Thongsbridge has started their defence of this most prestigious national club competition title with a convincing double win over Beaumaris from Anglesey. All the Preliminary Round results are in and Round 1 fixtures are now being scheduled by the teams which must all be completed by 2 July.
Along with Thongsbridge, three other Yorkshire teams remain involved and they are Dearne Sports, Kirkheaton Con and the Littlemoor 'B' team.
Beaumaris Bowling Club, Anglesey
1 - Garswood Hall beat Denby Grange by 69 overall, 60 at home and 9 away. 2 - Lloyds Hotel beat Littlemoor A by 12, winning by 35 at home and losing by 23 away. 3 - Adderley beat Birches Head Hotel by 16 overall, winning by 40 at home and losing by 16 away. 4 - Thongsbridge beat Beaumaris by 71 overall, winning by 46 at home and 25 away. 5 - Dearne Sports beat Crossgates by 21 6 - Malpas Sports beat Eastwood Park by 37 overall, winning by 26 at home and 11 away.
FIRST ROUND - TO BE COMPLETED BY SATURDAY JULY 2ND
Hadfield v Woodlands Kirkheaton Con v Castle Sports 12th June 12 p.m. Garswood Hall v Broughton Littlemoor B v Our Ladys Lloyds Hotel v Adderley Thongsbridge v Brownmoor Brooke Dearne Sports v Malpas Sports
7 - Haunchwood beat Windmill by 31 overall, wining by 18 at home and 13 away. 8 - Castlefields v M&B Cheslyn Hay 9 - Woodfield v Attleborough, Woodfield won by 26 at home, Attleborough leg 24th May. 10 - Stile beat Walsgrave by 31 overall, winning by 18 at home and 13 away. 11 - Willenhall Nordley beat Atherstone Cons by 40 overall, winning by 80 at home and losing by 40 away 12 - KGV beat Hanwood by 30 overall, winning by 55 at home and losing by 25 away. 13 - Alvaston & Boulton beat Phoenix Foxes by 54 overall, 28 at home and 26 away. FIRST ROUND - TO BE COMPLETED BY SATURDAY JULY 2ND Foleshill Gas Club v Meole Brace Wrockwardine Wood v George BC Stretton Anglesey v Haunchwood Castlefields/M&B Cheslyn Hay v Newhall Woodfield/Attleborough v West Brom Short Heath v Moseley CC Stile v Greville Willenhall Nordley v KGV Woodman MP v Alvaston & Bourton