MATT Goode crossed twice as Banbury kickstarted their Midlands 2 West (South) campaign with a 24-20 victory over Spartans (Midlands).

Banbury opened up a 7-0 lead when Josh Deegan went over for a converted score.

The visitors levelled, before winger Joe Mills dived over for an unconverted try.

However, Spartans went into the break 15-12 ahead, thanks to a try and a drop goal.

Goode then dived over twice in the second half, Pickle converting both, before Spartans grabbed an unconverted try.