DARTS: Casey’s prove too strong for Long Buckby

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Long Buckby travelled to Casey’s in the first week of the Daventry Winter Darts League.

Luke Spence and Gary Birch despatched Chris Lines and Pete Shirley 2-1 in the opening game with Nigel Turland (180) and Dave Summerfield following it up with the same score against Brad Burns and Ray Feasey.

In the singles Ian Bow struck back for the visiting team as he saw off Dan Wheatley by the very same score.

Gary Wade then took his game 2-0 against Chris Lines and again Summerfield followed this up with the very same score against Burns. Dave Jones took the last game of the night 2-0 from Paul Scott. Final Score 5-2

The two Daventry Town teams fought it out, with the A team claiming the home venue.

The first two games were shared equally with the Foster pairing of Daz and John defeating Rachel Harris and Paul Bodsworth 2-0. Richard Denis and Dave Harris repeated this as they put away Bully and John Foster.

John Foster then beat Sam Harris 2-1 in the first of the singles games. Dave Harris the made it all even again as he put Nigel Foster to the sword 2-0.

The home side then re-took the lead through Darran Foster as he beat Paul Bodsworth 2-1. Paul Bull saw off Richard Denis 2-1 and Ray Jones closed the match with a 2-0 win over Rachel Harris. Final Score 5 – 2

The Con Club travelled to the Woodford Social Club.

The home side promptly took the opening two games 2-0 and 2-1 through Stuart Scarsbrook and Ricky Cole then Callum Lovell and Tom Goswell against Ray Hobrow and Robin Peasland, then Burtie and Ivan Lester.

The away side replied through Stu Coe 2-1 and Ivan Lester 2-0 against Stu Scarsbrook and Tom Goswell.

The home side bit back as Chris Flynn then Callum Lovell took their games both by 2-0 from Simon Adkins and Ray Hobrow.

Then Ricky Cole left the away side licking their wounds as he defeated Burtie by two legs to one. Final Score 5-2.

B Division

The Con Club B side played host to Weatherspoon’s in the first of the B Division matches.

And they started well as Packy Andrews and Mick Mynard took their game 2-0 away from Shaun Hicken and Ki Swain.

Anthony Mason and Dominic Harvey then brought the match equal as they too took their game 2-0 from Rose Binder and Bruce Andrews.

Alan Jones then put the home side back in the lead as he took his game 2-1 against Ki Swain.

But once again Anthony Mason brought the away side equal as he defeated Bruce Andrews 2-0.

Shaun Hicken made up for his earlier doubles defeat as he came back to beat Connor Taylor 2-0 in his game.

But again the game was to be tied as Mick Mynard dealt out a two nil defeat to Dominic Harvey, but it was the away side that was to make it over the line first as Troy Miller took his game by the same score line against Donna Taylor. Final Score 3-4

Unfortunately the results sheets were not received for the other two matches, but the results are known

Wheatsheaf Weedon A were 4-3 winners over the Wheatsheaf Weedon B, and The Foresters Arms won 4-3 at Workers.