MINSTER Lovell produced a battling display as they saw off hosts Kirtlington 3-2 in a thrilling Witney & District FA Premier Division clash.

Frank Harrison netted a brace for the home side, but strikes from Johnny Fletcher, Herbie Hamilton and a first league goal in two years for Mark Norridge gave Minster the points.

Leaders Charlbury were held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Tower Hill.

Tom Williams netted for the home side, but Lewis Bartlett’s strike gave Tower Hill a share of the spoils.

FC Hollybush closed the gap with a 3-0 win at Carterton Town A, Dan Bishop (2) and Richard Williams on target.

Carterton Rangers beat basement boys Spartan Rangers 1-0 thanks to a Dan Hall strike, while Hailey and Aston drew 1-1, Tom Gregory netting for the hosts, with Nick Angus replying for Aston.

Leaders Stonesfield stay top of Division 1 after a 4-0 win over visitors Middle Barton.

Mike Phipps (2) led the way, while Raffy Rice and Jordan Newman were also on target.

A double for Chris Laurence helped Bampton United to a 4-3 win over visitors Eynsham SSC.

Jordan Ford and Jake Pritchard also scored, with Jason Blackman (2) and Stephen Chappel replying.

Division 2 leaders Hailey Res fell to a shock 3-1 defeat at Witney Wanderers.

Telmo Fernandez hit a double, with Omar Semlali scoring No 3. Hailey hit back through Tom Evans.

Hook Norton’s Jay Mair scored a four-timer to help his side to a 9-3 win at Spartan Rangers Res in Division 3.

Max Harris and James Ingham added braces, with Ryan Hall completing the rout.

Jono Reeves (2) and Gavin Kominek replied.


Div 1: Bourton Rovers 0, Moreton Rgrs 3 (C Peters, K Smith, H Clayton); Combe 2 (E Penney 2), Milton 1 (A Ayres); Witney Royals 1 (M Roberts), Chadlington 1 (M Chadwick).

Div 2: Brize Norton 1 (B Brown), Charlbury Tn Res 1 (G Jones); Minster Lovell Res 1 (L Hessey), Ducklington 0.

Div 3: Tower Hill Res 1 (S Perry), Witney Royals Res 1 (J Harding); Wootton 1 (M Barraclough), Bourton Rovers Res 3 (M Payne, J Harding, O Simmons).

Div 4: Chadlington Res 2 (O Jordan, C McMahon), Kingham AB Res 1 (A Williams); FC Ascott 2 (B George, D Toma), Bampton Utd Res 2 (S Newman, O Partridge); Milton Res 6 (J Edwards, J Lowe, B Laing, M Kraus, G Ford, L Dore), Spartan Rgrs A 2 (M Gundem, D Jeffrey).