Ken Scotland’s Autobiography

Ken Scotland (Trinity | CURUFC & CUCC), Hawks’ Club legend and one of the greatest to ever do it on the rugby field, has finally released his autobiography. The book can be ordered at Amazon and Waterstones, and signed copies are available for pre-order here. Blurb Ken Scotland was born on 29 August 1936 within […]

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Blue Bird committee roles

The Blue Bird is relaunching for 2020-20+1 with a whole new senior editorial team! You definitely do not need to be a Hawk or Osprey to get involved – if you are simply interested in sport, writing about sport and getting to know people involved in Cambridge sports then the Blue Bird is for you. […]

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Hawk Talk Podcast

We are excited to announce that the trailer for the new Hawks and The Ospreys Access to Sport (Hawks & Ospreys Access to Sport, HOATS) podcast, Hawk Talk, is live and available on both Apple Podcasts and Spotify! Be sure to give the channel a follow, as our first episode will be up very soon! […]

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Hawks vs Ospreys Charity Fundraising Race

From the start of July 1st to the end of July 7th, the Hawks’ Club took part in a charity race against the Ospreys, to raise funds for the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust who “work with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds aged 13 to 30 to inspire and enable them to succeed in the career […]

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Hawks’ Club AGM

The Hawks’ Club AGM was held on Wednesday 15th July at 7 pm. The AGM was hosted on Zoom (owing to COVID-19), and the minutes for the meeting can be found here. If you have any questions, please email president@hawksclub.co.uk. Documents for the AGM: AGM Minutes 2020 AGM Agenda 2020 AGM Minutes 2019 Draft Accounts […]

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Hawk and Team of the Year 2020

Fumata bianca emerges from the Clubhouse chimney, as the Committee conclude their conclave on Zoom (with the James H Van Alen room as their backgrounds of course)… The results for Hawk and Team of the Year are: Hawk of the Year: Ed Hyde (CUCC, CURC, CURTC, CURFC, CUAFL, CUHC) Ed has played (and refereed) at an […]

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Cambridge alumni successes at the 2019 World Rowing Championships

  10 Cambridge rowers have been involved in successes at the World Championships, thus qualifying their boats for entry to the 2020 Olympics. Former winners of Hawks’ Charitable Trust awards were: Imogen Grant (Trinity, Blue 2017, 18) – GB Lightweight Double – Bronze medal Holly Hill (Downing, Blue 2015, 16, 17) – GB Women’s Four […]

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Result of Hawks’ Club vote on Ospreys access arrangements

The Hawks’ Club Committee is pleased to report that Hawks’ Club Members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of its proposal to formalise the basis on which Resident Ospreys access the Hawks’ Clubhouse. Resident Ospreys have been using the Hawks’ Clubhouse on an informal basis for a number of years – socially, as guests of Resident […]

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Victorious 1973 CURUFC team’s reunion at the Clubhouse

Some 14 of the victorious 1973 CURUFC side, supplemented by others who toured Rhodesia in summer 1974, met at the Club on 4 December 2018. Guests had travelled from all over the world: Australia, South Africa, USA and Dubai. In addition, Donald McKenzie, (Magdalene 1972-74) a Zimbabwean Hawk (cricket) and cultural attaché for the Tour, […]

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Pushing the Boundaries: Cricket in the Eighties

Derek Pringle (Fitzwilliam 1979-82) Published by Hodder & Stoughton, November 2018 Long listed for The Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year Award   ‘Pringle’s tale is both a love letter to the greatest player of his generation, Sir Ian Botham and an engaging romp in which cricket only plays a walk-on part.’ Michael […]

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Hawks & Ospreys celebrate University of Cambridge Sport in House of Lords

On the evening of the 19th October 2018, members of the Hawks’ and Ospreys Clubs came together at a reception on the House of Lords Terrace to celebrate University of Cambridge Sport. Hosted by Hawk Chris Holmes, the event welcomed Olympians and international athletes (pictured), plus many others including the current Presidents of both clubs […]

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On form

Mike Brearley (St John’s 1960-1963) Published by Little, Brown September 2017 The Times Sports Book of the Year 2017. Daily Telegraph Sports Book of the Year 2017 This 12-page PDF, The Point of Sport  (171Kb) forms a chapter in Mike Brearley’s book ‘On Form’,  which was published in September 2017.  It was delivered by Mike as the Club’s inaugural […]

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Internationals and Olympians in nine sports

A 12-page A5 booklet published in March 2017 covered five sports: Athletics, Cricket, Hockey, Rowing and Rugby Football Union. The latest (16-page) version published In October 2017, shown here, includes four additional sports: Association Football, Fencing, Golf and Lawn Tennis. The next edition is planned for April 2018. Will your sport be included in that […]

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Olympians

An A2 poster of All Olympians can be downloaded by clicking on the image. It is a list created by the University and updated by Hawks’ Club in March 2017.

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Middleton targeting Varsity victory

After scoring a hat-trick of tries at Twickenham, in the first Women’s Varsity Match to be played at England Rugby HQ, one might think things could not get any better for Alice Middleton. The Light Blues’ full back completed a memorable fifteen minute spell last December by rounding almost the entire Oxford defence to slide […]

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