CRICKET: Vale remain in danger

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8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014


CRICKET: Wantage fall at final hurdle

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8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014


CRICKET: Vale drop fears increase after defeat to Horspath

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8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Abingdon Vale remain in relegation trouble after a 67-run home defeat to Horspath 2nd in Cherwell League Division 2, writes Graham Scott.

CRICKET: Snell and Bowles star for Shrivenham

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7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHRIVENHAM ran out emphatic 97-run winners at basement boys Hook Norton in OCA Division 1, writes David Quinn.

CRICKET: Youngsters excused school to make county debuts

Herald Series: CRICKET: Youngsters excused school to make county debuts

8:00am Friday 27th June 2014

Two Abingdon School pupils were excused lessons this week to play for Oxfordshire.

CRICKET: Challow stage Unicorns game

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7:31pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Challow & Childrey are to host a 50-over match be-tween Unicorns and Sussex 2nd on Thursday, July 10 (11am).

CRICKET: Champions Didcot collect trophy

Herald Series: Didcot captain Stephen Gates proudly holds the Division 4 trophy as he lines up with his team at the presentation night

8:48pm Wednesday 23rd October 2013

Didcot CC celebrated a successful season when receiving the Division 4 trophy at the Cherwell League’s presentation night at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford.

CRICKET: Shrivenham hopes die as Westbury lift crown

9:34am Friday 20th September 2013

Shrivenham's hopes of being crowned OCA Division 1 champions were dashed when they lost by five wickets at home to Westbury in their title decider on Saturday.

CRICKET: Shrivenham are OCA's T20 champions

Herald Series: Shrivenham celebrate their T20 success after their victory against Westbury at Kidlington on Sunday

7:58pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Shrivenham players celebrate after lifting the OCA League’s first silverware of the season when they beat Westbury by six wickets in the final of the Tony Pullinger T20 at Kidlington.

CRICKET: Watlington crash to 21 all out

7:56pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Watlington suffered a humiliating ten-wicket defeat after being shot out for just 21 away to Division 2 leaders Cowley International in the OCA League on Saturday.

CRICKET: White spins Abingdon to victory

7:53pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Spinner Paul White took five wickets cheaply to help dismiss Cropredy and set up a double for Abingdon Vale in Cher-well League Division 2 on Saturday.

CRICKET: Scrase leads successful chase

8:58pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

AN unbeaten 94 Tom Scrase gave Kingston Bagpuize 2nd a six-wicket victory in a high-scoring Cherwell League Division 8 match at home to Didcot 3rd.

CRICKET: Kingston hold out for draw

Herald Series: CRICKET: Downs hold on to deny leaders

8:56pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

Kingston Bagpuize had the worse end of a draw away to Cherwell League newcomers East Oxford in Division 4.

CRICKET@ Vale foiled by late century stand

8:52pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

Abingdon Vale dominated mu-ch of their Cherwell League Divis-ion 2 match at home to Aston Rowant 2nd on Saturday – yet ended up losing by two wickets.

CRICKET: Brightwell's unbeaten season

Herald Series: Brightwell-cum-Sotwell’s successful Under 11 side. Back (from left): Henry Thorby, Harry Adlard, Stan Whitty. Front: Alice Thoby, Ned Vowell, Matt Weber, Arthur Wood, Jamie Zalinski, Jack Turner

8:50pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

The Brightwell-cum-Sotwell under 11 side have completed a season unbeaten for the first time, following a 156 to 130 victory over Challow & Childrey in their last game.

CRICKET: Stacey's stunning ton is all in vain

8:48pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

James Stacey had a fabulous day for Sunningwell 2nd, but still finished on the losing side in OCA Division 9.

CRICKET: Benson girls off to Edgbaston

Herald Series: RICKET: Benson girls off to Edgbaston

6:48pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

The girls of Benson Church of England School celebrate after being crowned county champions.

CRICKET: Battling Hendred move off the bottom

Herald Series: Wantage’s Barry Martin makes a brave attempt, but vain, attempt at a boundary catch during his side’s 33-run defeat by Combe in Division 3

6:46pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

East & West Hendred moved off the bottom of OCA League Division 1 when winning by six wickets at Hook Norton.

