DEFENDING champion Mark Trafford booked his place in the final of the Oxford & District League men’s individual competition, writes PETE EWINS.

The Oracle player beat Allan Lacey on aggregate and will face Berinsfield’s Adam Ingram, who beat teammate Phil McFarland 2-0.

Trafford hit superb form at Masons, scoring 20,050, including a break of 19,950, to win the first leg.

Lacey replied to win the second 6,420-2,270, but it was not enough to earn an aggregate victory.

Ingram will make his first appearance in the final when seeing off McFarland


Meanwhile, Alan Lowe reached the Premier Individuals final when recording an aggregate win over Pauline Withey.

He will be up against Ian Gordon, who beat Dave Rose 2-0 – 13,890-2,300, including a 7,360 break in the second leg.

Mike Jones and defending champion John Patey face off in the Pat Webber Cup final.

Jones beat Ian Moss 2-0 (11,930-6,320) in the last four.

The Oxford Bar Billiards Association are holding their annual finals and presentation night on Saturday at Gladiators Club.

  • THE Oxford & District League is sponsored by Richard Garrett-Everest Home Improvements.