London Welsh lose 28-18 at Lyon

The Oxford Times: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

7:30am Monday 20th October 2014

LONDON Welsh’s search for a first win of the season goes on despite a much-improved showing in their European Rugby Challenge Cup clash in France.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell makes 12 changes for French trip

The Oxford Times: Justin Burnell

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Head coach Justin Burnell shuffles his pack for London Welsh’s European Challenge Cup Pool 4 opener away to Lyon on Saturday (1pm BST).

RUGBY UNION: Browne out to impress on his injury comeback

The Oxford Times:

7:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

Daniel Browne is hoping for more luck as he belatedly gets his London Welsh season under way today.

RUGBY UNION: Take your opportunity, urges Ross

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Gordon Ross has told London Welsh’s fringe players to seize their chance in the coming weeks.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor urged to win it for Kroman

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

MATT Williams has urged Chinnor to secure victory for lock Josh Kroman when they visit Launceston in National 2 South tomorrow.

RUGBY UNION: Cowan's back for Quins home clash

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

RUPERT Cowan returns at hooker for Oxford Harlequins’ trip to Old Centralians in National 3 South West.

League break gives us time to take stock, says London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell

The Oxford Times:

9:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

JUSTIN Burnell says London Welsh’s next four matches are “ginormous”, despite the break from league action.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Lenagan dismisses calls to sack Flower

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Wigan chairman Ian Lenagan has dismissed calls for forward Ben Flower to be sacked following his Grand Final attack on St Helens’ Lance Hohaia.

RUGBY UNION: Wade wants Dark Blues response

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

OXFORD University head coach James Wade admitted his players were “shell-shocked” by their 74-10 defeat to Northampton Academy.

RUGBY UNION: Oxon pull out of under 20 championship

The Oxford Times: rugby generic

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE will not field a side in this season’s National Under 20 Championship due to a lack of funding.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford RL trio get Ireland call

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

THREE Oxford RL players have been named in Ireland’s squad for the European Championship.

RUGBY UNION: Comeback foiled by last-gasp try

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

OXFORDSHIRE Under 18s suffered late agony to lose 19-14 to Gloucestershire in a friendly at Cheltenham Civil Service RFC.

RUGBY: Oxford University are on the end of a hiding against Northampton Saints

The Oxford Times:

6:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

OXFORD University were taught a harsh lesson by a young, but extremely talented Northampton Saints outfit as they lost 74-10 at Iffley Road last night.

RUGBY UNION: All Haile the conqueror as Chinnor slay sorry Saxons

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

NATIONAL 2 SOUTH

RUGBY UNION: Quins in penalty try blow

The Oxford Times: Scrum half Alasdair Maspero returns for Oxford Harlequins’ clash with Old Patesians

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOUTH WEST 1 EAST

RUGBY UNION: Exiles game off

The Oxford Times: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

London Welsh’s clash with Wasps in Aviva A League last night was postponed due to a shortage of Exiles front-row players.

RUGBY UNION: Banbury slip up

The Oxford Times: Banbury captain Eddie Phillips (left)

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

MIDLANDS 2 WEST SOUTH

RUGBY UNION: Bicester booster

The Oxford Times: Steve Miller scored two tries for Bicester

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOUTHERN COUNTIES NORTH

RUGBY UNION: Supersub Lewis bags a brace

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

SOUTH WEST 1 EAST

RUGBY UNION: Dark Blues change ten for Saints clash

The Oxford Times: Gus Jones

7:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

OXFORD University make ten changes for tonight’s clash with Northampton Saints Academy at Iffley Road (7.15).

RUGBY UNION: Agius shines for Wheatley

The Oxford Times:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BB&O ROUND-UP

Justin Burnell remains defiant despite seeing London Welsh fall eight points adrift

The Oxford Times:

8:40am Monday 13th October 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell remained defiant despite seeing his side lose 23-3 at home to Aviva Premiership relegation rivals Newcastle Falcons, writes ED MEZZETTI.

RUGBY UNION: We have a team of fighters, says Thorpe

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Monday 13th October 2014

Richard Thorpe said London Welsh have made “fantastic strides” this season, despite suffering a sixth straight defeat.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh well beaten by Falcons

The Oxford Times:

4:44pm Saturday 11th October 2014

London Welsh 3 (pen Barkley), Newcastle Falcons 23 (tries Powell, M Wilson, Tipuna; con Clegg; pens Socino 2)

Live RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Newcastle Falcons

The Oxford Times: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

1:55pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Live action from the Kassam Stadium where London Welsh host Newcastle Falcons in a crunch Aviva Premiership battle.

