Steve Arthurs' 16-doll haul failed to save Deddington from a 2-1 defeat by Banbury in the Banbury Indoor League, sponsored by Hook Norton Brewery.

Jason Weller hit a six for Banbury, his second of the night, after he had also starred in the 3-0 win over George.

Adrian Shepherd top-scored in the John Smith's New Club Indoor League with 14 dolls, including a six, as New Club A whitewashed Bazes Boys 6-0.


Banbury & District League: Chipping Norton 1, Deddington 2; Dolphin 1, General Foods 2; Banbury 3, George 0; Bowling Green 2, Tysoe SSC 1; Tysoe SSC 1, Dolphin 2; George 0, Bowling Green 3; Banbury 2, Deddington 1; Chipping Norton 1, General Foods 2. Top scorer: S Arthurs (Deddington) 16. Sixers: J Weller (Banbury) 2, P Dempsey (General Foods) 2, S Arthurs.

John Smith's New Club Indoor League: Saints 1, Tiddington 5; New Club A 6, Bazes Boys 0; Oxford Gas 4, Cricketers 2; Veterans 6, New Club B 0. Top scorer: A Shepherd (New Club A) 14. Sixer: A Shepherd.

THE Greene King Oxford & District League finals night is at Rover Cowley Sports & Social Club, Roman Way, on Friday, October 24 (7pm).