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Division 1 Kicks-off

Opening week for League Division 1 promising a tough and hard-fought season ahead

This week saw the opening brawls for Divison 1 honours give us little clue where to find the best odds

RVH Hawks
2½-2½ Bangor Carnegie
 Fisherwick 1½-3½ Clifton House
 Civil Service3-2 North Belfast 

RVH vs Bangor

Some determination from newly promoted RVH to hold their own against a strong Bangor side

RVH Hawks3½-3½Bangor Carnegie
Gareth Annesley
 0-1Steve Scannell
John Masterson
 1-0David Grzymek
Ciaran Marron
 0-1Eddie Whiteside
 Neil Fisher
 ½-½Mark Newman
Frank Carruthers
1-0 Damien Lvaery

Fisherwick vs Clifton House

Both clubs fielding very strong teams, in depth, but Clifton claiming the bonuses

Fisherwick1½-5½Clifton House
Michael Waters
0-1
Tom Clarke
 John Cairns
1-0Stephen Morgan
 Kieran Greer
0-1Nicholas Pilkiewicz
 Ray Devenney
0-1Danny Mallaghan
Graeme McCormick
½-½ Des Moreland

Civil Service vs North Belfast

A strong showing from Civil Service to set them apart

Civil Service5-2
North Belfast
John Nicholson
0-1David Houston
 Peter May
 1-0Stephen Wood
 Gerald Harvey
½-½Eamon Walls
 Chris Kelly
 1-0John Wood
Wenceslao Torres
½-½Bernard McCaughey

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