CRICKET: Veterans are thwarted in late drama

8:00am Friday 13th June 2014

Oxfordshire 50+ suffered their first Group 4 defeat after two wins this season in the ECB 50+ County Championship when they went down by one run in a pulsating finish against Warwickshire 50+ at Kenilworth.

Having bowled and fielded superbly to restrict their hosts to 171-6 from their 45 overs, Alex Cunningham taking 3-30 and Ian Curtis 2-26, Oxon reached the last over needing seven to win with wickets in hand.

When Steve Roberts hit the first ball for four, victory seemed assured.

But two wickets fell, including Cunningham for a top score of 59, as Oxon finished agonisingly short of their target.

Scores: Warwickshire 50+ 171-6 (45 ovs, A Cunningham 3-30), Oxfordshire 50+ 170-6 (45 ovs, A Cunningham 59, P Tew, 38, S Roberts 30).

GOLF: Eddie Pepperell's in the hunt at Czech Masters

Oxford Mail:

8:30pm Friday 28th August 2015

ANOTHER solid round saw Oxfordshire’s Eddie Pepperell finish four shots behind the leaders in the Czech Masters.

MOTORSPORT: Bradley Smith storms to third in Silverstone free practice

Oxford Mail:

4:26pm Friday 28th August 2015

OXFORDSHIRE’S Bradley Smith was third fastest after the first day of free practice at the British MotoGP at Silverstone today.

CRICKET: Great Tew handed walkover as Dinton fail to raise team

Oxford Mail: cricket generic

3:40pm Friday 28th August 2015

GREAT & Little Tew’s promotion hopes were given a big boost when tomorrow's scheduled opponents Dinton handed them a walkover.

Josh Ruffels playing the waiting game to regain Oxford United place

Oxford Mail:

12:00pm Friday 28th August 2015

JOSH Ruffels believes the increased competition in midfield has made him a better player, even though he is not getting in the side.

Alex MacDonald searching for a sparkle after frustrating start to season

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 28th August 2015

ALEX MacDonald is working on making improvements in his game after admitting he is suffering a frustrating start to the season with Oxford United.

Michael Appleton on the importance of Oxford United hitting their targets

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Friday 28th August 2015

ON the final whistle tomorrow Oxford United will know without consulting the league table whether they are ahead of schedule, or playing catch-up.

Oxford United upbeat over Sam Long's injury

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 28th August 2015

OXFORD United are cautiously optimistic ahead of the results from a scan on Sam Long’s injured ankle today.

FOOTBALL: New recruit David King named in Oxford City squad

Oxford Mail: Oxford City fc logo

8:30am Friday 28th August 2015

DAVID King will be included in Oxford City’s squad for the first time as they host bottom side Weston-super-Mare in Vanarama National League South tomorrow afternoon.

Call for Oxford United fans to go retro for the day

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 28th August 2015

OXFORD United supporters are being encouraged to dig out shirts from the back of their wardrobe to take part in retro day.

FOOTBALL: Wantage Town boss hoping to shock Didcot in FA Cup

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 28th August 2015

WANTAGE Town boss Daniel Barry believes his side are underdogs in tonight's derby at home to Didcot Town in the Emirates FA Cup preliminary round (7.45).

 

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