SNOOKER: Highfield A slipped to the foot of the Division 1 table after a 5-1 defeat at Oracle A in the Oxford & District League.

The Premier Division high-fliers comfortably wrapped up victory thanks to double successes from Ben Rowland and Paul Carter.

Connor Jones made it 5-0, but a whitewash was avoided when Steve Blackman won the final frame 50-48.

Thame B and Witney continue to dominate in Division 2.

Both recorded 5-1 victories, leaving Thame top by a point, with Witney nine clear of third-placed Oracle C.


Premier & Div 1: Highfield B 4, Oracle B 2; J’s Sports Bar A 4, Woodstock 2; Oracle A 5, Highfield A 1; Abingdon Con A 5, Abingdon Con B 1; Littlemore RBL C 2, New Club A 4.

Div 2: New Club B 5, EOCC 1; Witney 5, Thame C 1; Thame B 5, J’s Sports Bar C 1.

Div 3: Green Road B 3, Green Road A 3; J’s Sports Bar D 0, J’s Sports Bar B 6; Littlemore RBL B 4, House Club 2.

BILLIARDS: Abingdon Conservative Club won a thrilling Oxford & District League clash against Division 1 leaders Littlemore RBL.

The Division 2 table-toppers won a tense match 2-1 – securing victory by the narrowest of margins when Dave Dowling (+110) beat Malcolm Bough (+30) 200-199 in the final match.

Earlier, Lewis Moss had triumphed for Littlemore, with Ross Barker victorious for Abingdon before the dramatic conclusion.


Eynsham 1, New Club 2; Headington CC 1, Ashton 2; Thame 2, Fieldside 1; Abingdon CC 2, Littlemore RBL 1.