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RUGBY UNION: Smith backs struggling Welsh to beat drop

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Ollie Smith admits the step up to top-flight rugby has proved tougher than many at London Welsh expected.

ATHLETICS: Carter breaks own record to take Woodstock crown

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Sophie Carter broke her own ladies’ course record as she stormed to victory at the Woodstock 12.

CRICKET: Paceman Brooks still harbours England ambition

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Wednesday 1st October 2014

JACK Brooks says he still dreams of an England cap after being drafted back into the Lions set-up.

ATHLETICS: Carter charges in for Woodstock joy

The Oxford Times:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Sophie Carter broke her own ladies’ course record as she stormed to victory at the Woodstock 12.

CRICKET: Brooks gets nominated for player of the year

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Jack Brooks said being nominated for the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) player of the year was an added bonus to a great season.

RUGBY: Welsh injury list is no excuse, says Burnell

The Oxford Times: Justin Burnell

8:10am Monday 29th September 2014

JUSTIN Burnell admits London Welsh’s injury problems are increasing, but he refuses to use that as an excuse for their poor form.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles' head coach Burnell feels aggrieved after another heavy loss

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell said his side were hard done by after crashing to a fourth heavy defeat of the season at the Kassam Stadium last night.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh beaten again after another woeful collapse

The Oxford Times:

10:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

London Welsh 10, Gloucester 46

Live RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Gloucester

The Oxford Times: We're back! London Welsh and coach Justin Burnell celebrate

7:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

Live updates from the Kassam Stadium where London Welsh host Gloucester in the Aviva Premiership

RUGBY UNION: Exiles will get better, insists Thorpe

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

AVIVA PREMIERSHIP - LONDON WELSH V GLOUCESTER PREVIEW

RUGBY UNION: Reynolds praises spirit

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

AVIVA PREMIERSHIP - LONDON WELSH V GLOUCESTER PREVIEW

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor need to grind it out

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

CHINNOR director of rugby Matt Williams said his side must tighten up ahead of Worthing’s visit in National 2 South tomorrow.

RUGBY UNION: Trio return for London Welsh

The Oxford Times: London Welsh centre Tom May

12:18pm Thursday 25th September 2014

TOM May, Rhys Crane and Ollie Stedman come into the London Welsh team for tomorrow night’s Aviva Premiership clash at home to Gloucester (7.45).

RUGBY UNION: Oxon's Purdy out to dent Welsh revival bid

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S Henry Purdy is relishing the challenge of facing London Welsh at the Kassam Stadium tomorrow night.

RUGBY UNION: Robinson rejoins Henley

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

WILL Robinson has joined London Welsh teammate Nathan Taylor on loan at Henley Hawks.

RUGBY UNION: Thorpe and Down lead tackle stats

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

LONDON Welsh may be bottom of the Aviva Premiership, but they did have two of the leading tacklers in round three of the competition.

ATHLETICS: City's golden oldies bag tenth successive crown

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

SOUTH OF ENGLAND ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

ATHLETICS: Carter claims Witney tester

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

COTSWOLD CLASSIC

ATHLETICS: Reburn triumphs on home turf

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

JOLYON Reburn made the most of home advantage to win the inaugural Rutherford Appleton Running Event (RARE) 10k.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh form must come first for Tongan Taione

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

TAIONE Vea says he can’t let playing in the World Cup with Tonga distract him from London Welsh’s Aviva Premiership challenge.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles willing to grind it out

The Oxford Times: Long-term agenda: Ollie Smith at London Welsh

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

AVIVA PREMIERSHIP

Smith keeps the faith as Welsh look to stop the rot

The Oxford Times:

6:50am Thursday 18th September 2014

DEFENCE coach Ollie Smith admits it has been a testing start to the season, but is backing London Welsh to put things right.

ATHLETICS: Fernandez and Pank rule the roost

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

PAUL Fernandez and Michelle Pank powered to dominant victories at the Finstock 10K.

ATHLETICS: Bunn to scale new heights

The Oxford Times: Fiona Bunn clocked the sixth fastest time at Mansfield

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

FIONA Bunn will compete for England at Saturday’s British and Irish Junior Mountain Running Championships.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor sign up Pirate Parker

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

CHINNOR have signed back-row forward Jake Parker on loan from Greene King IPA Championship club Cornish Pirates.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles must show true colours, says McCaffrey

The Oxford Times:

8:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

London Welsh are desperate to make amends when they visit Bath today.

