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County Teams

Please indicate your availability for future county matches by following this link.   it is vital that all would-be county players keep this information up to date.

Selected teams for county match v Notts, 14th April 2019 (home, OBC, 2 pm)

For the seventh and final match of the 2018-19 season, we are playing at home to Nottinghamshire on 14th April. The match will be at Oxford BC, starting at 2 pm. The B-team will be hoping to seal victory in the race for the Porter Trophy. The following pairs are selected to represent the county:

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson & Robert Procter Diana Nettleton  & Emily Middleton Ron Quainton & Adrian Lambe
Jonathan Davis & Nick Smith Mary-Ann Sheehy & Christopher Whitehouse Peter Litchfield & Malcolm Currie
Alan Wilson (capt) & Chris Cooper Kathy & Denis Talbot Krys Kazmierczak & Sandra Nicholson
Matthew Covill & Chris Wilson Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks Helen Lawton-Smith & John Slater
Reserves
TBA

Results of Tollemache Finals, 16-17th February 2019 

Having qualified for the eight-team Final for the third year in succession, Oxfordshire had high hopes of a first ever Tollemache victory. After three wins in a row on Saturday, the county lay 3rd overnight but the final three games were all lost and Oxon plummeted to last place on 54 VPs. The winners were Cambs & Hunts, despite their loss to Oxon on Saturday. The county was represented by Alan Wilson (capt) & Nick Smith; Kathy & Denis Talbot, Robert Procter & Michael Robinson; Ian Angus & Chris Cooper. 

Results of County match v Leics, 10th February 2019 

In the sixth match of the 2018-19 season, we played away to Leicestershire on 10th February. The A-team lost 4-16 but the B-team won 18-2 to maintain its chances of retaining the Porter Trophy and the C-team won 17-3. A match report from Chris WIlson appears at Leics v Oxon Feb 2019.pdfThe following pairs were selected to represent the county:

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson & Robert Procter Diana Nettleton  & Emily Middleton Dinah & Andrew Lintott
Alan Wilson (capt) & Nick Smith Mary-Ann Sheehy & Christopher Whitehouse Gillian Lonsdale & Nigel Wilkes
Kathy & Denis Talbot Ron Quainton & Adrian Lambe Claire Macdonagh & Annabel Wade
Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks Matthew Covill & Chris Wilson Helen Lawton-Smith & John Slater
 
 

Results of the County match v Derbys, 13th January 2019 

In the fifth match of the 2018-19 season, we played at home to Derbyshire at the refurbished Oxford BC on 13th January. Our A-team lost 2-18 VPs, our B-team won 14-6 and the C-team match was a 10-10 draw. The following pairs represented the county:

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson & Robert Procter Dinah & Andrew Lintott Dinah & Andrew Lintott
Ian Angus & Aleks Lishkov Jonathan Davis & Nick Smith Ron Quainton & Adrian Lambe
Kathy & Denis Talbot Steve Noble & Alan Wilson (capt) Christopher Whitehouse & Mary-Ann Sheehy
Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks Matthew Covill & Chris Wilson Malcolm Currie & Peter Litchfield
 
 

Results of County match v Worcs (H), 9th December 2018 

In the fourth match of the 2018-19 season, home to Worcestershire at Abingdon BC, our A-team won 14-6, our B-team by 18-2 and our C-team by 16-4.  The following pairs were selected to represent the county:

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson & Robert Procter Diana Nettleton & Emily Middleton Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak
Alan Wilson (C) & Nick Smith Christopher Whitehouse & Mary-Ann Sheehy Helen Lawton-Smith & John Slater
Kathy & Denis Talbot Matthew Covill & Chris Wilson Lorna Swadling & Alastair Gidman
Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks Dinah & Andrew Lintott Michiel Cottaar & Peter Litchfield
Reserves
TBA

Success at Tollemache Qualifier, 17-18th November 2018 

For the third year running, Oxfordshire has qualified for the Final of the National (Tollemache) Championships. In a nail-biting finish to the tightest possible Group B, Oxon finished a close second to Cambs & Hunts on 80 VPs with Leics missing out on 77 VPs in 3rd place. The county was represented by the following four pairs: Alan Wilson (capt) & Chris Cooper; Kathy & Denis Talbot, Robert Procter & Michael Robinson; Ian Angus & Aleks Lishkov. 

Results of County match v Glos (A), 11th November 2018 

In the third match of the 2018-19 season, on Sunday 11 November, away to Gloucestershire at Cheltenham BC, our A-team lost 3-17, our B-team lost 2-18 and our C-team lost 0-20.  Match Report written by Peter Litchfield.  These were the pairs who played: 

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson & Robert Procter Mary-Ann Sheehy & Christopher Whitehouse Gillian Lonsdale & Colin Jones
Alan Wilson (C) & Steve Noble Chris Wilson & Matthew Covill Adrian Lambe & Ron Quainton
Kathy & Denis Talbot Jonathan Davis & Nick Smith Lorna Swadling & Alastair Gidman
Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks John Slater & Nigel Wilkes Malcolm Currie & Peter Litchfield
Reserves
TBA

Results of County match v Warks (H), 7th October 2018 

The county had mixed success in the second match of the 2018-19 season on Sunday 7 October at 2.00pm, home against Warks. The A-team and the C-team both lost 8-12 but our B-team won 17-3. These were the selected teams:

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson & Robert Procter Mary-Ann Sheehy & Christopher Whitehouse Helen Lawton-Smith & John Slater
Alan Wilson (C) & Chris Cooper Chris Wilson & Matthew Covill Adrian Lambe & Ron Quainton
Aleks Lishkov & Ian Angus Jonathan Davis & Nick Smith Lorna Swadling & Alastair Gidman
Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks Dinah & Andrew Lintott Malcolm Currie & Peter Litchfield
Reserves
TBA

Results of County match v Staffs & Shrops (A), 9th September 2018

The county played against Staffs & Shrops in our first match of the new season on Sunday 9 September. The A-team lost 7-13 and the C-team by 8-12, but the B-team achieved an excellent 17-3 victory. X-IMP details may be found on the Staffs & Shrops site here. The following pairs made up the team: 

A Team B Team C Team
Michael Robinson (C) & Steve Noble Lorna Swadling & Alastair Gidman Gillian Lonsdale & Colin Jones
Emily Middleton & Chris Cooper Chris Wilson & John Williams Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak
Aleks Lishkov & Beryl Kerr Adrian Lambe & Ron Quainton Claire Macdonagh & Annabel Wade
Kathy Talbot & Denis Talbot Malcolm Currie & Peter Litchfield David Watkins & David Stead
Reserves
TBA