Chestnuts see off neighbours with Buckle leading the way

Banbury Borough's  Patrick Allen sends down his wood against Wolvey
Banbury Borough's Patrick Allen sends down his wood against Wolvey

Banbury Chestnuts beat Banbury Borough 97-83 in their club fixture.

Keith Buckle with Martyn Cooper and John Duncan won 21-11 while Colin Taylor with John Herrington and Richard Cox won 23-16.

Ricky Marsden with Pat Noonan and Dave Ward won 28-10 but Alan Wase with Richard Morris and Brian Ray lost 17-2 while Stuart Marsden with Ted Smith and Eric Hilton went down 8-25.

Banbury Borough maintained their 100 per cent Saturday record with a 126-88 against Wolvey.

John Jones, Dave McClymont, Bob Colbourne and Robert Sharpe won 26-10 while Dave Varney, Danny Jordan, Mick Morris and Brian Miller won 25-17.

Pat Reilly, Graham Tilley, Jock McGeough and John Brooks won 21-14 while Jim Wood, Pat Allen, Clive Hopkins and Bill Price won 20-14.

Dave Tilley, Don Holloway, Roger Bryan and Bernard Hole won 17-15 but Gerald Fountain, Iain Mobbs, Tony Brown and Dave Gardner lost 17-18.

Bloxham’s first match at Charlbury on Sunday ended in a disappointing 83-47 defeat.

Tony Gardner, Doug Woodward and Linda Morse lost 19-20 while Ron Higgins with John Elstob and Norman Hambidge lost 11-17.

Norma Gardner with Rob Kearvell and Alan Miles went down 8–26 while Dave Morse with Sue Miles and Simon Wratten lost 9-20.

Adderbury lost for the first time when going down 77-72 at Bicester in a four-rink encounter.

Tom Clark with Peter Briggs, Paul Jelfs and John Radley were top scorers winning 21-15 while Mick Jelfs with Ian Dunn, Bill Dowling and Graham Tyrrell won a tight match 18-17.

Chris Holmes with Rod Head, Roger Hack and Dave Watson went down by a single shot 18-19 while Ted Eley’s rink of Bryan Ogilvie, Steve Goodenough and Tony Collett lost 15-26.