Auchterarder have drawn a home tie versus Muthill - in the 1st Round.
Muthill 4 Auchterarder 1
Another away, 1st Round tie and another defeat!
Auchterarder have drawn a home tie versus Milnathort - in the 1st Round.
Auchterarder 3 Milnathort 2
After five year's of 1st Round away ties and defeats, Auchterarder finally got a home tie against Milnathort. Defeats for D D Smith (2&1) and Gordon Band (3&2), were cancelled out by wins for both Phil McRae (1 Hole - having been 3 down with four to play) and Blair Watt (5&4) leaving new combatant Willie Irvine to bring the victory for Auchterarder by 2 and 1.
Auchterarder have drawn a home tie versus Whitemuir - in the 2nd Round.
Auchterarder 2 Whitemuir 3
Despite wins for team captain D D Smith (4&2) and Mr 100%, Willie Irvine (3&2), a heavy defeat for Ross McFadyen (7&6) and Blair Watt (5&4) left last man Jake Riddell to decide the tie, but despite a stirring comeback, Jake capitulated at the last and Whitemuir progress to the next round.
Historical footnote: The Whitemuir Club at Gleneagles was founded in 1992 by none other than D D Smith!