The first silverware of the season went to Ashorne who secured the knockout cup after defeating Littleton in the final. John Hunt led the way claiming 40 of the 82 point margin with which his team finished ahead after open play, with Brian Marston and George Mudie providing strong support. The net effect of the handicapping gave Littleton just two more points thereby leaving Ashorne clear winners.
Shottery B addressed their backlog of matches by switching the venues to their opponents' premises. They defeated Royal Mail 6 - 4, thereby reversing the scoreline from the first half of the season. Tony Remes, Dave Milton and Tim Fell all came away with braces but were each unable to get the better of the Postmen's captain Nello Mauri. However Milton did take him the distance before winning in the same manner against Malcolm Heritage. Mauri made it a perfect evening for himself by overturning an early disadvantage to claim the hard-fought doubles with Heritage.
Shottery B enjoyed a more convincing victory in their next fixture when the took on Ashorne. Remes found himself trailing in the early stages of his sets against both Hunt and Marston before attaining success over five games, although he was prevented from making it a clean sweep by Mudie. Longest set of the evening, and indeed perhaps of the season, was a 35 minute epic between Fell and Hunt which saw three games go to deuce with the longest being settled 19 - 17 before the Shottery captain managed to squeeze home by the narrowest of margins. This enabled Fell, along with newcomer Stuart Ayres, to go home with a treble, although Ashorne did gain some consolation when Hunt and Mudie earned themselves a very close doubles victory as the fixture ended 8 - 2.
Henley A inflicted the whitewash upon the luckless FISSC. Geoff Shephard and Mike Evetts both put in perfect displays without the loss of a game although the latter was taken to 16 - 14 by Peter Florence but, sadly for the Farmer, their other two games were somewhat more one-sided! Peter Quince also came away unbeaten although he was made to work hard after being taken to the wire by both Florence and Marston.