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.”

Oxford United boss pulls plug on 'wow signing' to preserve squad's tight unit

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Tuesday 1st September 2015

OXFORD United pulled out of moves for high-profile targets over concerns they risked disrupting the spirit within the camp, according to head coach Michael Appleton.

No moves for Callum O'Dowda, says Oxford United chief executive

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Tuesday 1st September 2015

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Oxford United goalkeeper receives New Zealand call-up

Oxford Mail:

10:05am Tuesday 1st September 2015

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FOOTBALL: Vinny Mukendi’s rapid hat-trick sweeps Oxford City to huge win

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Tuesday 1st September 2015

VINNY Mukendi hit an 11-minute hat-trick as Oxford City smashed six past Truro City.

DARTS: Trio handed call-ups as Oxon start season

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

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FOOTBALL: North Leigh maintain super start with victory at Didcot Town

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

NORTH Leigh continued their unbeaten start to the season as they came from behind to beat Didcot Town 3-2 in Evo-Stik Southern League Division 1 South & West.

RACING: Victoria Pendleton is denied first victory in photo finish

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

Double Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton said she was thrilled, despite being denied a fairy-tale victory on her first ride as a fully-fledged amateur jockey at Ripon yesterday.

DARTS: Brothers’ maximums do the Trick

Oxford Mail:

6:50am Tuesday 1st September 2015

BROTHERS Tim and Simon Tricker starred with a total of five maximums to help Democrats Club win 6-3 at Peachcroft Social Club in Premier & Section 1 of the Greene King ODDA Summer League.

GOLF: Harry Richardson is class act in Frilford Heath's Challenor Rose Bowl

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Tuesday 1st September 2015

HARRY Richardson stormed to victory in the Challenor Rose Bowl at Frilford Heath.

Michael Appleton excited by atmosphere at Oxford United

Oxford Mail:

1:30pm Monday 31st August 2015

MICHAEL Appleton saluted Oxford United’s supporters for the role they have played in the side’s promising start.

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