THe Boston Friday Night Individual Darts League began its 25th year of action this week.
In the Boston Snooker Centre Premiership, promoted Dan Flynn got off to a great start with a 4-2 win over Andy Cammack.
Anthony Bennett, also making the step up to the top flight, beat Sam Dawson 4-3.
Good finishing saw Dave Holland mark his first appearance in the Premiership with a 4-0 win over Chris Royal, while debutant Joe Boothby beat Jamie Robson 4-2, including a 180 and an average of 26.37.
Darren Aucote returned to the league but was beaten 4-2 by Ady Parker.
In the Pizza Perfection Championship, Paul Grainger hit a 180 as he beat Andrew Joyce 4-1.
Two further 4-1 scorelines saw Pete Grooby beat Ali Baker and Darren Emmerson defeat Mick Flynn.
Kev Lenton came from 2-0 down to beat Championship newcomer Jamie Barnes 4-2.
Promoted champion Jimmy Birtwhistle beat Phil Hunt 3-0 as he opened up the action in the C&CTV Division Two.
Two further whitewashes saw Luke Cammack edge past Sophie Marston and Phil Burman beat Shaun Denmead.
Newcomer Brian Wilkinson took on Wally Almond, with Brian just winning 3-2 in a close contest.
Matt Grant beat Jake Lammyman 3-1.
The Allsports Trophies and Engraving Division Three saw debutant Muriel Almond beaten 3-0 by Di Hunt.
Youngster Bethany Royal - the youngest competitor for some time in the league - made her debut against Bob Birtwhistle.
In a close match, Bob won 3-0.
The final game of the division saw Emma Grant beat Debbie Shilitto 2-1.