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2 GAMES for the PRICE of ONE !!

KO’s:  WOMEN – 11.30am,  MEN –  3.00pm

Thursday 12th December will see both the Men’s and Women’s Blues run out at Twickenham to play their respective Varsity Matches. If you wouldhttps://www.eticketing.co.uk/rfu/EDP/Event/Index/2578 like to purchase tickets or receive more information on hospitality opportunities, then please email ?[email protected]?ac.uk?

TICKETS: £40 each OR £33 each for GROUPS of 10.
STUDENT TICKETS: £15 each,
REDUCED to £10 each if purchased before November 10th.

TRANSPORT: Coaches from OURFC’s ground at Iffley Road ground, £15 return.
COACH TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED IN
ADVANCE at?[email protected]?ac.uk?

The Varsity Match has been played at Twickenham (cap. 82,000) since 1920, having previously been played at Queen’s Club (1887 – 1920), Blackheath (1880 – 1886) The Oval (1873 – 1880) and University Parks (1872).

A day out at Twickenham gfor varsity rugby is an experience that will not be forgotten in a hurry.

SPECIAL STUDENT RATES.

BUY TICKETS HERE [includes group discounts, schools rates, stadium seating plan etc.]
or through the club office at Iffley Road,
… telephone Tim Stevens, General Manager, at ?01?865?432?000? (no question marks ).
… where you can also book cheap coach tickets, Iffley Road to Twickenham and return.
The coaches return at intervals allowing you to travel to Oxford after the game,
or stay awhile and soak up the atmosphere (in the bars?) for a later return.

TBA (some photographs from the 2019 selection supper at the R&C)

SUPPORT UNIVERSITY RUGBY !!

OURFC MEN’S CAPTAINS:

2019 Edward David (St Hilda’s)
2018 Dominic Waldouck (Kellogg)
2017 Conor Kearns (Jesus)
2016 Fergus Taylor (St Cats)
2015 George Messum (St Anne’s)
2014 Jacob Taylor (Keble)
2013 John Carter (Kellogg)
2012 John Carter (Kellogg)
2011 John Carter (Kellogg)
2010 Nick Haydon (University)
2009 Daniel Rosen (Worcester)
2008 Peter Clarke (St Cross)
2007 Joe Roff (Harris Manchester)
2006 Kevin Brennan (Linacre)
2005 Andrew Dalgleish (St Anne’s)
2004 David Lubans (St Anne’s)
2003 John Allen (University)
2002 Fraser Gemmell (St Cats)
2001 Brett Robinson (Wadham)
2000 Jamie Weston (Keble)
1999 Norman Celliers (Keble)
1998 David Kelaher (St Cross)
1997 Richard Maher (University)
1996 Quentin de Bruyn (Keble)
1995 Tyrone Howe (Keble)
1994 David Henderson (Keble)
1993 Chad Lion-Cachet (Keble)
1992 Mike Patton (St Catherine’s)
1991 Andrew Everett (University)
1990 Mark Egan (St Cross)
1989 Brian Smith (St Anne’s)
1988 Rupert Vessey (Green)
1987 Bill Calcraft (Brasenose)
1986 Simon Griffin (University)
1985 Neil MacDonald (University)
1984 Tim O’Brien (University)
1983 Hugo MacNeill (St Edmund Hall)
1982 Phil Crowe (University)
1981 Nigel Roberts (Jesus)
1980 Nick Mallet (University)
1979 Peter Enevoldson (Brasenose)
1978 Anthony Watkinson (St Edmund Hall)
1977 Tim Bryan (St Edmund)
1976 Dugald MacDonald (University)
1975 Cecil Shaw (St Edmund Hall)
1974 Charles Kent (Worcester)
1973 Denis Kay (University)
1972 Tim Seymour (Keble)
1971 Richard Jones (St Edmund Hall)
1970 Peter Carroll (Mansfield)
1969 Chris Laidlaw (Merton)
1968 Robert Phillips (Corpus Christi)
1967 Robert Phillips (Corpus Christi)
1966 Tommy Bedford (St Edmund Hall)
1965 Frederick Craig (Balliol)
1964 Ronnie Lamb (St Edmund Hall)
1963 Nick Silk (Merton)
1962 Joe McPartlin (St Edmund Hall)

TWICKENHAM HOSPITALITY

Despite the contentious name , our favourite local pub is the Duke of Cambridge and they correctly boast
WE GUARANTEE WE ARE THE CLOSEST PUB TO THE RUGBY GROUND!”
and where we often watch the Women’s Varsity Match
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What is the etymology of this famous Oxford student saying …
“SHOE THE TABS”
Merriam Webster offer: Definition of shoo-inone that is a certain and easy winner.

The Urban Dictionary give us: Shoeing, to violently beat another – literally a shoe In.
The Urban Dictionary continues: Shoe in, person,place,or thing that is obvious.
He is a shoe in for the job. The location for her new store is a shoe in.
Their idea for solving the personnel problem is a shoe in.