CRICKET: Challow celebrate after landing thrilling victory

Herald Series: Oxford & Bletchingdon wicket-keeper John Guthrie stumps Luke Stutter during their nine-run defeat at Challow & Childrey in Division 2

6:41pm Wednesday 3rd July 2013

Challow & Childrey won a thriller by nine runs at home to Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts on Saturday and so move above their opponents in the Cherwell League Division 2 table.

CRICKET: Pickford strikes to give Abingdon a lift

Herald Series: Pat Bryan scored a century for Challow & Childrey in their defeat by Division 2 leaders Cumnor

7:51pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

Henry Pickford’s match-winning spell of 6-19 helped Abingdon Vale beat Bletchley Town in a low-scoring Cherwell League Division 2 match on Satur-day.

CRICKET: Wagner at Flower's course

Herald Series: Andy Wagner (right) with Andy Flower

7:42pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

Radley College’s Andy Wagner, the Sky Sports ECB coach of the year 2012, attended a masterclass given by England team director, Andy Flower, at Lord’s last week.

CRICKET: Tucker stars for Shrivenham

Herald Series: East & West Hendred’s Charlie Mulford plays it cool as Garsington keeper Craig Wharton appeals for a catch, but the batsman is soon on his way

7:39pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

Adam Tucker smashed an unbeaten 92 as Shrivenham crushed title rivals Westbury by nine wickets to cruise back to the top of OCA League Division 1.

CRICKET: Vale lads make history

Herald Series: Abingdon Under 13s, who won the Ron Maudsley Trophy. Back (from left): Jack Stacey, Alex Chapman, Sammy Lion-Cachet, Ben Charlesworth, Thomas Butcher, Joe Carey. Front: Tom Ferris, George Evans, Tom Price, Charlie Taylor, Ollie Price

7:34pm Wednesday 26th June 2013

Abingdon Vale’s strong under 13 team made history as they won Oxfordshire’s Ron Maudsley Trophy at Bicester & North Oxford.

CRICKET: Wantage openers in double-ton stand

7:33pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

Wantage openers Col-in Mercer and Nick Burton produced an unbroken double-century partnership in their OCA League Division 3 game at Chesterton on Saturday.

CRICKET: Cothill House School get lesson from Sobers

Herald Series: CRICKET: Cothill House School get lesson from Sobers

7:31pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

Sir Garfield Sobers, the legendary West Indian cricketer, visited Cothill House prep school, near Abingdon, to give a talk.

CRICKET: Didcot cause Oxon Cup upset

7:29pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

Didcot reached the quarter-finals of the Bernard Tollett Oxfordshire Cup with a surprise five-wicket win at home to Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts.

CRICKET: Wallingford recover to secure big victory

7:26pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

Wallingford recovered from 45-4 to pull off a convincing 77-run win at home to Horley in Cherwell League Division 4.

CRICKET: Moreton ladies get England player boost

Herald Series: Claire Taylor (front) with members of Moreton’s ladies team last week

7:22pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

Claire Taylor, the former England cricketer, joined Moreton Ladies for their weekly training session.

CRICKET: Deadly Tucker puts Shrivenham top

11:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Shrivenham romped to a 130-run victory at home to Minster Lovell to take over at the top of OCA Division 1.

CRICKET: Crowther hat-trick helps Crowmarsh regain title

11:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Crowmarsh CC hosted Cholsey and Ipsden in their annual T20 Festival on Sunday and regained their crown on a day that featured a hundred, a hat-trick and record scores.

CRICKET: Slade takes super nine for Didcot

Herald Series: Dave Slade destroyed Chearsley

11:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

David Slade produced amazing figures of 9-31 as Didcot crushed Chear-sley by nine wickets in Cherwell League Division 3 on Saturday.

CRICKET: Dimbylow shoots out Abingdon

10:00am Wednesday 12th June 2013

Olly Dimbylow took 6-21 and Connor Jones 3-17 as Abingdon Vale were blown away for only 54 at home to Division 2 derby rivals Challow & Childrey in the Cherwell League.

CRICKET: Launchbury blasts 155

Herald Series: Matt Launchbury on the attack for Radley in their Telegraph Cup win over Chesterton

11:00am Wednesday 5th June 2013

Veteran Matt Launchbury returned to form with a magnificent century for Radley in a 115-run second-round win at Chesterton in the OCA’s Telegraph Cup.

