We are at the halfway point of the season and it couldn’t be closer at the top of division one. It was fitting that the two sides on equal points at the top played each other and shared the points in a five all draw. Abu Salehbhai was man of the match as he scored a maximum for Frampton A against the visiting Woodchester A, the division could be very interesting if this form is kept up. At the other end of the division Phoenix B picked up seven valuable points against the visiting Cirencester who could only field two players, Liwu Wei top scored for the home side going unbeaten in singles. Thornbury A also won seven three when they entertained Frampton B, Len Vowles was man of the match scoring a max for the home team.
Although not playing due to the bad weather Thornbury B remain at the top of the division by one point and with a game in hand. Their closest rivals, Frampton C, were held to a five all draw at Woodchester C. John Bunn was man of the match winning all his singles for the home team. Steve Greening scored a maximum for Whiteshill A as they beat the visiting Phoenix C 6-4. Phoenix D entertained Whiteshill B and with their two youngsters on form they beat the visitors 7-3, Sam McIvor and Jon Ramsbotham each scored maximums for the home side.
Another close division with Thornbury C just one point clear at the top after being held at home by Randwick C to a five all draw, Graham Eden scored a maximum for the home side making him man of the match. Nailsworth A are just one point off the lead after dispatching the visiting Phoenix F 9-1 thanks to maximums from Dave Pugh and Jane Leigh. Woodchester D helped themselves to a 6-4 victory against the visiting Whiteshill C with Colin Bruton going unbeaten for the hosts. Forest Green C found their visiting opponents from Randwick D too strong as they lost 1-9, William Snell and Tom Docherty both unbeaten.
Cam & Dursley B didn’t play this week but still stay 17 points clear at the top of the division. Phoenix H stay in third place after an unbeaten Edward Loader helped his side to a 6-4 victory over the two players from Nailsworth C. Cam & Dursley C went down 4-6 at home to Forest Green D and it was the visitors Fritz Curzon who was man of the match with a maximum. Nailsworth B lost by a similar score when they entertained Phoenix I, Ricardo Pereira retuned a man of the match performance winning three singles for the visitors. Frampton D whitewashed the visiting Thornbury D as Glan Watkins, Len Agg and Ben Harris all went unbeaten.