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Looks like some exciting times ahead for darts in Scotland, with the Counties now going to be run as the Tri-Nations, look forward to seeing how it all pans out, also Huge pat on the back for Disability darts as Scotland will host the World Championships for Disability darts next year a dream event which can be put down to perhaps one mans dream Mr Edward (Ted) McMillan who has fought valiantly for disabled players to get their very own championship, wanting to give all players who have a disability the opportunity to play,  True he may have had a few helpers along the way but like the spokes of a wheel Ted was the hub! At the moment there are area organisations in place in West Lothian, Borders, Glasgow & Greenock, Ayrshire, Fife Tayside, Central, and I do believe more joining, lot’s going on with disability darts as Big John Forrest & Gary Thomson are running an internet league at the moment with 36 players toeing the ocky each week playing two matches per week, there has been a radio broadcast interview also two weeks ago, which I was privilidge to be asked to speak on promoting the Scottish Disability Darts brand, and with the World championships now only a year away there has been lots going on in the background James Millar from Central is raising funds, Liz McLean is getting all her electronic gadgets up to speed, and we have members who are collecting and donating prizes to be either raffled or auctioned off, The Doc Andy McCardle has been collecting some terrific items for the auction from some very generous dart players out there who have been exceptionally generous parting with some iconic items, More information will follow as it happens, but if anyone out there would like to help out in any way (realise it is a year away) please get in touch Thanks Jim M.

 

22nd May, Top players are all within touching distance of each other with Gareth Smith and Andy Quinn both sitting on 40 points from 14 matches with 13 wins and one draw apiece, only legs difference separating the, and right on their heels are Jamie Briggs, Rab Sutherland and John Forrest, who are all sitting on 39 points, and then we have Andy McCardle and Paul McMahon sitting on 34 points and if they were to record two victories this week coming and the players in front falter! Then it could be them sitting top, talk about exciting stuff, it certainly is, with so many good players it makes for some terrific matches each week, Neil Hunter then leads the posse who are just slightly adrift at the moment but as the weeks pass all these players have a chance to move right up the rankings and make a huge difference to who sits top of the table each week!

Lots of top action this week with 21 maximum 180’s being recorded, Andy McCardle leading this with five magical maximum scores fired in, Andy Quinn just one less with 4x180’s, Jamie Briggs and John Forrest also finding the red lipstick with deadly accuracy recording 3x180s each, other players rattling the treble twenty bed were Robert Sutherland Jnr, Josh Roberts, James Millar, David Johnson, Neil Hunter, and Paul McMahon, Some excellent finishing yet again and it has Lawrence Kelman adding another ton plus finish to his c.v. this time a tasty 127 take out, Big John Forrest with a classy finish off 112, and the Doc Andy McCardle with a classic 108 kill shot, as for fast games the question is where to start, absolutely brilliant performances from so many players but only my opinion Andy Quinn must take the accolade for the weeks top games he fired in 13, 14,14,15,16,16, dart games in his matches played and registered a superb dart average of 95.94 per throw in one of them, John Forrest was also impressing on the ocky recording games finished in quick time these being 16,16,16, 17,17,18, Andy McCardle on target with a record equalling 13 darter joining Andy Quinn and Gareth Smith with the fastest games fired in so far in the league, Jamie Briggs cracking 15 darter, few players with 16 dart games these were Neil Hunter and Gareth Smith, Richie McBride just an arrow behind with a 17 darter.

 

