February 17, 2018 by Lottie Paterson

According to CUHC, its the ‘best day of the year’ tomorrow. Fielding five teams for only the second time ever (they added a men’s fourths last year), its one of the ...
Three St Catharine's will play in three semi finals on Sunday 11th March

February 8, 2018 by Jess Payne

Sunday March 11th looks set to be a busy day for college hockey. Four men’s, women’s and mixed teams have made it through two rounds each to reach the Hockey ...

January 30, 2018 by Steve Clarke

Dead language. Dead sport. Dead chat.
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December 13, 2017 by Jess Payne

The hockey leagues this term have been tightly contested. For the Men’s League A, both Downing and St Catharine’s I ended Michaelmas on top. However, when the two top teams ...
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November 4, 2017 by Abigail Thellusson

Cambridge University sport show no signs of slowing down as we hit the middle of term. Vote for your ‘Team of the Week’ here! Men’s and Women’s Hockey (2nd Teams) ...

October 2, 2017 by Lottie Paterson

As the new Cambridge season kicks off, Lottie Paterson looks at 12 of the best from last year's Varsity fixtures.

April 1, 2017 by A. N. On

The multimillion pound deal will help revolutionise sport at Cambridge University!
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March 10, 2017 by Matt Lees

On Sunday afternoon, Cambridge’s Blues Hockey Teams take on their O*ford counterparts in the 117th JMAN Group Varsity Hockey Match. With the big day fast approaching, men’s captain Thomas Jackson ...

March 6, 2017 by CUHC

Wins for the Blunderers, Bedouin, Squanderers, Nomads and Wanderers confirm CUHC's 2s3s(4s) Varsity as the Best Day Of the Year
Bedouwinning: Hockey Women's 3rds celebrate winning their Varsity (Credit: Tom Markham)

March 1, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

What does it take to build club-wide success>
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February 24, 2017 by Matt Lees

This Sunday 26th February, Cambridge host the 2nds/3rds Hockey Varsity Matches, as well as the first ever Men’s 4th Team Match. Come show your support at our very own Wilberforce ...

February 24, 2017 by Lucy Morgan

This weekend, Cambridge will be home to over 20 varsity matches, the biggest light blue weekend of the year! Follow here for live updates on Netball, Lacrosse, Swimming, Water Polo, ...
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February 12, 2017 by Alex Mayes

CUHC’s Men’s 2nd XI – known as the Wanderers – went into this weekend with a huge task ahead of them. Sitting fairly comfortably mid-table, they were to face off ...

February 9, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

Week 3 saw two historic performances, with both involving (appropriately) bronze-place finishes.
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February 7, 2017 by Matt Lees

The Cambridge University Women’s Blues faced Bristol University 1s in their first away game of 2017, and were relieved to come out with a deserved three points after a scrabbling ...
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February 1, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

As we build towards the big varsity weekends, we caught up with two freshers in the Hockey club to see how they were finding training, away matches at Exeter and Cindies!
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January 31, 2017 by Olivia Shears

University Sport, Cambridge City Hockey Club and CUHC reveal plans for two new all-weather pitches at Wilberforce Road

January 24, 2017 by Olivia Shears

CUHC's Women's Blues came out with a hard-fought 1-1 draw against OUHC in their home BUCS fixture
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December 20, 2016 by Olivia Shears

A big old goal difference of 19.
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December 20, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

An impressive 18 wins!
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December 12, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Eleven – that mysterious number that always pops up in sports. It has belonged to many a famous sportsperson, including football legend Ryan Giggs, basketball giant Yao Ming, and welsh rugby ...

November 21, 2016 by Eleni Pahita

Following a great season for the handball teams last year, with the men’s team winning Varsity and the women’s team winning the plate finals of the University Championships, there are ...
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November 12, 2016 by Matt Lees

Final Score: 1: 1 CUHC Women’s Blues faced Cardiff 1sts on Wednesday, aiming to consolidate their place among the strongest teams in BUCS South A. With Cardiff struggling at the ...
The victorious Blues squad from Wednesday.

November 4, 2016 by Erik Sullivan

Wednesday saw three teams of Light Blues take on the Other Place. All three returned with their heads held high.
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October 29, 2016 by Olivia Shears

Women’s Blues 1-0 Bristol After losing out to Bath 1s last week, the CUHC Women’s Blues were keen to show that they have what it takes to be one of ...

October 29, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Roll up, roll up, it's Team Of The Week time!

