For the derby fixture in Division Two of the Dundee Table Tennis League, Swots and New Kids both favoured the same line-ups as in October when the lower ranked Swots sprung a surprise 8-2 victory.
Dave Beveridge, Emma Bissett and Collin Bleak were looking to repeat their form for Swots while Ian Smith, Ken Falconer and Kong Wan wanted to wreak a terrible revenge on the upstarts.
First up were Dave and Kong who shared a couple of nervy ends until they settled into some good attacking rallies.
Twice Kong came back to level the match but Dave started strongly in the fifth, building a lead which Kong could not claw back.
Emma and Ken played out a huge battle with Emma taking the first two ends 11-9.
Ken dug deep with his trademark defence to take the next two 11-8 and 17-15 but again it was the Swot who won the deciding set.
Collin started the third match against Ian in rip-roaring fashion, but after the loss of the first set, Ian cannily regrouped and took control for a 3-1 win to bring New Kids back into the match.
The revival was not to materialise though, with Swots taking the next five in a row.
New Kids only put one more win on the match card when Ian came through against Dave in four sets, while Emma enjoyed a faultless night, winning her three singles and combining well with Collin to take the doubles in three close sets.
Collin and Dave each chipped in a second singles win.
And so, not only was the 8-2 overall score repeated, but remarkably the points were taken in exactly the same way as in the first half encounter.
The entire club is now hoping that, despite this set-back, New Kids can battle back from the danger of relegation.
In Division Three, Prospects faced a difficult fixture away to second placed Kingsway and, once again, the lack of a third player made it virtually mission impossible for Dave Goddard and Emily Howat.
After Dave got them off to a winning start, Emily was within a whisker of one of the upsets of the season when she only succumbed in five sets to the immensely experienced Willie Cooper, finishing the evening with a 9-1 scoreline in his favour.