NGL Intermediate League

Northampton avenged their defeat to Kingsthorpe in the 2017 final with a comprehensive 6½-1½ victory in their opening fixture this year at Wellingborough GC.
Martin Izzard (5&4), Gary Slinn (4&3), Ben Lavender (5&3) and Sam Gilkes (4&2) were in top form, while Chris Kay and Gareth Parker were both successful on the 18th hole.
Collingtree, who were champions in 2016, were only marginally less impressive as they recorded a 5½-2½ victory against Overstone Park with Jensen Parfitt (5&4) and Ray Connolly (3&2) enjoying the biggest wins.