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  • Ed Mezzetti, Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456
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FEATURE: Didcot duo seek to build on the highs of Glasgow

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

DAN Rivers and Ben Watson hope their Commonwealth Games success will be the shape of things to come.

RUGBY UNION: Piri relishing life at Welsh

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 29th August 2014

World Cup winning superstar Piri Weepu is more than happy to muck in at London Welsh.

CRICKET: Rowant positive for showdown against Henley

Oxford Mail: Aston Rowant opener Chris Watling plays on against Dinton

8:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Aston Rowant are confident they can beat Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 1 title favourites Henley at Butts Way tomorrow and boost their survival hopes.

CRICKET: Ryan proud of his players in defeat

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Oxfordshire captain Luke Ryan praised his side’s character after their narrow Unicorns Counties Trophy final defeat to Devon at Wormsley.

CRICKET: Keegan's heroics prove in vain for Oxfordshire

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Chad Keegan’s man-of-the-match performance was not quite enough as Oxfordshire lost by seven runs to Devon at Wormsley yesterday.

Live CRICKET: Unicorns Counties Trophy final

11:18am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Live coverage from Wormsley as Oxfordshire take on Devon in their first Minor Counties Trophy final

CRICKET: Ryan relishing 'fantastic' final

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

UNICORNS COUNTIES TROPHY FINAL PREVIEW

CRICKET: We've got all bases covered, says Cater

Oxford Mail: Jonny Cater hits out during his 92

8:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

UNICORNS COUNTIES TROPHY FINAL PREVIEW

CRICKET: Eason wary of Chesham threat

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

HORSPATH captain Will Eason expects no easy ride at basement boys Chesham tomorrow as the leaders continue their Division 2 title push.

CRICKET: Rowant ready for key battle

Oxford Mail: Nick Ferraby

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

ASTON Rowant face a “massive” game at Gerrards Cross tomorrow as they bid to avoid the drop from Division 1.

RUGBY UNION: Tombleson is 'significant' appointment for England

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

TRIPLE Oxford Blue Tom Tombleson has been appointed as England’s strength and conditioning coach.

RUGBY UNION: World Cup winning quartet's Henley link

Oxford Mail: Witney fly half Ted Landray goes through a gap during their 25-11 victory over Maidenhead

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

FOUR former Henley players helped England to victory over Canada in the Women’s World Cup final in Paris.

ATHLETICS: Fajemisin bags southern gold

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

SOPHIE Carter stormed to victory by more than four minutes in the Burnham Beeches Half Marathon.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Watson: How I beat pain barrier to win bronze

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Ben Watson has revealed he won Commonwealth Games bronze despite having a stress fracture to his right shin.

Outsider Dan was confident of his chances

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Dan Rivers admitted he came in under the radar to secure a Commonwealth Games gold medal.

CRICKET: Rowant snap up Kazmir to boost survival hopes

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

ASTON Rowant have signed leg spinner Tahir Kazmir from Henley as they seek to avoid relegation from Division 1.

CRICKET: Title-chasing Horspath are set for crucial spell

Oxford Mail: Adam Krol

8:00am Friday 8th August 2014

HORSPATH captain Will Eason says they now face a key stage in their Division 2 title push.

CRICKET: Survival must come first for Lord's finalists Tew

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

ANDY Harris says he would sacrifice Great & Little Tew’s Lord’s final if it meant they avoid relegation.

ATHLETICS: Radley relegated despite battling effort

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

RADLEY were relegated from Division 1 of the Sweatshop Southern League after finishing fourth in their final meeting at Bromley.

ATHLETICS: Curtis keeping positive

Oxford Mail: Freddie Curtis

7:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

FREDDIE Curtis says he will use his IAAF World Junior Championships disappointment to make him a better javelin thrower.

ATHLETICS: Oxon sextet claim podium places

Oxford Mail: Ben Claridge

6:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

SIX Oxfordshire athletes secured podium places in the South of England Under 15/20 Inter County Championships at Hendon.

RUGBY UNION: New prop Cooper is signing No 25 for Exiles

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell hopes to bring the best out of Ben Cooper (left) after making the tight-head prop his 25th summer signing..

Commonwealth medal heroes go back to school

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

DIDCOT duo Dan Rivers and Ben Watson were flying the flag at their old school yesterday as they reflected on their Commonwealth Games triumphs.

