150th VARSITY RUGBY matches at TWICKENHAM
12th December 2019 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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?
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)
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. … more …
TBA More details on Facebook … more …
TBA TWICKENHAM STADIUM extend the VARSITY MATCHES agreement, ahead of 150th aniversary. … more …
What is the etymology of this famous Oxford student saying …
“SHOE THE TABS”
Merriam Webster offer: Definition of shoo-in: one 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.