ATHLETICS: Richard Gould led the way for joint hosts Alchester AC at the Andy Reading 10k.

He finished ninth in a time of 36mins 52secs, with Headington Roadrunners’ James Eve claiming victory.

Bicester AC were joint hosts for the event, which was held in support of the Hummingbird Support and Therapy Centre.

Owen Stocker and Lucy Montague won their respective boys’ and girls’ 2km races.

In the 1km competition, Bethany Wetton and Jack Green were victorious.

Chesterton were the winners of the primary school competition.



Alchester AC: 14 D ingram 37.26, 22 N Greig 38.16, 45 S Usher (3rd LV45), 78 A Bower 42.52, 107 S Suter 45.23, 249 E Dommett 55.29, 269 M Saunders 56.51.

Bicester AC: 225 T Gould 53.44, 329 M Waddup 1.08.28.

Bicester Tri: J Simons 46.25, J Gundle 46.54, M Spencer-Jones 47.33, C Styles 56.04.


Bicester AC – Boys – U13: 95 O Stocker, 91 L Bushby, 101 E Joliffe.Ladies – U15: 65 A Cox. U13: 58 A Joliffe, 102 I Cox, 107 J Critchley.

RUGBY UNION: Bicester made it six wins in a row when beating Slough 37-23 in a thrilling Southern Counties North contest.

The victory saw the visitors, who lost their opening four games, climb to fourth in the table.

Tries from Pete Howard (2) and Ollie Dawkins, with Josh Wordsworth kicking a conversion and a penalty, saw the sides locked 20-20 at the break.

Colby Short and Ignasio Lopez crossed for Slough, with Max Miles converting both and kicking two penalties.

But Bicester’s Peter Tarrega, Wordsworth, who converted his own try, and Ollie Cassidy scored in the second half to secure victory.

HOCKEY: Captain Abbie Stevens bagged a hat-trick as Bicester signed off for the Christmas break with a 5-1 win at home to Amersham & Chalfont 3rd.

The commanding victory leaves the side sixth in Trysports Three Counties League Division 1 after the first half of the season.

Stevens put Bicester ahead from a short corner, but Amersham levelled to make it 1-1 at half-time.

The hosts dominated after the break, with Stevens completing her hat-trick, while Emma Keen and Nicky Willers were also on target.

POOL: Ashton A moved level top with The Crown Inn, Twyford in Division 1 of the Bicester Advertiser League after beating their rivals 6-3.


Premier Div: Ex’s Magic 8, Dark Horse Elite 1; Highlanders 2, White Horse E 7; KEA Legends 7, Highfield Drifters 2; Le Chavel Blanc 2, The Nags Head 7.

Div 1: Ex’s Deviants 2, Nightingale Nightmares 7; Harry’s Potter’s 5, The Shakey Degenerates 4; Nightingale Nomads 6, Ex’s Cronies 3; The Crown Inn, Twyford 3, Ashton A 6.

Div 2: Hundred Acres 5, KEA B 4; The Bell Outlaws 5, Ex’s New Boys XXX 4; The Brill Beards 5, The Bell Ends 4.

FOOTBALL: Ardley United’s home game against Abingdon United in the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division on Saturday was called off due to the wet weather.

They are next in action tomorrow night when they travel to Binfield.