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Fives at Cambridge University

Cambridge University Rugby Fives Club, Season 2021-2022

The Club practises according to the Captain’s arrangements at the Rugby Fives courts at the University Sports Centre on the West Cambridge site.

Members of the University who wish to play Fives should contact the Men’s Captain Emrys Thursfield (Fitzwilliam) via email at edt26@cam.ac.uk or the Hon. Sec. Ben Burgess (Gonville & Caius) on bb611@cam.ac.uk. Ladies interested in playing should contact the Ladies’ Captain Tarn Chamberlain James (Clare) on tc533@cam.ac.uk. Players of all abilities are welcome, including total beginners.

The Club’s Welfare Officer is Holly Nugent (Selwyn), who can be contacted via email on hcmn2@cam.ac.uk.

For the Policies of the Cambridge University Rugby Fives Club please see below.

The Sparrows are former members of CURFC. They play the present side once a year in a fixture called The Past Versus Present. The Past entertain the Present to dinner after the match, which usually takes place a week before the Varsity Match. President of the Sparrows is Bob Dolby, who was Captain in 1966-67

This site contains a large amount of archival material concerning the history of Fives at Cambridge.

Policies of CURFC


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