Stamford II vs Melbourn II
Tues 6th February
Melbourn lost 6-19
Melbourn II travelled away to play league leaders Stamford but lost 6-19. The first contest was the first strings and Melbourn's Nev Rimes was quickly up against it playing a very strong player in fine form. Despite going 0-2 down, Nev came back strongly and systematically broke his opponent's game down to win 3-2 much to his teammates' delight. Gareth Jones (3) was shut down by his opponent and lost 0-3. The other 3 games were all hard fought but were all lost 1-3, Melbourn being represented by Matt Walker (2), Colm O'Gorman (4) and Roger Woodfield (5)
Skipper Roger Woodfield said ' this was a tough fixture but the highlight was Nev Rimes' remarkable comeback to win 3-2 which was truly inspirational'