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Sports round-up

Congratulations to the Fitzwilliam team on winning Cricket Cuppers for the first time since 1972, beating Girton 167 to 164; and the women’s first boat has gone up to Division 1!




2016 winning Fitzwilliam cricket Cuppers team





































Top row from left to right - Tahawar Hussain (12th man); Patrick Tice; Rory Sale; Sam Strong; Oli Taylor; Joe Painter; Dan Mehlig - bottom row from left to right - Tom Corner; Nikhil Patel (vice-captain); Adam Drew (captain); Henry Warne; Christian Moffat.





































2016 Women's first boat Bumps

Fitzwilliam’s Women’s First Boat went up to Division 1 in the Bumps this year – they bumped 4 times, and rowed over on the last day. For all results see CamFM. (Photo: Giorgio Divitini)

Men's 2 2016










Fitzwilliam Men's second boat moved up four places in Division 3. (Photo: Julie Winch) 

And congratulations to Ashton Brown (PhD Education) who has been elected as President for the 2017 Boat Race Campaign. She rowed in the 2015 and 2016 Blue Boats. Ashton said: “It is a great honour to have been chosen by my teammates to lead the charge going into all three races in 2017. I’m incredibly lucky to have a dedicated and talented group of athletes who are continuing with the squad next year and am thrilled to get the opportunity to have them by my side going into next year.”











Volley ball: The Fitz/Robinson mixed volley ball team won Cuppers this year – the three students from Fitz are Lea Wenger (Vet Med 2014), Nick Ivin (MBBCH 2015) and Oscar Maynard (Chem Eng 2012)

Amalgamated Clubs Dinner:

Keith Slater (Maths 1964)

Alumnus Keith Slater (Maths 1964) former Rugby League Blue, spoke at the Amalgamated Clubs Dinner on Thursday 9 June and also presented a new ‘Team of the Year’ trophy to the victorious Cricket Cuppers team. Patrick Tice (Theology 2013) was ‘Sports Personality of the Year’.



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