On Wednesday 31 May, Henley visited Maidenhead Thicket in a five mixed triples friendly match.
It was a game of two halves, with Henley struggling over the first nine ends, being 25-52 down, then scored 48 to Thicket’s 36 over the remaining nine ends to go down 73-88 overall. Peter Borsberry with Barrie Davies and Richard Kingston were 3 down after nine ends, then finished strongly to win 17-13. David Burdon with Frank Powell and Angelika Crisa were 4 down after nine ends but pulled back shots to win 16-14. Andy Scott with Peter Watkins and Trish Jones were 8 down after thirteen ends, managed to be level to 15-15 after end seventeen but dropped a 2 to go down 15-17. Jeanie Davies with Dave Palmer and Brian Duddy were 3 down after nine ends but couldn’t reduce the deficit going down 14-20. Kevin Currill with Keith Lawrance and Ramsay Adams struggled from the start going down 11-24.