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ANGLING: Webb wins Littlemore opener

The Oxford Times: Ian Fisher, with one of the two chunky chubs, which brought him victory in the Kidlington AS Open

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

CHRIS Webb won the opening round of Littlemore AC’s Spring League fished by 14 anglers at Panshill.

MOTORSPORT: Donington's just right, says Plato

The Oxford Times: Jason Plato

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014


BOXING: Prichard on song with fourth win

The Oxford Times: Andy Prichard (right)

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

BICESTER light middle-weight Andy Prichard made it four wins from four as he beat Northampton’s Kev Portas on points at the Heatherley Hotel in Gloucester.

SWIMMING: O'Leary powers to British silver medal

The Oxford Times: Niall O'Leary won silver

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Abingdon Vale’s Niall O’Leary hit new heights when he won a silver medal in the British Gas Championships at the Tollcross International Centre, Glasgow.

TABLE TENNIS: Vikings roar to title with win double

The Oxford Times: table tennis bat and ball close up for sport

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Vikings D have sealed the Oxford & District League Division 3 title with a match to spare.

ANGLING: Webb wins Littlemore opener at Panshill

The Oxford Times: Ian Fisher, with one of the two chunky chubs, which brought him victory in the Kidlington AS Open

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Chris Webb won the opening round of Littlemore AC’s Spring League fished by 14 anglers at Panshill.

RUGBY LEAGUE Oxford storm to easy victory after second half spree

The Oxford Times: Oxford’s Jordon Rice gets the ball away against the All Golds

7:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A strong second-half display spurred Oxford to a decisive 38-24 victory over Gloucestershire All Golds in Kingstone Press Championship One at Iffley Road yesterday.

TRIATHLON: Clarke bags ninth place

5:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

MARCUS Clarke was Bicester Tri Club’s leading finisher in the town’s On Your Marks Events triathlon with a ninth-placed effort in 1hr 5mins 55secs.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh's superb late fightback falls just short

The Oxford Times: London Welsh’s Daniel Browne and Joe Ajuwa get to grips with Bristol's George Watkins at the Memorial Ground last night

11:24pm Friday 18th April 2014

Bristol 25, London Welsh 21

Who was Oxford United's man of the match against York?

The Oxford Times: oxford united logo 1200pix

6:51pm Friday 18th April 2014

Oxford Utd 0, York City 1 (Coulson pen 47)

The Oxford Times: Michael Raynes last scored in March

4:59pm Friday 18th April 2014

OXFORD United's play-off fate is no longer in their hands after they were leapfrogged by York City, who won the Good Friday meeting at the Kassam Stadium.

Josh's joy at new Oxford United deal

The Oxford Times: Josh Ruffels has agreed a new contract with Oxford United

9:30am Friday 18th April 2014

JOSH Ruffels was thrilled to sign a lengthy new contract at Oxford United after admitting his first season at the club had exceeded expectations.

Memories stick for Constable during Oxford United's run-in

The Oxford Times: James Constable controls the ball as Josh Ruffels looks on in Saturday’s win at Plymouth

9:20am Friday 18th April 2014

A RANDOM find in the back of a drawer this week has given James Constable added inspiration ahead of today’s game.

Clarke hoping for a quiet game after having a hand in Oxford United win

The Oxford Times: Ryan Clarke shouts instructions at Plymouth Argyle, where he made vital saves last weekend  Picture: David Fleming

9:10am Friday 18th April 2014

AFTER taking centre stage last weekend with one of the best saves of his career, Oxford United goalkeeper Ryan Clarke would be happy to be out of the spotlight this afternoon.

Oxford United's boss wants a 'very Good Friday'

The Oxford Times: Deane Smalley

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

GARY Waddock has called on Oxford United to back up last weekend’s fine performance with another against York City as he targets a ‘very Good Friday’ today (3).

Kitson tips Oxford United's O'Dowda for a big future

The Oxford Times: Dave Kitson (centre) celebrates his goal at Plymouth with Callum O’Dowda and David Hunt Picture: David Fleming

8:50am Friday 18th April 2014

DAVE Kitson is convinced Callum O’Dowda has a big future after the way the youngster dealt with a miss last weekend.

