With only three rounds of the table tennis summer pennant competition left to be played, many teams are producing spectacular matches in a last-ditch effort to make the finals.
In A-grade action last week, Taipans showed they are a force to be reckoned with when they upset the highly fancied Kookaburras to score a hard-fought 3-2 victory.
Lee Horan and Matt Gill were in fine touch, playing steadily to win a singles each before wrapping up the match with a straight-sets doubles victory.
Brian Harrington again starred for Kookaburras, playing impressively to win both singles in straight sets.
A determined Possums outfit bounced back from its last-round loss to overcome Rosellas, going on to a solid 3-2 victory in a tense match.
Michelle Feldtmann and Jeff Austen stayed focused to win a singles each and then sealed the match with a straight-sets doubles victory.
Adrian Squires was the standout, winning both singles in easy fashion.
Meanwhile, Echidnas had a close encounter with top-team Wallabies, with Apoorv Saxena at his brilliant best to win both singles in a great top-spin display.
He had solid support from Ray Grant, combining well to take out the doubles in a 13-21, 21-19, 21-19 marathon.
An impressive performance from John Bajada enabled Owls to post a convincing 4-1 victory over Plovers.
He was at his best to account for both singles with John Holschier playing defiantly to win one.
A magnificent effort from Nicole Irwin resulted in Redbacks scoring a sensational 3-2 victory over Frogs.
She continued her good form to account for both singles in a fine display before combining with Lois Hermiston.
In another pressure match up, Gliders just held on to defeat Wombats 3-2 in a thriller.
Graeme Sharp and Kaleb Lissenden produced good form to win a singles each before teaming brilliantly.
Bullants scored an upset win over the more-fancied Eagles, fighting hard for a gallant 3-2 victory.
John Bradshaw and Bill Sharp won the hard-fought doubles match.
Numbats burst through to take the lead in the competition, posting an impressive 4-1 victory over Mozzies.
Coby Linke and Brian Perry took control of the match early and went on to a comfortable win.
Doves fought back from a slow start to overcome Hawks for a sensational 3-2 victory.
Henry Hill starred for Doves, playing brilliantly to win both singles.
Ladder-leader Koalas were too strong for Magpies, enjoying a 4-1 victory in style.
Falcons moved up the ladder with a convincing 4-1 victory over Crickets.
Andrea Cathcart rose to the occasion, playing superbly to win both singles.