Position

Player

Games Pl

won

lost

Drawn

Leg Dif +/-

Max 180 hit

Top Finish

Fastest Game

points

1

Gareth Smith

14

13

0

1

66

5

146

13

40

2

Andy Quinn

14

13

0

1

61

15

158

13

40

3

Jamie Briggs

14

13

1

0

65

9

109

14

39

4

Rab Sutherland

14

13

1

0

63

4

160

15

39

5

John Forrest

14

13

1

0

57

9

117

14

39

6

Andy McCardle

14

11

2

1

58

11

118

13

34

7

Paul McMahon

14

11

2

1

50

3

96

17

34

8

Neil Hunter

14

10

4

0

31

4

96

14

30

9

Kyle Clark

12

9

2

1

40

2

108

17

28

10

Grant Murray

12

8

3

1

27

0

124

18

25

11

James Millar

14

8

5

1

23

3

130

14

25

12

Josh Roberts

14

8

5

1

15

2

100

18

25

13

Andy Allan

13

8

5

0

7

0

88

18

24

14

Andy Park

12

7

4

1

13

4

112

16

22

15

Lawrence Kelman

14

7

7

0

2

1

152

17

21

16

Marc Campbell

14

6

6

2

0

1

124

16

20

17

Debbie McBride

14

5

5

1

9

3

119

17

19

18

Gary Thompson

14

6

7

1

5

0

90

19

19

19

Ritchie McBride

14

6

7

1

-4

2

100

19

19

20

David Johnson

14

5

6

3

-11

5

94

17

18

21

Davie Cartwright

13

5

6

2

-6

2

95

19

17

22

Kenneth McKenna

14

5

9

0

-18

2

78

20

15

23

Sam Smeaton

14

5

9

0

-22

0

68

22

15

24

Lindsay  T McLaren

14

5

9

0

-25

0

99

21

15

25

Peter Wright

13

4

8

1

-20

2

61

23

13

26

Lynn Torrance

14

4

9

1

-21

2

87

23

13

27

Lauren Sutherland

14

4

9

1

-37

0

38

33

13

28

Ben Edwards

14

2

6

6

-20

0

95

21

12

29

Diane Millar

14

3

8

3

-28

0

40

22

12

30

Anton Park

12

2

9

1

-29

0

59

27

7

31

Robert Sutherland Jnr

14

2

11

1

-45

1

107

23

7

32

Alana Wright

14

2

12

0

-62

0

32

38

6

33

John Copeland

14

1

11

2

-49

0

60

23

5

34

Eddie Lafferty

13

1

12

0

-54

0

36

38

3

35

Margaret Ferguson

14

1

13

0

-65

0

39

38

3

36

Michael Bennetton

14

1

13

0

-68

0

8

53

3

Position

Player

Games Pl

won

lost

Drawn

Leg Dif +/-

Max 180 hit

Top Finish

Fastest Game

points

 

22nd May, Action from the past week saw the final of Andy Thomson’s Isolation K.O. Tournament, Last 16 scores went like this, with matches being best of 13x501, Robert Hamilton 7v1 John Melville, Andy Boulton 7v1 Kevin McInrue, Mark Grimley 7v0 Alan Kerr, Darren Beveridge 7v0 Graham Cummings, Tommy Richardson 7v6 Adam Fairns, James Duncan 7v2 William Borland, Andy Thomson 7v5 Billy Martin, Danny Van Trip 7v1 John T Bell, and so to the quarter finals and some tasty match ups in the mix, matchers now the best of 15x501, and claiming the first semi final place was Andy Boulton with a 8v3 win over Robert Hamilton, Darren Beveridge made quick work getting past Mark Grimley with a score line of 8v1, the next match was oh so close going down the wire with James Duncan winning 8v7 over Tommy Richardson  , and so was the last match as well in this round with Andy Thomson just being edged out in a 15 leg thriller by Danny Van Trip Danny winning 8v7, and so to the last four players left toeing the cocky and now a race to 9 games to claim your place in the grand final, Andy Boulton  and Darren Beveridge went head to head and it was Andy who came away with an excellent 9v4 victory, Danny Van Trijp also going throw with a 9v5 victory over James Duncan, and so to the final game and to claim the title and cross the winning line you had to win 10 games, and it was Andy Boulton who got there first with a 10 v 5 score over Danny Van Trijp, Champion Andy Boulton r/up Danny van Trijp.

NEWS FLASH,

As many will realise by now I keep records of maximum scores from 171-180, also top finishes from 75 and above and games finished in 20 darts or less, these records are all on the web site just check out the left hand column! It all started when I played for the Commercial Inn in West Calder started keeping records of all the players in the team etc, it then blossomed into the whole league if they wanted it recorded, ALL anyone has to do is let me know and I will add their top shots etc, BUT you need to tell me or someone does! Now I have in excess of 400 players in each category so please feel free send me your info and I will gladly add your accomplishments to the leagues of infamy! Why not it’s just good fun, and lets Give Credit Where Credit is Due! Cheers Jim M.

Just going into the records just now is Gareth Smith with a superb 13 dart game and an average of 91+ cracking darts this was hit in the disability darts league obviously on the internet but they all count.


 

Bird Man does the Double!

