Reepham started the New Year in the Bishop Norton Short Mat Bowls League at home to Lea and won 8-2.
Ingham lost 6-4 at home to Reepham and then visited Lea where, in a battle between the two bottom teams, they were well beaten 10-0.
Middle Rasen Drax beat Bishop Norton Green 8-2 at home, Bishop Norton Yellow and Middle Rasen Tupholme played out a draw and in their next match the Yellows beat Middle Rasen Drax 7-3 at home.
In the Northern Division Scawby Orange had two home matches, first beating Barnetby Red 6-4 and then beating Perry’s 9-1 win but all the games were close.
Barnetby Blue lost 8-2 at home to Bottesford Brown, but then won 6-4 away at South Kelsey Blue.
South Kelsey Red also played two matches, beating Waddingham Red 6-4 at home and then travelling to Elsham where they obtained an excellent 10-0 victory.