We travelled to Birstall for the opening match of the new season, on a cold but dry afternoon Oakham started in fine style winning on three of the four rinks, they won by an impressive 25 shots with Chris Wallis skipping the kitty rink.
Bob Spence, Maureen Douglas, Alan Jones and Chris Wallis Won 33 – 20
Bob Swarbrick, Ros Carter, Rod Stanley, Rick Tarleton Won 25 – 17
Eileen Wright, Peter Gleeson, Ray Gregory, Barrie Payne Won 24 – 19
Beryl Birch, John Moore, Norman Coville, Bob Hammond Lost 17 – 18