A perfect performance from Nello Mauri provided the backbone to Blazing Paddles 6-4 victory over Tanworth Taipans. The opening and concluding sets of the fixture proved the most decisive with Mauri beginning by getting the better of the visitors’ talisman Mick Welsh over the distance, and concluding by successfully combining with Dave Fordham in the doubles. Fordham added
When Henley B entertained Shottery C the match followed a similar pattern despite finishing with honours even. This time it was the performance of visiting captain Rob Poole which proved decisive. He commenced his treble by taking the crucial scalp of Robert McCluskey and clinched the draw with doubles partner David Lincoln-Lewis.
When his Ashorne side entertained Veterans Steve Bolton enjoyed maximum playing time without being able to make the final breakthrough. All three of his sets went the distance but, despite taking an early lead in each, Bolton eventually lost out to John Hunt, Brian Marston and George Mudie. However Marston was unable to overcome either Chris Bowles or Steve
In their next fixture Veterans were on the receiving end of a whitewash from title-chasing Henley Pasties. Jason Rainey, Mike Evetts and Mike Credland enjoyed a comfortable evening conceding just two games between them. The league’s only unbeaten team Shottery B achieved an identical result against