OXFORD RL conceded ten tries as they suffered a 48-12 defeat at home to third-placed Whitehaven.

The defeat leaves the Blues tenth in Kingstone Press League 1.

Harvey Burnett (right) and Scott Fleming crossed for Oxford, with both players converting.

But tries from Scott McAvoy (2), Chris Taylor (2), Jordan Burns (2), Craig Calvert (2), Carl Forster and Paul Crook saw the Cumbrian side storm to victory.

Crook converted on four occasions.

Oxford are next in action on Saturday when they travel to London Skolars.