DEFENDING Doncaster Bowls Association Saturday League Section A champions Woodlands Park started the new season with a 189-149 win over Thorpe Marsh Bentley thanks to Andy McIntosh (21-9) and John Richardson (21-1).
Adwick’s A team comfortably beat their second string 192-134 in Section C with wins from Ray Hall (21-6), Harry Oxberry (21-8), Val Cooper (21-9) and Jean Hopson (21-8).
Brodsworth faded after a good start from Enoch Walker (21-5) and Nora Buxton’s 21-3 win helped Askern claim a 172-149 victory.
Robert Hocking and Pat Carroll (both 21-6), Geoff Ball (21-4), John Adnitt (21-7) and Keith Hall (21-3) all featured in Wickersley’s 206-112 win over Parklands B.
Natasha Jackson’s 21-5 win proved crucial for Yorkshire Main B in their 187-169 success over Roundwood C.