Mullins backs O'Dowda to hit the heights

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9:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

CALLUM O’Dowda has all the attributes to progress and play at a higher level, according to Oxford United teammate Johnny Mullins.

Smith keeps the faith as Welsh look to stop the rot

Herald Series:

6:50am Thursday 18th September 2014

DEFENCE coach Ollie Smith admits it has been a testing start to the season, but is backing London Welsh to put things right.

Appleton admits it's sheer relief for Oxford United

Herald Series:

9:30am Wednesday 17th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton admitted a weight had been lifted off Oxford United’s shoulders as they avoided an unwanted club record by beating Accrington Stanley 3-1 to claim their first league victory of the season.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match against Accrington?

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11:04pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Oxford Utd 3 (Hylton 15, Collins 37, Barnett 71) Accrington Stanley 1 (Carver 17)

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9:44pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE was relief all round as Oxford United ended their long wait for a league win at the expense of ten-man Accrington Stanley at the Kassam Stadium.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh's Jewell up for try of the week

Herald Series: Seb Jewell is determined to show Bristol that London Welsh are the best team in the Greene King IPA Championship

5:01pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

LONDON Welsh full back Seb Jewell has been shortlisted for the Aviva Premiership's try of the week.

Howard's Way is lift for Oxford United

Herald Series:

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Brian Howard is aiming for a dream debut tonight as he attempts to help Oxford United kick-start their season against Accrington Stanley.

Collins keen to crank up pressure on teammates

Herald Series:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Michael Collins says Oxford United should put themselves under pressure in a bid to claim their first win of the league season tonight.

Brian Howard signs for Oxford United

Herald Series:

1:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

BRIAN Howard has signed a short-term contract with Oxford United after a successful trial.

Oxford United hoping to complete a signing today

Herald Series:

10:50am Monday 15th September 2014

OXFORD United could have a new face in the squad against Accrington Stanley tomorrow night as they close in on a signing.

Appleton urges Oxford United's senior players to lead the way + WATCH match highlights

Herald Series:

9:30am Monday 15th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton was critical of Oxford United’s senior players as their winless start to the league season stretched to seven games with a 1-1 draw at fellow strugglers Exeter City.

RUGBY: Burnell frustrated by London Welsh's missed tackles

Herald Series:

9:00am Monday 15th September 2014

London Welsh head coach Justin Burnell was left smarting after the Exiles shipped 50 points for a second time in six days, but remains adamant that they can compete in the top flight.

Callum's delight at breaking Oxford United duck + WATCH his goal

Herald Series:

7:30am Monday 15th September 2014

SCORING for Oxford United was the realisation of a boyhood dream for Callum O’Dowda, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Bath 53, London Welsh 26

Herald Series:

6:40am Monday 15th September 2014

LONDON Welsh were on the end of another heavy defeat on Saturday, but did at least get off the mark for the season by scoring four tries when well-beaten by Bath.

Exeter City 1 (Cummins pen 4), Oxford Utd 1 (O'Dowda 15)

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4:58pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE wait for a win goes on for Oxford United and Exeter City after the pair shared the points at St James Park.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Exeter?

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5:48pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FOOTBALL: Rose backs United to have edge over fellow strugglers Exeter

Herald Series: Danny Rose has been impressed with Matt Bevans' form

9:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

Danny Rose believes last weekend’s results will give Oxford United a psychological edge as they visit fellow winless side Exeter City this afternoon.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles must show true colours, says McCaffrey

Herald Series:

8:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

London Welsh are desperate to make amends when they visit Bath today.

RUGBY UNION: Bath clash should be a spur , says London Welsh coach Ross

Herald Series:

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

London Welsh should have no lack of motivation when they visit Bath in the Aviva Premiership today.

RUGBY UNION: Barkley to captain away to former club Bath

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5:54pm Friday 12th September 2014

Olly Barkley will captain London Welsh at his former club Bath in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday.

Ambitious Oxford United unveil scouting blueprint

Herald Series:

9:30am Friday 12th September 2014

OXFORD United are poised to launch an ambitious plan which chief executive Mark Ashton believes will eventually set the club apart from their rivals.

Recruitment drive begins as Oxford United go scouting for answers

Herald Series:

9:20am Friday 12th September 2014

FOR many clubs in the lower reaches of the Football League, player recruitment is largely based on gut feeling, calling in favours and luck.

Appleton backs Barnett to make a big difference for Oxford United

Herald Series:

9:10am Friday 12th September 2014

OXFORD United head coach Michael Appleton is confident new signing Tyrone Barnett will be worth the wait as the striker prepares to make his debut at Exeter City tomorrow.

Long is my No 1 keeper - Oxford United boss

Herald Series:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

GEORGE Long remains first choice for Oxford United, with head coach Michael Appleton admitting he does not understand criticism of the goalkeeper.

Tisdale unfazed by league table ahead of basement clash with Oxford United

Herald Series:

8:20am Friday 12th September 2014

LIKE Oxford United, tomorrow’s hosts Exeter City are also still waiting for their first win of the Sky Bet League Two season.

