A LATE converted try earned Oxford a thrilling a 21-19 victory at Chipping Norton.

Josh Jelfs crossed to bring the visitors level, before Nemani Rayabo held his nerve to add the extras in the BB&O Championship clash.

Oxford’s Ali Gibb’s early try was disallowed but he did open the scoring, rounding his man to cross. Rayabo added the extras to make it 7-0.

Chippy replied with two tries, one converted.

But Oxford quickly responded to make it 14-12 when Elias Charlett burrowed over.

Rayabo added the extras.

Chippy hit back once again, scoring a converted try under the posts for a five-point lead.

But Oxford were not finished and in the dying moments, Gibb set up Jelfs to run in from 20metres.

Rayabo then held his nerve from the tee to claim victory.

Runaway leaders Littlemore maintained their 100 per cent winning record when beating Faringdon 21-6.

The visitors led 6-0 at half-time, thanks to two penalties, but Littlemore improved in the second period.

Stewart Beale, Rich Tattersall and Luke Ward went over, with Jonny Williams converting all three tries.

Second-placed Wheatley beat Berkshire Shire Hall 17-10 away from home.

Tries from Andy Willis, Joe Taylor and Jack Taylor put the visitors into a 17-0 lead.

But Wheatley lost Willis and Josh Hillsdon to injury, before conceding two tries as they led 17-10 at the break.

The visitors also lost Jack Taylor to injury, but defended well throughout to earn the four points.

Elsewhere, Harwell beat Farnham Royal 32-27.

In the Premier, Didcot triumphed 13-5 over Chesham.