of RAMSBOTTOM ELITE
DARTS LEAGUE and now the SUMMER LEAGUE
Players are reminded it will soon be the Singles and Triples knock out . entries are £2 per player in both competitions
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There where many surprises in the singles as favourite Ken Bramall was knocked out early on ,then 6th seed Mick Pearson went the same way ,there was no surprise however that Mick Coad and Andy Smith got through followed by Dean Sheriden and Trent Duvall,Favourite at Aryres bookies is Sheriden 1,2 .Duvall 2,1 .Smith 2,1 and Coad 3,1 .next week sees the mixed triples at the Greymare,it would be nice to see all teams represented ie Railway,Edgeworth and Shepherds.
The semi finals showed no surprises with the legion destroying the Fusilier 13 4.and the Galacticos edging the Edgeworth cricket club 12 5,player of the night Daz holt with his great captaincy and his 3 nil win after the edge had fought back to 5 7.The final will now contest the Legion v The Greymare Galacticos,next weeks event is at the greymare all welcome.
A big night in summer league darts saw the Mighty Edgeworth C.C. beat the cup favourites Rose and Crown 9 8. The legion beat the Rostrons 12 5 Andy Smith by far the man of match.Mark Wilkinsons Masons side beat the Railway 11 6 ,Mark Wilkinson mom.The greymare showed their intentions by smashing the shepherds 17 0 for the second time this season.please note the finals night is on a thurs not a Tuesday.
The last games of the season saw The Rose and Crown beat the League Champions Greymare Galacticos 10 7.(after being 7 2 down).This ensured The Rose came second and The Legion third ,the Legion dismantling the Shepherds 14,4.The Edgeworth c.c finished strong with a 14,4 mauling of the lowly Rostrons and finished Fourth.mom Charlotte Kelly.The Masons/Fusiliers also finished their season of on a high with a 11 ,6 victory over the ever improving Railway .K.Parnaby mom.This result guarantees Fusiliers fifth spot.The Shepherds win the wooden spoon but where pushed close by the Rostrons,Team of the season.Bramall Williams Smith Hilton Parnaby .
GREYMARE GALACTICOS have won the league with a game spare,Bells men hammered the Edgeworth cricket club 13 4,Heywood yet another shanghi,Chris Macternan mom.The Legion kept their hopes for second spot alive with a 12 5 demolition of the one hit wonders,Rostrons.James Whittiker.Rose and Crown Haslingden keep the second spot with a 11 6 victory over the Fusilier/Masons. The Chicks that Chuck Got their well deserved first win of the season when they beat the Railway 12- 5. m. o. m. was G. Gosforth. Next week could be a cliff hanger with the Rose playing the Galacticos and Legion playing the shepherds. Dean sheridan shanghi. Team of the week Heywood,Bramall,Macternan,Sheriden,Whittaker. Gosforth,
In a month of upsets the Railway defeated The league favourites Rose and Crown 9 , 8.Mom was A Greaves ,Shanghai's for Deadly Dave Redfern and the Roses Pete Brown.Rumours are brewing that Hilton is looking at Captain Bells job at the Greymare next season.The Masons where unlucky to loose to E.C.C. 10 7.mom N.Blears.P.Lomax Shanghai.The Galacticos after the biggest upset in the history of the summer league got back to winning ways and dismantled the legion 12 5,Captain Bell has become very concerned with the lack of passion going into the round the board leg and may have to drop certain key players..The league is still waiting the result of the Rostrons v Shepherds,(the rostrons where the first to hand in the result last week).Team of the week,Hilton (captain)Heywood,Bramall,Greaves,Williams,Blears.Brown.
ROSTRONS 9 GREYMARE8 SHANE SOUTHERN SHANGHI, Masons 6 Legion 11 .Rose 13 Shepherds 4,Mick coad shanghi. Edgeworth cricket club 14 Railway 3. Legion 11 ,Masons 6. Team of week,Coad ,williams,davenport,bradshaw,wilkinson.
Mark Hilton leads his Railway men to a narrow 9 8 defeat against the Royal British Legion, Hilton is now in the running for captain of the season ,m.o.m Lee Williams ,136 finish .Another close encounter was the Rose and Crown against Edgeworth C.C..,the Rose running out winners 10 7. Nigel starkey and C.Cambram hitting shanghis. The Greymare recorded there second 17 0 of the season against the lowly Shepherds,Ken Bramall hitting yet another shanghi .m.o.m. Jane Mardy. The Masons recorded their biggest win of the season beating the Rostrons 15 2. Paul Bradshaw yet again the m.o .m.The title race for the great british darts food is a for gone conclusion ,after thursdays culinary delights the Greymare has walked it.
