The first week of the new Ilfracombe Men’s Skittles League season saw several players scoring freely, led by Stuart Darke of Peers with 80. But he still ended up on the losing side at home to the Toe Rags.

Two players scored 70 or more, Bob Walker for Vilma‘s Vanderboys in their home win against 50 Up Club and Nick Darling for Noble Locks away at Uncorked.

Div 1: Buddy’s 294, 310 D J Bees 310; Ups & Downs 323, Gary’s Gorillas 313; Peers 364, Toe Rags 370; Look Up Guts 293, Golden Balls 310; Who Spares Wins 261, Castle Trophies 262; Easy Six 288, Parade 283.

Div 2: Unpredictables 257, Globetrotters 268; Pipe Cleaners 291, Hele Faithfuls 315; Marlboro’ Magicians 254, Vickers 284; Vilma’s Vanderboys 331, 50 Up Club 312; D J’s All Stars 309, Magnificent 7 293; Off Cuts 262, Texasix 243; Glastonbury Trippers 315, Wheelers 272.

Div 3: Uncorked 304, Noble Locks 325; Northern Lights 314, Confused 326; Planet of the Grapes 234, Individuals 242; Gustav’s Geriatrics 287, X Champs 269; Pier Rollers 233, Hele Rebels 256; Cliffhangers 270, Dicky Downers 322.

Div 4: Seasiders 232, Waverley Wanderers 224; Over The Hele 250, Pier Pressure 248; Tankards 276, St George’s Boys 285; The Ship’s Mutineers 313, The Rebels 293; Only Fools and Seahorses 185, Peter’s Lads 219; Roneys 283, Buddy’s Best 272.