October 28, 2016 by Charlotte Frost and Olivia Shears

Kit secretaries everywhere take note, here is the low down on the 5 best pieces of sports stash that you’ll see around Cambridge.

October 25, 2016 by Sally Bradley

All you need to know about the 2016/17 Ospreys Committee!

October 24, 2016 by Duke

Batting For Both Teams is back! Our columnist Duke takes a look at why governing bodies struggle to promote change within their sports.

October 21, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Week 2 brought with it some more fantastic results - which team performed best?

October 16, 2016 by Erik Sullivan

Cambridge University Women’s Blues 2 – 1 Oxford University Women’s Blues Having been promoted to South Prem last season, the Women’s Blues made an excellent start to their BUCS campaign ...

October 13, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Who has hit the ground running in Week 1 of Michaelmas term? Vote here!
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May 12, 2016 by Richard Ollington

The finalists have been announced, who do you think deserves it?
CUAC, like the Ospreys, is still going strong to this day

May 5, 2016 by The Blues Team, collated by Anni Bates

The Women’s team is going for their 4th Varsity win in a row. Here’s how the team stacks up.

March 31, 2016 by Ospreys

The finalists have been announced, who do you think deserves it?

March 29, 2016 by Ospreys

The finalists have been announced, who do you think deserves it?
Varsity Live blogging

March 4, 2016 by Izhan Khan

More live action! Stay up to date with all the Varsity Matches courtesy of the Blue Bird!
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March 4, 2016 by Izhan Khan

VOTE NOW - Which Varsity promo video is the best?
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February 29, 2016 by Richard Ollington

Roundup of the year so far - who is sportiest?

February 29, 2016 by Izhan Khan

With the Varsity match less than a week away, the CUHC squads have been busy...making promo videos. Watch them both and let us know which is better!

February 24, 2016 by Izhan Khan

The Blues squads have been announced; find out who made the cut!
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February 20, 2016 by CUHC

It's the biggest weekend of the year for CUHC 2s/3s - find out who is playing and when!
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February 14, 2016 by Izhan Khan

The Nomads have now released their Promo Video! But what we want to know is - is it better than the Beds video? Let us know here!
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February 6, 2016 by Izhan Khan

It's Promo Video time! And the Beds kick things off in spectacular fashion!
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February 2, 2016 by Izhan Khan

Find out who will be representing the Nomads and Bedouins in CUHC 2nds/3rds Varsity!

February 2, 2016 by Izhan Khan

The CUHC men have announced their 16 man squads to take on the Other Place in the 2nds/3rds Varsity Match. Find out who made the team!

December 25, 2015 by Blue Bird

Not that you need reminding but it's Christmas. Take a look and find our "gift" to you
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December 21, 2015 by Richard Ollington

Day 21 reflects on a fun fact about 21 years of the Hockey Varsity Match
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December 18, 2015 by Richard Ollington

Day 18 and we take a look at the history of the Cambridge Varsity Match
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December 8, 2015 by Richard Ollington

On Day 8, we take a look at Jamie Giddins and the multiple sports he plays
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 1991 Oxford V Cambridge Boat Race.the Triumphant Oxford Crew Led By Rupert Obholzer (frizzy-haired -right) And Matthew Pinsent (centre With Arms Aloft In Celebration.after The Win Obholzer Caused Uproar By Giving Cambridge ''the Finger''.in 1996 He W

November 28, 2015 by Oliver Garner

Many university-level will have been told by their DoS to spend less time playing sport and more time studying, at some point in their Cambridge career. But how does sporting achievement correlate with exam success? Oliver Garner once again crunches the numbers to find out …

November 27, 2015 by Arav Gupta

Last weekend saw Cambridge's first sports related open day. Organised by the Hawks', Ospreys and CUHC clubs it was a success and a benchmark for future events
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November 18, 2015 by Alice Durrans & Michelle Teplensky

We compare Cambridge University and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) – which system is better in supporting the sporting world alongside the academic demands of the universities.

November 17, 2015 by Leonardo Buizza

The Blue Bird talk to Arav Gupta and Caitlin de Jode to find out about the great new Hawks Access to Sports Initiative.
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November 14, 2015 by Peter Akyol

CUHC's Mens Blues have a huge weekend ahead - having made it to the final 16 in the England Hockey Cup, Havant will prove a challenging opposition

November 14, 2015 by CUHC

Another weekend brings with it yet more hockey for CUHC... here's the latest on what you can expect
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November 9, 2015 by Alice Durrans

Tinder - the most compulsive and competitive sport around

November 7, 2015 by CUHC

A busy weekend for CUHC - find out what's happening here!

