RAINHAM 5 6 RAINHAM 4 4
This match showed that Rainham have strength in depth as their fifth team took the honours against their fourth team 6-4. Manu Malhotra was the star with a hat-trick for Rainham 5 and another newcomer Brendan Moodley got a brace on his debut. Bob Mahon could not help his team-mates as he drew a blank. For Rainham 4 Ron Weaver and Pat Palmer both beat Bob and Graham Watts beat both Bob and Brendan. The fifth team got their win thanks to a close five-set doubles win 11-9 in the deciding set.