BADMINTON: Oxon bid for success on national finals day

BADMINTON: Oxon bid for success on national finals day

BADMINTON: Oxon bid for success on national finals day

First published in Sport

Oxfordshire Under 13s will go for glory on Sunday when they play in the National Shires finals day at Walsall.

The team, which finished top of the qualifying group, will be seeded in the top four counties, together with Buckinghamshire, Lancashire and Surrey.

The other teams are from Cheshire, Essex, Hampshire and Warwickshire.

Two of the squad, Maysie Boyd and Saffy Gujral, showed they were in good form by winning bronze in the Bournemouth Open Event.

The duo lost 16-14, 15-13 to eventual champions Lily Stent (Dorset) and Chloe Du (Surrey).

It was their highest finish in an under 14 competition.

Oxfordshire squad: M Boyd (Chalgrove), H Craig (Sutton Courtenay), S Gujral (East End), S Khimji (Didcot), M Marriott (Didcot), C Mitchell (Woodstock), J Moreton-Smith (Abingdon), J Redfern (Boars Hill), E Rose (Oakley), D Worth (Abingdon).

Latest Sport news

Kemar Roofe aims to maintain Oxford United form with West Brom in mind

Oxford Mail:

2:00pm Friday 24th April 2015

KEMAR Roofe has an added motivation to finish the season strongly with Oxford United – he has not given up hope of playing for West Bromwich Albion.

Chey Dunkley seeking to learn during 'test of character' at Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Friday 24th April 2015

SITTING on the bench was a rare situation for Chey Dunkley before he signed for Oxford United, but the defender is determined to come out the other side a better player.

Oxford United skipper Jake Wright wants to stay

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 24th April 2015

Jake Wright is one of the Oxford United players who have opened contract talks this week – and the captain has made it clear he would love to stay.

Thrashing at the Abbey Stadium was an important moment in Oxford United's season - Michael Appleton

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Friday 24th April 2015

IT was an embarrassment, made worse by the fact it was screened live on Sky Sports.

Oxford United boss Appleton has defender George Baldock on wish-list

Oxford Mail:

9:10am Friday 24th April 2015

George Baldock is unlikely to feature again for Oxford United this season, but he is on head coach Michael Appleton’s wish-list this summer.

Richard Money backs Oxford United to challenge for promotion next season

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 24th April 2015

OXFORD United will be in the promotion race next season, according to Cambridge United manager Richard Money.

Michael Appleton would welcome option of 3G pitch at Kassam Stadium

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 24th April 2015

MICHAEL Appleton says he would be in favour of installing an artificial pitch at the Kassam Stadium, if Football League rules changed.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh trio agree new contracts with relegated club

Oxford Mail: London Welsh are staying at the Kassam

8:00am Friday 24th April 2015

Rob Lewis, Ben Pienaar and Chris Elder have become the latest players to re-sign for Oxford-based London Welsh.

Aidan Hawtin: Banbury loan was key to Oxford United progress

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 24th April 2015

AIDAN Hawtin has credited a loan spell in non-league for getting him in first-team contention at Oxford United.

RUGBY UNION: Cinderford duo Nevaro Codlin and Mark Davies make Chinnor switch

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 24th April 2015

DIRECTOR of rugby Matt Williams says he is confident Chinnor can improve on a positive National League 2 South campaign after already signing two players for next season.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree