WITNEY hope to avenge a league defeat at the hands of Bicester when the teams meet in the first round of the Oxfordshire Cup today.

Jamie Burke and Tom Gaffney start as in-form Witney look to record a sixth-straight win.

Matt White returns to lock and Dion Taylor to flanker when Oxford Harlequins host Chinnor 2nd.

Huw Dimond switches to fly half, while Martin Nutt and Jack Wiggins form a new partnership at centre.

Oxford University Greyhounds host Banbury tomorrow, with the Grove and Henley 2nd match postponed with neither able to field front rows.


Witney (v Bicester, away): Lambourne, B Fisk, Collins, Godfrey, Morgan, Birks, Gaffney, Burke, Harris, Richens, Mortimer, Webb, A Fisk, Edwards, C Campbell. Reps: Fuller, Foggett, Coe, G Campbell, Boshell.

Oxford H’quins (v Chinnor 2nd, home): Craig, Yeats, Wiggins, Nutt, Crowe, Dimond, O’Brian, Farahani, Tierney, P De Lange, Ojo, White, Taylor, Ward, Fotu. Reps: Barlow, Finch, Pridmore, Purchase, K De Lange.