DEFENDING champions Meltham beat Marsh Lib B 152-134 in the first round of the Huddersfield Ladies League Sanderson Cup.


First round – Mirfield OB 191 Golcar CBC 143, Brockholes B 197 Golcar Lib B 158, Longwood A 160 Shepley B 158, Grange Moor 144 New Mill 190, Jackson Bridge 106 Almondbury BC A 168, Paddock CBC 122 Cowcliffe A 148, Farnley Tyas 125 Outlane A 176, Meltham A 152 Marsh Lib B 134, Bradley and Colne 170 Linthwaite CBC B 158, Broad Oak B 163 Linthwaite Hall B 181, Kirkheaton CBC B 153 Brockholes A 180, Cowcliffe B 154 Hemplow B 165, Moldgreen Con 167 Meltham B 165.

Marsh U B 122 Lockwood Con A 156, Milnsbridge Lib A 124 Broad Oak A 176, Linthwaite Hall A 174 Waterloo B 92, Syngenta B 154 Marsh Lib A 178, Longwood B 167 Syngenta C 153, Mirfield CBC 168 Brockholes C 117, Syngenta A 135 Marsh U A 161, Shepley A 173 Netherton Con B 170, Netherton Con A 174 Skelmanthorpe 172, Primrose Hill 147 Hudds RUFC 197, Thorpe Green 139 Kirkheaton CBC A 174, Milnsbridge BC B 151 Almondbury BC C 197, Milnsbridge BC A 146 Almondbury BC B 151, Hemplow A 183 Denby Dale 147.

Result of the Denby Dale Bowling Club Mixed Pairs competition:

Semi-finals: Mr and Mrs J Kaye 10 Mr and Mrs Portman 21, Mr C Wailes and Mrs E Wooltorton 20 Mr and Mrs V and D Smith 21.

Final: Mr and Mrs Portman 21 Mr and Mrs V and D Smith 12.

Draw for Brockholes BC’s Open Mixed Pairs on Sunday, June 8.

Starting at 9.30am: J and J Naylor v P and H Rangeley, D Gartside and partner v M and C Brogden, L Bray and D Brown v A Wood and K Herrington, J and S Pears v C Atkinson and D Ratcliffe, S Farrington and K Cross v S McMahon v E Johnson, L and D Bottomley v M Moorhouse and D Harris, H Abbot and G Boyes v B Dickenson and K Stevenson, H and D Blakeley v C and J Townend.

From 10.45: B Lendon and R Firth, M Mace and A Hagen, C Taylor and B Johnstone, K Rausse and partner, M Nicholson and M Sykes, K and N Sykes, C Hutchinson and M Moorhouse, P and J Buchan.

Ladies Afternoon League placings: