TIMPERLEY Cons got off to a flying start in the first round of the Altrincham and Sale Round the Board Darts League Cup with a 6-1 win against Railway Sale in Group A.
In the same group, British Rail took the points against Bricklayers and in a hard-fought match, Station won 4-3 against Brooklands Tap.
In Group B, The Central stormed home with a 7-0 win against the Stone Masons and league champions Budenburgs beat The Orange Tree 5-2, while Railway Altrincham had a bye.
After the first night British Rail top Group A by virtue of legs difference and similarly Central top Group B.
At the end of the round-robin stages, the top two in each group go in to the semi-finals to be played next month.