WEST Oxford Democrats Club and Donnington played out a thrilling 3-3 draw in the Oxford & District League, writes PETE EWINS.

Richard Garrett put second-placed Democrats into the lead, before Dave Tooke levelled for the visitors, who are third.

John Patey (9,120) then put the home side back in front, but Dennis Atkins (6,450) made it 2-2.

Donnington took the lead for the first time in the contest thanks to Ian Moquet (4,290), however Patey (6,560) replied to force the draw.

Martyn Wood and Maxi McDonnell recorded two wins apiece as Masons beat Gladiators 6-0.

Alan Lowe and Mick Murphy were also victorious.

Pete Soanes (9,950) and Andy Skinner (9,270) were in good form in Bletchington’s 3-3 home draw with leaders Oracle.

Matt Jones top-scored with 18,600 for the visitors.