NEWS    ABOUT



November 8, 2019 by Bluebell Nicholls

Cambridge vs Oxford 23 – 5 After a relaxing weeks break in the BUCS league, Cambridge were raring to go against Oxford at Grange Road. With the Varisty Match only ...


December 8, 2018 by vb377

Last weeks team of the week goes to the Hockey men with 48% of the vote. Lots of good performances this week from the Cambridge squads with some exciting Oxbridge ...


November 27, 2018 by Adam Shafiq

David Moyes has been managing football teams at the highest level for 16 years. Yet, his career is a puzzling one. The ups and downs pose questions that aren’t easy ...


November 16, 2018 by vb377

Congrats to Men’s Hockey for winning Week 5’s Team of the Week with 57% of the vote. This week was a very successful one for Cambridge sports with many teams ...


November 8, 2018 by vb377

  Team of the Week is back! Bringing you the highlights of this weeks BUCS action, we have four contenders for this week. Rugby Union Women: Amassing a point difference ...


November 6, 2018 by Emily Pratt

After 4 league wins the Women's Rugby Union Football Club are on the way to another smashing season following their impressive performance last year. Emily Pratt, their vice-captain gives an insight into the team's training, games and goals.


October 18, 2018 by Emily Pratt

Cambridge vs UEA: 17/10/18 The second BUCS fixture for Cambridge built on the win from last week with a convincing victory over UEA at home. There were a number of ...


March 7, 2018 by Henry Choong

Last weekend, 12 college rugby teams battled both their opponents, and the elements as the round of 16 was played out in freezing, snowy conditions. First up were Jesus against Queens’. Jesus are ...


February 23, 2018 by Henry Choong

Rugby Cuppers started in thrilling fashion on 10th March with two preliminary round matches being played. The first match saw Division 3 Fitzwilliam play Division 4 St Catherine’s. Locked equal after ...


January 27, 2018 by Abigail Thellusson

Despite there being few matches this week, due to the earliness of term, Cambridge still managed to produce some impressive results. Vote below to crown your favourite Blues the first TOTW ...


January 19, 2018 by Henry Choong

The draw for the 2018 rugby Cuppers was made last Monday, with the first round taking place on 10th February, and the final taking place on 28th April. Teams in ...


November 26, 2017 by Abigail Thellusson

It’s been a busy 2 weeks for Cambridge athletes; with victories both home and away, the Light Blues are wrapping up this season in style. Make one team’s Bridgemas weekend by voting ...


November 14, 2017 by Annie Lyons

On the up side: cardio, stamina and wrist strength.


November 5, 2017 by Georgia Crawford

October 22nd saw the inaugural edition of what will surely become one of the biggest fixtures of the College rugby calendar, and an opportunity to find out whether it really ...


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 20, 2017 by Henry Choong

“I’d rather be at Oxford than at John’s.” For the rare (pretty much annual; John’s are quite good at winning Cuppers) chance to show your true support for Oxford over ...


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.


October 1, 2017 by Henry Choong

To celebrate the launch of The Blue Bird covering college sport as well as uni sport, here’s a round up of the best of last year’s college action! 2015 saw ...


September 9, 2017 by Tom Goulding

The Blue Bird spoke to Susi Caesar, Founder Secretary of the Ospreys


July 3, 2017 by Kate Marks

Ask pretty much any rugby fan from across the wealth of rugby playing nations in the world and I have no doubt New Zealand would be top of the list when trying to define the ‘the greatest rugby nation’. Whilst travelling through New Zealand as a Young Ambassador for the British and Irish Lions tour, this is one of a number of questions I have been looking to answer.


June 13, 2017 by Kate Marks

Kate Marks introduces us to her adventures as one of the British and Irish Lions Youth Ambassadors, follow her journey through New Zealand!


May 16, 2017 by Rory Triniman and Sophie Farrant

CURUFC travelled to Paris for their first experience of the Centrale 7s!


March 4, 2017 by Erik Sullivan

13:00 – We’re here and reporting live from the Oxford vs Cambridge U20s Rugby Varsity! Keep refreshing the page to get up-to-the-minute updates on how the game is going for ...


March 1, 2017 by Lucy Morgan

The CURUFC U20s side to play against the OURFC U20s on Saturday 4th March 2017 has been announced. Captained by Fitzwilliam student, Harry Moir, and with two Blues in the ...


February 28, 2017 by Lucy Morgan

The CURUFC Tigers side (women’s 2nd team) to play against the OURFC Panthers on Saturday 4th March 2017 has been announced. The Tigers are Captained by scrumhalf Katherine Monks (Homerton) ...


February 22, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

Transferrable skills? A fad, or maybe something a bit more useful?


February 7, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

A lacklustre England side shaded France, whilst Scotland shocked everyone by defeating Ireland. Business as usual for Wales, who thrashed Italy.


February 7, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

Leonardo Buizza takes aim at Cambridge's lack of engagement with the sporting scene.


January 22, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

Out Of The Blue, our new weekly column, kicks off by looking at the mental side of sport.


January 20, 2017 by Leonardo Buizza

A look back at some of the performances from the end of last year for our first Team Of The Week of 2017!


December 20, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

An impressive 18 wins!


December 16, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

On the 16th day of Christmas we take a quick look back at 2016's sporting highlights!


December 13, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

The thirteenth day, and we celebrate thirteen glorious points from last Thursday!


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 ...


December 6, 2016 by Charles Martland

Charles Martland previews Thursday's Varsity Match, including an interview with Light Blues' captain Daniel Dass.


December 4, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Day four of our countdown to Christmas!


December 3, 2016 by Lucy Morgan

We are now less than five days away from the big matches at Twickenham, and the excitement is building. Scroll through the women’s blues team announcement below. Also on the ...


December 2, 2016 by Olivia Shears

The Blue Bird brings you a daily sporting advent treat


December 2, 2016 by CURUFC Women

The rugby girls gave us a sentence each to sum up their emotions on their journey to Twickenham.


December 1, 2016 by Tom Wilson

Yesterday, the Rugby union men’s seconds team faced off against the Oxf*rd Greyhounds at the Cambridge city ground. The LX club, wearing their traditional green shirts embroidered with gold lions, ...


November 28, 2016 by Charles Martland

Ahead of the Women's Varsity Match, Charles Martland spoke to Light Blues' captain Alice Middleton, who will be aiming to repeat her 2015 hat-trick heroics.


November 28, 2016 by Lucy Morgan

With 10 days to go before their match at Twickenham, the CURUFC men’s team announcement is out. They are heading into this tough match on the back of four wins, ...


November 25, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

We are so close to the end of term, and we’ve had plenty of brilliant performances come in this week! CUSR Men’s Squash: A great squad effort against Melbourn (NB not ...


November 24, 2016 by Matt Lees

Shelford Ladies vs. CURUFCW – Sunday 20 November Knowing this was a week free of BUCS fixtures, CURUFCW made a short trip south to our local women’s rugby team for ...


November 23, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Cambridge took on the Steele-Bodger's XV in the 69th edition of the fixture, producing a ruthless attacking performance to emerge 52-26 winners.


November 23, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Meet two of the freshers who have been turning heads so far this season as part of the CURUFC senior squad!


November 21, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Jack Lawrence is back with his thoughts and lessons learnt from training.


November 20, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Another cracking week of sport as we near the end of term...


November 13, 2016 by Charlotte Frost and Olivia Shears

A look at the best of the less functional (but more fun) novelty stash items around Cambridge


November 11, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

End of Week 5 - who nailed it with the most impressive performance of the week?


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.


November 4, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Week 4: Lots of high-quality games, with some great wins over Ox**** as well. Who was best?


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 27, 2016 by Ilia Cherezov

Want to earn some cash and raise money for your sports team? Deliveroo have all the answers!


October 25, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza and Olivia Shears

Olivia Shears and Leonardo Buizza tackle the recent conclusion of the Ched Evans saga, and the vital role of discussion around consent.


October 14, 2016 by David Rowlands

David Rowlands asks if the British Lions has a place in modern world rugby


October 13, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Who has hit the ground running in Week 1 of Michaelmas term? Vote here!


September 29, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

The Cambridge Blues return to the field against Loughborough in their first game in the build-up to the 2017 Varsity Match.


June 1, 2016 by Izhan Khan

What are the top 5 Cambridge Sport Instagram accounts? The Blue Bird finds out!


May 11, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

The next article on what drives us in the journey of playing sport!


March 29, 2016 by Ospreys

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


March 12, 2016 by Ruari Crichard

Ruari Crichard on why banning tackling would destroy the game. As one Welsh publication put it, 'Life is risky. Get over it.'


March 3, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Daphne Martschenko and Alice Middleton, two sportswomen who will be looking to inspire at next week's Sporting Matters discussion, tell us about their experiences of sport and what drives them on.


March 1, 2016 by Izhan Khan

The Green Lions have announced their Varsity Squad; see who made the cut!


February 29, 2016 by Richard Ollington

Roundup of the year so far - who is sportiest?


February 12, 2016 by Ilia Cherezov

CURUFC are celebrating International Women's Day by holding a star studded talk followed by an exhibition women’s rugby match.


December 18, 2015 by Richard Ollington

Day 18 and we take a look at the history of the Cambridge Varsity Match


December 11, 2015 by Leonardo Buizza

Cambridge fell to another Men's Varsity Match defeat 12-6 in a tightly contested performance.


December 11, 2015 by Leonardo Buizza

The Light Blue Women's team thrashed Ox**** 52-0 in a phenomenal first Rugby Varsity Match at Twickenham!


December 9, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Follow all the action from Twickenham as it happens, thanks to the Blue Bird's reporting team!


