CHANDOS Park Bowls Club began the week with a 20-8 home defeat for the Arabians in Division Three North of the Bucks League.
However, the club are through to the next round of the National competition as their double fours side defeated Aylesbury Town in both rinks, winning 17-12 and 16-15.
Chandos will now face Chesham in the next round.
The ladies then recorded a narrow one-shot win over Wolverton Town.
In the County Pairs, David West and Paul Seymour grabbed a fine 18-10 victory against Dean Brooks and David Clay from Bletchley Town to go through to the quarter-finals.
But there was defeat for the ladies when they lost both the home and away rinks to Buckingham West End in the Trundell Trophy.
Chandos were quickly back to winning ways, however, as they opened their Bletchley & District League campaign with a seven-shot victory at Bletchley St Martins to take six of the nine points on offer.
Individual scores were:
Simon Fox, Dai Edwards, John McAndrew 25 Bletchley St Martins 17
Mike Edwards, Kevin Dawson, Don Savage 21 Bletchley St Martins 8
Ron Williams, David West, John Finch 16 Bletchley St Martins 18
John White, Clive Graves, David Gibbard 13 Bletchley St Martins 21
Les Lester, Neil Holman, Sam Wright 17 Bletchley St Martins 21