MOTORSPORT: Walkinshaw focused on Spain gain

Sean Walkinshaw in action

Sean Walkinshaw in action

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Chipping Norton’s Sean Walkinshaw is aiming to build on his EuroFormula Open points-scoring drive at Portimao when the next round takes place at Jerez in Spain this weekend.

The 20-year-old picked up his first points by taking seventh spot in round three in southern Portugal.

And the Campos Racing driver, who lies 12th in the standings, said: “Portimao was a good step forward, the pace was a big improvement on the first weekend of the season.

“I’m really looking forward to Jerez.

“It’s a great track and if everything goes well during practice I really think we could be on for the best weekend of the season yet.

“With the steps forward we’ve made on the set-up, and the progress I’ve been making with my driving too, I’m feeling very positive.”

I have no hard feelings against Oxford United, says former U's boss Gary Waddock

Oxford Mail:

11:00am Friday 27th February 2015

GARY Waddock says he feels no bitterness towards Oxford United as he prepares to face the club for the first time since being sacked last summer.

RUGBY UNION: Weepu leaves London Welsh to join Wasps for rest of season

Oxford Mail:

10:52am Friday 27th February 2015

Lonodon Welsh's New Zealand World Cup winning scrum half Piri Weepu has quit London Welsh to join Aviva Premiership rivals Wasps until the end of the season.

Michael Appleton: Oxford United should relish Fratton Park stage

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Friday 27th February 2015

MICHAEL Appleton says there is no better place for Oxford United to win this season than Fratton Park – and it has nothing to do with his links to Portsmouth.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor chucked out of Oxfordshire Cup final for fielding ineligible player

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Director of rugby Matt Williams is regretting an oversight that has cost Chinnor a place in the Oxfordshire Cup final.

Maturing Callum O'Dowda aiming to stay on his upward curve at Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 27th February 2015

THERE have been plenty of changes at Oxford United since they visited Fratton Park last season, but few players have undergone a more dramatic change of status in the 18-month gap than Callum O’Dowda.

Danny Hylton reveals his Oxford United penalty plan

Oxford Mail:

8:10am Friday 27th February 2015

DANNY Hylton says he has found a system this season which is helping him take penalties with confidence.

BADMINTON: Batten and Khimji earn singles silvers at Radley

Oxford Mail: Image of racket and shuttlecock for badminton for sport

8:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Oxfordshire's Nic Batten was runner-up in the boys’ singles when the county hosted the successful Badminton England Under 17 tournament at Radley College.

RUGBY UNION: Oxford Harlequins ready for crunch clash

Oxford Mail: rugby generic

8:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Jamie Cope says Oxford Harlequins’ home clash with fellow strugglers Old Redcliffians tomorrow is crucial to the club’s fight to avoid relegation.

Pompey skipper predicts Oxford United will attempt to frustrate

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 27th February 2015

PAUL Robinson believes Oxford United could set out to frustrate tomorrow in response to Portsmouth’s recent results.

TENNIS: Connor ferguson wins his first LTA Grade tournament crown

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 27th February 2015

Promising Oxfordshire junior Connor Ferguson won his first LTA Grade 12 & under event at Bath to jump to fourth place in the UK rankings.

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