Oxford City & County A won 5.5-0.5 at Witney Mills to go top of Division 1 in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries, for the first time this season.

Mark Hancock’s four led the way for City & County – the third different leaders in as many weeks – with a 19-11 win in the 80-65 scoreline.

Previous leaders Banbury Central A, who were without a game, drop to fourth.

Headington A are a point behind City & County following a 5-1 home win over West Witney.

Mark Charlett’s rink shone with a thumping 31-12 victory as the reigning champions ran out 89-71 winners.

Carterton are a further point back in third after clocking up a ton in a 5-1 win at Banbury Chestnuts, who are relegated.

Paul Sharman’s side posted the biggest win of the night with a 35-8 success to spearhead Carterton’s 102-60 victory.

South Oxford A are the new leaders of Division 2 on shot count from Bicester after their 5-1 home win over Thame.

Keith Mobley’s team shone with a 34-14 victory as South Oxford raced home 34-14.

Witney Town’s hopes of a miraculous escape are still alive following their 4-2 victory at previous pacesetters Bicester.

Brian Bloomfield’s men starred with a 24-5 win. It’s even closer at the top of Division 3 with three teams separated by half a point.

Oxford take over at the top after a 5.5-0.5 win at previous leaders Watlington.

Chipping Norton boosted their challenge with a 6-0 demolition of visitors Woodstock.

Adderbury stay top of Division 4 following a 5-1 home win over West Oxford.

Florence Park’s home match against Banbury Central B came to a premature end when the sprinkler system burst into life after 18 ends.

The overheated bowlers may have been thankful for the cooling shower, but it washed out the game, leaving Central 5-1 winners in a 70-53 scoreline.