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Captain’s Corner: OUAFC

Cherwell spoke to the new Blues captains at OUAFC, Iona Bennett and Roza Bailey who co-captain the women, and Harry Way who captains the Men's team.

Captain’s Corner: OUBbC

"If you're athletic, you can do well at basketball but at the same time there's so much intelligence to the sport, and you can really study it, its tactics and plays for example."

OUBbC: Swishes and switch-offs mark a day of the weird and the mundane

Oxford 101-50 Lincoln Free throws in basketball are a closed skill. A closed skill is a skill that when used, there is nothing dynamic, nothing...

A story brews by the hoops on Iffley Road: The Oxford University Basketball Club

In the Acer Nethercott sports hall on Iffley Road, there are men bouncing balls and talking about ‘the Blues’. They toss a ball at...

OURFC men’s team victorious, women’s team defeated in The Varsity Matches 2021

"Though the weather was soon to change, as lightning gradually approached Mattioli Woods Welford Road, the Dark Blues’ performance refused any kind of change."

Football Varsity preview: “We are full of confidence going into Saturday”

"It doesn’t matter what has happened previously; if you win the Varsity you know it’s been a good season."

‘A far cry from high kicks and pom lines’: introducing Oxford’s cheerleading scene

First of all: do you think people's perception of cheerleading is skewed by the High School movie tradition, or more recently by the Netflix...

Life as a rugby blue: from the Varsity Match to a virtual Trinity

Tell us about yourself: where you’re from, what subject you’re doing, and how you got into rugby? I'm Jasper, a second year physicist at Oriel,...

150 years of rugby at Oxford

Oxford rugby dates back to the sports infancy. As many will know, the Oxford University RFC is one of the most renowned amateur clubs...

Counting Blues

I guess being a fresher means that week 5 blues hit you the hardest. I was sitting in a lecture the other day, a...

Final year blues

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. I’m inclined to believe that Jack would have had a quarter life crisis regardless of the...

Oxford Men win 137th Rugby Varsity Match in a stunning show of teamwork

Captain Dom Waldouck said that he was "so proud of what the group has become, how close we are, how much we care about each other and I think we showed that when we came under a lot of pressure today.”

Football blues take Brookes varsity win

It has been a tough season for the newly promoted Women’s Blues football team. Now playing in the top league in their region, they...

Netball Blues steal crucial win against Loughborough

There was last minute magic at the Iffley Road sports hall

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