CRICKET: Tew make Lord's, but staying up is priority

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Andy Harris says he would sacrifice Great & Little Tew’s Lord’s final if it meant they avoid relegation.

CRICKET: Terrific Tew cruise into Lord's finale

11:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Great & Little Tew sailed into their maiden Lord’s final after handing hosts Dinton a nine-wicket drubbing.

CRICKET: Teamwork's the key, says brilliant Brock

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Lloyd Brock was quick to praise his fellow bowlers after spearheading Great & Little Tew towards Lord’s.

CRICKET: Tew destroy Dinton to book place in Lord's final

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Great & Little Tew sailed into their maiden Lord’s final after handing hosts Dinton a nine-wicket drubbing in the Davidstow Village Cup.

CRICKET: Hubbert's delight as Tew head for Lord's

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Ashley Hubbert said it was an unbelievable feeling to have made a Lord’s final with Great & Little Tew in the Davidstow Village Cup.

CRICKET: Tew cruise into Lord's final

Oxford Mail: Andy Harris took 3-9 in Tew's cup win at Cropredy

6:37pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

GREAT & Little Tew will play at Lord's after winning through to the Davidstow Village Cup final.

Commonwealth Games: Dream comes true for Shipperley

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ZOE Shipperley reflected on a dream come true after helping England reach the women’s hockey semi-finals.

Commonwealth Games: Brilliant bronze for Didcot's Ben Watson

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

BEN Watson secured Didcot’s third medal at Glasgow 2014 with a fantastic weighlifting bronze last night.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It's Rivers of gold for Dan

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Shooter Dan Rivers said it was an amazing feeling to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal at Glasgow 2014.

Commonwealth Games: Fox frustrated as hockey team lose

Oxford Mail: hockey - field

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DAN Fox was left frustrated as England’s men’s hockey team lost 2-1 to New Zealand.

Commonwealth Games: Clarke trails in last

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Lawrence Clarke had a final to forget as he finished last in the 110m hurdles.

Commonwealth Games: England pays price for lack of finishing power

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HANNAH England admitted she did not have enough finishing speed after fading to seventh place in the 1500m final last night.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shooter Rivers strikes gold

Oxford Mail: Dan Rivers, 21, attended an Olympic Ambitions programme in London

4:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DIDCOT shooter Dan Rivers has won a gold medal at Glasgow 2014 this afternoon.

Live COMMONWEALTH GAMES: July 29 live action

Oxford Mail: Oxford City's Hannah England

8:28am Tuesday 29th July 2014

All the action involving Oxfordshire competitors at Glasgow 2014

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Hooker's happy Hampden memories

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Daniel Hooker said he may retire after finishing seventh in the T37 100m final.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Buoyant England elated at securing spot in final

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Hannah England was delighted to qualify automatically for tonight’s 1500m final after only scraping through in past championships.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England reaches 1,500m final

Oxford Mail: Hannah England  with captain British team

1:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

OXFORD'S Hannah England reached tomorrow night's 1,500m final at Glasgow 2014 after finishing fourth in a surprisingly quick heat today.

Live COMMONWEALTH GAMES: July 28 live action

Oxford Mail: Oxford City's Hannah England

10:03am Monday 28th July 2014

All the Oxfordshire action from Glasgow 2014 where Hannah England begins her 1,500m campaign

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: French rues just missing out on gold medal

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Monday 28th July 2014

Matt French admitted he had been unlucky to secure only a silver medal at Glasgow 2014.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England ready to launch bid

Oxford Mail: Hannah England

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Oxford's Hannah England begins her quest for glory in the 1,500m heats at Hampden Park today.

CRICKET: Banbury enjoy Twenty 20 vision

Oxford Mail: Jimmy Phillips

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.

CRICKET: Promotion would be amazing, says Eason

Oxford Mail:

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

Oxford Mail:

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.

RUGBY UNION: Jones is welcome here, says Exiles coach

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

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

ATHLETICS: Curtis setting sights on Rio

Oxford Mail: Freddie Curtis

10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Freddie Curtis hopes this week’s World Junior Championships can be a springboard to Rio 2016 qualification.

ATHLETICS: England shines in the rain

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

OXFORD’S Hannah England provided the star turn in the British Milers’ Club (BMC) Grand Prix at Iffley Road.

ATHLETICS: Curtis eyes up Olympic progression

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

FREDDIE Curtis hopes this week’s World Junior Championships can be a springboard to Rio 2016 qualification.

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