Once again Varsity was filled to the brim with beautiful ippons from our players, worthy of being immortalised on social media. Feel like re-watching Ellie’s drop Seoi-nage, or Mehdi’s Kata-guruma, or maybe Matt’s Uchi-mata? How about all of them and more? Click the video below and enjoy.
Saturday March 4th it was Oxford Judo’s turn to head to Cambridge to heed the call to fight in the 88th annual Judo Varsity Match. Having started in 1930, this is currently the world’s longest ongoing annual judo event. Up for grabs were the Men’s A Matsudaira Cup, the Women’s Sake bowl, and the Men’s… Continue reading Oxford takes all three university trophies at Varsity 2017
As a warm up to Saturday’s Varsity match against Cambridge, here is a little recap from last year’s 3-1 win. Rumour has it there will be a live stream from this year’s match, so stay on the look out on the day.
This Saturday saw Oxford host the annual Varsity match against Cambridge in the main hall at Iffley Sport Centre. Oxford University was coming in especially strong after securing 3 golds, 4 silvers, and 1 bronze in both the dan grades and the kyu grades at BUCS last weekend, and with the men’s team winning an impressive silver… Continue reading Varsity glory as Oxford takes home 3 of 4 trophies
This year the Varsity Match was fought in Cambridge where, for the third year running, our Blues team retained the prestigious Matsudaira Cup, first fought for between the two Universities in 1930. It is believed that this is the oldest annual judo contest in the Western World and it now seems possible, judging by a… Continue reading OXFORD RETAINS THE MATSUDAIRA CUP
On March 11th 2012 Oxford Judo took on the most formidable of enemies. Cambridge.
Months of planning and preparation had culminated on this sunny Sunday morning in Oxford Town Hall.
For the first time the Varsity match was streamed live so that those unable to make it for whatever reason could watch it over the internet from the furthest corners of the world.