Round 5 started with the Burton & Reay Partnership heading the leader board. In spite of challenges from three other partnerships at the end of the round they still had a clear 50 point lead.
In the same way that John Roskell dominated Round 4 Novice section awards Alan Middlemiss [Isle of Wight] dominated the Champion awards at the Southern Gloster show pushing him into the top 10.
Rose & McCarthy with Best opposite head moved them into 4th place 20 points behind Robbie & Ian Wright.
Albert Hutton increased his points tally with the Best Novice award, moving him up to fourth on the Novice League table.