A LATE strike from Caro Harris gave Oxford Hawks a dramatic 2-1 victory at home to Isca in the Investec Ladies Western Conference.

Hawks made the perfect start with a fifth-minute goal from Katie Lowe following great interplay between Annie Denley and Catherine Rooney.

Thanks to some important interventions from captain Bex Oakes, they held on to their lead at half-time.

However, Isca’s pressure after the break told and they levelled 15 minutes from time.

Hawks resisted further pressure with some stunning defence from Abi Flory.

Then with two minutes left, Harris leaped on the rebound from a short corner to seal their first league win.

Oxford scored a goal in each half to clinch a 2-0 victory away to West Hampstead in South Clubs League.

They took the lead when Beth Williamson fired in a rebound from a short corner.

In the second half, strong runs from Amy Litchfield and clever play by Bubble Baddeley forced a number of corners, one of which was converted by Floor Timmer, which sealed the victory

Witney opened their account in Division 2 with a 2-1 win at Buckingham 2nd.

Ellie Norton put the visitors ahead from a short corner, but the hosts soon levelled

Witney looked more likely victors and Katie Oliver grabbed the winner in the second half.

Bicester secured a hard-earned 2-2 draw away to Newbury & Thatcham 2nd in Division 1 of the Trysports Three Counties League.

The visitors stormed into a 2-0 lead, thanks to two goals in the first 15 minutes from Alison Haik and Bea Gunn.

Bicester paid the penalty for taking their foot off the gas and a goal in each half saw Newbury earn a draw.


Ladies: Oxford Hawks 2nd 5 (C Werlinger 2, M Douglas, K Kerr, F Walton), Eastcote 1; Oxford Hawks 3rd 4, Wycombe 2nd 0; Oxford Hawks 4th 5 (C Batten, L Scragg, R Black, G Julier), Banbury 2nd 0; Oxford Hawks 5th 3 (L Hiner, S Butler, R Potter), Wychwood 1; Oxford Hawks 6th 2 (M Dale 2), Windsor 2nd 2; Oxford Hawks 7th 1 (A Owen), Iver & Burnham 0; Oxford 2nd 2 (C Jackson, B Andrew), Sonning 2nd 4; Oxford 3rd 2 (S Williams, A Roux), Marlow 2nd 2; Oxford 4th 2 (K Hicks, K Smith), Milton Keynes 2nd 0; Oxford 5th 1 (L Clifton), Abingdon 7; Oxford 6th 3 (L Freer, F Kramer, G Lewis), Gerrards Cross 2nd 0; Oxford 7th 0, Bicester 3rd 4; Witney 2nd 5 (K Easterbrook, K Fowler, K Scott, M Hartnell, S Hartnell), Reading Rockets 2; Witney 3rd 2 (A Coe, G Norton), Sonning 4th 3; Bicester 2nd 0, Wycombe 3rd 0; Wallingford 4 (C Satchwell, L Conlon, T Chamberlain, S Pegg), Maidenhead 2nd 0; Phoenix & R 2nd 4, Wallingford 2nd 1 (H Barber); Wallingford 3rd 1, Amersham & C 3rd 1; Banbury 5th 0, Wallingford 4th 6 (M Alexander 3, A Clements 2, E Harrop).

Girls: Oxford Hawks U14A 2, Wallingford 3; Oxford Hawks U14B 1, Thame 1; Oxford Hawks U16A 1 (R Hearn), Marlow 6; Oxford Hawks U18 1 (A Denly), Reading 9.