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Varsity Match Shot Men

Oxford 59 wins; Cambridge 63 wins.
Record number of wins 4 by J.H. Ware (1983-86); A. Irfan (1934-37); D.R. Harrison (1958-61)

1865

G.W. Elliot

Trinity

65'0 (31 ft. 2 in. with one hand plus 33 ft. 10 with both)

1866

G.W. Elliot

Trinity

32'10

1867

R. Waltham

Peterhouse

34'9 Record

1868

R. Waltham

Peterhouse

34'3

1869

R. Waltham

Peterhouse

34'4

1870

S.F. Lucas

Exeter

36'2 Record

1871

H.W.R. Domville

Pembroke

35'3

1872

H.W.R. Domville

Pembroke

37'5 Record

1873

S.S. Brown

St. John's

35'2

1874

S.S. Brown

St. John's

37'11 Record

1875

S.S. Brown

St. John's

36'2

1876

C.H. Hodges

Queen's

36'0

1877

H.O.D. Davidson

Trinity

35'0

1878

A.H. East

St. John's

36'7

1879

A.H. East

St. John's

36'2

1880

A.H. East

St. John's

37'5

1881

W. Lawrence

St. John's

36'5

1882

A.M. Evanson

Jesus

35'11

1883

J.H. Ware

B.N.C.

37'10

1884

J.H. Ware

B.N.C.

37'6

1885

J.H. Ware

B.N.C.

36'11

1886

J.H. Ware

B.N.C.

39'1 Record

1887

E.O'F. Kelly

Caius

36'3

1888

E.O'F'Kelly

Caius

37'0

1889

C. Rolfe

Clare

35'6

1890

M.B. Elder

Jesus

37'5

1891

S.H. Barber

King's

35'7

1892

C.A. White

New

36'2

1893

E. Hind

Keble

34'11

1894

C.H. Rivers

St. John's

37'8

1895

E.J.M. Watson

Trinity

37'9

1896

J.H. Bulloch

Trinity

38'2

1897

J.H. Bulloch

Trinity

37'6

1898

F.G. Snowball

Queen's

37'4

1899

G.W. Clark

Caius

34'0

1900

E.E.B. May

Oriel

36'8

1901

E.E.B. May

Oriel

34'9

1902

W.W. Coe

Hertford

43'10 Record

1903

H.A. Leeke

Corpus

37'8

1904

Hon.G.W.Lyttelton

Trinity

37'7

1905

Hon.G.W.Lyttelton

Trinity

37'11

1906

Hon.G.W.Lyttelton

Trinity

38'3

1907

R.L. Robinson

Magdalen

37'7

1908

J.L. Michie

Trinity

37'2

1909

W.H. Bleaden

B.N.C.

36'2

1910

M.J. Susskind

Pembroke

37'0

1911

W.A. Ziegler

Wadham

39'6

1912

W.A. Ziegler

Wadham

40'10

1913

W.A. Ziegler

Wadham

43'3

1914

R.S. Woods

Downing

41'1

1920

R.S. Woods

Downing

40'9

1921

A.I. Reese

Lincoln

39'2

1922

A.I. Reese

Lincoln

38'9

1923

F.K. Brown

Exeter

42'8

1924

S.H. Thompson

St. Catherine's

42'2

1925

R.L. Hyatt

Balliol

41'6

1926

R.L. Howland

St. John's

40'4

1927

R.L. Howland

St. John's

42'2

1928

R.L. Howland

St. John's

42'10

1929

C.F. Gates

Balliol

41'3

1930

J.P.A. Wallace

St. Catharine's

40'11

1931

R.M.N. Tisdall

Caius

40'8

1932

E.G. Perry

Christ's

41'10

1933

J. Byles

Magdalen

41'5

1934

A. Irfan

Fitzwilliam Hse.

42'6

1935

A. Irfan

Fitzwilliam Hse.

43'9

1936

A. Irfan

Fitzwilliam Hse.

45'9 Record

1937

A. Irfan

Fitzwilliam Hse.

49'3 Record

1938

P. Hincks

Emmanuel

45'1

1939

H. Sivertsen

Wadham

46'0

1946

C.R. Shaw

Emmanuel

39'4

1947

J.D. Gilder

St. Peter's Hall

38'6

1948

J.D. Gilder

St. Peter's Hall

44'5

1949

R.H.B. Edwards

Trinity

42'4

1950

C.R.G. Neville

B.N.C.

43'9

1951

W.M.T. Holland

Jesus

44'3

1952

J. Banes

Caius

44'6

1953

D.E.L. Salter

Jesus

41'5

1954

W.B.L. Palmer

St. Peter's Hall

43'8

1955

W.B.L Palmer

St. Peter's Hall

47'1

1956

W.B.L Palmer

St. Peter's Hall

52'11 Record

1957

A.G. Siler

Magdalen

47'5

1958

D.R. Harrison

Jesus

46'10

1959

D.R. Harrison

Jesus

49'1

1960

D.R. Harrison

Jesus

51'0

1961

D.R. Harrison

Jesus

52'5

1962

J.E. Owen

Emmanuel

44'1

1963

G.A.W. Ross

Caius

46'5

1964

J.S. Sanders

Magdalen

50'10

1965

S.B. Cohen

Downing

52'4

1966

S.B. Cohen

Downing

53'6 Record (16.32)

1967

S. Young

New

46'8

1968

C.R.R. Cogswell

Downing

47'11

1969

C.R.R. Cogswell

Downing

46'0

1970

R.R. Speed

St. Ed Hall

44'5

1971

L.C. Daniels

Selwyn

12.46

1972

D.S. Rea

Trinity

13.94

1973

D.S. Rea

Trinity

13.85

1974

D.R.C. Naylor

Balliol

13.39

1975

P.T. Orchart

Sidney Sussex

12.83

1976

D.R.C. Naylor

Balliol

13.59

1977

L.C. Daniels

Keble

13.10

1978

L.J. Browne

St. Catharine's

13.64

1979

P.A. Gomme

Caius

13.68

1980

P.A. Gomme

Caius

13.71

1981

L.J. Browne

St. Catharine's

13.65

1982

P. Mbu

St. Ed. Hall

14.05

1983

A.H. Morris

St. Catharine's

14.04

1984

I.P. Jackson

St. John's

13.38

1985

I.P. Jackson

St. John's

12.68

1986

I.P. Jackson

St. Johns'

12.92

1987

K.E. Crouse

Lincoln

11.95

1988

S. Briggs

St. Ed. Hall

12.96

1989

S. Briggs

St. Edmund Hall

13.10

1990

D. James

St. Anne's

12.84

1991

C. Sheasby

Hughes Hall

13.59

1992

V.P. Smith

Lady Margaret

13.76

1993

V.P. Smith

Lady Margaret

13.82

1994

G. Rees

Keble

13.13

1995

J. Kindon

Queen's

12.57

1996

P. Faber

Keble

13.88

1997

P. Faber

Keble

14.80