WINGER Ali Gibb scored five tries to help high-flying Oxford beat third-placed Aldermaston 55-5 away from home.

They are now ten points ahead of the Berkshire side in the BB&O Championship table as they bid for promotion to the eighth tier of English rugby.

Karl Crockford (2), Louis Byrne and Thom Murton, who converted five tries, also crossed.

Harwell recorded their first away win of the season when beating Berkshire Shire Hall 17-5.

Ben Granville, Connor Dougan and Lewis Giddings crossed, with Diego Alba Venero converting the first.

Chipping Norton were handed a walkover by Farnham Royal.

In the Premier, Wheatley won 10-0 at Milton Keynes in tough conditions.

Arron Laman kicked an early penalty, before converting James Neal’s try.

Second-placed Littlemore beat Didcot 13-3.

Abingdon continued their resurgence in 2018 when beating Hungerford 22-0 at home.

The Lambrick Way-based side have recorded two victories since the turn of the year after a winless first half of the season.

Wallingford were edged 26-25 at home by High Wycombe in a thrilling Southern Counties North clash.

Sam Botting (2), Craig Irwin and Sam Clarkson crossed for the hosts.

But with the score at 26-25, it all came down to a last-minute conversion attempt from Wallingford’s Max Suttner, who had kicked five points, which fell just short.

Meanwhile, Gosford All Blacks ended a six-match losing run when beating Reading Abbey 23-5 away from home.