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Oxford United beat Fulham youngsters in pre-season friendly

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1:51pm Saturday 26th July 2014

OXFORD United confidently swept aside Fulham's development side 3-0 in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Roman Way.

United loan stopper Long aiming to play for keeps

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

George Long is looking forward to a battle with Max Crocombe to become Oxford United’s first-choice goalkeeper after joining on loan yesterday.

SWIMMING: Wood makes it a deadly dozen in City's Open

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

CITY of Oxford’s Chris Wood won 12 gold medals in the club’s July Open Gala at Temple Cowley.

SWIMMING: Super Wilkinson through to open water nationals

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

DIDCOT Barramundi’s Freddie Wilkinson won a gold medal in the ASA British Gas South East Regional Open Water Championship at Westhampnett Lake, near Chichester.

CRICKET: Price and Ward fire centuries in big victory

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

CENTURIES from captain Tom Price and Harrison Ward helped Oxfordshire Under 14s to a poignant 103-run victory over Shropshire ECB in County Cup Group 2.

CRICKET: Davies leads Oxfordshire to third win in a row

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

ALEX Davies scored a fluent 69 as Oxfordshire Under 17s posted their third successive ECB Cup victory with a 63-run success away to Bedfordshire at Southill Park.

CRICKET: Cumnor are champions

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Cumnor were crowned Oxfordshire Under 13 champions after beating Great & Little Tew by six wickets at Bicester & North Oxford.

ICE SKATING: County aces target nationals

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Oxford skaters Natasha Nemeth Knight (15), Maeve Hastings (13) and Alicia Boyer (10) head to Sheffield Arena in November to compete in the national championships.

SCHOOLS' SPORT: Fajemisin secures silver as trio shine in Cardiff

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7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Oxfordshire athletes won three medals for England in the SIAB Under 17 Under 17 International at Cardiff.

ANGLING: Webb earns top honours

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7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

MATCH NEWS

CRICKET: Charlbury thwarted as Freeland go top

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7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Freeland moved to the top of the Oxfordshire Midweek League with a 24-run win at Charlbury.  After being inserted, the visitors made a respectable 104-3 from their 16 overs. Carla Wood led the way with 28 not out, while Rhian Todd (25no) and Suzy Halsey (18) also contributed.  Charlbury made a flying start in reply with Caroline Shearer hitting an unbeaten 27, including six fours, as they raced to 53-0 after eight overs. However, Freeland managed to put the brakes on and restricted to Charlbury to 80-4. Robyn Coburn was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors with 2-4. RESULT Freeland 104-3 (C Wood 28no, R Todd 25no), Charlbury 80-4 (C Shearer 27no, R Coburn 2-4). l CHARLBURY held on to second spot in ECB Women’s Midlands League Division 2 despite not playing. No Oxfordshire sides were in action this week, but Astwood Bank’s surprise defeat at bottom club Moddershall boosted Charlbury.

CRICKET: Oxon beaten six times out of six

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6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Oxfordshire's women have had a week to forget with six defeats from six matches.

TRIATHLON: Fiona fifth for Bicester

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Bicester Tri Club’s Fiona Clarke finished fifth in the women’s Olympic distance event at the City of Birmingham Triathlon at Sutton Park.

MOTORSPORT: Polden loses power

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Kidlington's Georgina Polden suffered more misery in round six of the Motul Motostar Championship at Brands Hatch.

ARCHERY: Murray in call-up for England

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BICESTER Cooper School pupil Owen Murray has been selected by England to shoot at the Commonwealth Euronations Championships in Cardiff from August 1-3.

Oxford United sign loan deal for England Under 21 goalkeeper George Long

The Oxford Times:

12:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have signed highly-rated goalkeeper George Long on loan from Sheffield United until January.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh open cup campaign at Bath

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11:40am Friday 25th July 2014

LONDON Welsh will open their LV= Cup campaign by taking on Bath at the Rec on the weekend of October 31, November 1-2.

Crocombe striving to be spot-on at Oxford United

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Friday 25th July 2014

Max keeping it simple in order to impress

CRICKET: Banbury enjoy Twenty 20 vision

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8:20am Friday 25th July 2014

Banbury captain Jimmy Phillips believes they are well-placed for another decent run in the ECB National Club Twenty20 competition.

ROWING: Headington girls storm in for Britain

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Headington School rowers are still celebrating after starring for Great Britain in a junior international match against France at Nantes.

Fixtures: July 26-31

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8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Saturday

ROWING: National medals for Wallingford crews

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Two Wallingford RC crews won bronzes medals in the British Junior Championships at Nottingham.

CRICKET: Promotion would be amazing, says Eason

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Horspath captain Will Eason says it would be remarkable achievement if they can secure promotion from Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 2.

CRICKET: No panic for Rowant ahead of crunch clash

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Chris Watling says there is no panic in the Aston Rowant camp, despite being just one place above the Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 1 relegation zone.

Oxford United seal trio of deals for shirt sponsorship

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7:20am Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have agreed deals for three new shirt sponsors this season.

