Nigel Bossom produced an excellent break of 49 to help Thame A win 2-1 at Oxford Bowls in the Gentworks Oxford & District League.

Bossom, who plays off a -20 handicap, defeated Terry Gripe (+90) 200-177, while Russell Jones (+60) sealed Thame’s victory with a 150-93 success over Simon Painter (+100).

Omar Sharif (+100) beat Barry Barson (+90) for the home side’s only win.

New Club, second in Division 1, suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at Thame B, who are second in Division 2.

Results: Thame B 2, New Club 1; Oxford Bowls 1, Thame A 2; Headington Con B 3,