Graeme Bird from East Calder defeats Craigshill man Gary Christie in the West Lothian Internet final by 8 games to 3,Gary put up a fight firing out 10x100s a brace of 140 scores and did manage a tasty 17 dart game, but unfortunately for him the Bird Man from the Calder's was in full flight returning 11x100 scores along with perhaps the more important ones 5x140s and a cracking shanghai on the twenties for a 120 take out at the end of an 18 darter. So Champion for the second time Graeme Bird, the question now is can anyone knock him of his perch where he seems to be almost rapture like in knocking off his opponents!

 

Position

Player

Games Pl

won

lost

Drawn

Leg Dif +/-

Max 180 hit

Top Finish

Fastest Game

points

1

Gareth Smith

12

12

0

0

60

5

146

13

36

2

Andy Quinn

12

11

0

1

50

11

158

14

34

3

Jamie Briggs

12

11

1

0

55

6

109

14

33

7

Rab Sutherland

12

11

1

0

52

4

160

15

33

3

John Forrest

12

11

1

0

49

6

117

14

33

3

Andy McCardle

12

10

2

0

52

6

118

14

30

3

Kyle Clark

12

9

2

1

40

2

108

17

28

8

Paul McMahon

12

9

2

1

38

2

96

17

28

10

Neil Hunter

12

9

3

0

30

4

96

14

27

8

Grant Murray

12

8

3

1

27

0

124

18

25

10

Josh Roberts

12

8

4

0

19

1

100

18

24

16

James Millar

12

7

4

1

20

2

130

14

22

13

Andy Park

12

7

4

1

13

4

112

16

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

Andy Allan

12

7

5

0

5

0

88

18

21

14

Marc Campbell

12

6

4

2

12

1

124

16

20

14

Debbie McBride

12

5

3

4

9

3

119

17

19

17

Lawrence Kelman

12

6

6

0

-1

1

152

17

18

19

Gary Thompson

12

5

6

1

1

0

90

19

16

19

Sam Smeaton

12

5

7

0

-17

0

68

22

15

25

Davie Cartwright

12

4

6

2

-8

2

95

19

14

18

Ritchie McBride

12

4

7

1

-11

2

100

19

13

25

Ben Edwards

12

2

4

6

-12

0

95

21

12

25

David Johnson

12

3

6

3

-19

4

94

17

12

23

Kenneth McKenna

12

4

8

0

-19

2

78

20

12

19

Lindsay  T McLaren

12

4

8

0

-25

0

99

21

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

Lauren Sutherland

12

4

8

0

-31

0

38

33

12

22

Lynn Torrance

12

3

8

1

-20

2

87

23

10

28

Peter Wright

12

3

8

1

-25

2

61

23

10

32

Diane Millar

12

2

7

3

-25

0

40

22

9

31

Anton Park

12

2

9

1

-29

0

59

27

7

29

Alana Wright

12

2

10

0

-51

0

32

38

6

30

John Copeland

12

1

9

2

-37

0

60

23

5

35

Robert Sutherland Jnr

12

1

10

1

-44

0

107

23

4

36

Eddie Lafferty

12

1

11

0

-48

0

36

38

3

32

Margaret Ferguson

12

1

11

0

-55

0

39

38

3

32

Michael Bennetton

12

1

11

0

-57

0

8

53

3

Position

Player

Games Pl

won

lost

Drawn

Leg Dif +/-

Max 180 hit

Top Finish

Fastest Game

points

 

16th May 2020, WOW, What a week of terrific games, superb performances from an awful lot of players, Well when Lawrence Kelman fired out a 152 game shot I did think it would take a bit of beating bu along came Andy Quinn with a cracking 158 take out, well blow me away has Robert Sutherland not gone and topped that with a magnificent 160 take out, wonder if that will stay there for long, some absolute superb finishing power from a lot of players here’s a few from the past few days, James Millar from Central with a classic 130 kill shot, for the Ladies we have Debbie McBride firing out a cracking ton plus 119 game shot, Robert Sutherland Jnr showing his old man is not the only one with good finishing power taking out a very nice 107 kill shot, Richie McBride also making it into the big finishes league with a rock solid 100 take out.

