Rugby League

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Rugby League is a full contact sports played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field. One of the two codes of rugby, it originated in Northern England in 1895 as a split from the Rugby Football Union. Rugby League is inclusive to all genders and levels of experience, and we welcome enquiries from those with a disability regarding the accessibility of Rugby League. 

Our Club | Oxford University Rugby League Football Club

The club is always on the lookout for new players. Whether you’re a rugby league veteran or have never even seen a game, we welcome all players of all abilities – and pride ourselves on being one of the University’s most welcoming clubs. 

The club currently consists of two men’s sides, the Blues and Maroons, and a developing women’s squad. Both men’s teams compete against other universities in BUCS, in the Premier South and West Divisions respectively. The teams compete throughout the season, with fixtures taking place on a weekly basis through Michaelmas and Hilary terms. The highlight of the year is the annual Varsity match against Cambridge.

The club is currently not running a women’s team this year due to a lack of numbers – but if you are interested in helping to promote women’s Rugby League at Oxford then do get in touch with the club as we are desperate to get the Warriors going again – and add more Varsity wins to the OURLFC history! 

More Details

For more details on our club including memberships & training times please visit our club website: 



For all club enquiries feel free to send us an email through the following link:



Inter-College | League & Cuppers

Rugby league has opportunities for men and women to get involved at college level in an inter-college tournament in Trinity Term. For more information on how to participate, please contact a club committee member or your college’s sports rep. 


Sport Marks

  College Competitions
  Discretionary Full Blue Sport
  BUCS Sport
  Competitive Teams/Squads
  Annual Varsity Match


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