Nightcaps have retained the Laing Shield in their first challenge of the year defeating Tokanui 5 1/2 to 1/2

Individual results Nightcaps names first

Brett Dobbie beat Steve Ferguson 4/2

Stu Dobbie beat Rata Smith 7/6

Ross Mangels beat Selwyn Earwaker 3/2

Peter Booth square Cor Arts

Jay Petherick beat Darrin Crack 2/1

Keith Clark beat Hayden Peters 7/6

Next challenge is against Kingston in February