SNOOKER: Rory MacIver’s exciting 48-46 triumph over Frankie Merola proved crucial in Highfield A’s 4-2 success over J’s Sports Bar A in the Oxford & District League.

Teejinder Chahal won twice for Highfield in their Premier/Division 1 clash, with John Butcher taking the other win.

In Division 2, Luke Purcell and Julio Barresi bagged two victories apiece as J’s Sports Bar C saw off Littlemore A 4-2.

RESULTS Premier/Div 1: Thame B 0, Oracle A 6; J’s Sports Bar A 2, Highfield A 4; Oracle B 5, Woodstock 1; Highfield B 5, Witney 1.

Div 2: Eynsham A 5, Oxford Bowls 1; Littlemore A 2, J’s Sports Bar C 4; New Club Wheatley 5, Oracle F 1; Oracle C 3, Thame C 3.

Div 3: Eynsham C 3, House Club 3; Green Road 3, Oracle D 3; J’s Sports Bar D 5, Eynsham B 1.

BILLIARDS: Oxford Bowls beat Fieldside 4-1 in the Stephen Reiss Cup thanks to wins from Terry Gripe and Simon Painter.

Ashton came from 2-1 down to defeat Headington Conservative Club 4-2 in the Atox Cup, while in the Hashman Shield Littlemore RBL beat Eynsham SSC 4-2.