Carlisle Rooks lost their Whitaker Cup Semi Final against Penrith 1
Bill Burgess managed a very good draw against a very string opponent, but John Lydon, Bill Henderson and Alan Little all lost their games.
The Friars got their revenge on the Austins tonight.
Roy Ellames 0.5 Dave Siddall o.5
Paul Rivers 1 Bill Burgess 0
Bill Henderson 0.5 John Lydon 0.5
James Ovens 0.5 Jack Majeski 1
Well done Friars.
The South Tyne League got under way with a local derby between the Austins and Friars.
George Glover 1 Paul Rivers 0
Bill Burgess 1 Dave Willey 0
John Lydon 1 Alan Little 0
Carlisle Kings got their season going, but unfortunately it was a losing start against a strong Maryport team.
Ian Mackay drew on board 1, but Bill Burgess, Tom Bradford and Dave Willey lost their games.