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Rugby

Jez Hicks, who captained Witney for eight years, has decided to stop playing due to a torn tendon in his right shoulder – ending a 15-year stint in the first team

RUGBY UNION: Shoulder injury forces Witney’s Jez Hicks to call it a day

Former Witney captain Jez Hicks has hung up his boots due to a shoulder injury

RUGBY UNION: Jez Hicks calls time after 15 years at Witney

Jordan Andrade did well coming off the bench for Oxford

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford's rally comes too late in 'home' clash

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford coach hoping to nullify Barrow boys

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford coach hoping to nullify Barrow boys

RUGBY UNION: Hard work pays off for flourishing Gosford All Blacks

RUGBY UNION: Hard work pays off for flourishing Gosford All Blacks

Half-back Nathan Kitson scored two tries in Oxford RL’s 38-24 defeat at University of Gloucestershire All Golds

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford’s woes continue at University of Gloucestershire All Golds

RUGBY UNION: Witney eye fresh talent as pre-season training gets underway

RUGBY UNION: Witney eye fresh talent as pre-season training gets underway

Adam Withington (centre) provided Oxford's lone try

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford RL are thrashed 96-4

Oxford coach Tim Rumford says that his team face a stiff test

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford's home game against Swinton switched to Hemel Hempstead

Ken Bumpass (left) receives his honour from Paddy Gregan, the Oxfordshire RFU's executive chairman Picture: Steve Wheeler

Former president Bumpass honoured by Oxfordshire RFU

Sean Morris scored an early try for Oxford against Keighley

RUGBY LEAGUE: Battling Oxford fall to late storm against high-flying Keighley

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford head coach Tim Rumford says Keighley are the benchmark

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford head coach Tim Rumford says Keighley are the benchmark

RUGBY UNION: Darlington brothers make Chinnor switch

RUGBY UNION: Darlington brothers make Chinnor switch

RUGBY UNION: Henley happy to feed off success

RUGBY UNION: Henley happy to feed off success

Dean Mignacca forces his way over the whitewash to open the scoring for Oxford in their 24-20 win over Coventry Bears in Kingstone Press League 1 Picture: Steve Wheeler

RUGBY LEAGUE: Ace Nathan Kitson inspires Oxford to fine win

In their first game at Oxford, London Welsh celebrate their Championship play-off victory over London Cornish in 2012, which brought promotion to the Premiership

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh quit Oxford's Kassam Stadium - but could be back

THE END: Welsh skipper Tom May consoles a teammate following their defeat by Saracens this year

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh's time in Oxford - year by year

London Welsh played at the Kassam Stadium for three seasons

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh are leaving Oxford's Kassam Stadium

Oxford coach Tim Rumford was happy with his side's second-half display against Crusaders

RUGBY LEAGUE: Upbeat Oxford looking for revenge against Coventry Bears

Rowland Phillips

LONDON WELSH: Continuity gives Exiles tight unit, says Phillips

Steve Lewis is delighted by London Welsh's double signing

London Welsh swoop to sign Brendon Snyman and Thretton Palamo

RUGBY UNION: Gosford All Blacks shot-listed for club of year

RUGBY UNION: Gosford All Blacks short-listed for club of year

New Chinnor signing Jack Adams in action for Cinderford last season

Chinnor pounce to bring in ex-Premiership players Adams and Dehaty

Oxford coach Tim Rumford expects improvement

RUGBY LEAGUE Oxford coach Rumford demands response after worst display

Mike Stevens

LONDON WELSH: Stevens on his decision to stand down as Exiles CEO

Littlemore, who are about to celebrate their 40th anniversary season, hope to add at least ten players to their current squad ahead of the new BB&O Championship campaign, which starts on September 12 against Oxford

RUGBY UNION: Littlemore eye new horizons during anniversary campaign

London Welsh chief executive Mike Stevens has left the club

RUGBY UNION: Chief executive Mike Stevens leaves London Welsh

Oxford’s Jordan Andrade looks to burst through a gap in the defence during his side’s 64-0 loss at Oldham in Kingstone Press League 1 Pictures: Adrian Smith

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford’s away misery continues at Oldham

Nick Scott has left Welsh to sign for Newport

RUGBY UNION: Scott leaves Welsh to join Newport

Oxford’s Jordan Andrade in action during the win against Scorpions and coach Tim Rumford expects Oldham to be as tough

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford coach Tim Rumford eyes upset

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh line up friendlies

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh line up friendlies

Rowan White, from Great Milton, has been selected for England U18 sevens

RUGBY UNION: Rowan White sets sights on England sevens bid

RUGBY UNION: Henley Hawks to face Rosslyn Park in National League 1 season opener

RUGBY UNION: Henley Hawks to face Rosslyn Park in National League 1 season opener

Matty Blythe acrobatically touches down during Oxford RL’s fourth home win in a row Picture: Steve Wheeler

RUGBY LEAGUE: Battling Oxford make history with four straight home wins

Head coach Tim Rumford (centre) wants Oxford RL to keep up the good work against South Wales Scorpions on Sunday

RUGBY LEAGUE: Oxford head coach Tim Rumford urges his side to maintain standards

Theo Brophy Clews (left) has joined Henley Hawks

RUGBY UNION: Hawks swoop to sign Theo Brophy Clews

Oxford RL were well beaten in their previous game, at Rochdale a fortnight ago

RUGBY LEAGUE: Rumford seeks return to form for Oxford RL in All Golds clash

Olly Barkley will be a player-coach

LONDON WELSH: Olly Barkley to have role in attack plans

Andy Berry during his first stint at Kingsey Road

RUGBY UNION: Berry returns for second Chinnor spell

Scrum half Joe Chilvers during Oxfordshire's defeat to Leicestershire on Saturday Picture: Steve Wheeler

RUGBY UNION: Craig Burrows upbeat despite Oxfordshire exit

Oxfordshire No 8 Joe Bellinger is tackled by Rhoddy McNaughton (left) and Jamie Skerritt    Picture: Steve Wheeler

RUGBY UNION: Oxfordshire suffer heavy defeat to miss out on County Championship Shield semi-final place

London Welsh head coach Rowland Phillips gives Eddie Aholelei a consoling hug after Saturday’s defeat

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh sign off with another heavy defeat to pass 1,000-point mark

Chris Elder (right) is congratulated by Alan Awcock after scoring and converting a try

London Welsh 17, Saracens 68

London Welsh's skipper Tom May calls time on his 16-year career against Saracens today

RUGBY UNION: Retiring Tom May has no London Welsh regrets

London Welsh coach Rowland Phillips has praised his side's attitude

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh coach Phillips demands one last performance

Alan Awcock

RUGBY UNION: Proud Exiles are playing for the shirt, says Awcock

Owen Farrell will be aiming to help Saracens to claim a play-off place when they take on London Welsh at the Kassam Stadium

RUGBY UNION: Owen Farrell returns as Saracens seek play-off place

Oxfordshire head coach Craig Burrows is hoping Jack Robinson’s (left) pace can cause County Championship Shield Pool 1 rivals Leicestershire problems tomorrow afternoon

RUGBY UNION: Oxon plot expansive game plan to book last four spot

RUGBY UNION: Tibbatts seals move to ambitious Chinnor

RUGBY UNION: Tibbatts seals move to ambitious Chinnor

Rowland Phillips

LONDON WELSH: Phillips in the dark over Pro12 link

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