Oxford’s netballers secured their second consecutive win of the season with another impressive performance.an outstanding defensive effort saw Birmingham’s attackers flounder in a quagmire of turnovers. Going forward, the Blues’ initially struggled with Birmingham’s huge defenders, trailling 8-9 after 15 minutes. However, the Blues’ superior skills and fitness soon had Birmingham on the rack. They led 18-14 at half-time, and, as Birmingham tired, stretched out to a comfortable 32-22 victory.ARCHIVE: 4th week MT 2005