WBL Day 1 report

Draycott East Midlands ended day one of Women's British League on top of the table after winning their first three matches.

A blistering start to the season saw the title favourites improve as the day went on. They opened their account with a 4-2 win over Burton Uxbridge, with Burton's Sophie Neil playing unbeliveably well to defeat both Emma Vickers and Abbie Milwain. However, two wins for new Draycott signing Inta Zdanovska, who remained unbeaten throughout the day, helped Draycott to victory.

A 5-1 win over YHL followed, before Draycott ended on a high with a 6-0 victory over Halton to assert their title ambitions.

Fusion impressed on their opening day in the top flight as they registered two wins. Lois Peake, Emma Tovey, Emma Torkington and Sarah Short all impressed as they ended day one in second place. A superb 5-1 win over newly promoted Thorntons saw them open their account before they comfortably defeated Burton Uxbridge 6-0. A 4-2 defeat to YHL halted their momentum somewhat, however they should be satisfied with their early performances.

YHL sit in third after a mixture of results. a 3-3 draw with Halton, which saw Halton's Beth Roberts stun Yolanda King, was followed by defeat to Draycott. However, they got their season up and running in the evening session, defeating Fusion 4-2 to move a point behind the team they had just defeated.

Burton sit in fourth place after responding to back-to-back defeats with a third round win over Thorntons, who sit in sixth place after managing one draw against Halton. Halton are fifth, with two points to their name after draws with Thorntons and YHL. Beth Roberts starred for Halton with four wins from six.

Draycott and Formby are locked at the top of Division One after ending the first day unbeaten. The two teams face off in the morning.

Division 2 has been split into half as Byng Hall A, Fusion 2 and Halton TTC 2 remain unbeaten. Byng Hall A are currently top after winning their first three games.

Two points seperate the top four teams in Division 3, with York Garden Angels perched at the top on five points, whilst three wins each for Burton Uxbridge 2 and Halton TTC 3 mean they have raced away from their rivals in Division 4.

Finally,MK Vixens have established a three point lead at the top of Division 5 following three straight wins.

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