ILKLEY'S nightmare start to the Aire-Wharfe Division 1 campaign continued, as they were well beaten at home to North Leeds.

The away side won the toss and elected to field, and Ilkley stepped up to bat, but could only manage a below par 81 runs all out.

Michael Shelton put Ilkley to the sword, racking up a grand total of seven wickets, While Adam Copley added a further two himself.

Chasing a target of 82, North Leeds hit 85-2, a scoreline which saw them ease to a comfortable victory.

Farhan Khan hit half a century for the away side.