On Thursday Banbury Central A visited Division I's bottom club Shiplake Village at the other end of the county.

Due to distance, holidays and work commitments Central had a much weakened side but they still managed an excellent 5-1 victory relegating Shiplake to Division II for next season in the process.
 
Will Campion with Alan Carter, Jim Gow and Lionel Lewis won 26-8 and Nigel Galletly with John Pardoe, Luke Gilbert and Paul Humphris won 30-15. Les Campion with Allan Hunt and Mike Andrew also won 21-14 (reduced to 15.75-14 by the absent player rule) but Ian Whelpton's rink of Chick Boyd, Mick Miles and Keith McNeil lost 16-25.
 
Central now move up to third place in the league with two games to play.
 
In the Hawker Cup Banbury Central A also recorded a good win against Witney Town A moving them through into the quarter final. The Home rink of Chick Boyd, Mike Andrew , Les Campion and Ian Whelpton won 19-14 and the Nigel Galletly's Away rink of Andy Wilkin, Jim Gow and Keith McNeil were winning 21-17 at 20 ends when the result from Banbury came through and Witney Town conceded the match.

 

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Wednesday, 28th of June 2017