ATHLETICS: Carter breaks own record to take Woodstock crown

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Sophie Carter broke her own ladies’ course record as she stormed to victory at the Woodstock 12.

RUGBY UNION: Lamb is on song for Witney

Witney Gazette:

4:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Henry Lamb kicked Witney to a 12-5 victory at Reading in South West 1 East.

MOTORSPORT: Walkinshaw in the points

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2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Chipping Norton’s Sean Walkinshaw claimed a points double in the latest rounds of the EuroFormula Open season in Monza at the weekend.

HOCKEY: Witney lose out

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2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Witney men lost 4-2 at home to Newbury & Thatcham in a friendly, Justin Peel and Andy Gosnell netted for the hosts.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Charlbury lose out

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1:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Charlbury Town lost 4-1 at home to Highfield Juniors in the Giles Sports Witney Youth League Under 12 Knockout Cup first-round.

FOOTBALL: Carterton hold off Hanborough threat

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Carterton Town A opened a two-point gap at the top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division after a 4-0 win over Hanborough.

RUGBY UNION: Purdy takes the plaudits

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Former Chipping Norton junior and now Gloucester outside centre, Henry Purdy, brought words of praise from director of rugby David Humphreys after his try-scoring display in the 46-10 victory against London Welsh at the Kassam Stadium on Friday.

RACING: Longsdon is upbeat

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Charlie Longsdon is looking to take another step up the ladder after enjoying his best season at his Chipping Norton yard.

CRICKET: Nixon is the star

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Former England wicket-keeper Paul Nixon was the main guest at the Witney Mills CC presentation night at the Hollybush Inn.

SCHOOLS FOOTBALL: Mid-Oxon bow out

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12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Mid Oxfordshire Schools bowed out of the ESFA Under 15 PlayStation Inter Association Trophy with a 2-0 defeat by Coventry in the first round at Marlborough School, Woodstock.

FOOTBALL: Woodstock are beaten

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11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Old Woodstock Town bowed out of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Bluefin Sports Cup following a first-round 4-3 penalty shoot-out defeat to Brackley Town Development as their tie finished 1-1 after extra time.

RACING: Charlie's a winner again

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Long Wave kept up Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longs-don’s sparkling run of form with victory at Market Rasen on Saturday.

ATHLETICS: Carter charges in for Woodstock joy

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Sophie Carter broke her own ladies’ course record as she stormed to victory at the Woodstock 12.

Roberts revels in Oxford United's comeback win over Swindon

Witney Gazette: James Roberts

6:40am Wednesday 1st October 2014

JAMES Roberts admitted it was extra sweet to score a winner for Oxford United against rivals Swindon Town, even if it came in a behind-closed-doors game.

Oxford United stage comeback to beat Swindon Town

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3:26pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

JAMES Roberts came off the bench to score the winner as Oxford United came from two goals down to win 3-2 against Swindon Town at Roman Way.

GIRLS FOOTBALL: Appleton bags a treble

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2:38pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A hat-trick from Rachel Appleton helped Stonesfield Strikers to a 7-1 home win in the Oxford Mail Girls Under 12 Blue League.

Dismal start troubles Appleton

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Oxford United’s position in the table is now a concern for head coach Michael Appleton, who has acknow-ledged it is taking longer than expected to improve results.

Woeful Oxford United Women battered by Reading

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8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A lacklustre Oxford United Women suffered a 5-0 thrashing at local rivals Reading, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Oxford United head coach urges players to take responsibility

Witney Gazette:

10:30am Monday 29th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admitted Oxford United were second best where it really mattered as they lost 2-0 at Luton Town.

Oxford United striker Barnett annoyed by missed chances

Witney Gazette:

8:10am Monday 29th September 2014

A RUEFUL Tyrone Barnett held his hands up for a missed header which turned out to be the key moment in Oxford United’s defeat.

Mullins frustrated by early strike

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Monday 29th September 2014

JOHNNY Mullins was disappointed Oxford United failed to heed the warnings about Luton Town’s fast start as they fell behind in just over a minute, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Luton Tn 2 (Wilkinson 2, Howells 66), Oxford Utd 0 + VIDEO

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5:05pm Saturday 27th September 2014

OXFORD United's five-game unbeaten run came to a shuddering halt as they crashed to defeat at Luton Town.

I'll take my chances this time, vows Oxford United striker Hylton

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

Danny Hylton is confident he can get back on the Oxford United goal trail if chances come his way this afternoon after a wasteful display last weekend.

CRICKET: Ex-England man Nixon keeps Witney Mills happy

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Ex-England wicket-keeper Paul Nixon was the main guest at the Witney Mills CC presentation night at the Hollybush Inn.

Calllum's living the dream for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Callum O’Dowda is aiming to carry on a rich vein of form tomorrow as the winger admits he is in dreamland hearing Oxford United’s supporters chanting his name.

Oxford United boss aiming to exploit extra time in training

Witney Gazette:

9:10am Friday 26th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton thinks an increase in time spent on the training pitch over the next month will prove to be important for Oxford United’s development.

Oxford United youngster is a 'frightening' talent - Whing

Witney Gazette:

8:40am Friday 26th September 2014

JOSH Ashby is showing signs he will have a big future in the game, according to fellow midfielder Andy Whing.

