RUGBY UNION: Exiles' Thorpe must face RFU panel

Banbury Cake: Richard Thorpe (with ball) returns for London Welsh

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LONDON Welsh flanker Richard Thorpe will appear before an RFU disciplinary panel tonight after being sent off for punching during the Exiles’ 25-21 defeat away to Bristol in the Greene King IPA Championship last Friday.

RUGBY UNION: Gosford cap season by lifting Shield

Banbury Cake: Gosford celebrate with the Oxfordshire Shield

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Gosford All Blacks rounded off a successful season by lifting the trophy for a second time after a hard-earned 24-13 victory over Wheatley in the Oxfordshire Shield final at Witney.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor slip into drop zone after big defeat

Banbury Cake: Chinnor hope to have centre Matt Goode back against Chippenham

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Chinnor slipped into the National 2 South relegation zone with a disastrous 43-12 defeat away to Bishiops Stortford on Saturday.

RUGBY UNION: Welsh's superb late fightback falls just short

Banbury Cake: London Welsh’s Daniel Browne and Joe Ajuwa get to grips with Bristol's George Watkins at the Memorial Ground last night

11:24pm Friday 18th April 2014

Bristol 25, London Welsh 21

RUGBY UNION: Exiles' form augurs well for play-off bid

Banbury Cake: Daniel Browne in action for London Welsh against Bedford at the Kassam Stadium

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Welsh are eyeing up top spot

Banbury Cake: Seb Stegmann dives over for London Welsh's third try

7:30am Friday 18th April 2014

LONDON Welsh attempt to go top of the Greene King IPA Championship table when they travel to leaders Bristol tonight (7.45).

RUGBY UNION: Struggling Chinnor ring the changes

Banbury Cake: Chinnor scrum half Frank Jones scored their second try at Clifton

7:00am Friday 18th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: London Welsh's Quill keeping grounded

Banbury Cake: John Quill attacks for London Welsh against Jersey on Saturday                        Picture: Martin John

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

JOHN Quill enjoyed a dream first start for London Welsh with a brace of tries and a man-of-the-match award.

RUGBY UNION: Theo seeks Euro glory in Poland

Banbury Cake: Theo Brophy Clews

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

THEO Brophy Clews will hope to steer England to glory in Saturday’s FIRA/AER European Championship final.

Exiles coach Ross plays down big-match clash

Banbury Cake: Gordon Ross

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

LONDON Welsh assistant coach Gordon Ross has talked down the significance of tomorrow’s trip to Greene King IPA Championship leaders Bristol (7.45).

RUGBY UNION: Angels are champions

Banbury Cake: Witney Angels celebrate the title

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

WITNEY Angels clinched the Women’s National Confer-ence South East West 2 title with a 27-5 win over Marlow at Hailey Road.

RUGBY UNION: Promotion prompts mixed feelings

Banbury Cake: Bicester’s squad

7:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

BICESTER captain Dan Spencer admitted winning promotion had been an anticlimax, but stressed they had a lot to be proud of.

Welsh welcome new first aid match unit at Kassam

Banbury Cake: St John Ambulance district manager, Craig Heigold at the Kassam Stadium

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

ONE of the teams based at the Kassam Stadium has welcomed news that a new first aid unit will be based there on match days.

RUGBY UNION: Henley still hanging in there

Banbury Cake: Christoph Bart scores Henley’s third try against Loughborough

8:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Chinnor hit by eight-try hammering

Banbury Cake: Jack Hayes

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Quins end home season with perfect record

Banbury Cake: Oxford Harlequins’ Jack Robinson gets his pass away as Witney’s Carl Campbell closes in

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Bulls resist Lions bid

Banbury Cake: Banbury captain Eddie Phillips (left)

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Alchester's derby joy

Banbury Cake: Alchester captain Tom Iles (right) scored two tries against Slough

7:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Bicester on the up

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6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Seven-up Muir stars in rout

Banbury Cake: Wheatley’s Adam Muir makes a break against Harwell

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Welsh's six-try show puts Jersey in shade

Banbury Cake: London Welsh’s Toby L’Estrange charges in for their sixth try in the 45-7 mauling of Jersey at the Kassam Stadium on Saturday

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

London Welsh came on strong to record a comfortable 45-7 victory over Jersey at the Kassam Stadium.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell is unhappy with slow opening

Banbury Cake: Exiles coach Justin Burnell

8:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Justin Burnell was a far happier man at full-time than at the interval of London Welsh’s victory over Jersey.

Live RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Jersey

Banbury Cake: London Welsh hope to play in the Premiership at the Kassam Stadium

1:29pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Live updates and scores from the Kassam Stadium where London Welsh host Jersey in the Greene King IPA Championship

RUGBY UNION: Happy memories can inspire London Welsh's promotion bid

Banbury Cake: Alex Davies starts at fly half for London Welsh against Jersey today

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

ALEX Davies believes London Welsh’s Championship-winning experience from 2012 will hold them in good stead this time around.

RUGBY UNION: Bicester are on the up

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7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

Bicester RFC were yesterday promoted to Southern Counties without playing a match.

