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Easington Sports midfielder Niall Higgins takes a shot at Hook Norton. Photo: Jason Relton

Derby clash is a thunderous affair

Hook Norton caretaker-manager Steve Prentice was just 20 minutes away from ending his role with another victory in Monday’s derby with Easington Sports.

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Signposted can point the way to Epsom success

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Brackley Town's  Mitchell Austin is challenged by Oxford City's Declan Benjamin at St James Park

Moore and Austin on the mark as Saints win derby

Late goals from Stefan Moore and Mitchell Austin earned Brackley Town their first Skrill North victory at St James Park in eight attempts on Monday.

Glassboys shatter Puritans with another five-goal blast

Banbury United slumped to another five-goal mauling at promotion-chasing Stourbridge in Monday’s Calor League Southern clash.

Troy Bryan bagged a brace in Ardley United's 5-1 victory at Abingdon Town

Ardley must win derby to keep their title tilt on track

Ardley United manager Kevin Brock goes into today’s UHLSport Hellenic League derby with Thame United knowing his side must pick up three more points if they are to keep their title challenge on track.

Stein must pick his players up for test at Stourbridge video

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein admitted his side looked weary in Saturday’s 5-1 defeat against St Albans City but he must pick his players up again for Monday’s visit to Stourbridge.

Tadmarton’s Robinson is the county champion

Tadmarton Heath’s Lily Robinson won the Oxfordshire County Golf Mid-Silver Championship.

Solkhon sees red as Saints pay the penalty again

Brackley Town’s first ever visit to the Aggborough Stadium brought a goal-less first half followed by an incident-packed second period that saw Saints reduced to ten men for the second successive Saturday as they shared the points in a 1-1 draw with Worcester City.

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg made it another Mercedes one-two in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix

Hamilton and Rosberg race to another one-two for Mercedes

Mercedes made it another one-two for the Brackley team in Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix.

Banbury United's Nic Evangelinos takes on St Albans City's  Howard Hall at Spencer Stadium

Saints sink Puritans to stay on course for play-offs

After keeping a rare clean sheet in midweek, Banbury United were soon shipping goals again at Spencer Stadium where St Albans City ran out 5-1 winners in Saturday’s Calor League Southern clash.

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado takes break from practice in Bahrain ahead of this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix

Gastaldi looks for improvement in China for Lotus

It’s been a disappointing start to the F1 season for Lotus and the Enstone team will be looking to kick-start their campaign in this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix.

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Our Mick is well handicapped to land the spoils at Haydock

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Banbury United
 manager Edwin Stein wants his side to give the supporters some cheer

Stein sets his sights on a stylish finish to season

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein wants his side to give the supporters something to cheer in their final two home Calor League Southern games of the season.

Mark Sykes helped Banbury Cross to a clean sweep in the OIBA finals

Docherty is tops as Cross seal all four county titles

Bowlers from Banbury Cross Indoor Bowls Club have won all four Oxon Indoor Bowls Association titles this season.

Evangelinos hits hat-trick to give Puritans the advantage

Nic Evangelinos completed a hat-trick as Banbury United came from 2-0 down to beat Olney Town 4-3 in Thursday’s Buckingham Charity Cup final first-leg.

Asia Minor can be a major player at Kempton

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Scott Dutton kept a clean sheet for Banbury United in an impressive performance at Weymouth

Stein salutes players after rare victory on the road

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein was full of praise for his players after Tuesday’s 1-0 Calor League Southern success at Weymouth.

Pendra will be going for Monday's big race in Ireland and is seen here coming up the gallops with the grey Tidal Way

Cantlow and Pendra prepare for their Irish challenge

Two Banburyshire trainers are set to take on their Irish counterparts at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Monday in the Boylesports Irish Grand National.

Docherty is tops as Cross seal all four county titles

Bowlers from Banbury Cross Indoor Bowls Club have won all four Oxon Indoor Bowls Association titles this season.

Nic Evangelinos scores Banbury United's winning goal at Weymouth. Photo: Mark Probin www.dorset-photography.co.uk NNL-140416-091111002

Evangelinos nicks it for the Puritans at Weymouth

Nic Evangelinos hit the only goal of the game as Banbury United picked up all three points in Tuesday’s Calor League Southern clash at Weymouth.

Kynan Isaac is one of six injured players who will miss Banbury United's trip to Weymouth tonight

Six players missing for Puritans’ trip to Weymouth

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein will have to do without six players for tonight’s (Tuesday) Calor League Southern trip to Weymouth.

Hooker Brett Richmond goes over to score Banbury Bulls' first try against Stourbridge Lions at Bodicote Park

Bulls round off with another win but face tough trip in decider

Banbury Bulls will have to make the long trip north for their Midlands Two West South play-off against Crewe & Nantwich.

Stein will be looking to bounce back at Weymouth

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein will be looking for his side to bounce back at Weymouth on Tuesday.