October 17, 2015 by Victoria Fernandes

17/10/15 The Nomads were met with another 100-mile roadtrip this week; this time to the extremities of Skegness.  Although a four-legged companion joined the squad for the equivalent fixture last ...

October 17, 2015 by Victoria Fernandes

The match kicked off with the Blues is high spirits to secure a win, after a positive warm-up, music playing, a short ball game and snappy skills session they were ...

September 26, 2015 by Victoria Fernandes

Following an undefeated tour in Edinburgh, which included an impressive 1-1 draw with Edinburgh Uni 1s, Cambridge Uni came back to Prem A with high hopes of registering their first ...
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September 23, 2015 by Arav Gupta

ARAV GUPTA talks about a fantastic new access scheme being implemented by the Hawks' Club this year

September 19, 2015 by Victoria Fernandes

The excitement for the new season had been building over the course of the two-week long pre-season training camp, which involved some heavy gym fitness sessions, stick skill sessions and ...
Men’s Blues winning Varsity 2015. The Women’s Blues also hold the Varsity Trophy

September 14, 2015 by Claire Bond

If you're a keen hockey player don't miss out on CUHC's pre-season training and trials.
Ox v Cam Oxford Cambridge who won the most varsities so far

July 29, 2015 by The Blue Bird

Roundup of the year - who was sportiest?

April 1, 2015 by Richard Ollington

Charlotte Frost has competed at Blues level in both Hockey and Rugby. She tells us about these sports, how she balances her time as well as her views on women's sport

March 11, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Highlights of this year's Hcokey men's Varsity Match; watch here!

March 7, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Live updates on all of the Varsity games happening today!

March 6, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The results are in; congratulations to the Lacrosse Men!

March 6, 2015 by Izhan Khan

It's Varsity Weekend! IZHAN KHAN takes you through what's on and how to stay up to date.
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March 4, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The Blue Bird wants to know which varsity promo video you think is best; get voting!

March 1, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The women of CUHC show what they're all about; check out their Varsity promo video!

February 25, 2015 by Izhan Khan

CUHC have released their varsity promotional video; watch it below!
Nomads Captain Steph Willis is taking this match seriously.

February 12, 2015 by Maddie Skipsey

CUHC Nomads announce their team and show off their photoshop skills.

February 7, 2015 by Charlotte Burrows

After freezing pitches and a frantic first half, the Blues emerge victorious in their game against Birmingham.

February 6, 2015 by Tim Gordon

Cambridge sports teams battle to be named CIS quiz champions

February 3, 2015 by Nikos Yerolemou

The polls have closed and the results of the inaugural weekly votes have come in...

January 31, 2015 by Blue Bird News

During some impressive team performances there were some star individual efforts that the Blue Bird takes a look at...

January 31, 2015 by Blue Bird News

In the first of a weekly series, the Blue Bird allows you to choose which team has put in the most impressive performance of the week...

January 30, 2015 by Rozzie Marshall, Wes Howell

Both the men's and women's hockey teams cruised past Nottingham Trent in some style
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January 19, 2015 by CUHC

Fresh from competing in the commonwealth games over the summer Nick Parkes spoke to CUHC.
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November 8, 2014 by Sophie Penney

Win for Women's Hockey Blues

October 28, 2014 by Chris Webster

Men’s Blues 7 – 0 Loughborough 3’s The first BUCS game of the season at Wilberforce road saw an in form Cambridge team take on Loughborough 3’s. The Men’s Blues ...

October 18, 2014 by Maddie Skipsey

With over 100 members and boasting 6 teams, Cambridge University Hockey Club is one of the biggest and most exciting clubs in Cambridge. Wes Howell, captain of the Men’s Blues, spoke to me about pre-season, varsity dreams and General Baz.

October 17, 2014 by Sally Bradley and Wes Howell

Women’s Blues 3 – 0 Loughborough After being relegated form BUCS prem division, the girls hockey blues had a lot to prove going into their first game of this years ...

October 6, 2014 by Sarah Lombard

With the two different spheres of College and University sport, it’s unusual for a Cambridge student to try an entirely new sport at University level. Whilst it’s a great way to meet people from other Colleges, a fantastic tactic for relaxing after a long day of lectures and supervisions, not everyone is up to the additional challenge of learning a sport from scratch. These brave souls tested the waters as beginners when it seemed like everyone else could already swim.