OXFORD Hawks Ladies slipped into the bottom two when they lost 2-0 at home to Gloucester City in the Investec Conference West.

It was a frustrating day for Hawks, who went close several times, including through Caro Harris from a penalty corner.

But the visitors won it with two goals in a minute from Kim Pullon and Danielle Gibson shortly before half-time.

Witney slipped to fourth in South Clubs League Division 2, despite a battling 3-3 draw at home to Trojans 2nd.

The hosts twice led through Sunny Wallis and Katie Gatt.

Trojans rallied to lead 3-2, but resilient Witney equalised through Lucy Reading after a quick shot by Hayley Dobson.

Oxford enjoyed an excellent weekend with two narrow victories in South Clubs Division 3A.

On Saturday, they came from behind to win 2-1 at home to Reading 3rd.

The visitors took the lead from a short corner.

After Kim Warman went close, Molly Reynolds followed up a short corner to level the scores.

With seven minutes to go, Bubble Baddeley received the ball on the penalty spot and turned the keeper to score the winner.

The following day, Oxford triumphed 1-0 in their derby clash away to Oxford Hawks 2nd.

The only goal came just before half-time, with Floor Timmer slipping the ball to Molly Reynolds who finished strongly.

A dramatic clearance off the line by Katie Cox kept Oxford in front, while Liv Strickland kept them on the front foot.


Oxford Hawks 2nd 1 (C Werlinger), West Hampstead 0; Wallingford 3 (M Jones 2, S Jones), Oxford Hawks 3rd 0; Oxford 2nd 2 (C Jackson, S Choudhury), Maidenhead 2nd 3; Oxford 3rd 1 (L Tremlett), Amersham & Chalfont 4; Oxford 4th 1 (E Gilroy), Reading Riots 4; Oxford 6th 2 (S Bennet, F Kramer), Windsor 2nd 2; Oxford 7th 2 (W Chobbah, M Leaney), Amersham & Chalfont 5th 0; Oxford Hawks 6th 1 (I Gibson), Amersham & C 4th 2; Oxford Hawks 7th 1 (A McNeal), Abingdon Pilgrims 1; Oxford Hawks Harriers 1 (B Cudlip), Wycombe Dev 3; Oxford Hawks Kestrels 1 (L Hargreaves), Oxford Leopards 0; Oxford Hawks Over 35s 0, Taunton Vale 4; Amersham & C 2nd 1, Wallingford 2nd 1 (F Leigh); Bicester 3rd 1, Wallingford 4th 1 (G McGrath); Thame 0, Witney 2nd 4 (M Hartnell 2, K Fowler, A Anderson); Witney 3rd 1 (G Noton), Phoenix 3rd 1.