CRICKET; Abingdon scrape in thanks to last pair

Herald Series: Wallingford’s Scott Harris is clean bowled by Witney Mills's Pierre Lefort in their Division 4 clash

10:00am Wednesday 5th June 2013

A last-wicket stand of 20 gave Abingdon Vale a dramatic victory away to Oxford & Bletchingdon Nondescripts in Cherwell League Division 2 on Saturday.

CRICKET: Taylor's repeat to sets it up for Shrivenham

10:00am Wednesday 5th June 2013

Conor Taylor scored his second century in seven days as Shrivenham cruised into the OCA’s Airey Cup quarter-finals with a 129-run home victory over East & West Hendred.

CRICKET: Shrivenham duo pile up the runs

11:00am Wednesday 29th May 2013

Adam Tucker plundered a sensational 172 not out as Shrivenham had a field day at Hook Norton in OCA League Division 1 on Saturday.

CRICKET: Abingdon beaten as Cook stirs Cumnor

Herald Series: Abingdon Vale seamer Joe Butcher is congratulated by teammate Paul White after bowling Cumnor’s Ali Morteza in Saturday’s Division 1 game

10:00am Wednesday 29th May 2013

Abindon Vale did nothing to dent Cumnor’s status as favourites to win Cherwell League Division 2 with a decisive home defeat on Saturday.

CRICKET: Wallingford on move to Blewbury

Herald Series: Wallingford CC chairman Shan Rahulan (left) and Blewbury Village Community Interest Company director Derek Watson (right) outside the new pavillion at Blewbury with looking on (from left) Blewbury Village Community Interest Company director Anita Prosser,

10:50am Tuesday 28th February 2012

Wallingford Cricket Club are moving seven miles down the road to set their headquarters in Blewbury.

CRICKET: Abingdon duo's coaching honour

Herald Series: Paul White with Michael Atherton

10:30am Wednesday 31st August 2011

ABINGDON Vale duo Paul White and Phil Evans received special coaching awards from former England captain Michael Atherton.

CRICKET: Shrivenham clinch first Airey Cup triumph

Herald Series: Shrivenham celebrate their victory over Garsington

11:00am Tuesday 30th August 2011

Shrivenham captured OCA League's Airey Cup for the first time with a 76-run victory against Garsington at Kidlington.

CRICKET: Vale stay in promotion hunt

10:30am Tuesday 30th August 2011


CRICKET: Abingdon's big day

11:00am Wednesday 3rd August 2011

Abingdon Vale CC will mark their 150th anniversary with a match against the MCC at Hales Meadow on August 4.

CRICKET: Bagpuize denied by Sterio and Evans

Herald Series: Kingston Bagpuize’s Dave Ward defends against Witney Mills during their Division 3 match on Saturday

10:00am Tuesday 2nd August 2011


CRICKET: Wallingford in thrilling victory

10:30am Tuesday 5th July 2011


CRICKET: Willmot stars as Bagpuize collapse

Herald Series: Simon Smith hits another boundary for Hanborough against Kingston Bagpuize

10:00am Tuesday 5th July 2011


CRICKET: Cecchini leads Bagpuize home

9:50am Tuesday 28th June 2011

Kingston Bagpuize beat Oxford Downs 2nd by two wickets with three balls to spare in Division 2 of the MP Sports Cherwell League.

CRICKET: Ward quits Vale for Bagpuize

Herald Series: Dave Ward

10:30am Wednesday 22nd June 2011

FORMER Abingdon Vale skipper Dave Ward has quit the club to become director of coaching at Kingston Bagpuize.

CRICKET: Evergreen Arnie sends Vale packing with 8-26

Herald Series: Keith Arnold appeals unsuccessfully for an lbw

10:30am Tuesday 21st June 2011

Oxfordshire's record wicket-taker Keith Arnold produced an outstanding display of seam bowling to take 8-26 and propel Banbury Twenty towards their first win of the season in Division 2 on Saturday.

CRICKET: Brain steals show for Shipton

Herald Series: Charlie Brain hits another boundary as Shipton beat Challow

9:30am Monday 20th June 2011

CHARLIE Brain played the starring role as Shipton-under-Wychwood cruised to a six-wicket victory over Challow & Childrey in yesterday’s Oxfordshire final.

CRICKET: Challow set up Tew clash

Herald Series: Ian Demain in action for Challow

10:50am Thursday 21st April 2011

GREAT & Little Tew will play Challow & Childrey in the second round after both won their opening matches.

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