team have won Gold in the national BUCS Team-Racing Championships twice in the last four years. Arriving on Saturday morning, the […]

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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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Kick in the privates for Major Stanley’s

Matt Handley reports on the rugby Blues’ 31 – 22 victory over Stanley’s A match steeped in history provided Oxonians with what they hope will be a glimpse of the not-too-distant future, as the Blues continued their Varsity preparations with a 31-22 victory over the invitational Major Stanley’s XV. Cambridge skipper Rob Malaney brought his […]

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