Marc Benzie and Paul Robinson were the key partnership for Rushden in their first fixture of the season as the team defeated Overstone 9-3 at home.
With both sides winning two matches and halving the other, Benzie and Robinson ensured Rushden got off to the ideal start as they strolled to a seven-hole victory in the third tie.
Peterborough Milton proved too strong for Delapre in the middle ties as they recorded an 11-6 home victory.
Although the visitors clinched the first and last games, Graham Marshall and Lee Talbot (three holes), Sav Fasulo and Dave Wright (six holes) and Hugo Laffey and Tim Martin (two holes) turned the match Milton’s way.
Three big wins in the last three games made all the difference for Kettering in their away clash with local rivals Priors Hall as they completed a 12-1 success.
With the match evenly poised following one narrow victory apiece and a draw in the first three ties, Kettering surged clear in the closing stages, capped by a six-hole victory from Adam Wilson and Richard Loak in the last game.