York City looking to repeat Fratton exploits at Oxford United

The Oxford Times: Michael Coulson

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington believes their victory at Fratton Park last month was good preparation for this afternoon’s clash against Oxford United.

Oxford United youngster wins award

The Oxford Times: Oxford United youngster wins award

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

SAMI Khawaja will be presented with the Kevin Durham Memorial Trophy before kick-off today.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles' form augurs well for play-off bid

The Oxford Times: Daniel Browne in action for London Welsh against Bedford at the Kassam Stadium

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014


CRICKET: Oxfordshire gain benefit from Sussex link

The Oxford Times: Richard Kaufman returns to the Oxfordshire side to face Sussex on Monday

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Oxfordshire have praised their relationship with Sussex as an outstanding on the eve of their Twenty20 friendly match at Hove on Monday.

POINT-TO-POINT: Whittington hands Venant debut at Lockinge

The Oxford Times: Runners, headed by Lough Derg (left), jump a fence in front of packed crowds during last year’s meeting at Lockinge

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Sparsholt trainer Joanna Whittington is set to provide Jordon Venant with his first ride in public when she runs Cuban Piece at the Old Berks Hunt meeting at Lockinge, near Wantage, on Easter Monday.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh are eyeing up top spot

The Oxford Times: Seb Stegmann dives over for London Welsh's third try

7:30am Friday 18th April 2014

LONDON Welsh attempt to go top of the Greene King IPA Championship table when they travel to leaders Bristol tonight (7.45).

Oxford United reach out to lapsed fans as season ticket prices announced

The Oxford Times: oxford united logo 1200pix

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

OXFORD United are contacting the 2,000 supporters who have slipped away over the last four years in a bid to win them back.

FIXTURES: April 19-26

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Friday April 19

RUGBY UNION: Struggling Chinnor ring the changes

The Oxford Times: Chinnor scrum half Frank Jones scored their second try at Clifton

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014


CYCLING: Axford's team ease to victory

The Oxford Times: generic image of a racing cyclist for the sport desk

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Arctic Tacx Racing Team, headed by Oxford cyclist Danny Axford, made it two wins out of two with a two-minute victory over their nearest competitors in the Antelope 50km three-man team time trial in Chalgrove, Averaging 28mph, the Kent-based team posted the fastest time at halfway by more than a minute from Loughborough University.

MOTORSPORT: Grosjean is paid at last

The Oxford Times: Romain Grosjean at Sepang

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Formula 1


6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Oxford Central (Portland, 10 sent 96): 1, 3, 6 K Shipperley 1636, 1547.9,1537; 2, 4, 9, L Wheeler 1632, 1547.4, 1496.5; 11, 13 Mr & Mrs V Hall 1540, 1488, 1481; 7, 8 D Bowler 1517.8, 1517.3; 10, 20 K Raw 1489,1458; 12 M Higginson 1484,14,15, 17 E Irving 1479, 1477.7, 1477.1; 16 D Fellows 1477.1; 18, 19 Mr & Mrs R Ward 1469, 1467.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Don’t underestimate All Golds, warns skipper

The Oxford Times: Alex Thompson

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

OXFORD RL must keep focused following their excellent victory away to York City Knights in Kingstone Press Championship One last week.

Ruffels signs long-term contract at Oxford United

The Oxford Times: Pictures from the U's 3-0 lose at Chesterfield

3:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

JOSH Ruffels has signed a new contract which could keep him at Oxford United until 2018.

Oxford United owner says fans hold the key to financial stability

The Oxford Times: Ian Lenagan and Gary Waddock

9:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

IAN Lenagan has called on supporters to match his commitment to Oxford United, with the chairman saying they hold the key to the club’s financial success in the future.

ICE HOCKEY: Double joy sees Stars reach new heights

The Oxford Times: Oxford City Stars gather (above) after retaining the league title, as some of their 220 travelling fans begin the party in the background

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

DARREN Elliott hailed Oxford City Stars’ first league and cup double as a triumph for the entire club.

RACING: King on top of the world with award in Hollywood

The Oxford Times: Rachel King at the awards ceremony

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Oxfordshire rider Rachel King was presented with the world’s best lady jockey award for her achievements in Arab racing at a glittering ceremony at the home of the Oscars in Hollywood.

