SNOOKER: Littlemore Royal British Legion C held on for a narrow victory in the Oxford & District League’s Simonds Cup.

The hosts edged to a 4-3 win over Thame A in their quarter-final clash, securing their passage into

the last four courtesy of an overall aggregate success.

Thame went into the last frame needing to win by 71 and Martin Cone fired a quick break of 64.

However, a tense finale full of good safety and stressful misses was settled on the pink, with Cone’s 77-24 win over Malcolm Bough not quite enough.


Simonds Cup: Highfield B 4, Oracle B; Abingdon Con A 4, Highfield A 1; J’s Sports Bar A 4, Littlemore RBL A 0; Littlemore RBL C 4, Thame A 3.

Sherlock Cup: Oxford Bowls 0, House Club 4; Thame C 2, Oracle E 4; J’s Sports Bar D 4, Eynsham B 2; J’ s Sports Bar B 4, New Club B 2.

BILLIARDS: Littlemore RBL stretched their lead at the top of the Oxford & District League Division 1 table after a 3-0 whitewash of nearest rivals Thame.

Successes from Lewis Moss, Malcolm Bough and Peter Franklin Routh moved Littlemore eight points clear at the head of affairs.


Thame 0, Littlemore RBL 3; Abingdon Con 3, Eynsham 0; Headington Con 2, New Club 1; Oxford Bowls 1, Ashton 2.