Following an introduction by Sean Kennedy of Leisureplex, the English, Scottish & Irish teams marched to the lanes behind their National Flags. John Dunne, ITBA President, gave a brief welcoming speech to all players and supporters.
Following on from the Opening Ceremony, the Girls Teams took up their positions on lanes 1-18 for the six game Singles event.
With the Girls Singles completed, results of the Under 16, Under 19 and Under 21 sections are now available along with their current All Event standings. Points following the Girls Singles are also now available.
Following lane maintenance the boys squads completed their singles play bringing day 1 to an end. Tomorrow sees the teams playing Doubles, Trios & Mixed Doubles.