Ladies Midweek Summer Competition was played in beautiful autumn weather with Orangutans playing Gorillas and Baboons versus Lemurs.
These matches were highlighted with strongly contested rallies, players consistently vying for vital points.
Orangutans enjoyed a reversal of form with Margaret Vidler's hard hitting returns and team mate Susan John's defensive play leading their team to 30-24 victory.
This was despite Gorilla's Leanne Morgan fast serves and Jill Young's accurate volleys on the net.
A good set win by Lemurs with Leanne Fitzgerald's unflappable determination and Lyn Lambert's clever passing shots putting the pressure on their opposition. However Lorraine Dowler's skill and grit combining with team mate Sandy Cox's endless rallies ensured Baboons 34-20 win.
Despite overcast conditions the Ladies Midweek Competition was played on April 4, with Baboons playing Orangutans and Gorillas playing Chimps.
Despite strong defensive play by Carol Osborne and Liz Conroy for Orangutans Baboons proved to be too strong on the day with outstanding court play by Robyn Patterson and determination by Liz Inzitari enabling them to win 29-25.
Gorillas Pam Field's skill combining with team mate Rosemary Rust's solid volleys put the pressure on Chimps, who replied with Bev Kelly's solid serving and Pat Kearns clever passing shots ensuring they won 35-19.
Draw for May 2: Orangutans v Chimps, Gorillas v Lemurs
Duty Team: Gorillas
Draw for May 9: Orangutans v Lemurs, Baboons v Chimps
Duty Team: Orangutans
Draw for May 16: Orangutans v Gorillas, Baboons v Lemurs
Duty Team: Lemurs