The match between West Warwicks and the improving Henley B was played in bitterly cold conditions at Knights Lane where the visitors came away with scant reward for their efforts. Proceedings got underway with a battle between Jim Ferguson and Robert McCluskey, with the former's consistency over three hard fought games just giving him the edge. That was followed by a marathon clash of the veterans when Pete Rodwell's defensive determination saw him eventually overcome Gordon Trinder 13 - 11 in the decider. Rodwell maintained his form by taking the opener against McCluskey before the Henley captain got into his stride to win the next three games. In contrast Rodwell lost the first game against a determined Dave Hatcher, but then raised his performance to close out the match. Both Ferguson, despite being made to work hard by Trinder, and the well insulated Andy Rowland notched trebles for West Warwicks, although Rowland was able to shed some layers for the doubles, thus giving him greater mobility, as the temperature rose to minus 4 degrees! He and Ferguson came though unscathed to provide their team with a 9 - 1 win in what was a good humoured evening.
Henley B also lost out by the same score when they travelled to Royal Mail. Nello Mauri was untroubled for the Postmen winning his three matches without the loss of a game. Wilf Chan also came away with a treble but, in the only encounter to go the distance, was made to work hard by McCluskey. The visitors captain did gain some reward for his efforts with success over Malcolm Heritage thereby ensuring the whitewash was avoided.
John Hunt played his best table tennis of the season when Ashorne took on Shottery B. He registered a treble despite having to overturn early disadvantages against both Tony Remes and Tim Fell. Not content with that he then successfully partnered George Mudie in the doubles. However, although Mudie took games off all three opponents, Ashorne were unable to add to Hunt's achievements and lost by a narrow 4 - 6 margin with Dave Milton, Remes and Fell all finishing with braces for the visitors.
Henley A raced into an 0 - 8 lead at FISSC, after trebles from Stuart Ayres and Peter Quince, only to take their foot off the pedal. Peter Bruce-Moore then achieved an excellent win over Geoff Shephard who had to be content with a brace. The Farmer followed that success by partnering Malcolm Smith in the doubles where they lost their first two games before turning the tide to win over the distance thus providing some respectability to the final scoreline.