NATHAN Chapman scored two tries as second-placed Wallingford beat Reading Abbey 17-6 in Southern Counties North.

Dan Sadler also crossed for the hosts, with Jackson Sayce converting once.

Wallingford had chances to secure the four-try bonus point but wasted several chances.

Bicester made it three wins in a row when beating Marlow 52-10.

But Littlemore remain rooted to the bottom after suffering an 89-0 defeat at Buckingham.

Grove lost 22-19 at Corsham in Southern Counties South.

Tries from Tom McCarthy and Guy Nicholl, Dave Maryon converting once, saw the sides head into the break at 12-12.

Ben Davies crossed, Maryon adding the extras, to level the match at 19-19 with seven minutes to go, but a late penalty saw Corsham earn victory.

Oxford’s fast-start proved the difference in a 36-5 victory at Wheatley in the BB&O Premier.

The visitors were 24-0 up after 20 minutes, thanks to tries from Tim James, Tom Murton, Ben Harden and Karl Crockford, Shane Turner converting twice.

Murton’s second score made it 29-0 at the break.

Wheatley lost Jack Smith, Oli Kenworthy and Spencer Bailey to injury.

And with Jeremy Tanner in the sin-bin they were forced to end the game with 13 men.

But they grabbed a consolation try through Dan Rule.

However, Crockford crossed again for Oxford, who had Dan Savage sent off late on, Turner converting.

Meanwhile, Gosford All Blacks slipped to back-to-back defeats when falling to a 16-15 defeat at Didcot.

In the Championship, Matty Wheeler scored five tries as high-flying Chipping Norton ran riot when beating Faringdon 92-0 away.

Tom Tanner also crossed three times for the visitors.

Harwell were beaten 15-7 at home by Aldermaston.

Aaron Spencer crossed for the hosts, Tom Nicholas converting.

Abingdon earned a 32-20 win at Phoenix.