LEADERS Berinsfield suffered their first defeat of the Oxford & District Summer League season when they went down 4-2 at Vikings, writes PETE EWINS.

Melvin Johnson and Sean Stratford both won twice for the hosts, while John Boal picked up a double for the leaders.

West Oxford Democrats kept up their title challenge with a 5-1 win at home to Gladiators.

John Patey, Bob Parsons (4,870) and Terry Green (5,140) won the opening three legs.

Dave Jarman pulled one back, before Richard Garrett (8,780) and Green completed victory.

Bletchingdon won 5-1 at home to Donnington.