Oakham travelled to Birstall and tasted defeat for the first time this season.
Despite winning on three of the five rinks but substantial losses by the rinks skipped by Rick Tarleton and Denis Smith ensured a decisive win for Birstall.
Graham Cook, Ray Wilkins, Ros Carter, Barrie Payne Won 15 – 6
Bob Swarbrick, Maureen Douglas, Chris Smith, Chris Wallis Won 22 – 17
Lindsay Walters, Mary Smith, Ray Gregory, Bob Hammond Won 20 – 15
Di Culshaw, David Hillier, Peter Gleeson, Rick Tarleton Lost 18 – 33
Eileen Wright, Derek Bury, Ann Preston-Bambridge, Denis Smith Lost 12 - 31