Albert jons SWR for the new season

SWR has completed its 2014 driver line-up after signing British racer Jordan Albert to join Venezuela’s Diego Borrelli and Danish youngster Nicolas Beer.

Brackley Town's Eddie Nisevic challenges Stockport County's Mark Lees at St James Park

Langdon sees red as off colour Saints miss the play-off boat

Brackley Town’s lingering Skrill North play-off hopes were extinguished in a dour stalemate with Stockport County at St James Park.

Brooks and Convey book Ardley’s place in Oxon Senior Cup final

Ardley United booked their place in the final of the Oxon Senior Cup for the first time in the club’s history after beating Oxford City 2-0 in Thursday’s semi-final.

Horse Racing

Roalco De Farges can maintain progression in feature race at Ayr

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Banbury United
 manager Edwin Steinsaid he had no intention of quititng during poor run

Stein says he was never going to walk away from the challenge

Despite Banbury United’s terrible run, Stein said he never had any intention of quitting Spencer Stadium.

Binder gets amongst the points in
the opener

Arden drivers Rene Binder and Andre Negrao came ninth and 20th respectively in the feature race during the first round of the 2014 GP2 Championship at the Bahrain International Circuit.

Spencer Stadium, home of the Puritans, but can the club sustain Calor League Southern Premier Division football?

Puritans face new challenge to retain league status

Banbury United may have secured their Calor League Southern status on the field but, off it, the club faces a new challenge.

Racing returns to Towcester on Thursday

Festival Theatre can put on a good show at Kempton

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Leaders take advantage of rivals’ slip

A goal in each half from Steve Howkins and Ben Thomas maintained Ardley United’s one-point lead over Wantage Town in Tuesday’s UHLSport Hellenic League clash.

Stein salutes players after Puritans get back to winning ways video

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein was relieved and delighted to see his side finally get back to winning ways.

Puritans hit six of the best in thriller to ensure safety

Banbury United are safe after they finally got back to winning ways in a ten-goal thriller at Spencer Stadium.

Experienced Banbury United defender Wayne Blossom has left Spencer Stadium

Pressure grows for Puritans to find precious points

The pressure is growing on Banbury United manager Edwin Stein to find the vital three points to all but secure his side’s safety.

Max Chilton came 13th for Marussia in the Bahrain Grand Prix

Chilton steers Marussia into top ten

Marussia F1 team boss John Booth was delighted with another two-car finish in the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Brackley Town's Ryan Rowe takes on Colwyn Bay's  Denislav Pilliner at St James Park

Ellison pops up to dent Saints’ slender play-off hopes

Brackley Town’s slender Skrill North play-off hopes took another knock at St James Park where Jamie Ellison’s last-gasp equaliser earned Colwyn Bay a 2-2 draw.

Hamilton and Rosberg make it another one-two for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton made it three wins from three races for Mercedes AMG Petronas as he raced to his second win of the new F1 season in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Dubber and Parker set new records for Harriers

Two Banbury Harriers club records tumbled at Sunday’s Radley AC Open meeting.

Puritans are put to flight by the Eagles

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein needs to turn things around quickly if his side are to stay clear of the relegation zone in the last few games of the Calor League Southern season.

Chris Phillips dives over the line to score for Banbury Bulls against Spartans at Bodicote Park

Bulls charge to their biggest win to secure play-off spot

Banbury Bulls booked their place in the Midland Two West South play-off spot with a resounding 70-22 victory over Spartans at Bodicote Park on Saturday.

Waley-Cohen and Long Run see double hopes ended at Valentine’s

Sam Waley-Cohen and Long Run’s bid to win Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree ended at Valentine’s Brook on the first circuit of the world’s most famous steeplechase.

Sam Waley-Cohen and Long Run celebrate winning the 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup. They go for Grand National glory on Saturday

Waley-Cohen goes for glory in a bid to complete double

For an amateur jockey, Sam Waley-Cohen is as professional as they come and this weekend he will be bidding to become one of the few to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Grand National.

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Burton Port can give O’Neill another Grand National success

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview Aintree’s Grand National meeting.

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You Must Know Me is taken to land the Topham

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing from Aintree.

Waley-Cohen gets off to a winning start at Aintree

Sam Waley-Cohen got his 2014 Grand National meeting off to the best possible start when riding a winner on the first day at Aintree.

Charlie Longsdon has several entries at Aintree, including Spirit Of Shankly in today's Dominican Republic Handicap Hurdle

Longsdon ready for Aintree

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon has several entries for this week’s Grand National meeting which gets under way today (Thursday).

Anderson Pinto will be available for Banbury United for the rest of the season

Stein able to call on Pinto for rest of the season

Banbury United manager Edwin Stein will be able to call on the services of Anderson Pinto for the rest of the campaign.

Top quality men’s open on the card

Mollington hosts the inaugural North Warwickshire Point-to-Point this Saturday.

Rob Evans will return to the boxing ring on Saturday after a four-year absence

Evans set for his return to boxing ring

Boxer turned model Rob Evans returns to the ring this weekend as he takes his first steps towards a national title.

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