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BOWLS: Penson's four book spot at Leamington

Oxford Mail: BOWLS: Penson's four book spot at Leamington BOWLS: Penson's four book spot at Leamington

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.

RESULTS

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.

FOOTBALL: AFC Hinksey fold

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7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

UHLSPORT Hellenic League side AFC Hinksey have folded after only two seasons, writes NICK FARRANT.

Oxford United seal trio of deals for shirt sponsorship

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7:20am Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORD United have agreed deals for three new shirt sponsors this season.

CYCLING: Waller smashes 50-mile record

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Oxford City RC veteran Howard Waller obliterated the club’s 50-mile time trial record with a superb 1 min 47. 33 secs in the Shafesbury 50.

TENNIS: Tolson eases North's fears of the drop

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7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

County captain Emma Tolson helped North Oxford ease their relegation fears in Oxfordshire LTA Wilson League Ladies’ Division 1.

RUGBY LEAGUE: Baird blow as Oxford face Gateshead test

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Oxford RL will be without JJ Baird for the rest of the season after the second row forward suffered a knee injury in their 58-16 defeat by York a fortnight ago.

CYCLING: John Paul suffers early exit

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 25th July 2014

TRACK cyclist John Paul, Oxfordshire sportsman of the year in 2011, was knocked out in the men’s sprint qualifying.

Abingdon Town 1 Oxford United 10

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9:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SAM Long scored a hat-trick as Oxford United's development side ran out 10-1 winners at Abingdon Town.

Oxford United boss sets deadline for new signings

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

HEAD coach Michael Appleton wants to get most of Oxford United’s summer signings completed before they face Wolverhampton Wanderers next week.

ATHLETICS: England shines in the rain

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

OXFORD’S Hannah England provided the star turn in the British Milers’ Club (BMC) Grand Prix at Iffley Road.

ATHLETICS: Curtis eyes up Olympic progression

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

FREDDIE Curtis hopes this week’s World Junior Championships can be a springboard to Rio 2016 qualification.

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