RUGBY UNION: Keats starts as Welsh change nine

Banbury Cake: Tyson Keats

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Lees' joy at Chiefs move

Banbury Cake: London Welsh's Mitch Lees drives forwards against Ealing

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

MITCH Lees said joining Exeter Chiefs was too good an opportunity to turn down.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor out to secure their safety

Banbury Cake: MEMBERS of Oxford Harlequins’ minis junior section received some top tips from  British Lion and England star Manu Tuilagi and Leicester’s Samoan player Logovi'i Mulipola at the Marston Ferry Road training ground this week.  They were there as part of

8:00am Friday 11th April 2014

If results go their way, Chinnor could be safe from relegation tomorrow night and so face a more relaxed end to their National 2 South campaign.

Tongan ace Hudson glad to be back for Exiles

Banbury Cake: Hudson Tonga'uiha

7:00am Friday 11th April 2014

HUDSON Tonga’uiha is set to make his first appearance for London Welsh in 16 months when he returns for their Greene King IPA Championship game against Jersey at the Kassam Stadium tomorrow (2pm).

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh will keep pushing until play-offs

Banbury Cake: London Welsh’s James Tidewell (right) and Mike Denbee launch an attack during their 33-26 at Jersey. Justin Burnell is warning of another battle on Saturday

8:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

LONDON Welsh head coach Justin Burnell insists there will be no let up from his side, despite having already secured a play-off spot.

RUGBY UNION: Anniversary triumph for Silverbacks

Banbury Cake: Faringdon Silverbacks

7:30am Thursday 10th April 2014

FARINGDON’S Silverbacks defeated their veteran Goldenbacks counterparts 52-19 as the club celebrated their tenth anniversary.

RUGBY UNION: Morris brace is the key as Irish upset by Banbury

Banbury Cake: Dan Morris

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

BANBURY Under 16s gained an impressive scalp by winning 22-17 at London Irish.

RUGBY UNION: Cherwell in final chance at Gardens

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6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

OXFORD’S Cherwell School will play in the final of the Elite Insurance Sevens Series at Franklin’s Gardens.

RUGBY UNION: Henley seal promotion

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6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

HENLEY Hawks Women secured promotion to RFU Championship South Division 1 after an 11-8 play-off victory over Blackheath.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor hang on for vital victory

Banbury Cake: Chinnor centre Jack Hayes gathers a bouncing ball just before he scores Chinnor’s first try against Taunton

8:30am Tuesday 8th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Fylde's late blitz sends Henley into drop zone

Banbury Cake: Matt Payne returns from injury for Henley Hawks tomorrow

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Grove clock up club-record century

Banbury Cake: Guy Nicholl

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Da Silva brace proves in vain

Banbury Cake: Wallingford lock Carl Tappin charges past a would-be Thatcham tackler during his side’s heavy defeat on Saturday

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Dark Blues held by Croatia

Banbury Cake: Oxford’s Zandy Macdonald

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Banbury bag play-off spot

Banbury Cake: Chris Phillips dives over for the second of his try treble

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

BANBURY Bulls secured second place and a play-off spot after hammering Spartans 70-22 at Bodicote Park.

RUGBY UNION: Birthday boy Griffin celebrates in style

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6:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014


RUGBY UNION: Witney plan was a geunine one, says London Welsh chief

Banbury Cake: Bleddyn Phillips denied Witney plan was used as a bargaining tool

8:20am Saturday 5th April 2014

London Welsh chairman Bleddyn Phillips says the club’s plans for a move to Witney were genuine and not a bargaining tool.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh agree new three-year deal to play at Kassam Stadium

Banbury Cake: London Welsh step out at the Kassam Stadium for their first match in the Aviva Premiership against Leicester Tigers last season. The club have agreed a new three-year deal to stay at the ground, and are targeting an immediate return to the top-flight

10:20am Friday 4th April 2014

LONDON Welsh will groundshare with Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium for a further three seasons after signing a new contract.

RUGBY UNION: Williams sets the target in Chinnor's survival bid

Banbury Cake: Liam Gilbert is back for Chinnor’s clash against Taunton Titans tomorrow

8:00am Friday 4th April 2014

CHINNOR director of rugby Matt Williams has set his side a target of ten points from their remaining games to avoid relegation from National 2 South.

RUGBY UNION: Champions Quins out to kick on, says Chadbone

Banbury Cake: Oxford Harlequins (from left): Jamie Cope (coach), Luke Brown (captain), Steve Chadbone (head of rugby) and Keni Fisilau (player-coach) celebrate winning the South Wet 1 East title

8:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

STEVE Chadbone says Oxford Harlequins are already looking ahead, just days after clinching the South West 1 East title.

RUGBY UNION: Dark Blues set for Croatia clash

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7:30am Thursday 3rd April 2014

OXFORD University will look to end their season on a high note with a home victory over Croatia on Saturday.

RUGBY UNION: Wallingford make history

Banbury Cake: Wallingford Under 15s

7:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

WALLINGFORD Under 15s have become the club’s first junior side in their 47-year history to win a premier county league title.

RUGBY UNION: Beament's praise

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7:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

CAPTAIN Will Beament was full of pride after Bloxham Under 16s reached the last 16 of the Rosslyn Park HSBC National Schools Sevens.

RUGBY UNION: Dewar's England call-up

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6:00am Thursday 3rd April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S Michael Dewar has been named in the England Under 18 Clubs and Schools squad for two internationals.

RUGBY UNION: Quins bag title on date to remember

Banbury Cake: Oxford Harlequins crack open the champagne to celebrate winning the South West 1 East title

8:30am Tuesday 1st April 2014


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