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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


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.