CYCLING: Waller smashes 50-mile record

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Oxford City RC veteran Howard Waller obliterated the club’s 50-mile time trial record with a superb 1 min 47. 33 secs in the Shafesbury 50.

TENNIS: Tolson eases North's fears of the drop

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7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

County captain Emma Tolson helped North Oxford ease their relegation fears in Oxfordshire LTA Wilson League Ladies’ Division 1.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Baird blow as Oxford face Gateshead test

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Oxford RL will be without JJ Baird for the rest of the season after the second row forward suffered a knee injury in their 58-16 defeat by York a fortnight ago.

Abingdon Town 1 Oxford United 10

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9:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SAM Long scored a hat-trick as Oxford United's development side ran out 10-1 winners at Abingdon Town.

BOWLS: Unstoppable Sykes seals hat-trick on day of drama

The Oxford Times:

7:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

MARK Sykes continued his impressive run in the two wood final to complete a hat-trick of titles.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Didcot duo are out to make big impression

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Weightlifter Ben Watson and shooter Dan Rivers, both from Didcot, are relishing the prospect of competing in their first Commonwealth Games. The duo spoke to Matthew Bruce in a special interview at their old school, St Birinus

RACING: Oxfordshire trainer caught up in morphine case

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BLEWBURY trainer Eve Johnson Houghton is the latest trainer to come forward and reveal one of her horses has tested positive for morphine.

CRICKET: Improving Tiddington have Banbury on rack

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Tiddington maintained their decent run of form by having the better of a rain-affected draw with Banbury 2nd.

BAR BILLIARDS: Masons grab whitewash to close the gap

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Masons took full advantage of a surprise defeat by leaders Didcot Conservative Club to close in at the top of the Oxford Summer League Group A table.

BOWLS: Ton up for quartet as Headington edge closer

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

DIVISION 1 leaders Headington were one of four teams to rack up centuries in a high-scoring week in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

RUGBY UNION: Jones is welcome here, says Exiles coach

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell would welcome the chance to sign Wales and Lions prop Adam Jones.

BOWLS: Seniors book places at nationals

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6:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SIX bowlers from Oxfordshire have qualified for the National Seniors Championships at Leamington next month.

ICE HOCKEY: Dax is back as trio sign for Stars

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6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Oxford City Stars’ squad for the new season continues to take shape with the return of Dax Hedges, an energetic young forward from the city.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Saints back in groove with super home win

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Oxford Saints got back to winning ways with a 39-16 home victory over Sandwell Steelers in the National Central Division.

CRICKET: Sorry Shrivenham bowled all out for 9

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9:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SHRIVENHAM 2nd captain Martin Hammond was rueing his side’s chronic availability after seeing them bow-led out for just nine runs in their Division 6 match at home to Faringdon 2nd.

London Welsh sign second row James Down

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9:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

London Welsh have made their 24th new signing of the summer after announcing the arrival of second row James Down.

CRICKET: Rae ton boosts Westbury

The Oxford Times:

8:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BEN Rae smashed an unbeaten century as Westbury stretched their lead at the top with a 69-run win at Minster Lovell, writes David Quinn.

AUNT SALLY: Ruffels leads Garsington to break Six Bells' streak

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PREMIER Section leaders Six Bells C Kidlington lost for the first time this season as they were edged out in a thriller at Section 1’s Garsington Sports A, writes ANDY BEAL.

CRICKET: Oxfordshire denied by Dorset last pair

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6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Oxfordshire had 22 balls at Dorset’s last pair but could not quite force victory in a thrilling West Division encounter which ended in a draw at Bournemouth.

RUGBY UNION: Piri Weepu will make big impression at London Welsh, says Nathan Vella

The Oxford Times:

8:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NATHAN Vella is backing his former Auckland teammate Piri Weepu to shine at London Welsh.

DARTS: Peachcroft stun Premier leaders

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8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Peachcroft Social Club, the Men’s Section 1 leaders caused a big upset with a thrilling 5-4 victory at home to Premier Section pacesetters Goodlake Arms A.

MOTORSPORT: Albert points way for Walkinshaw in the wet

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Jordan Albert secured a seventh-placed finish in the latest round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship at a rain-hit Oulton Park International Circuit on Saturday.

CRICKET: Skipper Ryan is Oxfordshire star with 7-78

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CAREER-BEST figures of 7-78 from captain Luke Ryan have given Oxfordshire a golden chance of recording their first Western Division victory of the season against Dorset at Bournemouth.

Oxford United announce Derek Fazackerley as new assistant head coach

The Oxford Times:

10:00am Monday 21st July 2014

OXFORD United have appointed former England No 2 Derek Fazackerley as their new assistant head coach.

Appleton happy with performance of Oxford United youngsters

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Monday 21st July 2014

MICHAEL Appleton hailed the contribution of Oxford United’s youngsters in Saturday’s 1-0 pre-season friendly win over Didcot Town, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.




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