Hoskins gets up and running for Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Friday 26th September 2014

WILL Hoskins is making rapid progress as the striker recovers from a groin injury.

Riley revelling in regular football with Oxford United

Witney Gazette:

8:30am Friday 26th September 2014

JOE Riley is loving life at Oxford United and the on-loan defender believes a run in the side is proving his injury problems are in the past.

Judge us on our actions, United chairman tells fans' forum

Witney Gazette:

6:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Oxford United chairman Darryl Eales was encouraged by the response from supporters at a forum held at the Kassam Stadium last night.

Oxford United chief urges fans to share ideas at tonight's forum

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Thursday 25th September 2014

MARK Ashton has called on Oxford United fans to come forward at tonight’s forum with their ideas on how to improve the club.

SPORTS AWARDS: Nominations flood in during first week

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

ENTRIES have already started pouring in for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

Hatters trip likely to come too soon for Oxford United goalkeeper

Witney Gazette:

6:02pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RYAN Clarke is unlikely to make his comeback to Oxford United first-team action tomorrow.

RACING: Longsdon's out to raise the bar

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

CHARLIE Longsdon is looking to take another step up the ladder after enjoying his best season at his Chipping Norton yard.

MOTORSPORT: Maldonado has weekend to forget

Witney Gazette: Lotus’ Pastor Maldonado says questions need to asked after his crash with Esteban Gutierrez

3:34pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Pastor Maldonado completed an eventful weekend with a 12th-placed finish in Sunday’s Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix.

MOTORSPORT: Albert's in dreamland

Witney Gazette:

3:31pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Jordan Albert spoke of his delight after the British teenager secured his maiden BRDC Formula 4 Championship podium with a superb display at Donington Park.

MOTORSPORT: Moody's perfect ten

Witney Gazette:

3:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Steve Moody has been crowned 2014 EMRA Pre-Injection series champion.

HOCKEY: Deacon's on mark in friendly

Witney Gazette: Jacob Deacon's goal was in vain for Witney in a 5-2 defeat by Maidenhead

3:27pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Witney Men’s first team continued their build up to their forthcoming Middx, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Regional 2 season with a 3-3 friendly draw against Cirencester.

SWIMMING: Gillingham drops in

Witney Gazette:

3:25pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Sixty swimmers from Witney & District Swimming Club recently enjoyed an inspirational development day with Nick Gillingham MBE, former world record holder and double Olympic medallist in the 200m breaststroke.

RUGBY UNION: Match to be played for legend

Witney Gazette: rugby generic

3:22pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Witney RFC are planning to honour the club’s first captain, Doug Richens, who died suddenly while on holiday last week, by staging a floodlit match in his memory.

RUGBY UNION: Witney win honours memory of Richens

Witney Gazette:

3:21pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Witney paid tribute to former captain Doug Richens as they recorded a 27-15 victory over Buckingham at Hailey Road.

ATHLETICS: Clinical Carter is the star in Witney

Witney Gazette: Woodstock's Sophie Carter helped Belgrave to silver

3:17pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Sophie Carter powered to victory in the Cotswold Classic road race at Witney.

FOOTBALL: Bayliss joy

Witney Gazette: football generic

3:15pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Carterton’s Reece Bayliss bagged a treble as they beat Purton 5-1 at home in Uhlsport Hellenic League Division 1 West. Dan Barrett (2) sealed the rout.

GIRLS FOOTBALL: Ruby shines for Carterton

Witney Gazette:

3:13pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Ruby Colleton scored four of Carterton Town’s goals in their 8-0 win at home to Barton United in the Oxford Mail Girls Under 12 Blue League. Zoe-Lee Phillips, Ellie Jones, Ellie Walecki and Katie Gough were also on target.

WOMEN' FOOTBALL: Tower Hill ease home

Witney Gazette: football generic

3:12pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Tower Hill Ladies strolled to a 2-0 victory against Fleet Town Ladies in Southern Region League Division 1 at West Witney Sports ground on Sunday.

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Bampton cruise in

Witney Gazette: football generic

3:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Tahir Alam, Declan O'Brien and Ross Henderson each bagged a brace as Bampton Town Youth beat Carterton Town 6-1 in the Giles Sports Witney Youth Under 11 Green League.

FOOTBALL: Colleton's double is key to victory

Witney Gazette: football generic

3:08pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Ryan Colleton bagged a double as Witney Royals staged a super second-half fightback to draw 4-4 at Hanborough in a Premier Division thriller.

Clarke's buzzing after successful Oxford United return

Witney Gazette:

9:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

RYAN Clarke believes he is available for first-team selection after making a successful playing return for Oxford United yesterday.

Swim, run and bike it to get triathlon ticket

Witney Gazette: Blenheim Palace Triathlon

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

PLACES go on sale today for Blenheim Palace’s annual triathlon, the UK’s second largest challenge of its kind and a major charity fundraiser.

Whing and Clarke make Oxford United returns

Witney Gazette: Andy Whing is hoping to be back in training by early March

2:43pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

ANDY Whing and Ryan Clarke played their first games of the season as Oxford United's development side came from behind to win 2-1 against Southend United.







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