Jolly Farmers, on a bye week last week, started their Orchard Health Group Division One season matched against Invaders, losing 6-0.
David Allen, new signing from A40 Sheila King and Bill Exton were only one shot behind with 12 ends played but Pete Hoyles, John Spencer and Rod West went on to win 23-14.
Stuart Moore, Tom Richardson and Sue Hoyles fell 16-12 to Adam Hodgson, Ian Tebbs and Scott Whyers.
Holland Fen’s Jim Gott, Andrew Grant and Hazel Marshall lost 29-11 to Eastenders’ Liam Reeson, Matt Whyers and Andrew Reeson while Colin Palmer, George Hardstaff and Alex Tomlin fell 21-22 to Enders’ Keith Tointon, Louise Catchpole and Richard Vinter.
Defending champions Carlton Road unexpectedly dropped two points to Royal Mail as Jo Sharp, Jill Smith and Keith Sharp won 19-12.
The Road’s Ian Clark, Geoff Parker and Les Feary made sure of the aggregate points with a very convincing 8-30 success.
Strollers and Punchbowlers shared the rink points, but Bowlers’ Dave Peacock, Steve Skelton and Ian Drury won 18-9 for the extra points.
A40 secured four points from IBC, Jean Cammack winning 27-9 to surpass the reply from Richard White, who won 10-23.
In the T&B Containers Division Two, Feathers versus Golfers saw the rink points shared with the aggregate going to the Golfers courtesy of a 23-8 win for Ron Spence, Mick Nundy and Graham Scarboro.
Replying for Feathers, Brian Samsan succeeded 12-20 for the balance of the points.
Parthians and the Burtons shared the rink points. Chris Hill won 13-18 for the Burtons with Keith Nix replying 24-14.
Promoted Autos lost to Patriarchs, Bernard Skelton tied 16-16 with Alan Bristow but Jeff Homewood fell 20-15 to Colin Baxter.
Boston Park finished with zero points against Red 5, Bill Hodges (31-18) and Dave Fox (24-14) winning.
Poachers and Amateurs shared the rink points but a good performance from Sandra Tingey, Robert Tingey and John Riches earned Poachers the aggregate points.
The Cammacks Division Three saw the Rileys trio of Jim Baker, John Hodgson and Tracy Hodgson win 12-24, but Nomads’ Kate Maddison, Mel Maddsion and Ken Burr scored prolifically in the early stages and succeeded 27-8.
The Traders versus Vikings game found the latter winning five of the six points at stake. Doug Staples tied 16-16 and Ray Moore won 20-13.
Highflyers beat Fairways as Anthony Tabor (16-13) and Ian Atkin (16-10) succeeded.
Dynamics’ Jonathan West, Don Williams and Paul Pinder won 16-11 and Bill Beal and Nigel Smith won 18-13 against U3.
Central’s Alan Dunnington won 25-14 but Central’s Fred Epton, Phyl Rickett and Marion Epton responded 9-26.