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CRICKET: Shipton facing tricky trip to Cumnor
10:39am Wednesday 15th February 2012 in Cricket
Oxfordshire champions Shipton-under-Wychwood face a tricky trip to Cumnor in the National Village Cup first round on Sunday, May 6.
OXFORDSHIRE GROUP Prelim round (April 22): Minster Lovell v The Baldons, Steeple Aston v Oxford Downs, Great & Little Tew v Shrivenham.
1st round (May 6): Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts v Cropredy, Cumnor v Shipton-under-Wychwood, Horspath v Aston Row-ant, Minster Lovell or The Baldons v Steeple Aston or Oxford Downs, Kingston Bagpuize v Kidmore End, Deddington v Challow & Childrey, Tiddington v Sandford St Martin, Sutton Courtenay v Great & Little Tew or Shrivenham.
l Great & Little Tew host Horspath when the Cherwell League gets under way on Saturday, May 12.
Oxford Downs, who finished runners-up to Shipton-under-Wychwood last season when the top two swapped places on an extraordinary last day of the campaign, start off at Cumnor.
OPENING DAY FIXTURES (Saturday, May 12, top three divisions) Div 1: Cumnor v Oxford Downs, Great & Little Tew v Horspath.
Div 2: Oxford 2nd v Sandford St Martin, Oxford Downs 2nd v Aston Rowant 2nd.
Div 3: Banbury 3rd v Witney Mills, Dinton 2nd v Shipton-under-Wychwood 2nd.