The reigning champions had the customary honour of kicking off the 12th season of the LBBOB NA Sports BB Soccer 7s.
At Under 14 level, current holders Knocknamuckley got off to a winning start with a 9-3 win against Maralin.
Meanwhile, in the Under 18 league, last season’s winners Maralin got the upper hand over Muckley at that age range with a 6-2 triumph.
Night two in Group Stage Week 1 saw two derby games. In the Under 14 league, 3rd Lurgan made a welcome return to the competition after a few years break with a game against neighbours, 1st Lurgan, and although they showed great spirit they lost 7-1 in a tough comeback .
At Under 18 level, the combined Bluestone and 1st Lurgan team played out an entertaining 3-3 draw with a young LBBOB Yth 7s.
Results: Under 14: Tues 26/11/14 Knocknamuckley 9 (Joel Davison 5, Harry Adair 2, Nicky Brownlee 2) Maralin 3 (Ben Scott 3).
Under 14: Thur 28/11/14 1st Lurgan 7 3rd Lurgan 1.
Under 18: Tues 26/11/14 Maralin 6 (Robert Norton 3, James Warren 2, Adam Bingham);,Knocknamuckley 2 (Ben Eagle 2).
Under 18: Thur 28/11/14 Bluestone/1st Lurgan 3 (James Duddy 2, Tyler Burns; LBBOB Yth 7s 3 (Jordan Carson, Josh Coleman, Andrew Davidson)
Fixtures: Tues 09/12/14: U14: Knocknamuckley v Drumcree/Milltown. U18: Ahorey v LBBOB Yth 7s.
Thur 11/12/14: U14: 1st Lurgan v 7th Portadown.