RUGBY UNION: Jewell calls on Welsh to keep cool heads

8:00am Tuesday 20th May 2014

By Ed Mezzetti

Seb Jewell said London Welsh cannot not let their dramatic victory over Leeds Carnegie go to their heads as they chase a Premiership place.

Jewell and his Exiles teammates were jubilant after securing a last-gasp 60-58 aggregate win in the Greene King IPA Championship play-off semi-final at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium on Sunday.

But it is business as usual today as they return to training to prepare for the two-legged final against Bristol, with the first leg at the Kassam Stadium on Wednesday, May 28, with the return in Bristol a week later.

“We don’t want to get too carried away with ourselves, but we dug deep,” said centre Jewell.

“When you dig deep and pull off that sort of performance, you are going to celebrate.

“It might not seem like we behaved nicely to Leeds – and if that’s the case we apologise – but It did mean a lot.

“We turned around for the second leg seven points down and everyone has written us off. At the beginning of the season we didn’t have a chance, but we proved that we are good.”

ATHLETICS: Mixed fortunes for Oxfordshire's leading trio

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Monday 6th July 2015

OXFORD City’s Nathan Douglas secured his place in the World Athletics Championships in Beijing later this year with a fine display in the Sainsbury’s British Championships, writes STUART WEIR.

CRICKET: Spinners to the fore as Oxfordshire hit back to take upper hand

Oxford Mail:

8:50am Monday 6th July 2015

OXFORDSHIRE fought back well as spinners Will Beer and Luke Ryan gave them the upper hand in their Unicorns Counties Championship clash with Wales at Great & Little Tew.

CRICKET: Aston Rowant drop to bottom of the table

Oxford Mail: cricket generic

7:00am Monday 6th July 2015

Aston Rowant slumped to the foot of the Division 2 table after they were forced to settle for a draw at home to Gerrards Cross on Saturday.

CRICKET: Matt Woods and Andy Harris on song as leaders Tew master Shipton

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 6th July 2015

Great & Little Tew’s bowlers tore through Shipton-under-Wychwood’s top order as they recorded a five-wicket win at home in Saturday’s Division 2 derby encounter.

CRICKET: Will Rooney is start turn as Oxford cling on

Oxford Mail: cricket generic

7:00am Monday 6th July 2015

Will Rooney proved the star, but Oxford’s season shows no sign of improving after they were on the wrong end of a draw at home to Burnham in Division 1 on Saturday.

CRICKET: Adam Price is just right in Horspath victory

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 6th July 2015

Adam Price picked up a fivewicket haul after Robbie Eason carried his bat for an unbeaten 81 as Horspath posted a crushing 140-run victory at Tring Park in Division 1.

TENNIS: Alexis Canter falls to straight sets loss at Wimbledon

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Monday 6th July 2015

Oxfordshire's Alexis Canter performed well on his Wimbledon debut, but admitted to mixed emotions after losing in straight sets to Japan’s Yosuke Watanuki on Saturday.

WEEKEND RESULTS: July 4-5

Oxford Mail: cricket generic

6:20am Monday 6th July 2015

 

Oxford United chief Darryl Eales: I wish we had got in sooner

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 4th July 2015

Darryl Eales says the only big regret of his first year in charge at Oxford United was the takeover was not completed sooner.

HORSE RACING: Victoria Pendleton debut delights trainer Lawney Hill

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Saturday 4th July 2015

LAWNEY Hill was delighted with Victoria Pendleton’s debut as a jockey at Newbury on Thursday night, writes MARK EDWARDS.

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