ARRON Lambourne and Garin Nicholls both scored a hat-trick of tries as Oxford Cavaliers returned to winning ways with a commanding 80-4 victory at home to Bath RL.

After back-to-back defeats in the West of England League, the Merton-based side hit back in style.

Reiss O'Callaghan-Howard (2), George Pamenter (2), Cameron Southgate, Josh Harwood, Kenneth Marshall-Grant, Louis Richards and Tom Heydon also crossed for Cavaliers.

Lee Taylor converted ten of their 15 tries.

Cavaliers remain third, but have closed the gap to two points on leaders Somerset Vikings.

They are next in action on July 6 when they travel to the frontrunners.