Oxford has announced its squad for the Pcubed Rugby League Varsity Match happening this Friday at the Honourable Artillery Company in London.

Having won the previous six match-ups, the Dark Blues enters the 36th Battle of the Blues with a 18-16 advantage (one draw.) Oxford will look to extend their dominant run over Cambridge, aided in particular by the squad’s experience – Oxford’s side has eight returning Blues, whilst Cambridge only has four.

The full squad:

1. Jack Holmes (Worcester)

2. Conor McCleary (Brasenose)

3. Will Henshall (Wadham)

4. James Clark (c) (Brasenose)

5. Matthew Brady (St Peter’s)

6. Mark Roper (New)

7. Jordan Ayling (Magdalen)

8. Sam Bainbridge (St Catherine’s)

9. James Smith (Kellogg)

10. Jake Langmead-Jones (Worcester)

11. Michal Woyton (Worcester)

12. Mark Giza (Queen’s)

13. Gareth Davies (Wadham)

14. Alex Babb (St Peter’s)

15. Yoni Dennis (Wadham)

16. Sven Kerneis (St Peter’s)

17. Dan Smith (Somerville)

18. Phil Maffettone (Corpus Christi)

19. Zac Keene (Mansfield)