Highcliffe D 1 Bournemouth C 3, B&DCL Div 5; Bournemouth C lead Division on game points
9 Apr. Wins from Paul Bland and Derek Jones, on boards 1 & 4 respectively, ensured victory for Bournemouth. The other 2 games were drawn. With 1 match left for each club, Division 5 could hardly be more engrossing with Bournemouth C, Southbourne E and Purbeck all in with a chance of being Champions. And as if that was not enough, Bournemouth C and Purbeck play each other in their final matches!