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EVENTING: Taylor's joy at GB call-up

Oxford Mail: Izzy Taylor Izzy Taylor

Oxfordshire's Izzy Taylor could hardly contain her excitement after being selected for Great Britain’s squad to compete in the World Equestrian Games in Normandy from August 28-31.

The 31-year-old, from Aynho, near Banbury, will ride Allercombe Ellie.

And she will compete alongside Zara Phillips, William Fox-Pitt, Pippa Funnell, Tina Cook and Oliver Townend.

Taylor said: “I’m very excited, and to be going to another championship, which will be a different kind of championships (to the Europeans in 2013); it’s exciting.

“It kind of feels, on a personal level, that I’ve made a step up.”

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.

TENNIS: Atkins and Davies in Preston Bowl success

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Alice Atkins and Matt Davies retained their title at Abingdon’s annual Preston Bowl mixed doubles event.

CRICKET: Keegan is Oxon's leading light

Oxford Mail: Chad Keegan returns for Oxfordshire's Minir Counties clash with Shropshire at Banbury on Sunday

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

CHAD Keegan topped Oxfordshire’s batting and bowling averages after a superb season in the Unicorns Counties Championship.

TENNIS: Alexis books final place after win in Nottingham

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Alexis Canter is through to the final of the Nike Junior Tennis Under 16 Championships at Nottingham.

ROWING: Wallingford land 15 titles in super show

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Wallingford showed their strength in depth at the Oxford City Royal Regatta.

CRICKET: Supporters can save cash with early booking

Oxford Mail: cricket generic

6:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

FANS planning to watch Oxfordshire face Devon in the Unicorns Trophy final can save up to £9 by booking tickets in advance.

BRADLEY SMITH'S VIEWS: Brno is in the past, let's get ready for Silverstone

Oxford Mail:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

No good dwelling on the Brno result and unfortunately it seems to be the way my season has panned out, but it certainly keeps me focused and ready for Silverstone.

LONDON WELSH: Olly Barkley backs Exiles to surprise this season

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

LONDON Welsh are not just in the Aviva Premiership this season to make up the numbers.

Oxford United boss admits results could put off some targets

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Thursday 21st August 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admits Oxford United’s losing start to the Sky Bet League Two season could have an effect on their search to attract players before the end of the transfer window.

BOWLS: Oxon veteran Ley reaches 800-game milestone

Oxford Mail: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

8:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

Oxford City & County’s Alan Ley chalked up another landmark with his 800th game for Oxfordshire in their 129-89 win over Buckinghamshire in a friendly at Long Crendon.

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