December 9, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

Last year's Varsity Match commentator looks into the rights and wrongs of eligibility in Oxbridge sport.


December 9, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Everything you need to know about tomorrow's Varsity Rugby Match - all in one place!


December 8, 2015 by Leonardo Buizza

With only a couple of days to go before the big game, the Blue Bird caught up with Don Stevens and Nikki Weckman, captains of the two sides taking the field this Thursday.


December 4, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Less than a week to go - check out who will be representing the Light Blues in this historic fixture!


December 3, 2015 by Izhan Khan

CURUFC women star in a fantastic promo video as part of the This GIrl Can campaign - watch it here first!


December 1, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The Men's squad for the Rugby Varsity Match has been announced! Find out who has been selected here!


November 30, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Rugby players from Oxford and Cambridge come together to record a charity single - check it out here!


November 28, 2015 by Izhan Khan and Leonardo Buizza

Good news for the Light Blues as it has been confirmed that George Messum is ineligible for the Varsity Match.


November 28, 2015 by George Perry

The Blues defeated the Steele-Bodgers XV in an exhilarating match - the final match prior to the Varsity Match on the 10th December at Twickenham.


November 23, 2015 by Scott Annett

Not just a bunch of oval-loving meatheads, CURUFC speak to their players about what their Blue means to them


November 19, 2015 by Izhan Khan

EXCLUSIVE - Watch the Rugby Varsity Promo Video here!


November 16, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

RUARI CRICHARD on how sport has again shown its remarkable power to unify in times of strife and despair.


November 14, 2015 by George Perry

Cambridge overcame a strong Durham outfit on Wednesday, with just one month to go until the Varsity Match.


November 13, 2015 by Leonardo Buizza

The Blue Bird speaks to Jamie Roberts, Wales International and British and Irish Lion, about Rugby, the Varsity Match and Cindies...


November 10, 2015 by Izhan Khan

In 4 weeks time the Blues will be battling it out on the largest stage in Rugby. But who are the key players to look out for?


November 5, 2015 by Lukas Kruger

The Blues play well but fail to win against a determined Worcester side as Jamie Roberts makes his debut for CURUFC.


November 2, 2015 by Fraser Gillies

On Wednesday evening Jamie Roberts is set to make his light blues debut for CURUFC against Worcester Warriors, kick off at 7:15pm, Grange Road.


October 31, 2015 by Katie Westlake

Cambridge dominate in women's rugby at their third BUCS match this term.


October 30, 2015 by Izhan Khan

In 6 weeks time the Blues will be battling it out on the largest stage in Rugby. But who are the key players to look out for?


October 24, 2015 by Nick Stride

In recent months the media and various sporting publications, drawn towards rugby by England’s hosting of the 2015 IRB World Cup, have chosen to dedicate a large amount of attention ...


October 16, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

RUARI CRICHARD is back; this time, he takes a look at who will be lining up for England in 4 years time.


October 8, 2015 by Sam Sharma

Sam Sharma thinks that sport’s little fish can grow – with the right attitude.


October 7, 2015 by Katie Westlake

Join the women's rugby team in time for their biggest year yet


October 7, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

Where did it all go wrong? RUARI CRICHARD investigates...


September 17, 2015 by Andy Rees

A week of training pays of with a tense 7-0 victory


September 17, 2015 by George Perry

With the Blues squad honing their Michaelmas term preparations in foreign climes, a patchwork team, comprised largely of ex-blues and players from the local area, formed a Cambridge University Select ...


September 16, 2015 by John Naylor

CURUFC is a wholly amateur student rugby club aiming to offer a rugby environment that is as 'professional' as possible.


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


February 27, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The Blue Bird can reveal who will be representing the light blues in the Women's Rugby Varsity Match next weekend.


February 14, 2015 by CUWRFC

CUWRFC battle to a win against Nottingham in a match that could decide where the BUCS title goes


January 22, 2015 by Molly Byrne

After losing to Harlow 19-0 in their first fixture, the Blues strike back with an almighty 29-0 win!


December 5, 2014 by Ian Middleton

The end of term may signal the end of work until mid-January but for many University sports teams the workload and fixtures continue.


October 14, 2014 by Molly Byrne

Cambridge’s first league game followed on from the success of last week with another victory and a score of 69-7 against Wymondham Wasps.


October 13, 2014 by Sam Farmer

In his first column Sam delves in to Cambridge aspirations and the importance of all that goes unseen.


October 10, 2014 by Mike Riches

Cambridge University ran out convincing 41-7 winners in their traditional fixture against a competitive Cambridge RUFC side. Blues full back George Smith, who impressed throughout, opened up the scoring with ...


October 7, 2014 by Molly Byrne

Molly Byrne runs us through a very convincing first win of the season for CUWRFC


October 4, 2014 by CURUFC

CURUFC report on the culmination of their pre-season training with their most recent fixture against the Friends of Cambridge Old Boys