NGL League News

NGL Scratch League

Kingsthorpe and Peterborough Milton both enjoyed convincing home victories in their opening Scratch League second division fixtures of the season.

Wins in the first half a dozen ties helped Kingsthorpe defeat Kettering 7-1, while Milton took the opening five points on their way to a 5½-2½ success against Collingtree Park.

In Division Three, Rushden served notice of their intention to challenge for promotion into the second tier with an excellent 3½-2½ away win to Priors Hall.

NGL Handicap League

Peterborough Milton made it two wins in two Handicap League Group B outings as they completed a 21-10 home victory against Priors Hall.

Rushden went one better in Group C as they picked up their third success of the campaign, and first away, with a 10-2 win at Wellingborough.

Group C pacesetters Kingsthorpe had few problems in their home clash with Delapre as they moved two points ahead of Hellidon Lakes with a 20-1 triumph.

NGL Ladies Cecil Leitch

Local knowledge appeared to be a disadvantage in the latest round of fixtures in the Ladies Cecil Leitch League as Overstone Park, Elton Furze and Rushden all recorded away victories.

Overstone defeated Wellingborough 3-2 in Group B, Elton Furze beat local rivals Peterborough Milton by the same margin in Group C, while Rushden completed a stunning whitewash win at Brampton Heath.