VICTORIES for Oracle and Vikings A mean the two sides sit joint top of the Oxford & District League Premier Division at the season’s halfway stage.

Oracle won 6-0 at Headington Con Club thanks to doubles from Pauline Withey, Brian Rose and Mark Trafford, who amassed 26,210 points in total.

Vikings A triumphed 4-2 at Division 1 leaders Masons, Allan Lacey profiting after the hosts’ Alan Lowe lost a winning break of 6,000 in the final leg.

Donnington are just behind after a 5-1 success at Staff Club, Dennis Atkins (11,020) Dave Tooke (8,420), Ian Moquet, Mellissa Standridge and Jenny Florey all on target.

Division 2 leaders Vikings B saw off Gladiators Club 6-0.

Melvyn Johnson (6,770 & 4,450), Sean Stratford (3,880 & 3,590) and Vinnie Brown (4,820 & 3,720) all won.

Berinsfield are unbeaten in five after their 4-2 home win over Democrats Club, John Boal (4,870 & 8,410, break 6,490), Jack Clements and David Naylor with the points.

Billy Hill and Terry Green replied.