First to play at position five was Gregory Dudziak who faced a skillful opponent, with each of them taking a game in turn. In the 5th, Gregory dropped a few points early on and then struggled to claw back the points in time, losing the game 13-15 and the match 2-3.
At four, Kevin Reilly, bravely volunteered to move up from the second team. He tried hard but duly fell to a young talented female player, losing 3-0.
At 2, Scott Hay continued his unbroken record and swiftly disposed of his opponent 3-0.
At 3, in a tense and hotly debated game, Ian Turnbull kept his nerve and won 3-2 and at 1, Chris McGeady had to win to save the match. He played his best against an equally talented opponent but narrowly lost 2-3.
Meanwhile Allander 2nds were away to Scotstoun’s second team and beat them convincingly 3-0.
Norrie Aitcheson at position 5 was first to play and had an easy 3-0 win. Hamish McKay and John Millar at four and three respectively had a stiffer challenge but both won 3-1. John’s opponent normally plays at a higher position.
Gordon Todd at 2 showed signs of his recent injury lay off when he dropped his second game only to recover and win 3-1 at a canter. Donny Kneale in the top slot needed a game to loosen up but ended up cruising home a 3-1 winner. The result consolidated the team’s 2nd top position in the league.