YORK 1 lead the way in the early Fulford Ladies Invitation Tennis League rankings.

Captain Jill Le Pla teamed up with Wendy Stirke to rack up 31 games in the division one leaders' defeat of second-placed Wigginton.

Yvonne Mannall and Lucy Wright won all their rubbers for Wetherby in their victory at Pocklington, while Fulford had a convincing 75-33 win against fellow division one newcomers, Starbeck - aided by a 29-game haul from Ellie Page and Laura Rhodes.

York 2's strong start in division two continued as Diletta Pudda and Denise Wilson won all their rubbers in their 75-33 win against Boston Spa.

Georgie Stephenson and Sarah Richards bagged 24 games to help Fulford to their first win of the campaign at Wetherby, while Wistow turned in a good team performance to defeat Bishopthorpe.

Cliffe top division three after a comfortable 64-44 win against Copmanthorpe, while Georgina MacKenzie and Sue Hanley top scored for Bishopthorpe in their first win of the season, beating Tollerton.

Wigginton moved into second place after edging past Boston Spa 57-51 and Poppleton overcame Knaresborough to stay in touch with the leaders.

David Lloyd 3 lead division four after edging the closest encounter of the weekend - a 56-52 victory over Appleton Roebuck.

Sandra Pauw and Laura Robson were in form for Rowntree Park, contributing 26 games in Park’s 63-45 triumph at Bubwith.

Wilberfoss hold second place following their 66-42 defeat of Heworth.

Rufforth are the early leaders in division five. Solid scores from all three couples saw them to victory at Copmanthorpe. Elsewhere, Alex Leach and Heather Page netted 29 games in Riccall’s 67-41 win against New Earswick.

Knaresborough lead division six after their 58-50 win at Fulford, while Angela Rothery and Karen Anderson inspired Stamford Bridge to victory, taking 31 games in their win at Poppleton.

Mother and daughter Kate and Anna Lewis paired up to steer Rufforth to the top of division seven after their 63-45 victory over David Lloyd.