In recent years Tyldesley have worked their way up through all divisions to a point where Division 1 status was achieved at the end of the 2019/20 season. Holly Toone led scoring against the Scots with five. There were hat-tricks for Eva Howarth, Izzy Robb and Kelsy Evans.
Champions City of Manchester picked up their second win, beating Coventry 13-7. Manchester never looked back after taking a 4-0 lead in the opening four minutes. Coventry battled hard and were only 9-7 in arrears at the start of the last quarter, but Manchester dominated the final stages.
After the disappointment of losing points on day one, Otter edged out Liverpool Lizards 10-8. Liverpool recovered from 8-4 down at one stage to level at 8-8 only for Otter to clinch victory in the last three minutes with goals by Peggy Etiebet and Rebecca Mulcahy.
Exeter and Liverpool Liver Birds shared the points after an exciting Division 2 match ended in a 10-10 draw. The Devon side trailed 7-2 at one point but stormed back with three goals in the last 43 seconds of the third period.
Laura Hesketh put Liverpool ahead 10-9 with 1.15 to go only for Jasmin Coleman to equalise from a penalty awarded 25 seconds from the end.
Photo (Trevor Hyde): Steph Whittaker scores one of her goals for Manchester against Coventry today.