THE prospective curse of Friday the 13th didn't worry Mill Brow 'B' in the slightest.
They safely negotiated the first round of the Karalius Bros Cup on the night.
Greg Lawrenson, Steve Miller and Paul Black made it one-way traffic in the final against the Buffs, who had to play on their opponents' home board.
The RAOB side had earlier beaten Widnes RUFC 'B', helped by a 15-dart 301-up game from Bing Gray while the Brow defeated Corpy Club 'A' 2-1.
Mill Brow 'A' were not so lucky when drawn at the Buffs Club to play their own team-mates from Mill Brow's 'C' team.
The latter triumphed in three straight legs to reach the final.
Castle 'A' fared well enough in the second semi against the USC 'A', winning 2-1.
The final saw Mike O'Dwyer and John Glover take the first two games for Brow 'C', Keith Glover retaliating.
At USC, in-form RAOB 'A' secured a 3-0 win over Cricketers Arms 'E', aided by Brian Dutton's 12-dart 301 finish and Tez Gallagher's 14-dart game of round the board.
In the final, Buffs didn't quite have it all their own way against the Cricketers 'B'.
Darren Grant put RAOB in front only for Dave Gerrard to equalise, but Tez Gallagher took Buffs through USC 'B', playing Widnes RUFC 'A' at St Michael's, took a two-game lead - one of the wins being an 11-dart 301 leg from Colin Howarth.
The Services saw their fortunes change dramatically against Halton Stadium 'C', who sealed card-final victory with three in a row from Eric Peel, James Brown and Alan Moran.
Halton Stadium was the venue for WBC 'B' against St Michael's 'B'.
The Bowler sailed through to the final with a 3-0 win highlighted by a 20-darter from Jason Haddock at 501.
In the final, they repeated the feat against Cricketers 'C', with Jason Haddock (21 darts, 501 game), Peter Bowles at 301 and Kenny Murphy ensuring their progress.
At the Corpy Club, Buffs 'B' soon came unstuck against Halton Stadium 'A' for whom John Bowles and Alan Clark got the semi-final job done.
Taking on Castle 'B' in the final, Stadium 'A' took the first game through John Bowles with a 19-dart display at 501.
But the Castle outfit retaliated by taking the next two games, and the match, through Danny Greenwood and Tommy Robertson.
At Widnes Bowling Club, Halton Stadium 'B' were foiled by the host club's 'A' side for whom Dave Houghton and Alan Magee (13 darts at RTB) struck either side of Kurt Mathews' success for the Stadium team.
In the final against the Corpy 'B', Bowler stayed on a roll and they took three in a row through Steve Jones (17 darts, 501), Dave Houghton and Joe Batty (13 darts, RTB).
At the Wids, Rec 'A' took on Rec 'B' with the B team earning a 3-0 win.
The next game saw St Michael's 'A' defeat Cricketers 'D' 2-1
Mark Lunt took the first game of the final for St Michael's, but Rec 'B' came up on the blindside through Barry Sefton and Andy McIntosh to win.