RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford at the double

Tony Benson

Tony Benson

First published in Sport Oxford Mail: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter specialising in Rugby, Cricket and Athletics. Call me on 01865 425456

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

Prop Dave Ellison was named the league’s player of the week after what head coach Tony Benson described as an “inspirational”.

Oxford also won performance of the week.

Benson said: “It shows we’re starting to establish ourselves at this level.

Ellison, full back Sean Morris and stand-off Jimmy Rowland were all named in the team of the week for good measure.

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