BOWLS: Title delight for City & County four

Oxford City & County's triumphant four

Oxford City & County's triumphant four

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An Oxford City & County team have been crowned national champions.

The quartet of Myra Lewis, Donna Knight, Gail Gilkes and skip Katherine Hawes won the Bowls England Women’s National Fours Championship at Royal Leamington Spa yesterday.

They captured the crown by defeating a side from Kingsthorpe BC, Northamptonshire, 21-15 in the final at Victoria Park.

The City & County four proved just too strong for Maggie Edwards, Jasmin Spear, Yvonne McKee and Brenda Bishop.

Hawes’ four had earlier pipped Stef Branfield’s side from Clevedon BC, Somerset, 21-20 in a thrilling semi-final.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh announce signing of Elliot Kear

Oxford Mail:

10:31am Friday 21st November 2014

LONDON Welsh have today announced the signing of Wales Rugby League international wing Elliot Kear from Bradford Bulls.

'The Hobanator' relishing return to England with Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Friday 21st November 2014

NOT many players would pick Sky Bet League Two over the Champions League, but Patrick Hoban is relishing the prospect of a second crack at playing football in England.

Oxford United sign Irish striker Hoban but he can't play until January

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Friday 21st November 2014

Patrick Hoban has put pen to paper at Oxford United, but will have to watch for six weeks before his debut.

Dunkley ready to battle for place in Oxford United's side

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 21st November 2014

CHEY Dunkley is unfazed about the prospect of battling with three more experienced centre halves to get into the Oxford United side.

Sam Long's Oxford United future not in doubt despite loan - Appleton

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Friday 21st November 2014

SAM Long remains in Oxford United’s long-term plans, according to head coach Michael Appleton.

Rigg's Oxford United reunion ruled out by suspension

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Friday 21st November 2014

OXFORD United will not have to worry about Sean Rigg returning to haunt them tomorrow after the AFC Wimbledon winger was hit by a ban.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor hooker Townsend ruled out for the season

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 21st November 2014

CHINNOR hooker Jamie Townsend has been ruled out for the rest of the season after a nasty leg injury.

RUGBY UNION: Atkinson's in as Quins face table-toppers

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 21st November 2014

FRESH from his Major Stanley’s XV appearance against Oxford University, hooker Hamish Atkinson comes in for Oxford Harlequins’ trip to National 3 South West leaders Redingensians tomorrow.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh will improve for Leicester Tigers test, says Ross

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 21st November 2014

London Welsh assistant coach Gordon Ross has promised an improvement when they host Leicester Tigers in the Aviva Premiership on Sunday, writes Ed Mezzetti.

Oxford United pleased with response to free ticket offer

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

8:00am Friday 21st November 2014

NEARLY half the lapsed season ticket holders eligible for free entry to Oxford United’s home game against AFC Wimbledon tomorrow are expected to take the club up on their offer.

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