RUGBY UNION: Bath clash should be a spur , says London Welsh coach Ross

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

London Welsh should have no lack of motivation when they visit Bath in the Aviva Premiership today.

CRICKET: Horspath out to cap great season in final

The Oxford Times: Horspath’s Will Eason bowled a miserly spell of 1-11 off nine overs during their 55-run defeat at Oxfordshire rivals Great & Little Tew on Saturday

7:00am Friday 12th September 2014

BERNARD TOLLETT OXFORDSHIRE CUP

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor can test Henley's ambitions in Oxon derby

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

HENLEY Hawks can expect an early test of their promotion credentials when they host Oxfordshire rivals Chinnor in National 2 South tomorrow.

RUGBY UNION: Oxford out to make their mark again

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

OXFORD RFC are back up and running with a series of friendly fixtures.

RUGBY UNION: Four get academy calls

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

FOUR Banbury juniors have been selected for the Northampton Saints and Wasps academies.

RUGBY UNION: Taylor banking on experience in Russia

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

OXFORD University captain Jacob Taylor has named 13 Blues in his 30-man squad to tour Russia.

RUGBY UNION: Smith targets top-half finish

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

WALLINGFORD have signed ten players ahead of the Southern Counties North season, which starts on Saturday.

RUGBY UNION: Wheatley recruit nine

The Oxford Times: rugby generic

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

WHEATLEY have recruited nine new players after being promoted to this division.

RUGBY UNION: Prunier's in at Harwell

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

BB&O CHAMPIONSHIP

ATHLETICS: Ahmet leads Radley trio in Euro medal haul

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

RADLEY athletes collected six medals when representing Great Britain at the European Veterans Championships in Izmir, Turkey.

ATHLETICS: RARE race for Harwell

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

ENTRIES are open for a RARE running event at Harwell, near Didcot.

Ross backs Weepu to be Welsh's driving force

The Oxford Times:

9:10am Wednesday 10th September 2014

GORDON Ross has tipped Piri Weepu to be a driving force for London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell urges walloped Welsh to fight back

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Justin Burnell says London Welsh’s players must get their heads up straight away after their opening day nightmare against Exeter.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell: we must learn our lessons

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 8th September 2014

JUSTIN Burnell said London Welsh must learn lessons from their 52-0 home hammering by Exeter if they are to compete in the Aviva Premiership.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh hammered by Exeter

The Oxford Times:

4:16pm Sunday 7th September 2014

AVIVA PREMIERSHIP

Live RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Exeter Chiefs

The Oxford Times:

1:04pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Live action from the Kassam Stadium where London Welsh host Exeter Chiefs in their Aviva Premiership opener

RUGBY UNION: Molenaar's expecting a battle for centre spots

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

TIM Molenaar insists he and Tom May cannot take their places in London Welsh’s midfield for granted.

RUGBY UNION: Crane backs Welsh spirit to prove the critics wrong

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Rhys Crane says London Welsh are out to prove their doubters wrong in the Aviva Premiership this season.

CRICKET: Tew won’t change anything for historic Lord’s showdown

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

DAVIDSTOW VILLAGE CUP FINAL PREVIEW - GREAT & LITTLE TEW V WOODHOUSE GRANGE

CRICKET: Slatter's so excited

The Oxford Times: cricket generic

8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

DAVIDSTOW VILLAGE CUP FINAL PREVIEW - GREAT & LITTLE TEW V WOODHOUSE GRANGE

CRICKET: Horspath up for title fight

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

WILL Eason admits leaders Horspath have the toughest test possible as they seek to clinch the Division 2 title tomorrow.

CRICKET: Rowant focused on staying up

The Oxford Times: Oxfordshire batsman Chris Watling gets some legside runs past Berkshire wicket-keeper Stewart Davison during his side’s victory at Bicester & North Oxford

7:00am Friday 5th September 2014

SURVIVAL is vital for Aston Rowant who have a day of destiny at Tring Park in Division 1 tomorrow.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh coach can't wait for the roar

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Thursday 4th September 2014

JUSTIN Burnell has urged fans to keep roaring on London Welsh when they begin their Aviva Premiership campaign at home to Exeter on Sunday.

ATHLETICS: Bellinger and Moore end on a high note

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

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