BB&O Round-up

GOSFORD All Blacks won 33-7 at Harwell to climb above them in the BB&O Premier Division table.

Skipper Tim Ellis kicked two penalties for Gosford either side of a sin-binning for Harwell scrum half Rob Froud-Williams.

The visitors led 33-0 thanks to tries from prop Tony Baughan, flanker Max Burbidge, replacement centre Chris Bennett and wing Tommy Newell, with Ellis kicking a penalty and two conversions.

Harwell full back Jack Robinson scored a late consolation try, converting it himself.

Littlemore took advantage of an error-strewn Bicester display to record a 25-7 home win.

Bicester scored their only try on 15 minutes when Tom Horwood drove over and Steve Risbridger converted.

Littlemore centre Jonny Williams replied with a try converted by fly half Ben de Figueiredo.

The hosts won it with further tries from scrum half Ralph Jones and centre Jamie Dunkley, de Figueiredo adding two penalties and a conversion.

Faringdon secured their first on-the-field win of the BB&O Championship season with a 31-25 home victory over Aldermaston.

Lock Ben Cobb, captain Adam Viner and Brad Peaston scored the hosts’ tries, while Darren Clark kicked 16 points.

Ben Cox’s try brace helped Didcot beat Berkshire Shire Hall 37-3 at home.

Ben McLoughlin, Carl Betteridge and Josh Witts scored Didcot’s other tries, with Witts adding two penalties and three conversions.

Abingdon suffered their first defeat of the season with a 12-6 reverse at leaders Farnham Royal.

Fly half Mark Roberts kicked two penalties for Abingdon, who had lock Sam Barrett and No 8 Paul Cross sin-binned.


BB&O Division 1: Henley 3rd 17, Witney 2nd 18 (tries L Manning 3; pen Manning).

BB&O Division 2: Bletchley 2nd 12, Bicester 2nd 44 (tries W Hammond 2, pen 2, T Burrows; cons J Blake 5; pens Blake 2; dg Blake).