After a strong start by the County in the morning session, leading by 9 points to 7 at the break, the afternoon session was disappointing with the County eventually losing by 13 points to 27. In the morning session Jim Tingle got off to a good start winning his Singles match by 19 shots to 6 and Richard Hulbert had a draw 13 – 13.Trish Clifford and Richard Rose won their Pairs match in fine form by 18 shots to 9, but unfortunately Tim and Keith Mills lost their Pairs match 9 shots to 22. Both Triples teams lost in the last end of their respective matches by one shot.. In the Fours, Steve Tyler’s team won by 11 shots to 6 and Terry Clifford’s team won by 11 shots to 7.. Overall a satisfactory morning’s session.
Fortunes changed in the afternoon. The County’s only success was a fine performance from Mark Bourne’s Triples team who won their match by 17 shots to 9. After such a fine start in the morning there was considerable disappointment about the end result.