Striker Barnett delighted to seal Oxford United

Herald Series:

9:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

TYRONE Barnett insisted he was always interested in joining Oxford United as a loan deal went through yesterday – a week after a move collapsed on transfer deadline day.

Jakubiak thrilled to be playing a starting role with Oxford United

Herald Series:

8:50am Friday 12th September 2014

ALEX Jakubiak is delighted he has forced his way into Oxford United’s starting line-up and is keen to keep the run going tomorrow.

Sidelined Hoskins suffers 'freak' injury

Herald Series:

7:50am Thursday 11th September 2014

WILL Hoskins’ groin tear was a “freak” injury which had nothing to do with his past fitness problems, according to Oxford United chief executive Mark Ashton.

Tyrone Barnett makes loan move to Oxford United

Herald Series:

3:58pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

OXFORD United have moved to boost their goalscoring options by signing Tyrone Barnett on a 93-day loan.

Will Hoskins ruled out until January through injury

Herald Series:

2:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Oxford United have been dealt a huge blow after Will Hoskins was ruled out until January.

Appleton grateful for blank midweek

Herald Series:

9:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton is planning to make the most of Oxford United’s first blank midweek of the season, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

Ross backs Weepu to be Welsh's driving force

Herald Series:

9:10am Wednesday 10th September 2014

GORDON Ross has tipped Piri Weepu to be a driving force for London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership.

Oxford United boss eyes loan market

Herald Series:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Michael Appleton expects Oxford United to be busy when the loan window opens today, with the head coach aiming to have at least one deal completed before the weekend.

Oxford United boss eyes loan market

Herald Series:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Michael Appleton expects Oxford United to be busy when the loan window opens today, with the head coach aiming to have at least one deal completed before the weekend.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell urges walloped Welsh to fight back

Herald Series:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Justin Burnell says London Welsh’s players must get their heads up straight away after their opening day nightmare against Exeter.

Allison goal keeps Oxford United Women heading in the right direction

Herald Series:

7:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

LAUREN Allison’s first-half effort gave Oxford United Women only their second league win of the season as Millwall Lionesses went down 1-0 at Northcourt Road, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

Appleton's half-time blast does the trick for Oxford United

Herald Series:

9:30am Monday 8th September 2014

DANNY Hylton revealed a half-time blast from Oxford United head coach Michael Appleton was the key to a vastly-improved performance as they hit back to claim a 1-1 draw at Southend United.

RUGBY UNION: Burnell: we must learn our lessons

Herald Series:

8:00am Monday 8th September 2014

JUSTIN Burnell said London Welsh must learn lessons from their 52-0 home hammering by Exeter if they are to compete in the Aviva Premiership.

Appleton lauds Oxford United's second-half display

Herald Series:

7:30am Monday 8th September 2014

MICHAEL Appleton rated the second half at Roots Hall as Oxford United’s best spell of the season so far, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

RUGBY UNION: London Welsh hammered by Exeter

Herald Series:

4:16pm Sunday 7th September 2014


Live RUGBY UNION: London Welsh v Exeter Chiefs

Herald Series:

1:04pm Sunday 7th September 2014

Live action from the Kassam Stadium where London Welsh host Exeter Chiefs in their Aviva Premiership opener

Southend Utd 1 (Payne 36), Oxford Utd 1 (Hylton pen 67)

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6:00pm Saturday 6th September 2014

OXFORD United ground out a point in difficult circumstances as Danny Hylton's penalty saw them come from behind at Roots Hall.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Southend?

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5:58pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Collins backs Oxford United to surprise

Herald Series:

9:30am Saturday 6th September 2014

MICHAEL Collins is confident Oxford United will claim their first league win of the season today, even while admitting many people will see it as a “home banker” for Southend United.

Rose faces race against time for United

Herald Series:

9:30am Saturday 6th September 2014


RUGBY UNION: Weepu handed birthday debut for Welsh opener

Herald Series:

8:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

PIRI Weepu is given a birthday debut by London Welsh in their televised Aviva Premiership opener at home to Exeter Chiefs tomorrow (2pm).

RUGBY UNION: Molenaar's expecting a battle for centre spots

Herald Series:

7:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

TIM Molenaar insists he and Tom May cannot take their places in London Welsh’s midfield for granted.

Oxford United boss seeks to find the right balance

Herald Series:

9:20am Friday 5th September 2014

OXFORD United head to Essex tomorrow still looking for lift-off to the Michael Appleton era, but the head coach is adamant the bumpy start will be worth it.

Oxford United boss open-minded as Howard starts training

Herald Series:

9:10am Friday 5th September 2014

BRIAN Howard began training with Oxford United yesterday – and head coach Michael Appleton is not ruling out a move.

Clarke back in the swing

Herald Series:

9:00am Friday 5th September 2014

Ryan Clarke trained with the senior squad for the first time yesterday and the Oxford United goalkeeper is targeting a return within a matter of weeks.

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