Phil Gladden became the first Adderbury bowler in the club’s 88-year history to win an Oxfordshire Bowling Association competition when lifting the Allison Cup at South Oxford.
Gladden triumphed in the competition for non-badged players with a 21-12 victory over Charlbury’s Ray Hill in the final played over 20 ends.
In the semi-finals, Gladden had beaten West Witney’s Henry Beall 21-8, while Hill finished strongly to defeat Ray Plested (The Oxford) 21-16.
Hill was playing in his second final of the day, following a 24-end marathon in the Longford Cup overs 60s decider in which he went down 21-19 to Oxford City & County’s Paul Comley.
Hill fought back from 12-4 down to level at 15-15.
A run of five singles left Comley requiring one for the title.
But it wasn’t until Hill had picked up a three and a single, that Comley collected the single shot he needed.
In the previous day’s semi-finals played in heavy rain, Comley defeated Shiplake Village’s Trevor Beaumont 21-16, while Hill came from behind to win 21-17 against Witney Town’s Brian Smith.
Over the two days, Hill had played two semi-finals, two finals, with no fewer than 97 ends and had bowled approximately 388 woods.
West Witney’s Kevin Alder lifted the Officers Cup with a 21-11 victory over Chadlington’s John Benfield in the final.
In the semi-finals, Middleton Cup player Alder swept aside team manager Steve Gilkes, from Watlington, 21-3, while Benfield saw off South Oxford’s Richard Green 21-12.
4:30pm Thursday 26th November 2015
CHRIS Maguire has become Oxford United’s second loan signing of deadline day.
12:30pm Thursday 26th November 2015
OXFORD United have strengthened their squad ahead of today's loan deadline by signing defender Jordan Evans from Fulham.
10:40am Thursday 26th November 2015
RYAN Taylor is due to see a specialist next week as Oxford United bid to get to the root of his groin problem.
9:30am Thursday 26th November 2015
OXFORD United Women’s goalkeeper Demi Lambourne is hoping for the perfect end to an impressive year after being shortlisted for sportswoman of the year accolade at the Oxfordshire Sports Awards.
9:00am Thursday 26th November 2015
OXFORD United remain optimistic they will get at least one loan signing across the line before today’s deadline.
8:30am Thursday 26th November 2015
JORDAN Flynn faces one of the biggest tests of his fledgling boxing career today when he takes on national champion Luke McCormack in Sheffield.
8:10am Thursday 26th November 2015
Oxford University topped the half-century mark for the second time in a week when they thrashed London Scottish 53-0 at Iffley Road.
8:00am Thursday 26th November 2015
Phil Clark defeated the Johnson Buildbase Oxford & District League’s top player Mark Trafford, but could not stop Gladiators Club A crashing 5-1 to Oracle.
7:50am Thursday 26th November 2015
BICESTER Boxing Club head coach Daza Usher praised welterweight duo Sammy AitTales and Ant Miller after the pair won bouts at the Witney Fightclub show.
7:00am Thursday 26th November 2015
OXFORD City Stars were edged out 2-1 in a cagey clash with high-flying Wightlink Raiders at Oxpens in English National League South Division 1.