The 1st round matches were completed on Fri. 26th January 2018 resulting in wins for Buckley (Div.2 winners) by 30 pts over Div.1 runners-up, Caergwrle BB; Northop "A" (Div.1) losing to Flint of Div.2 by 55pts; Northop "D" (Div.2) overcoming their club colleagues from Div.1, Northop "B", although the latter played sportingly with only 2 players because of illness, even though it meant losing by some 199 pts, whereas Northop "E" of Div.2 went through because Hawarden "A" had to concede because they couldn't raise a team; the two Hawarden Div.2 teams contest resulted in Hawarden "C" losing by 11 pts to Hawarden "B" and finally Div.1 winners Northop beating Hawarden from the same division by 75 pts.
The winners will be joined by the 2 teams having byes in the 1st round in the 2nd round, fixtures to be played week commencing 26th February 2018 as follows:-
Northop "F" (360) v Flint (260)
Northop (SCR) v Northop "D" (225)
Buckley (210) v Northop "E" (275)
Hawarden "B" (215) v Northop "C" (140)