ORACLE beat Masons A 6-0 to move just one point behind Oxford & District League Premier Division leaders Vikings A, writes PETE EWINS.

Pauline Withey (8,160 & 4,890) and Mark Trafford (15,810 & 10,850), claimed doubles, with Ian Gordon also victorious.

Meanwhile, Alan Oliver (9,410 & 10,300) and Allan Lacey bagged two wins each as Vikings A won 5-1 at Democrats Club.

Mike Jones (11,170) got their other point, with Billy Hill (8,680) pulling a game back.

In Division 1, Staff Club are now two points behind Masons after beating Gladiators Club 5-1, Chris Bateman and Chris Iagoe claiming doubles.

Berinsfield led three times in their Division 2 clash at home to Headington Con Club, but drew 3-3.