Robins' joint player-boss believes a breakaway group could emerge as the league enters a congested winter spell.
And Oliphant has no qualms about nailing his colours to the mast by backing Bracknell to join that select group.
"The way it's looking it could be Rayners Lane, Woodley, Headington Amateurs and us fighting it out at the end of the season for that one promotion spot," he said.
"We're a long way behind in terms of the number of games we've played and you would always rather have points in the bag."
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