Karl Bushell (Kidlington Forum) retained the Hewitt Cup, beating Dave Ralls (Bicester) in the final, 11-6, 11-6, 11-13, 11-9. In the semis Dave had beaten Ian Mead (British Rail) 11-6, 11-6, 11-9, while Karl had overcome club-mate Fraser Harris 11-1, 11-3, 7-11, 11-6.
Karl Bushell in action in the Oxford Divisionals, fresh from a remarkable victory over Darren Griffin (Gloucs), England's 2nd ranked over 50, in a County Veterans match, winning 14-12 in the 5th. Karl has also won 13/14 for Oxfordshire Veterans in the Over 60s Premier Division, a remarkable record, given that he devotes so much of his time to coaching.
Dave Ralls (Bicester) has had an excellent season and was part of the Oxford B team which won the County Inter-League event.
Ian Mead, about to unleash his fearsome top-spin. He was involved in a triple tie in his group, in which the unlucky loser on games countback was Ross Henderson (Kidlington Forum), who had beaten Fraser Harris 11-9 in the 5th.
James Speedy (Vikings) won the Div 2 Final, beating Pichitpong Juiwong (also Vikings) 11-8, 11-9, 8-11, 13-11.
Pichitpong (Dom) Juiwong won his semi-final against Jamie McNeil (Forum) 11-6, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9
James Speedy defeated Farshad Shaddel (Kidlington Forum) in a nail-biter 11-6, 6-11, 11-8, 13-11
Justin Roake (Gladiators) was eliminated after losing to Dom in the groups, 8-11, 8-11, 11-8,11-7, 6-11.
The Division 3 finalists, Sharon Curtis and Joe Rolls (both Holton). Joe won the final 11-8, 11-7, 11-8. The beaten semi-finalists were Tak Wa Yau (Kidlington) and Bicester's junior girl Christelle Rajapaksa.
Kidlington Junior Jack Smith had the misfortune to be eliminated after a games countback, after beating Alan Rolfe (Vikings) 3-1, but losing 0-3 to Tak Wa Yau.
Tak Wa Yau (Kidlington Forum) won his group and defeated Pat O'Regan (Vikings) in the quarter-finals, 11-9, 11-9, 11-8.
Terry Ruane (Kidlington Forum) lost narrowly to Joe Rolls (Holton)
Alan Rolfe (Vikings) proved to be a tricky opponent and fought out an epic quater-final battle with Christelle Rajapaksa (Bicester), losing 6-11, 13-11, 7-11, 11-9, 5-11.
League Chairman and Kidlington Forum Secretary John Duncalfe won the Consolation event, defeating Florin Bobea (also KF) in the final, 15-13, 11-3, 7-11, 13-11.
Sharon Curtis (Holton) defeated Simon Jones (Holton), Pat O'Regan (Vikings), Stan Harding (Bicester), Maurice Chambers (KF) and Tak Wa Yau (KF) on her way to the final.