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The best rugby universities from across the world compete for the inaugural World University Rugby Cup this September in Oxford
Tickets to go on sale in two locations
Prices will range from £2 to £5 for a Tournament Pass
Tickets for the first ever World University Rugby Cup (WURC) have been released for sale. The tournament offers the chance to see the world’s top rugby universities featuring the next generation’s stars battling it out for the first WURC title.

Tickets will be sold at two locations in Oxford:

· Iffley Road ground, Oxford University
· Elmer Cotton Sports, 18-19 Turl Street

Two options are available; concession (£2 for Students, Under 18s & 60+) and adult (£5). The tournament organisers will also be providing free tickets to schools and clubs in Oxfordshire.

The tickets include access to all matches taking place on Friday the 18th, Sunday the 20th and Monday 21st of September at Iffley Road rugby ground, the home of Oxford University RFC (OURFC).

Tim Stevens, the General Manager of OURFC, the tournament organiser, commented, “Preparation is well underway, the team has been training hard and we are looking forward to welcoming the other Universities who will have travelled from around the world. The competition is fierce and we are excited to be hosting the challenge.”

Stevens continued, ‘It should be a great tournament and will hopefully become an event that will continue to run alongside the Rugby World Cup well into the future.”

The tournament will come to a close on Monday 21st September and will be marked by a closing ceremony where Waseda University of Japan will take up the mantle as the next hosts of the tournament, to run parallel with the 2019 Rugby World Cup held in Japan.

2015 World University Rugby Cup – Match Schedule

Pool 1 Pool 2

Oxford University (OURFC) NZ Universities (NZU)

University of Cape Town (UCT) Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Waseda University (WU University of British Columbia (UBC)

OURFC Greyhounds Siberian Federal University (SFU)

Match day 1 – Tuesday 15th September

St Edward’s School, Oxford – 40 minute pool matches

Pitch 1 Pitch 2

1300 UCT v SU 1300 TCD v SFU

1400 (OURFC v WU Played on Sunday) 1400 NZU v UBC

1530 OURFC v SU 1530 NZU v SFU

1630 UCT v WU 1630 TCD v UBC

Match Day 2 – Friday 18th September

St Edward’s School, Oxford – 40 minute pool matches

Pitch 1 Pitch 2

1000 OURFC v UCT 1000 NZU v TCD
1100 WU v SU 1100 UBC v SFU

Iffley Road – Play-offs, 40 minute matches

1400 P/O 1 4th in pool 1 v 3rd in pool 2

1500 P/O 2 3rd in pool 1 v 4th in pool 2

1600 P/O 3 2nd in pool 1 v 1st in pool 2

1700 P/O 4 1st in pool 1 v 2nd in pool 2

Match Day 3 – Sunday 20th September

Iffley Road – Finals, 60 minute matches

7th/8th Place Final

1300 Loser P/O 1 v Loser of P/O 2

5th/6th Place Final

1430 Winner of P/O 1 v Winner of P/O 2

Match Day 4 – Monday 21st September

Iffley Road – Finals, 60 minute matches

3rd/4th Place Final

1300 Loser of P/O 3 v Loser of P/O 4

1st/2nd Place Final

1630 Winner of P/O 3 v Winner of P/O 4

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