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1890 Club


The 1890 Club is the lifeblood of the Varsity Hockey Match. The continued support of the club is vital to the success of the fixture, and both the Old Men's Blues and Old Women's Blues continue to play fixtures prior to the main Varsity Matches.

For details about the history of the 1890 Club and to find out more about joining please click here.

Past Venues


The Men's Blues Varsity Hockey Match has been an annual event since the inaugural fixture in Oxford in 1890. The fixture has taken place at various venues across the South of England, including Lord's Cricket Ground, the National Hockey Stadium and Hurlingham Park.

For a full history click here.

Past Blues


For a full list of Men's Hockey Blues awarded from 1930 please contact the Varsity Hockey Match Committee by clicking here.

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