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Godalming H, in the Fourth Division, has had a storming start to the season with the latest success 7-3 against Godalming J. David Livingstone was unbeaten with Shula Laws bagging a brace for the H team. Cranleigh B maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a draw against two-man Cody B. Chris Ray was undefeated for Cranleigh with both Norrie Short and Mick Strode winning twice for Cody. Emmanuel TTC, a new club to the league, notched up their first success against another two-man outfit, Godalming L. Clive Mattin was unbeaten for Emmanuel with Rohan Butt and Alan Lewell winning their other singles for Godalming. Godalming K secured a narrow, 6-4, success over Bramley F. Paul Thomas notched a hattrick whilst Den Hall and Pam Wells each bagged braces for Bramley. Godalming M had a slightly easier win, 8-2, over Burymead E. Mick Stanners and Ben Tahouri were undefeated with George Helling winning twice.
In the Premier Division Godalming B will be very content with their start to the season. A second success 6-4 win, this time against their A team, bodes well for the forthcoming season. Reece Placid, Keith Falconer and Steve Davis all won twice but none of them could get the better of Ben Larcombe. Challoner B will be happy with their draw against Burymead A. Phil Snelson was unbeaten for Burymead with Martin Rozario and Steve Collins each winning twice for Challoner. College Hill A will be relieved after their draw against Merrow C. Jordi Dominguez and Phil Harrison each won twice for College Hill as did Andy Mudie for Merrow. This was one of those matches where everybody won and lost in the evening. Challoner A edged past Broadmoor, 6-4. Mark Handcock won thrice for Broadmoor with Rob Lemon and Peter Millard notching duos for Challoner.
At this early stage of the season Burymead C appear to be the team to fear in the First Division. An excellent 8-2 win against Bramley B cements their place at the top of the table. Joel Clancy was unbeaten with Richard Parke and Mark Batt-Rawden only losing out to Geoff Nevitt. Godalming C also has a 100% record after a 7-3 win over their D team. Unfortunately they only had two players, Alan Hoyle and Feifei Pei, who won all the points available to them. Bramley A inflicted a heavy, 9-1, defeat on a two-man Woking LTC A outfit. Tony Morse and Ron Stracey were unbeaten with Phil Thompson only losing out to Kevin Bown.
Woking LTC B lead the Second Division after a 7-3 win Over Challoner C. Daniel Koenigsberger secured a maximum for Woking whilst Owen Poelijoe managed a brace this being matched by Tom Taylor-Woodward for Challoner. Ash B sit in second spot after a 7-3 win over Aftermath D. Ian Saxby continued his comeback with a full house for Ash with Mike Levey and Martin Gilbey picking up duos with neither getting the better of Gary Adkins. Aftermath C also boast a 100% record after a 7-3 win over College Hill C. College Hill provided the star player of the evening in the shape of Jim Clement, who was unbeaten. James Sellen, Dave Wilson and Martin Strutt picked up the Aftermath points. Allianz also have two wins out of two after an 8-2 trouncing of Bramley C. Clayton Green and Manoj Shah each won trios for Allianz who look very strong this campaign. Merrow F got the better of Burymead D 7-3 with Simon Dickinson unbeaten for Merrow and Paul Farrant and David Lush winning twice. Jack Harrington managed a brace for Burymead. Bramley D and Godalming E fought out a draw with Steve Cheeseman, for Bramley C, winning three times. Danny Mcgranaghan and Julien Rousseau picked up pairs for Godalming.