ARRON Lambourne scored 16 points as Witney continued their perfect start to the season by beating Didcot.

The visitors won the all-Oxfordshire clash 26-13 to make it three wins from three in Southern Counties North.

Ryan Harris touched down for Witney after just two minutes, Lambourne converting.

Josh Witts replied with a penalty for Didcot, but the away side stretched their lead on 12 minutes when Lambourne converted his own try.

The home side kept probing and reduced the deficit, Andrew Pynegar collecting James Pike’s grubber kick to score under the posts.

Witts converted and added a penalty to drag Didcot to within a point, but Lambourne went over again, this time failing to add the two points, to make it 19-13 at half-time.

Lloyd Allen’s 52nd-minute try, again converted by Lambourne, was the only score of a tight second half, which saw Didcot’s Isa Mohammed sent off for a second yellow card.

Bicester remain winless after an agonising 28-23 defeat at home to Shipston on Stour.

Both sides traded the lead in the first half, with Josh Wordsworth and Ollie Cassidy going over and Dan Walker adding a penalty and a conversion.

The hosts took the lead through a Dan Walker penalty, but conceded two tries to find themselves 14-3 down.

An excellent response from the Oxfordshire side saw Josh Wordsworth and Ollie Cassidy touch down, Walker converting the latter to put Bicester ahead 15-14.

A converted try put Shipston ahead before half-time

Bicester trailed 21-15 at half-time, but Ollie Dawkins touched down to cut the deficit eight minutes into the second period.

Another Walker penalty put Bicester ahead, but a turnover allowed the visitors in for the winning try.

Wallingford were thrashed 50-8 at High Wycombe.

Super-sub Kieran Lambourn inspired Grove to a 20-13 win at second-placed Frome to maintain their 100 per cent record in Southern Counties South.

Ben Lloyd-Jones put the visitors ahead with a 15th-minute try, but their opponents replied with two tries and a penalty to lead 13-5 at half-time.

Ali McCarthy’s penalty reduced the arrears, before back-row Lambourn replaced the injured Lloyd-Jones as a makeshift winger on the hour.

Within 12 minutes he had touched down twice, with McCarthy converting the latter. to end the hosts 18-month unbeaten home record.

Chipping Norton beat Abingdon 47-17 to stay top of the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Premier.

They are one point ahead of Gosford All Blacks, who also maintained their 100 per cent record with a 31-22 win over Slough.

Oxford won their first game of the season, beating Hungerford 19-17, while Wheatley lost 28-27 at Bletchley and Littlemore remain bottom after a 36-3 home defeat to Milton Keynes.