Workers edge it – but only just

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THIS week saw a return to league action in the Daventry Darts League.

In Division One, Daventry Workers A hosted Caseys. The home side took both pairs games and edged a close game to win 4-3 overall.

Long Buckby FC entertained Wheatsheaf Braunston. Despite losing the opening pairs game, the home side dominated to gain a 6-1 overall win.

Wheatsheaf Weedon A visited Slim Jims in the final game in Division One.

The summer league champions were always in control and it was Slim Jims who gained a 6-1 win overall.

With the first-half of the season now completed, it is Daventry Workers A and Slim Jims currently battling it out at the top.

In Division Two, Daventry Workers B visited Dun Cow and took both pairs games before going on to win 5-2 overall.

The highlight of this match was a 136 finish and a 12-dart leg for Clive Hart of the Dun Cow

The Peppermill were at home to Bowls Club and dominated the game from the start to record a 6-1 win.

This result means they are still unbeaten at the top of Division Two.

In the final game, Con Club A visited Wheatsheaf Weedon B and, despite losing the opening pairs game, came away with a 5-2 win overall.

Performances of the week came from Luke Spence (180), Ricky Cole (180), Pete Shirley (180), Mick Feasey (180), Richard Ludlow (180), Clive Hart (136 finish and a 12-dart leg) and Iain Bow (128 finish). l