EMMA Stephenson’s late equaliser secured a second successive Southern Counties title for Oxfordshire’s under 17 girls.

The 2-2 draw against Surrey, where Lexi Newell was also on target, extended the group’s unbeaten streak to 18 matches – which stretches all the way back to 2017.

They had already beaten Middlesex 1-0, with Millie Hartwell scoring.

The county’s under 13 boys won their competition for the first time, winning six and drawing one of their eight matches.

It was sealed with victories over Middlesex (2-0) and Surrey (4-0).


U17 girls: John Dykes (lead coach), Heather Merryweather (assistant), Ciara Devaney, Millie Hartwell, Molly Larkin, Amy Litchfield, Leah Merryweather, Lexi Newell, Emma Stephenson, Emma Keen, Priya Ahluwalia, Tenisha Aparo Iboch, Kate Brine, Francesca Brown, Neve Macken, Rebecca Perkin, Evelyn Potts, Amelia Thomas, Jessica Madden-Waite, Isabel Gibson, Rebecca Perkin, Emily Newsome.

U13 boys: Tim Chilvers (coach), Ted Akers,Jonty Atkins, Euan Barrett, Freddie Mainstone, Raoul Patel, Dylan Jamieson, Andrew MacEwen, Fraser Mackenzie, Luke Hooper, Charlie Cook, William Harrington, Thomas Cole, Fabian Cheesman, Shreyas Anand, Jacob Sharff, Charlie Tuthill, Benjamin Proudfoot, Henry Henman, Wilfred Mainstone, William Sandell, Julian Laird, Dylan Conlan, Jake Stainton, Christian Giles, Rayaan Dogar.