Fast games and there were plenty to mention, top of them is a fantastic 13 darter from Gareth Smith, and hot on his heels is Neil Hunter from Ayrshire who fired on a brace of 14 darters, Big John Forrest from the Kingdom and Andy Doc McCardle were also on the 14 dart trail as was James Millar who also fired out a 14 darter, Gareth Smith also had a 14 darter to add to his 13 as well certainly a man on form, 15 dart games were recorded by four players Rab Sutherland Snr, John Forrest, Jamie Briggs and Andrew Quinn, 17 dart games were fired in by six players these being John Forrest with two, Andrew Quinn, Andy McCardle, Gareth Smith, Paul McMahon, and Kyle Clarke, players just one arrow behind those deadly 17 dart games were, Josh Roberts, Grant Murray both with rock solid 18 dart games, and two players who are certainly on fire both of these protagonists hitting a brace of 18 dart games John Forrest and Rab Sutherland.

Maximum hitters saw ten players peppering the red lipstick to record 180 scores, two players with 3x180’s were Andrew Quinn and Neil Hunter, recording a brace of maximum scores were Gareth Smith and Jamie Briggs, and players who also fired in those magical scores were Debbie McBride, Lynn Torrance, Richard McBride, David Johnson, Rab Sutherland and Andy McCardle.

And match of the week has to be  by the player who sits on top of the league Gareth Smith with a superb 91.09 dart average some shooting in any ones league, great darts.

 

15th May 2020. Final round up in the West Lothian Internet League, in the quarter final stages we saw some absolute cracking match ups, William Millar 6 v 4 Rab Dick, this match had it all maximum scores by both players and no fewer than 24 tons recorded between these two top protagonists, nothing in the averages either with William finishing on 67.09 dart average and Rab almost identical with 67.37 average, Rab with a top finish of 88 and a tasty 17 dart game, William with a classy 93 game shot.

 

Gary Christie 6 v 1 Colin Hamilton, Gary just to hot for Colin in this quarter final as the averages show Gary with 67.68 average, Colin with a 54.08, Gary with 9x100s 4x140s and a maximum 180 and a tasty 16 dart game thrown in for good measure, Colin 4x100’s in reply.

 

Billy Stirling 6 v 2 John Hanlon, Billy keeping his good run of form going with a 64+ average per throw and scores of 11xtons or better and a quick leg of 18 accurately places arrows, John 545+ dart average and 8 scores of a hundred or more.

 

Graeme Bird 6 v 1 John Sandison, Graeme finishing with a 61+ average and scores fired in of 10x100s2x140s and a solid 80 take out for a 20 darter, John 52+ average and 4 scores of a hundred or better in reply.

 

And so to the Semi Finals, Graeme Bird 7 v 5 Billy Stirling, Both players finding form and so there was little between them, both with 64= dart averages , Graeme just shading it on the ton plus scores with 11x100s and 4x140s and an 18 dart game to Billy’s 5x100s and 5x140s along with a 16 dart game.

 

Gary Christie 7 v 5 William Millar, another hard fought tussle on the ocky with both players hitting the top shots, Gary with a 71+ dart average and scores of 9x100, 6x140s and a cracking 19 darter just edges it with William hitting 10x100s and 2x140s and a maximum 180 and a cracking 127 kill shot on the end of a fabulous 12 dart game, however it was the Melman who claimed his place in the final, Which Will see Graeme Bird from East Calder up against Gary Christie from Craigshill in the Grand Final.

 

13 Th May, Final League Placings for the West Lothian League.

Brian McIntyre 6v3 Graeme Bird, Brian making sure of a win with some excellent thrown arrows firing in 11x100 along with 5x140s and a magnificent 150 take out classy 18 dart game and a cracking dart average of 65.72, Graeme was also so in top form with a slightly higher average of 66.86 and hitting 11x100s and 3x140s and firing in a tasty 19 dart game.

 

Gary Christie 5 v5 Rab Dick, the man from Craigshill stops Rab dick from winning all his matches by fighting out a hard draw with both players giving it their all! Gary 63.56 per throw to Rab’s 66.85, Gary with 16x100s and 2x140s and throwing in a superb 16 dart game as well Rab not to be out done fired in a magnificent 13 dart game along with 10x100s and 5x140s, excellent match with both players sharing the points.

 

Rab Dick 6 v 1 Graeme Bird, Once again Rab keeps the good dart averages flowing this time a respectable 71.27 average, helping him with those averages were scores of 4x100, 3x140, 1x180 and a 16 dart game, the Bird Man from East Calder did not play bad with a 66.13 average and scores of 5x100s and 1x140 and a rock solid 20 dart game.

