As part of its centenary celebrations Townsend invited a team from London and Southern Counties to compete in a six rink match. This was particularly significant as L & SC were the first team to play against Townsend after they moved to their current green, exactly one hundred years ago, an event extensively reported in a two page spread in the Herts Ad of the day! This match resulted in 3 rinks each, but Townsend won by 118-106 shots, with a top rink of Gordon Clapworthy,  Kevin Hull, Mike Doherty and Alan Charran.

Townsend beat Kings Langley in a six rink triples by 12 shots, but the result was overshadowed by a 9 shot Hotshot from Bob Padget, along with husband and wife team Rena and Gordon Williamson.

The Jones Cup quarter final was contested between Townsend and Harpenden on a one rink home and one away basis. Both away teams started very strongly,  with Harpenden 10-1 up after 5 ends, and Townsend equally far ahead in their match at Harpenden. Although both home teams staged comebacks, it was the Townsend rinks that gradually edged ahead. By the close the home Townsend rink, of Bob Lawrie, Andy Scarborough,  Roger Potter and Peter Armstrong were 9 shots ahead, winning by 24 -15, and the away rink, of Mike Doherty, Les Perkins, Peter Thomson and Alan Charran recorded a 26 - 15 victory. 

In the Stockman-Winser mixed fours, the Townsend rink booked its place in the final at the expense of Potters Bar. The foursome, of Jane Dixon, Rena Williamson,  Peter Thomson and Alan Charran won by 23 shots to 9.


Both Townsend rinks progressed to the Third round in the District Fours. The rink of Bob Lawrie,  Roger Potter, Peter Thomson and Peter Armstrong had a convincing 24-14 win over Berkhamsted, with the match conceded after 18 ends. 

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