DARTS: Fenway’s fantastic fourth title on spin

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FABULOUS Fenway A have clinched a famous fourth Aron Moyses Spalding Town League Division One title on the trot.

Only a minor miracle would have prevented them from retaining their crown, but a 5-2 success over basement boys Hole In The Wall B sent them 13 points clear of nearest rivals Drayman’s Arms C.

Individual wins from Aron Moyses, Steve Stancer, Andy Bingham and Tim Halifax wrapped up a tenth win in 12 games, rendering the doubles irrelevant.

Stancer was the star, checking out with 100 and 120 and throwing an 18-dart leg.

Second place is yet to be decided, with Drayman’s C slipping to defeat on the final day. They were upset 4-3 by Lincoln Arms A – leaving the door open for Lincoln B to snatch second.

They beat Drayman’s A 4-3, with Karl Rolfe notching a dazzling 180. The third-placed side must win their game in hand at least 5-2 to be sure of leapfrogging Drayman’s C.

Down in Division One, Fenway B are champions – despite a 4-3 loss to second-placed club mates Fenway C on the final day.

The C team’s Jack Chilvers checked out with 113, but the table-topping B team did enough to secure top spot with a game in hand.

• PLENTY of big throws were made in Holbeach and District Darts League’s Canham Cup.

No less than three maximums came in a 3-2 thriller between Tigers A and Five Bells C, which was edged by the former.

Both Kelvin Crane and Dave Piccaver peppered the treble 20 for Tigers A, while Stu Seaton – who also checked out with 113 – got in on the act for Five Bells with a 180 of his own.

Perhaps the strongest team in the competition, New Saracen’s Head C (1) were on fine form too.

They won 4-1, with Phil Povey grabbing a 180 in a 14-dart leg. Peter Richardson also starred with a 117 out shot, while Duncan Hunt finished with 102.

Elsewhere, Phil Newton inspired a 3-2 success for Long Sutton Legion A.

They saw off Horse and Groom C, with Newton needing just 18 darts to take a leg from Adam Godfrey.

• ENTRIES are being sought for Holbeach and District Darts League’s Wally Seaton Memorial Cup.

The annual event is being held at Tigers Social Club on Friday, April 6, with play getting under way at 8pm.

Entry is just £3 per player, with a bumper prize on offer for the competitors.

The winner of the men’s event will trouser a £175 payday, with the runner-up banking £85 and the semi-finalists pocketing a cool £30 each.

In the women’s event, the winner pockets £40, with the losing finalist taking home £20.

All of the other proceeds of the night will go to local charities. Call Alan Wright on 07766 177389 for more information.

• EMAIL your darts results sheets to andrew.clucas@jpress.co.uk.

You can also call any scores in to 01775 765435.