 

William Millar 4v6 Graeme Bird, William fired in 12x100s and 2x140s along with a tasty 98 take out and averaged 57 per throw in this match, Graeme though took the valuable points on offer with a 57.37 average and scores recorded off 9x100s and the telling factor of 5x140s and a 20 dart game.

 

The Bird Man was in action again in this the last league match this time up against Polbeths Colin Hamilton, Graeme 6 v 2 Colin the out score in this match, Graeme 64.88 to Colin’s 55.27 average, Graeme with a maximum 180 and 10 ton plus scores and a cracking 156 kill shot, finishing with an 18 darter, Colin fired in response scores of 5x100 and 1x140 and also a maximum 180 score.

 

So the Quarter final line up will see these matches which are the best of 11x501,

An all Kirknewton clash sees Rab Dick v William Millar, Gary Christie from Craigshill faces off against Colin Hamilton from Polbeth,  Carmon deans John Sandison will toe the ocky against East Calder’s Graeme Bird,And the final quarter final will have Billy Stirling from Kirknewton versus John Hanlon of Mid Calder infamy!

 

12th May, Almondale Valley & Hills of Kirknewton Internet Dart League

Players

Pl

Won

Lost

Dawn

Leg for

Leg ag

Dif+/-

Tons Hit

Maxi

mums

Top Finish

Fast Game

Points

Dart ave

Rab Dick

9

8

0

1

39

6

38

83

2

138

13

25

67.06

Gary Christie

9

6

1

2

41

23

18

86

2

117

14

20

63.08

John Sandison

9

5

3

1

44

36

8

87

1

143

18

16

60.38

Billy Stirling

9

4

3

2

42

30

12

62

5

120

17

14

63.79

John Hanlon

9

4

3

2

42

38

4

71

1

88

17

14

59.86

Graeme Bird

9

4

4

1

21

20

-1

61

3

156

15

13

61.61

Colin Hamilton

9

3

5

1

24

36

-9

64

4

0

16

10

56.65

William Millar

9

2

3

3

28

33

-1

74

2

98

17

9

59.36

Brian McIntyre

9

2

6

1

18

41

-15

68

0

150

0

7

54.59

Denise Bird

2

0

2

0

0

12

-12

2

0

0

0

0

43.93

 

Would just like to say many thanks to Ted McMillan for putting me forward to be interviewed by Black Diamond radio to put across our Disability dart organisation, the interview was thirty minutes long, And I realise that some parts were edited out as you would expect, so hopefully I got everyone’s names correct,  realise one mistake never mentioned West Lothian,  as per usual put in Clackmannanshire oops, And I did try very hard to mention all you wonderful people who help out in the Disability darts areas, if you were missed out it was not intentional, but hopefully the interview came across ok, and you never know we may get some support even dare we hope for in these troubling times some sponsorship!

 UPDATE , West Lothian league.

Brian Tosh McIntyre 3v6 Colin Hamilton, Brian and Colin firing in 19 ton plus scores between them but it was Colin from Polbeth who just had the upper hand in the finishing stakes and to edged Brian out of the points.

William Millar 3 v 6 Gary Christie, William fired in 7 scores of a hundred or better but found himself outgunned by Gary who rattled in 12 ton plus scores along with a very handy 111 take out, averages saw William 49.33, Gary 59.94.

Billy Stirling 3v6 John Sandison, Cracking game for big scores with Billy firing in 7x100s,3x140s,1x180 and ending with a respectable 57+ dart average, but it was John who took the points recording no fewer than 9x100s, 2x140s and a 180 on his way to the victory averaging just short of 60 with a 59.94 average.

John Sandison 3v6 John Hanlon, Battle of the Johns and it saw the man they call two hands! From Mid Calder come away with the win, John Sandison did his utmost to try and stop him though firing in a 61.29 average and scores of 7x100 and 3x140, However John Hanlon was up to the task and replied with 4x100s and 6 cracking 140 scores finishing also with a 60+ dart average.

Rab Dick 6 v 1 Brian McIntyre, Rab in terrific form with a 69.20 average and scores of 7 x 100+ 2 x 140 1 x 180 92 c/o 18 darter, was just a bit to hot to handles in this match, Brian  went down battling though firing in 8x100 scores and an average of 58.86.

