Men's Full Blue Sports




Sport

Blues Criteria

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Association Football

Full Blues awarded to starting 11 in the Varsity Match, as well as up to 3 substitutes in the Varsity Match.

Half Blues awarded to the remaining substitutes.

TT 2017

Athletics

Full Blues and half blues are awarded to anyone who competes for the Blues team at varsity (including relays), and achieves the required half or full blue standard at any point during the season (including after varsity). Additionally, blues and half blues can be awarded to marathon runners where they achieve the set half or full blue standard and compete in the London Marathon (the marathon Varsity match) in the same year. 

Those not achieving the set standards may be awarded Discretionary Full/Half Blues by their captain provided the OUMBC President feels it is appropriate.

TT 2018

Basketball

Full Blues awarded up to 10 players in the Varsity Match team at the discretion of the Captain.

Half Blues awarded to the remaining members.

HT 2017

Boat

Full Blues awarded to all 9 in the Blues Boat Race.

HT 2018

Boxing

Full Blues awarded up to 9 boxers in the Varsity Match at the discretion of the Captain.

TT 2018

Cricket

Full Blues awarded to the 11 in the 4 day Varsity Match team.

Half Blues awarded to those playing in the Twenty20 and One day games but not in the 4 day game in a given year. 

12th Man is NOT awarded a Blue.

HT 2017

Cross Country

Full Blues awarded to up to 8 in the Varsity Match team provided they are of requisite standard.

Half Blues awarded to the rest of the team.

MT 2016

Dinghy

Full Blues awarded to the 6 helmsmen in the Varsity Match.

Half Blues awarded to the 3 crews in the Varsity Match.

TT 2017

Golf

Full Blues awarded to all 10 in the Varsity Match team.

MT 2017

Hockey

Full Blues awarded to the starting 11 in the Varsity Match, as well as up to 5 substitutes in the Varsity Match at the discretion of the Captain.

Half Blues to up to 5 of the substitutes.

MT 2017

Lawn Tennis

Full Blues awarded to all 8 team members, provided they play a live rubber.

HT 2018

Rugby Union

Full Blues awarded to the starting 15 in the Varsity Match, as well as to any playing substitutes.

TT 2019

Squash

Full Blues awarded to all 5 in the Varsity Match team.

TT 2019

Swimming

Full Blues awarded to those who beat a pre-set standard in the Varsity Match or win an event. Further Blues awarded at the discretion of the Captain on beating the same standard during the season. The standard needed is 760 IPS points for 50m freestyle, 740 points for 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m freestyle. 50m fly, back, & breast and 720 points for all other strokes and distances.

Half Blues awarded to the remainder of the Varsity Match team at the discretion of the Captain.

MT 2018