In the Jones Cup, Townsend won both home and away, by a combined score of 43 to 27. The away rink, which won by 17 -14, were Bob Lawrie, Andy Scarborough, Roger Potter and Peter Armstrong and the Home team, winners by 26 -13, comprised Mike Doherty, Les Perkins, Peter Thomson and Alan Charran.

In the Bob Vise trophy Townsend visited Clarence Park and came away winners by 3 rinks to 1, with the fourth one drawn, and by 82 shots to 55, to progress to the third round.The visitors got off to the best possible start with Alan Charran winning his singles by the convincing margin of 21-7. When the Townsend triples, of Bob Lawrie, Gordon Williamson and Les Perkins won by 30 shots to 17, the overall result was confirmed, but the fours, of Mike Cowell, Andy Scarborough, Roger Potter and Peter Armstrong also won by 23 -13. The pairs, of Mike Doherty and Peter Thomson, could only draw 18-18, but by that time the result was not in the question.

A midweek derby was also hosted by at Clarence Park, with Townsend running out winners by 4 rinks to 1, and by 82 shots to 55. There were two top rinks for the visitors: Jean Marriott, Bob Padget and Peter Armstrong, who won by 20-11, and that of Peter Waller, Andy Scarborough and Peter Thomson, winners by 17 shots to 8.

Thomson also progressed to the quarter finals of the District Singles at the expense of an opponent from Harperbury, by winning by 21-7.

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