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Varsity Match 2019

Varsity Match 2019Anna Bidgood (2015, Earth Sciences), Euan Friend (2017, Earth Sciences) and Clodagh Holmes (2018, Medicine) are representing the Dark Blues in the 138th Varsity Rugby match on Thursday 12 December at Twickenham Stadium.

Anna is playing No. 2 shirt and Clodagh No.14 on the women’s squad, with Euan playing No. 1 shirt for the men. The women’s match will kick off at 11.30am followed by the men’s match, starting at 3pm.

The men’s Varsity Rugby Match has been played since 1872 and has been held at Twickenham Stadium since December 1921. The first women’s match, meanwhile, was at Iffley Road on Thursday, 10 March, 1988, and has been played at Twickenham since 2015. 135 matches have been played and Cambridge leads Oxford 62 – 59 (14 matches drawn) in the men’s competition while Oxford leads Cambridge 19 – 11 in the women’s match.

Published: 10 December 2019

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