Carol Penson’s Oxford City & County rink of Margaret Stacey, Marion Darton and Carol Gaskins have qualified for the National Fours Championships at Leamington Spa next month.
They booked their place by beating clubmates Julie Jackson, Vicky Harrison, Jacky Gray and Rosemary Phelps 27-10 in the semi-finals at Thame.
The other semi-final, bet-ween Daphne Jacob and Katherine Hawes, has still to be arranged, with Hawes’s teammate, Gail Gilkes, the England Under 25s and England’s Commonwealth Games team manager, having international commitments.
Quarter-finals: P Williams 10, D Jacob 25; C Penson 28, L Price 14; P Clarke 13, R Phelps 27; K Hawes 18, W Cross 11.
Semi-final: C Penson 27, R Phelps 10.
- KATIE Bland and Jazzmin Alder have qualified for the National Under 25 Pairs at Leamington Spa next month.
Bland and Alder beat Katie Glenn and Amy Stone 18-11 in the Oxfordshire final at Thame.
- OXFORDSHIRE Ladies were beaten 142-90 by Hampshire in their final John’s Trophy game at Eastleigh.
Donna Knight and Carol Nall were Oxon’s winning skips.
Hampshire 142 (17pts), Oxfordshire 90 (5) (Hampshire skips first): B Plumpton 28, P Ostler 7; L Haywood 18, C Nall 19; K Kerley 34, S Rogers 11; K Patrick 21, D Knight 24; A Flint 25, D Jacob 13; M Holden 16, J Berry 16.
Oxfordshire Ladies were pipped 114-108 by Buckinghamshire in a friendly at Newport Pagnell.
Buckinghamshire 114, Oxfordshire 108 (Bucks skips first): B Brown 19, D Jacob 14; S Faulks 19, C Penson 19; G Doddington 20, S Rogers 20; L Throup 23, W Cross 14; M L Roberts 13, J Berry 26; S Strange 20, P Ostler 15.
12:20pm Monday 4th May 2015
Michael Appleton wished the end of the season was still a month away after Oxford United continued their strong form with a 1-0 win at Newport County.
12:10pm Monday 4th May 2015
Sam Humphreys was thrilled to finally make his senior debut for Oxford United, 12 years after joining the club.
12:00pm Monday 4th May 2015
Have your say on the main talking points at Oxford United in our final 60-minute interactive discussion of the season.
11:50am Monday 4th May 2015
Andy Whing is contemplating hanging up his boots this summer, but the popular midfielder is in talks about staying at Oxford United in another role.
11:39am Monday 4th May 2015
CLUB captain Matt Corker will embark on a ninth season with London Welsh after signing a new deal with the Exiles.
7:20am Monday 4th May 2015
OXFORDSHIRE cruised to their second commanding Group 4 victory when they beat Bucks by eight wickets in a weather-affected game at Wormsley yesterday, writes MICHAEL KNOX.
3:12pm Sunday 3rd May 2015
Oxfordshire's Bradley Smith came home eighth in today's Spanish MotoGP in Jerez.
12:09pm Sunday 3rd May 2015
WATCH Kemar Roofe's wonder goal as Oxford United finished the season with a 1-0 win at Newport County.
5:54pm Saturday 2nd May 2015