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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


Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) kneels behind a dying Antony (Ralph Fiennes) flanked by two servants.

Review: Antony and Cleopatra – a star-studded Shakespeare

Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic

Bhajis, bacteria, and bicycles: inside crew date kitchens

Cherwell obtained copies of the most recent hygiene food hygiene reports from At Thai, Jamal’s, and The Temple Lounge through Oxford City Council, all of which highlighted issues regarding hygiene, cleaning, and confidence in the restaurants’ management.

The Race is on

James Martin wonders whether Liverpool can hold on to win their first Premier League title?

Blues committee members vote on merger of women’s and men’s committees

The presidents' proposal is expected to meet opposition with captains of a number of teams signing a letter in opposition against the merger.

Crossing continents

How to build your academic career halfway around the world