Chicks that Chuck or as their better known as the Shepherds Inn got bowled over by Edgeworth Cricket Club 16. 1 . It brought a new meaning to a Maiden over ,Are the Edgworth title contenders of the future ? that was the question being asked around the league Star of the night was Audrey Donn .
In the other games it was mediocracy all the way. The Greymare smashed the Masons 12 5. m.o.m. Mick Pearson. Graham Mardy ,Geoff Fenton and Paul Bradshaw all shanghis, Mark Wilkinson tried every trick in the book to put of the Galacticos off ,constant fag breaks,worst markers ever seen in the history of the league but all to no avail .The league favourites the Rose and Crown beat fellow title contenders the Legion 11 6. The Rostrons lost 10 7 to a rejuvenated Railway side ,Dan Quinton the undoubted man of the match.Team of the week,Hilton,Quinton,williams,Pearson,Bradshaw,Mardy
Masons 12 shepherds 5,mom cath hallet.Rose Haslingden 12 Rostrons 5,Howard smith shanghi on 2s.Greymare 13 ,Railway 4.Matt Hilton keeps his job.Edgeworth cricket club 4 ,Legion 13.mom Andy Thomas.
At the halfway point ,the Legion are looking good with a 16 1 thrashing of the Shepherds who have yet to win a game.m.o.m. Steve Dunne. In a close fought match the young cubs from the Railway where beaten yet again by Mark Wilkinson Masons side 11 6.Next week the Railway children have a colossal task in taking on the Greymare,this could end the reign of Mathew Hilton as captain if they don't win a leg.m.o.m Col Garity. The big man Brian Hodgkiss threw some exceptional darts to lead the Ed.geworth cricket club to a 13 4 routing of the lowly Rostrons.In the battle for supremacy the Greymare Galacticos upset the Rose and Crown of Haslingden 12 5.Ken Bramall ,Mick Pearson Chris Macternan all shanghais.The Mighty Mick Coad after being whitewashed at 301 by the Prince and then being obliterated at 101,was at a all time low in his darts career,but after a swift couple of pints and a harsh talk by captain Tony Sheringden Mick dug deep and threw a world class Shanghai on ones to stop the Prince in his tracks and take the the m.o.m .award. Team of the week Coed,Brown,Hodgkiss, Pearson,Macternan,.League positions ,Greymare 97,Rose 84,Legion 82,Edgeworth 60, Masons 53,Railway 45,Rostrons 33,Shepherds 22.
This weeks installment of darts supremacy came from the main man Phil the iceman Whittaker after just missing out on the elusive 6 dart 301 ,he is the first player of the season to hit a two dart 101.The legion then went on to beat the lowly Rostrons 13 ,4.The Railway beat the Shepherds 11, 6.Mark Greaves after being beat 3 ,0 in the first match of the season has rebuilt himself as a invincible and is now unbeaten, bring it on.The cracks are beginning to show in the Galacticos as they beat Edgeworth 12 5,the Edgeworth lads renamed the galacticos,The Greymare has Beens. League favourites Rose and Crown of Haslingden blew away another side with ease, this week it was the Masons turn to lose 13,4.Team of the week Whittaker, Greaves, Hilton, Sheriden, Smith..
Rostrons 12 Shepherds 5 !!! this result is not made up,its true the Rostrons have actually won a match and broke their hundred percent record.it was such a shock to Captain Mark Davenport he forgot to send in the result.The Legion caused major damage to the Greymare juggernaut and took 7 legs .The Greymare winning 10 7, if it weren't for the heroics of Scott Heywood who went round the board twice it may have been a different story.The League favourites Rose and Crown dismantled the Railway children relatively easy 14 3.Edgeworth c.c.beat the Masons 10 7,with man of the match Andy Thomas throwing some awesome darts to see the edge through the match. Team of the week Heywood ,Whittiker,Thomas,Bell,smith,League Food Table,Grey,Shepherds,Rose,Railway,Masons,Rostrons,edgeworth and Legion.