BOWLS: Penson and Hawes shine

8:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Oxford City & County duo Katherine Hawes and Carol Penson have qualified for the National Singles Championships held at Leamington Spa in August.

Hawes booked her place by brushing aside Banbury Borough’s Carole Walker 21-3 in the Oxfordshire semi-finals at Banbury Chestnuts, while Penson beat Bloxham’s Pat Ostler 21-10.


Quarter-finals: P Williams (Long Hanborough) 15, C Walker (Banbury Borough) 23; K Hawes (Oxford City & County) 21, J Berry (Oxford City & County) 17; S Amos (Banbury Central) 16, P Ostler (Bloxham) 21; C Penson (Oxford City & County) 21, J Stafford (Shiplake) 9.

Semi-finals: C Walker 3, K Hawes 21; P Ostler 10, C Penson 21.

VIDEO: Highlights from Oxford United's draw with Newport County

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Wednesday 25th November 2015

WATCH the main moments from Oxford United's 1-1 draw at home to Newport County in Sky Bet League Two.

Patrick Hoban says Oxford United could not have done more to beat Newport County

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 25th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban felt Oxford United could not have done more to beat Newport County after the visitors hung on for a 1-1 draw at the Kassam Stadium.

Kidlington march on with away win

Oxford Mail: football generic

9:00am Wednesday 25th November 2015

ABI Haynes and Amberley Vircavs both fired doubles as Kidlington Under 16s maintained their 100 per cent record with a 5-1 win away to Benson United.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester find their form to knock-out Westminster in penalty shoot-out

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:50am Wednesday 25th November 2015

Dorchester put league form to the back of the minds to edge Westminster 6-5 on penalties and avoid an exit in the first round of the North Berks Charity Shield, writes Phil Annets.

FOOTBALL: Carterton's hot-shots put eight goals past Combe

Oxford Mail:

7:50am Wednesday 25th November 2015

JACK Morton, Kevin Rookes and Jason Lonsdale all hit doubles for Carterton Town A in an 8-0 thrashing of visitors Combe in the Witney & District FA’s Fred Ford Cup third round, writes ANTHONY BARLOW.

FOOTBALL: Manning double is key for Hailey in Junior Shield

7:40am Wednesday 25th November 2015

Luke Manning’s double helped Hailey into the third round of the John Fathers Junior Shield with a 4-1 win at North Oxford Con Club.

CRICKET: Top division of Cherwell League to introduce limited-overs cricket next season

Oxford Mail:

6:50am Wednesday 25th November 2015

THE Cherwell League will play 50-over cricket next season – but only in the top flight.

Oxford Utd 1 (Hoban 72), Newport County 1 (John-Lewis 43)

Oxford Mail:

11:00pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

PATRICK Hoban expertly struck an equaliser as Oxford United came from behind to draw with Newport County at the Kassam Stadium.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match against Newport?

Oxford Mail:

10:52pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

FOOTBALL: Midfielder Ellen Hopkins is unlikely penalty shoot-out hero for Tower Hill

6:52pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

Midfielder Ellen Hopkins proved to be Tower Hill Ladies’ penalty shoot-out hero, donning the gloves to save two spot-kicks as they reached the semi-finals of the OFA County Cup at the expense of Benson Lionesses.


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