THE Witney & District FA Premier Division title race took a huge twist as leaders Charlbury crashed to a 6-2 defeat at home to Hailey, to be replaced by FC Hollybush at the top.

Travis O’Connor bagged a brace for the visitors, with Jordan Cormack, Tom Gregory, Dev Wright and Jack Wood also on the mark as Charlbury – who replied through Craig McCallum and Josh Hunt – suffered a first defeat.

Hollybush beat hosts Tower Hill 1-0, Josh Grant scoring the only goal.

Spartan Rangers moved off the bottom after beating Kirtlington 1-0, Luke Pettifer on target.

Carterton Rangers now prop up the table as they were beaten 3-0 by Carterton Town A, for whom Nick Rose, Connor Kelly and Carl Ford scored.

Leaders Stonesfield fell to a shock 4-3 loss against Milton in Division 1.

Jim Littlewood (2), Alex Ayres and Levi Steele were on the mark, with Stonesfield replying through Chay Fisher, George Redknap and Mike Phipps.

Division 2 leaders Minster Lovell Res now only top the table on goal difference as they were beaten 1-0 by title-chasing Kingham All Blacks.

The only goal came from Will Wall as third-placed Kingham closed the gap on Minster to three points.


Div 1: Moreton Rgrs 2 (C Peters, J Summerhill), Middle Barton 2 (D Bott, J Kyberd); Bourton Rov 2 (L Mosson, R Harris), Chadlington 5 (A Peachey 3, I Esteves, og).

Div 2: Brize Norton 4 (B Brown 2, S Marshall, S Rawlings), Aston Res 0; Ducklington 2 (D Stanley, S Duthie), Witney Wanderers 0; Hailey Res 0, Siege FC 0.

Div 3: Bletchingdon Res 1 (M Connelly), Carterton Tn B 2 (S Lowthian, D Wanless); Hook Norton 5 (J Mair 5), Chipping Norton Tn Res 2 (R Burton, J Morgan).

Div 4: Bampton Utd Res 2 (K Colley, R Ghagan), Eynsham SSC Res 1 (S Chappel); Chadlington Res 2 (E Godin, C White), Milton Res 2 (P Benfield 2); FC Ascott 2 (J Bufton 2), Wootton Res 3 (C Mumford, M Mumford, J Cooke); Kingham Res 7 (H Rose 3, L Barnes 2, A Williams 2), Spartan Rgrs A 1 (M Townsend).

Watts Junior Cup 3rd round: Witney Royals 0, Bampton Utd 5 (C Laurence 3, J Pritchard, R Hewer).