City of Manchester opened the Division 1 programme at Sunderland Aquatic Centre today with a comfortable 14-9 victory over Team Northumberland.
Charles Booth and Eleftherios Chelioudalis both claimed hat-tricks for Manchester. Five-goal Zach White was the main goal threat for Northumbria.
Invicta strolled to their first win, outplaying Caledonia 15-5, including six goals from Callum Bailey and five from Jack Waller.
Bristol Central rallied from 4-1 down early on to defeat Sheffield 12-9.