Henley A overcame lowly FISSC 8 - 2. Most newsworthy match was between press secretary Peter Florence and webmaster Mike Evetts which saw the latter narrowly edge home after a very even contest, although it is anticipated that the internet may contain a slightly different, albeit more accurate, report! ( the webmaster might point to the match card , which is available here https://www.tabletennis365.com/stratford-upon-avon/Results/Winter201314/Winter201314/MatchCard/67394 , and would not make further comment ) Evetts chalked up another treble, while there were braces for Peter Quince and Don McAdam. The Farmers brought in Brian Marston, after a late call off, and he got the better of Quince, while Florence did get some joy from the fixture by overcoming McAdam.
In their next outing FISSC were defeated 7-3 by West Warwicks for whom Jim Ferguson and Andy Rowland were untroubled, securing all seven of their team's successes without the loss of a game. However, the luckless Peter Rodwell lost out to the Farmers trio of Richard Bennett, Peter Bruce-Moore and Malcolm Smith, with the latter being the only match to go the distance.
West Warwicks were themselves on the receiving end of a heavy defeat when they travelled to leaders Shottery A. Jim Ferguson did have the satisfaction of taking a single game from Gary Stewart, thereby becoming the first player to do so this season. However the Shottery captain still managed his usual treble, while Gareth Hepworth was also unbeaten although he was somewhat fortunate to take the honours against Alison Stewart. Despite winning in the decider he accumulated six points less than his opponent over the course of their five games. Stewart did have the consolation of ensuring the whitewash was avoided with victory over Graham Poole in another clash to go the distance. Indeed all three of Poole's matches were so decided as he secured narrow wins over Ferguson and Rodwell.
Royal Mail delivered a first class performance against Henley B. Nello Mauri stamped his mark on the fixture winning his matches without the loss of a game. Malcolm Heitage also came away with a perfect score but was made to work hard by Robert McCluskey. The Postman was initially two games down before turning the tide to claim victory in the decider. However McCluskey didn't go home empty-handed as he overcame Wilf Chan to provide his team with their only success.