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November 4th

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After a start beyond their wildest dreams Burymead A, in the Premier Division, has suffered its first defeat. Godalming A got the better of them 7-3 with Alain Choo-Choy and Andreas Pusch unbeaten to acquire the points. Merrow C continue to climb the table with Challoner B the latest victims, by a convincing 9-1 scoreline. Micky Lang and Steve French were unbeaten with Robin Pretty getting a brace. Merrow B got the better of Challoner A, 6-4, but Challoner had the unbeaten player in the shape of Rob Lemon.
The contenders in the First Division are very clear. Godalming C whitewashed Bramley B with Alan Hoyle, Feifei Pei and Tony Harrild comprising the victorious trio. Burymead C maintained their 100% start to the campaign with a 9-1 mauling of Merrow E. Clive Green and Joel Clancy were unbeaten with Ian Farley only losing out to Keith Cunningham when he had to retire hurt. Ash A kept up the pressure with an 8-2 victory over Cody A. Terry Osborne and John Taylor both picked up maximums with George Earle notching a pair. College Hill B edged up the table with an 8-2 win over Bramley A. Martin Sharp and Andy Clegg were unbeaten for College Hill. At the bottom of the table Woking LTC A will be pleased with their 6-4 defeat of Godalming D. Rory Scott was unbeatable but Carsten Horne and Rob Shearman notched braces for Godalming.
Allianz, in the Second Division, came a cropper for the first time with a defeat against Woking LTC B. No player was unbeaten with all three Woking players, John Koenigsberger, Daniel Koenigsberger and Brian Hartles getting duos as did Manoj Shah for Allianz. Challoner C broke their run of defeats with a draw against Godalming E. Martin Rozario and Tom Taylor-Woodward got braces for Challoner but the star performer of the evening was Julien Rousseau with a full house for Godalming. Aftermath C displayed no mercy to their D team in an 8-2 defeat. Dave Wilson and Martin Strutt each got hattricks whilst James Sellen only got bettered by Dave Harden. Merrow F and Bramley D shared the spoils. Steve Cheeseman, for Bramley D, beat the two Merrow representatives, Simon Dickinson and Paul Farrant, who then won all their other singles.
Mixed fortunes for the Godalming teams, in the Third Division, with the G team notching their first win, 7-3, against merrow G. They were indebted to Peter Cousins with a full house whilst High McKee won twice. Meanwhile the F team lost for the first time, 6-4, against Abinger. Brendan Bayley led the way for Abinger with a trio whilst Keith Sutton won twice as did Gordon Grover for Godalming who remain top. Ash C whitewashed College Hill D with Sandy Simpson, Les Knight and Dave Bentall inflicting the damage. Aftermath E got the better of Ash D, 6-4. Jackie Rice was unbeaten for Ash with John Setterfield and Dave Thomas bagging braces for Aftermath.
In the Fourth Division Bramley F picked up their initial win, 6-4, against Emmanuel TTC. Mike Smith with a trio and a Pam Wells’ double with Wells only losing out to Stephen Schofield. Woking LTC D are moving towards the top of the table after a convincing 8-2 win over Godalming K. Mervyn Newell picked up a trio whilst Malcolm Hollette and Mark Harding won twice apiece. Saj Swamy acquired the two Godalming points. Godalming L and Cranleigh B shared the points with Alan Lewell undefeated for Godalming and Tim Hobbs and Chris Ray notching pairs for Cranleigh.