BOWLS: Wakeman and Dickson claim pairs crown

PRESENTATION PARTY: Oxfordshire team manager Steve Gilkes (left) with under 25 pairs winners Dan Wakeman and Ben Dickson and county secretary Steve Tolhurst

PRESENTATION PARTY: Oxfordshire team manager Steve Gilkes (left) with under 25 pairs winners Dan Wakeman and Ben Dickson and county secretary Steve Tolhurst

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Carterton's Dan Wakeman and Woodstock’s Ben Dickson were crowned Oxfordshire Under 25s pairs champions at South Oxford.

They lifted the David Allin Cup after pipping Shane Cooper (Banbury Central) and Bradley Squires (West Witney) 19-17 in the final.

Nine pairs played a round robin of matches in two groups, with the runners-up going into a plate final.

This saw Bicester’s Tom White and Orren Bennett defeat clubmates Lucas King and Dan Swanson.

  • OXFORDSHIRE Under 25s won on all three rinks to record a resounding 86-38 victory over Sussex in the Junior Home Counties League at Popesmead BC, Crawley.

Shane Cooper’s rink of Carterton brothers Dan and Darren Wakeman and Ben Dickson led the way with a stunning 44-6 win.

Sussex U25 38 (0pts), Oxon U25 86 (10)

(Sussex rinks first)

Rink 1: M Murphy, A Tuffin, T Gater, R Midwinter 16, D Swanson, B Squires, L Wilkinson, G Schwab 25.

Rink 2: J Fenn-Tye, M Pilbrow, S Lambert, A Albon 16, T White, H Alder, S Watts, S Muir 17.

Rink 3: A Morphatt, H Dale, G Burrett, R Slater 6, Darren Wakeman, B Dickson, Dan Wakeman, S Cooper 44.

GOLF: Pepperell out to break duck

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Eddie Pepperell will tee off at St Andrews today believing it is only a matter of time before he sec-ures a maiden win on the European Tour.

ATHLETICS: Carter breaks own record to take Woodstock crown

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Sophie Carter broke her own ladies’ course record as she stormed to victory at the Woodstock 12.

RUGBY UNION: Purdy praised

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Former Chipping Norton junior Henry Purdy was praised for his try-scoring display in Gloucester’s 46-10 win over London Welsh at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium.

ICE HOCKEY: Elliott's exclusion adds to misery for sad Stars

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Player-coach Darren Elliott was excluded in controversial fashion as Oxford City Stars slipped to a 9-6 defeat away to London Raiders in English National League South Division 1.

RUGBY UNION: Harlequins miss out on Twickenham trip

Oxford Mail: rugby generic

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Oxford Harlequins Under 12s missed out on the chance of walking out at Twickenham by the narrowest of margins after suffering an agonising defeat in the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

BOWLS: Campion's title

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

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Banbury Central’s Caroline Campion was crowned Oxfordshire Ladies’ Champion of Champions at South Oxford.

RUGBY UNION: Trophy tribute to brave Widdowson

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Andrew Widdowson was visibly moved at the presentation of a trophy in his honour after Oxford University Greyhounds took on Edinburgh University at Iffley Road.

BAR BILLIARDS: Trafford and Gordon set standard in defence of pairs crown

Oxford Mail: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Pairs holders Mark Trafford and Ian Gordon marched on in the Oxford League’s competition, writes PETE EWINS.

RACING: Berkshire on way back

Oxford Mail: Jim Crowley guides the Paul Cole-trained Berkshire  to victory in the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Forgotten horse Berkshire is set for an imminent return to competitive action.

RUGBY UNION: Smith backs struggling Welsh to beat drop

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Ollie Smith admits the step up to top-flight rugby has proved tougher than many at London Welsh expected.

 

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