RUGBY UNION: Victory over Newcastle would be a great tonic, says Down

The Oxford Times:

8:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

James Down says victory over Newcastle today would be just the shot in the arm London Welsh need.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh are confident insists Matt Ferguson

The Oxford Times: rugby generic

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

London Welsh scrum coach Matt Ferguson says motivation should never be an issue for London Welsh.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles seek Lyon boost

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell and club captain Matt Corker got up close and personal with the new European Rugby Challenge Cup this week.

London Welsh make five changes for Newcastle crunch

The Oxford Times: Justin Burnell

4:31pm Friday 10th October 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell makes five changes for tomorrow’s crunch Aviva Premiership clash at home to Newcastle Falcons at the Kassam Stadium (2.30pm).

RUGBY UNION: Cathcart boost as Chinnor look to get back on track

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

JAMES Cathcart heads the list of Chinnor returnees for tomorrow’s home clash with Southend in National 2 South.

RUGBY UNION: Taylor is keeping it fresh in hunt for record victory

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

OXFORD University captain Jacob Taylor says he is not allowing his experienced squad to become stale.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford host trial session

The Oxford Times: Oxford Rugby League's new logo

7:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

OXFORD Rugby League are holding open trials to be part of their 2015 squad.

RUGBY UNION: Grieve brace fires Banbury to home win

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

TWO tries from George Grieve helped Banbury A beat Amersham & Chiltern 38-27 in Division 1 of the Oxon, Berks & Bucks Colts League at Bodicote Park.

London Welsh forward Pete Browne says squad are right behind coaching staff

The Oxford Times:

8:10am Wednesday 8th October 2014

PETE Browne has backed London Welsh’s coaches to turn round the club’s fortunes after a dismal start to the Aviva Premiership season.

RUGBY: Oxford University fall to first defeat of season at Richmond

The Oxford Times: rugby generic

7:10am Wednesday 8th October 2014

OXFORD University lost 21-15 in their friendly at Richmond last night.

RUGBY UNION: Quins are stung by Hornets

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

NATIONAL 3 SOUTH WEST

RUGBY UNION: Robinson boots Henley back to top spot

The Oxford Times: Will Robinson slots another kick

8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

NATIONAL 2 SOUTH

RUGBY UNION: Dixey sees red as Grove break duck

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

SOUTH WEST 1 EAST

RUGBY UNION: Taylor to lead Dark Blues on return

The Oxford Times: New Oxford University captain Jacob Taylor surveys his surroundings from the Iffley Road pitch

7:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

VARSITY PREVIEW

RUGBY UNION: I believe we can survive says London Welsh coach

The Oxford Times:

9:00am Monday 6th October 2014

Head coach Justin Burnell remains defiant that London Welsh can survive in the Aviva Premiership.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh cast adrift after another heavy loss

The Oxford Times:

9:42pm Sunday 5th October 2014

Harlequins 52, London Welsh 0

RUGBY UNION: Every game's tough, says Smith

The Oxford Times: Ollie Smith

7:30am Saturday 4th October 2014

Ollie Smith says it will not get any easier when London Welsh visit Harlequins today.

RUGBY UNION: We can work it out, says Pienaar

The Oxford Times:

7:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Ben Pienaar says hard work is the only solution to London Welsh’s terrible start to the season.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles' loan signing Hala'ufia is set to face Harlequins

The Oxford Times:

5:17pm Friday 3rd October 2014

London Welsh have signed Scarlets No 8 Chris Hala’ufia on a two-week loan basis – and he has been put on the bench for tomorrow's match against his old club Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop (3pm).

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor capture Coventry prop Cambareri

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

CHINNOR have signed Argentine prop Guido Cambareri on loan from Coventry ahead of tomorrow’s National 2 South clash at Lydney.

RUGBY UNION: Start key for Grove, says Burrows

The Oxford Times: Craig Burrows

7:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

GROVE head coach Craig Burrows says they must start well when they visit Bletchley in the battle of the South West 1 East basement boys.

RUGBY UNION: Banbury clubhouse boost

The Oxford Times: rugby generic

7:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

BANBURY Bulls will get a new clubhouse, their committee has confirmed.

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.

RUGBY UNION: Purdy praised

The Oxford Times:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Former Chipping Norton junior Henry Purdy was praised for his try-scoring display in Gloucester’s 46-10 win over London Welsh at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium.

RUGBY UNION: Harlequins miss out on Twickenham trip

The Oxford Times: rugby generic

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Oxford Harlequins Under 12s missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham by the narrowest of margins after suffering an agonising defeat in the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.



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