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Matt Nicol


Worcester best St Anne’s in 7th week scrap

St Anne's Captain Matt Nicol surveys the end of the M.G.A.'s Cuppers dream

The MGA marches on

St Anne's Captain Matt Nicol reports as his side reach their second ever Cuppers final after a nail-biting victory over Teddy Hall

Oxford Women to row on the Thames

The Women’s Boat Race will be held on the Thames alongside the Men’s race for the first time in 183 years

Defence against the Darts Arts

Ex-sporting purist Matt Nicol reports on a most unlikely conversion.

Christchurch Regatta splashes off

Oxford's novice rowers get their first glimpse of competition on the Isis

The magic of the Cuppers

Matt Nicol dares to dream as the second round of Football Cuppers approaches

Hockey Blues fall to Exeter

Matt Nicol reports from Iffley Road as Oxford's men took on the reigning champions

Michaelmas term sport preview

Matt Nicol looks ahead to what Michaelmas 2011 has in store for sport fans

A Fresher’s Guide to Sport at Oxford

In the next few weeks pre-season starts in earnest for those capable of representing the University (known as Blues teams) as they attempt to shed the pounds of summer excess in preparation for the season ahead. Whether you are capable of such lofty heights or would just like to partake in some fun competition, here are Cherwell Sport’s top 10 reasons to get involved in sport at Oxford.

Kick corruption out of football

Allegations of corruption against Sepp Blatter have tainted the game's image at the top. It is time for a change


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women