As the season draws to a conclusion Shottery A's margin of victory has reduced as the team were 'only' able to manage successive 7-3 wins. When they entertained West Warwicks the visitors' Jim Ferguson earned a very credible brace after two hard-fought encounters. He overcame loss of the opener to defeat Stephen Foster, before taking the honours over the distance against Graham Poole. It was an unfortunate evening for Poole as, after being defeated in the first two games by Alison Stewart, he levelled the score only to miss out 14-12 in the decider. Gary Stewart was untroubled for the league leaders, while Foster finished with two wins as well as doubles success in partnership with Poole.
Shottery A's fixture against Shottery C provided the usual entertaining clash between the Poole generations. Son Rob revenged the defeat by his father earlier in the season to take the family honours, and he then went on to get the better of Foster. Ken Southwell was involved in all three matches to go the distance. He lost out 17-15 in the fifth to Foster and, despite taking an early two game lead, fell at the final hurdle to Graham Poole. However he did gain some consolation together with Rob Poole in the doubles.
Henley A inflicted the whitewash upon FISSC. In the most remarkable turnaround of the season Peter Quince lost the opener to Peter Bruce-Moore, without scoring a single point, before moving up a gear to claim the next three games. Geoff Shepherd had to overcome initial deficits against both Bruce-Moore and Malcolm Smith, while Don McAdam was untroubled acquiring his treble without reply.
John Hunt was the star of the show as Ashorne took the honours against Henley B. He ended the evening with a treble which included a particularly close encounter with Robert McCluskey. George Mudie added a brace despite being fully stretched by both Gordon Trinder and David Hatcher. Mark Jones also registered two wins, as well as maintaining his recent successful doubles partnership with Mudie.
A late call-off meant West Warwicks were only able to field two players when they entertained Shottery C, although that did not prevent it being an entertaining evening with some competitive table tennis. Amazingly not one of the five players had a coin which presented some difficulties for the toss ups! The Solihull team's Andy Rowland lost out to Rob Poole over the distance for the second time this season, but he did have the consolation of narrowly defeating Ken Southwell 11-9 in the decider. The doubles also went to the wire with Rowland and Peter Rodwell overturning a two game deficit to come through. Although both home players were able to get the better of David Lincoln-Lewis that did not prevent their team finishing on the wrong end of a final 6-4 score