IN THE Widnes and District Darts League on Monday the Cheshire Roof Trusses 501 League Round 15 was played.
The Cricketers Arms, at home to the Sundowner St Maries, conceded the first three games to the Sunny Lads as Rob Woods, Anthony Hall and Karl Whitfield took the points. The Cricketers Arms recovered a point through Dave Gerrard and Ray Hatton, only to see the Sundowner St Maries zoom ahead again as they took the next three games through, Anthony Hall and Rob Woods, B Highfield and J Yates, and B Highfield. Paul Mason then took the penultimate game for the Cricketers Arms, whilst M Tyrer took the final game and the match for the Sundowner St Maries.
The Corpy Club at home to the RAOB, took the first game through D Pickles. The Buffs levelled then took a further three games in a row.The Corpy recovered a point but that was as good as it got as the Buffs took the remaining three games and the match.
The Eight Towers at home to the Mill Brow SC, took the first four games through Ian Bason, Dave Powell, Joey Bamber and opening pair, Chris Hall and Gareth Bason. The Brow came back with three in a row through, Paul Linger and Chris Taylor, Alan Sutton and Dave Jones and Charles Roberts. Chris Hall then took the penultimate game for the Eight Towers, giving them the match victory, whilst Chris Taylor took the final game for the Brow.
The Halton Stadium went one down at home to the Majors Arms but that was all the Majors were going to get as the Stadium took control, taking all the remaining eight games and the match through, Joe Batty, John Bowles (16 darts), Joe Price and Phil Corless, Terry Roach and Kenny Murphy, John Bramald and John Bowles, Darren Grant, Terry Roach and John Bramald.
Widnes RUFC at home to Widnes Bowling Club, saw the Bowler take the first game through Harry Ellis. Keith Glover then levelled for the Wids only to see Tex Bowles and Tommy Robertson and Ben Lyons take a further two wins for the Bowler. Derek Peach and Mark Peach added a further win to the Wid’s tally, but again, the Bowler was keeping a step ahead as two in a row from Robin Farrington and James Brown and Mick Davies took the Bowler over the winning line. The penultimate game went to the Wid’s courtesy of Barry Noonan, whilst the final game and the match went to the Bowler through M Smith.
On Friday night the Mill Brow SC RTB League continued.
In Division One the Birchfield took the first game at home to Widnes Cricket Club. Darren Pilling then levelled for Wids, before three a row from the Birchfield gave them a good lead. The Cricket Club took the next game but Birchfield’s Ian Sharples won the next with an 18 dart display to give the Birchfield the vital fifth point and although Widnes took the penultimate game Birchfield took the final game and the match through Alan Rigby.
The Corpy Club went two up at home to the Mill Brow SC. The Brow then levelled the score with two in a row but that was as good as it got for the Brow as the Corpy proceeded to take the remaining five games and the match.
The Eight Towers, at home to Halton Stadium, conceded the first five games before recovering a point through T Bullough and M Pritchard, only to see the Stadium take it back through Phil Corless. The Towers took the remaining two games but the victors were Halton Stadium.
The RAOB at home to the Millfield took the first six games and although the Millfield snatched a couple of games back the match finished on a high note for the Buffs as Brian Dutton took the last game.
In Division Two Widnes RUFC at home to the Ball took the first four games. The Ball retaliated with two in a row but the Wid’s took the next game through B Noonan to take them past the winning post.
The Crows Nest at home to the Cricketers Arms was a close run thing with each team trading games, but the Crows took the final two games to win the match.
The Majors Arms, at home to Hough Green Social Club, conceded the first three games and although they recovered a point, Hough Green took the next. The Majors took one more but that was as good as it got for them as Hough Green SC took the remaining three games and the match.
Widnes Bowling Club at home to Simms Cross Institute took the first two games through before Glynn Owen recovered a point for Simms Cross, only to see the next two games go to Widnes. Simms Cross added another point before Tex Bowles took the vital fifth point for the Bowler with an 18 dart display. Simms Cross Institute took the penultimate game, whilst the Bowler took the final game and the match through Alec McGill.