Banbury Central A are the new Division 1 leaders of the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

Their comfortable 5-1 win at West Witney coupled with Oxford City & County A’s 5-1 victory over Carterton, plus Headington A not playing, means it is all change at the top.

John Tee’s four led the way for Central – who were last champions in 2009 – with a 23-14 victory in the 77-66 scoreline.

City & County’s 82-66 win over Carterton was built around Chris Earl’s rink’s 25-12 victory over Robbie Clanfield.

Banbury Chestnuts face almost certain relegation following their 5.5-0.5 home defeat by Witney Mills.

Andrew Auger’s side romped home 24-12 as Witney Mills triumphed 92-69 Bicester remain top of Division 2 despite losing 4-2 at Thame.

Big wins for the rinks of Adie Twinn and Lionel Lewis ensured that Thame came out on top 98-69.

Shiplake moved into second place, scoring 101 shots in a 5-1 home success over Charlbury.

Trevor Beaumont’s 31-13 success and Jim Bland’s 24-11 win were the icing on the cake for Shiplake.

Witney Town boosted their slim chances of avoiding relegation with a 4.5-1.5 home victory against Kidlington.

Brian Bloomfield and Mike Jones’s rinks were the big winners in the 89-69 scoreline.

Watlington’s 5-1 home win over Oxford City & County B in Division 3 moved them clear of Oxford, who go second after winning by the scame points score against visiting Chipping Norton.

Steve Gilkes’s side starred for Watlington with a 32-15 win in their 88-65 triumph.

Garry Watts’s rink put up a strong performance to power home 27-11 in Oxford’s 85-67 triumph.

Russell Edwards and Steve Gould’s teams provided the platform for Headington B’s 5-1 defeat of visitors Bloxham.

The north Oxfordshire side are now in a relegation place after Blackbird Leys won 4-2 at home to Woodstock.

James Baldwin’s rink’s 31-16 win proved decisive in the 81-76 victory.

Adderbury went top of Division 4 after racking up a centuryof shots in a 5-1 win at Oxford University Press.

Banbury Central B maintained their good run by winning 4.5-1.5 at home to previous leaders Chadlington.

Hanborough had an easy 6-0 victory at South Oxford B, while West Oxford triumphed 5-1 at Florence Park.