POINT-TO-POINT: Ledge grabs glory for Mansells

The Oxford Times: Agent James (left) survives this stumble under Richard Spencer to win the confined race from Classic Destiny and Commanche Conflict

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

My Lil Ledge provided trainer Julie Mansell and her jockey husband, David, with a family victory in the Southern Grand National mixed open at the Kimblewick Hunt meeting at Kingston Blount, near Chinnor.

AUNT SALLY: First shield success for Kidlington

The Oxford Times: Aunt sally doll close up for sport

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Kidlington captured the Inter-League Shield for the first time.

BAR BILLIARDS: Vikings sail through to Knockout Cup final

The Oxford Times: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Vikings Sports Club are into the final of the Johnsons Oxford League Group A Team Knockout Cup after defeating Kennington Club 3-2, writes PETE EWINS.

BOWLS: Curtain falls on Petersen's cup career

The Oxford Times: Mike Petersen delivers a wood during Oxon’s big win

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Oxford City & County’s Mike Petersen has announced his retirement from Oxfordshire’s Middleton Cup squad after 27 years.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh's Quill keeping grounded

The Oxford Times: John Quill attacks for London Welsh against Jersey on Saturday                        Picture: Martin John

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

JOHN Quill enjoyed a dream first start for London Welsh with a brace of tries and a man-of-the-match award.

RUGBY UNION: Theo seeks Euro glory in Poland

The Oxford Times: Theo Brophy Clews

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

THEO Brophy Clews will hope to steer England to glory in Saturday’s FIRA/AER European Championship final.

BOWLS: Didcot claim Tens title

The Oxford Times: The victorious Didcot team celebrate their success

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Didcot won the Tens Competition with a thrilling 79-76 victory over hosts Oxford City & County in the final.

Exiles coach Ross plays down big-match clash

The Oxford Times: Gordon Ross

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

LONDON Welsh assistant coach Gordon Ross has talked down the significance of tomorrow’s trip to Greene King IPA Championship leaders Bristol (7.45).

RUGBY UNION: Angels are champions

The Oxford Times: Witney Angels celebrate the title

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

WITNEY Angels clinched the Women’s National Confer-ence South East West 2 title with a 27-5 win over Marlow at Hailey Road.

BOWLS: Docherty's full house

The Oxford Times: Banbury Cross’s AJ Docherty (right) receives the Oxfordshire indoor singles trophy from Banbury chairman John Bone

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Banbury Cross’s AJ Docherty completed a clean sweep of the Oxfordshire indoor titles with a 21-10 win over clubmate Mark Sykes on their home rink.

RUGBY UNION: Promotion prompts mixed feelings

The Oxford Times: Bicester’s squad

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

BICESTER captain Dan Spencer admitted winning promotion had been an anticlimax, but stressed they had a lot to be proud of.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford at the double

The Oxford Times: Tony Benson

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

OXFORD Rugby League received a double accolade after their 24-16 victory at Kingstone Press Championship One title favourites York City Knights.

Oxford United chief happy to talk, but not sell

The Oxford Times: Oxford United logo

11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

PROSPECTIVE investors are always welcome at Oxford United, but the club is not up for sale.

Oxford United owner plays down £1.1m deficit

The Oxford Times: Ian Lenagan

10:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

IAN Lenagan says accounts which reveal Oxford United lost more than £1.1million were disappointing but not surprising.

Waddock's appointment gives chairman a boost

The Oxford Times: Gary Waddock

9:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

GARY Waddock’s appointment at Oxford United has given chairman Ian Lenagan renewed optimism for the future after a testing time spent searching for Chris Wilder’s replacement.

Welsh welcome new first aid match unit at Kassam

The Oxford Times: St John Ambulance district manager, Craig Heigold at the Kassam Stadium

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ONE of the teams based at the Kassam Stadium has welcomed news that a new first aid unit will be based there on match days.

Kitson out to end on a high

The Oxford Times: Dave Kitson salutes the fans after Oxford United’s welcome 2-0 win at Plymouth on Saturday when he scored

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Dave Kitson has added incentive to help Oxford United finish in the play-offs as he looks to end his career on a high.

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