BOWLS: Oxon slump to Herts in county tie

BOWLS: Oxon slump to Herts in county tie

BOWLS: Oxon slump to Herts in county tie

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Oxfordshire BA were unable to repeat the previous week’s successes as they slipped to a 126-101 defeat in a friendly against Hertfordshire at Harpenden.

Oxon enjoyed success on just two of the six rinks.

Mike Andrew’s four led the way with a 21-17 victory.

West Witney’s Eddie Dorling received his six-game badge at the match.

Hertfordshire 126, Oxfordshire 101 (Oxon rink scores): B Willoughby, B Jarvie, D Wedge, I Whelpton lost 28-19; V Webb, A Melville, B Bloomfield, A Hall won 21-17; S Tolhurst, M Jones, M Oliver, M Andrew won 21-15; M Cameron, E Dorling, N Satchell, A Ley lost 16-11; C Lewis, T Gripe, R Slater, J Lucas lost 28-13; A Hunt, R Havard, H Franklin, M Petersen lost 22-16.

OXFORDSHIRE resume their Home Counties League campaign against Sussex at Thame on Saturday (2pm).

Battling Oxford United bow out of FA Youth Cup at Manchester City

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

9:08pm Thursday 18th December 2014

OXFORD United pushed Manchester City all the way as they were edged out of the FA Youth Cup 2-0 in the third round.

Oxford United's young guns relishing Manchester City clash

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 18th December 2014

OXFORD United’s rising stars will get a taste of the big time tonight as they attempt a giant-killing against Manchester City in the FA Youth Cup (7).

AUNT SALLY: Townsend hits six for Cricketers

8:10am Thursday 18th December 2014

GEOFF Townsend hit a six in his 14 dolls as Cricketers whitewashed Garsington B 6-0 in the Molson Coor Gladiator Friday League.

BAR BILLIARDS: Pincombe triumphs after epic encounter

Oxford Mail: Bar billiards

8:10am Thursday 18th December 2014

BOB Pincombe reached the second round of the Johnsons Buildbase Oxford League’s Men’s individual event after a thrilling win over Chris Bateman, writes PETE EWINS.

F1 fans race in to snap up Marussia souvenirs in Banbury factory auction

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

FORMER show cars from the collapsed Oxfordshire Formula 1 team Marussia sold for a total of £106,000 at a two-day auction.

RACING: Grandads Horse surprises Charlie Longsdon

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon admitted even he was surprised by Grandads Horse’s recent winning run after the gelding’s heart-stopping victory at Doncaster.

RUGBY UNION: Saar stars as Banbury rally

Oxford Mail:

7:20am Thursday 18th December 2014

Hugh Saar bagged a brace of tries as Banbury Under 18s A finished with a flourish to win 33-14 at Newbury in OBB League Division 1.

FOOTBALL: Scotland star Anya so grateful to Oxford City spell

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

Ikechi Anya admitted he might never have achieved such considerable success as a professional footballer if not for his spell at Oxford City, writes Matthew Bruce.

ATHLETICS: Amend defends ladies' crown

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

SAMANTHA Amend defended her ladies’ title at the Andy Reading 10k race.

BOWLS: Oxon A are swept aside

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

7:00am Thursday 18th December 2014

Oxfordshire A were beaten 27-13 by Avon A in the English Short Mat Bowling Association’s Inter County Competition at Bristol.

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