Division 1:- Unison, all of whose players registered double figure scores, began the season with a convincing win over Greyhound; Alan Gibbs top scored with 17 points for the winners. In a very tight game, Turks Head Sinners won by the narrowest of margins against Newburgh Lions, thanks to an impressive 21 points from Bill Gerrard; David Sinclair scored 15 for Newburgh. Despite 15 points from Gordon Richards, Whippet lost to Colly Wobblers for whom Mike Unsworth scored 19. In the other game Robin Hood beat Turks Head Saints.
Division 2:- Helenians, thanks to 14 points from Dave Boyd, overcame Hayfield, who only fielded 3 players. 15 points from Paul Prior and 14 from Dave Gordon assured Ormskirk Tennis Club’s victory over Ormskirk Theatre Company, for whom Alan Thompson scored 12. In the other game Bispham Farmers Arms, thanks to 12 points from Jim Dawber, beat Aughton Institute.