SOMERSET Rebels opened their season with a 95-86 aggregate win over Westcountry rivals Plymouth Devils in a challenge match.

The Rebels won 54-38 at the Oaktree Arena on Good Friday, before losing 48-41 at Plymouth last night (March 30).

However, the Rebels did enough to claim an aggregate victory and get their season off to a good start.

Jason Doyle top scored for Somerset in both meetings (14+1 and 13 respectively).