KIRTLINGTON went top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division with a 4-1 victory at home to Carterton Rangers, writes ANTHONY BARLOW.

Goals from Shane Probitts, Nathan Kelly, Tom Williams and Ally Broome gave the home side the points, with Adam Lee netting for Rangers.

Reigning champions Hanborough, who have a massive seven games in hand, still hold all the cards, however, despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Carterton Town A.

Craig Johnson bagged Hanborough’s goal, with Ben Liddle replying.

The points were shared at Chipping Norton Town, who were held to a 3-3 draw by Hailey.

Andrew Helby, Nathan Bott and Rhys Warner-Carter found the net for Chippy, with Nathan Kimber (2) and Tom Gregory earning Hailey a point.

In Division 1, Vince Evans smashed a hat-trick as Aston thumped Eynsham SSC 7-0.

Ryan Colleton (2), Lee Beer and Jamie Kennedy scored the others.

Aston replaced Tower Hill at the top as the morning leaders lost 5-3 against Chadlington.

Lee Woodward (3), Ewan Thomas and Ashley Scearce were on target for Chadlington with Lewis Bartlett (2) and Ian Wright replying.

Division 2 leaders Charlbury Town Res beat Kingham All Blacks 4-0.

Craig McCallum led the way with a hat-trick, with Bradley Empson netting the fourth goal.

Middle Barton defeated Brize Norton 3-1, with John Umney scoring all their goals. Bartek Lachwicz hit back for Brize.

Dan Smith’s four-timer helped Witney Wanderers to a 7-0 win over Aston Res.

Josh Walkington, Michael Bason and Ethan Philips-Richardson were also on target.

Minster Lovell Res made light work of hosts Witney Royals Res with a 7-0 win in Division 3.

Aidan Ford hit a hat-trick, with Gary Mitchell, Ben Jackson, Rui Alves and Russell Whitlock also on target.

Siege FC beat Ducklington by the same scoreline, Ben Reardon (3), Andy Makepeace (2), Rob Marsh and James Woodham-Davis on the scoresheet.


Div 1: Bampton Utd 2 (C O’Shea 2), Witney Royals 2 (C Coggins, D Cross).

Div 2: Bletchingdon 2 (D Evans, A White), Moreton Rgrs 0.

Div 3: FC Hollybush Res 4 (B Bryan 2, R Williams, S Holder), Milton Res 2 (D Hooton, H Nolan); Corinthians 7 (F Webb 3, H Purfitt, J Woodcock, A Marsden, R Hall), Chipping Norton Tn Res 1 (Y Okunade); FC Mills 0, Wootton 6 (F Saunders 3, K Guschtscha 2, L Spencer).

Div 4: Wootton Res 3 (A Bowerman 2, M Mumford), Kingham AB Res 0; FC Ascott Rgrs 1 (M Harrison), Stonesfield Res 6 (L Harris 2, S Kemp, J Gardner, J Ryan, R Hunt); Siege FC Res 1 (N Jones), Bampton Utd Res 6 (S Newman 2, R Ghagan 2, S Allert, M Creasey); Spartan Rgrs A 4 (S Mason 2, M Gundem, J Macke), Eynsham SSC Res 2 (W Timmis 2).