Varsity Match

7 December 2017 | Twickenham Stadium

Roar the Light Blues to victory at Twickenham this December

Can the Cambridge Men retain their title? Will the Women’s team seize back victory? 

In 2016 the Cambridge Men ended a six-year streak of bad luck to take the championship and the Cambridge Women lost the title in a hard-fought encounter. This year’s Battle of the Blues leaves everything to play for and the squads will need all the support they can muster. Read more about the lead-up to the big day over on the Johnian blog.

We’re calling on Johnians to join us at Twickenham on Thursday 7 December for the Varsity Match 2017. Cheer on the teams with a top-price match ticket and enjoy drinks and lunch in a private room in the stadium with the company of other Johnians. Varsity Match day is an event like no other, featuring top class rugby and fierce rivalry against the impressive backdrop of Twickenham stadium. The 2017 event promises to be a day of high drama and unforgettable entertainment; so rally round and show your support for the Light Blues!

Places are limited for this event so please book early to avoid disappointment; if the limit is not reached ahead of time,
the booking deadline will be Friday 27 October.



11.30 Women’s match kick-off

13.00 Drinks

13.15 Lunch

15.00 Men’s match kick-off


£83 per person, including a top-price match ticket for both matches, pre-lunch drinks, sandwich lunch with wine, and entry to the Varsity Gathering post-match.


You are most welcome to bring guests to this event.

How to book

Booking for this event has now closed. Please contact the Development Office with any booking enquiries. 

Dress code

The dress code is jacket and tie or equivalent. Please remember to wrap-up warmly for sitting outside to watch the matches.



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