SNOOKER: Toole edges Witney through

First published in Sport

Division 1 side Witney E were given a big fright by Diviison 2 hosts Riley F in the second round of the Gentworks Oxford & District Snooker League’s Simonds Cup.

Witney edged through 4-3 thanks to a double from Wayne Reddy and a victory from Andy Toole in the decider. Shaun Taylor won twice for Riley.

Division 2 leaders Green Road A scrambled home 4-3 away to Thame A thanks to a brace from Andy Benwell.

Darren Howard produced two breaks over 20 in his double for Thame.

Division 3 basement club East Oxford Conservative Club caused an upset in the second round of the Sherlock Cup by beating high-flying hosts Cowley Workers 4-1.

Cowley Conservative Club B whitewashed Witney C 6-0.


2nd round: Oxford Union 0, Littlemore RBL C 4; Riley B 2, Abingdon RBL 4; Riley A 6, Witney B 0; Riley F 3, Witney E 4; Woodstock 2, New Club A 4; Abingdon Con A 5, Abingdon Con B 1; Thame A 3, Green Rd A 4.


2nd round: Cowley Con A 1, Oxford Bowls A 5; Eynsham B 5, Riley D 1; Headington RBL B 5, Littlemore RBL B 1; Cowley Workers 1, East Ox Con 4; Cowley Con B 6, Witney C 0; Witney D 2, Cowley Con C 4.

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