CONFERENCE LEAGUE SOUTH
OXFORD Cavaliers face having to pull out of the league if they cannot raise a side for their next match.
That is the message from manager JJ Baird after Cavaliers scratched their last two games against Leicester Storm, on Saturday, and Sheffield Hallam Eagles.
The club withdrew their A side from the West of England Premier League due to low player numbers, but the same problem, plus injuries, remains.
Posting on the club’s Facebook page, Baird said: “We have a game this Saturday at home to Valley Cougars and if we can not field a team by Tuesday, I will be pulling the plug on it for the remainder of the season.
“It may seem unfair, but we cannot waste the opponents’ time, my time and the RFL’s time any more.”
Injuries to players in the Oxford RL squad have seen many Cavaliers promoted, as their structure is designed to provide, but availability has now reached crisis point.
Latest Sport news
- UPDATE: Oxford United fans in a hurry to snap-up season tickets
- Callum O'Dowda an unused substitute in Republic of Ireland's draw with the Netherlands
- CRICKET: Shipton-under-Wychwood skipper Charlie Brain eyeing derby joy at Horspath
- CRICKET: Banbury skipper Lloyd Sabin excited to take on Division 1 champions High Wycombe
- CRICKET: Oxfordshire Over 50s B get off to flying start in County Championship
- Tennis fever sweeps Oxfordshire as Davis Cup comes to Abingdon
- Striker George Jeacock signs professional contract with Oxford United
- Oxford United supporters' group OxVox say season ticket rise is 'expected and accepted' by most fans
- Oxford United: Season ticket price increase necessary to compete in League One
- ICE HOCKEY: Highly-rated Ben Nethersell on board with Oxford City Stars as duo re-sign