 John Sandison 4 v 6 Gary Christie,  Superb match with both protagonists hitting plus 70 averages, John with a very respectable 71.88 dart average, in which he recorded 12 scores on a hundred and 3x140s and a tasty 112 kill shot along with a 16 darter, Gary though was also on fire with 16 ton scored and 3 140s a 117 take out and a cracking 14 dart game, great match well played both players.

 

12th May, Almondale Valley & Hills of Kirknewton Internet Dart League

Players

Pl

Won

Lost

Dawn

Leg for

Leg ag

Dif+/-

Tons Hit

Maxi

mums

Top Finish

Fast Game

Points

Dart ave

Rab Dick

7

7

0

0

39

6

33

61

1

138

17

21

66.50

Gary Christie

8

6

1

1

41

23

18

68

2

117

14

19

63.03

John Sandison

9

5

3

1

44

36

8

87

1

143

18

16

60.38

Billy Stirling

9

4

3

2

42

30

12

62

5

120

17

14

63.79

John Hanlon

9

4

3

2

42

38

4

71

1

88

17

14

59.86

William Millar

8

2

3

3

28

33

-5

60

2

96

17

9

59.66

Graeme Bird

5

2

2

1

21

20

1

31

2

97

15

7

60.07

Colin Hamilton

7

2

4

1

24

36

-12

58

3

0

16

7

56.83

Brian McIntyre

7

0

6

1

18

41

-23

52

0

94

0

1

53.21

Denise Bird

2

0

2

0

0

12

-12

2

0

0

0

0

43.93

 

11th May, Almondale Valley & Hills of Kirknewton Internet Dart League

Players

Pl

Won

Lost

Dawn

Leg for

Leg ag

Dif+/-

Tons Hit

Maxi

mums

Top Finish

Fast Game

Points

Dart ave

Rab Dick

6

6

0

0

33

5

28

52

0

138

17

18

66.06

Billy Stirling

8

4

2

2

39

24

15

52

4

120

17

14

64.33

Gary Christie

6

4

1

1

29

16

13

37

2

0

16

13

61.46

John Sandison

6

4

1

1

25

21

10

51

0

143

18

13

58.41

John Hanlon

8

3

3

2

36

35

1

61

1

88

17

11

59.75

William Millar

7

2

2

3

25

27

4

53

2

96

17

9

61.14

Graeme Bird

5

2

2

1

21

20

1

31

2

97

15

7

60.07

Colin Hamilton

6

1

4

1

18

32

-14

48

3

0

16

4

57.98

Brian McIntyre

5

0

4

1

13

29

-16

35

0

94

0

1

52.76

Denise Bird

2

0

2

0

0

12

-12

2

0

0

0

0

43.93

 

Update, Gary Christie 0 v 6 , Billy Stirling , Looks like Billy handed out a bit of a doing in this match but hold your horses Gary fired in 6 ton plus scores and a plus 60+ dart average, But was blown away as Billy went to town with an excellent 67+dart average helped along with 8 scores of a ton or better and a cracking 17 dart game.

John Hanlon 5 v 5 William Millar, close encounter with both players doing enough to share the points, John with 13x100s and a 140 score finishing with a tasty 17 dart game and a 62.31 dart average, William with a 61+ average and 10 ton plus scores two of them being 140s and also with a fast game of 17 darts.

 

Colin Hamilton 0 v 6 Gary Christie, Colin with a 56.45 per throw and 4 ton plus scores was just not enough to stop the Craigshill man from taking the points Gary 60.52 dart average and 8 tons or better plus a solid 20 dart game did the business!

 

Graeme Bird 1 v 6 Billy Stirling, East Calder’s Bird man slightly under par for this match hitting a 55.18 average and hitting 6 ton plus scores, Billy keeping his good averages going this time a nice 63.62 dart average, along with 8 scores of a hundred or more, and finishing with a tasty 17 darter.

John Sandison 6 v 4 Brian McIntyre, close battle on the ocky in this league match, John though takes the points helping him do this was 7 hundred scores of a ton or better and a 20 dart game, finishing with a 57.32 average, Tosh or to give him his Sunday name Brian had an excellent average of 63.66 plus scores of 11x100s and a cracking 94 kill shot.

 

Colin Hamilton 2 v 6 John Hanlon, Colin with a brace of 140s and 3 ton scores and an 18 darter in this match, however John was just to hot to handle with 6tons and a 140 along with a 19 darter recorded in taking the points on offer, both players in the 50s for averages Colin 55.38 and John 57.34.

William Millar 1 v 6 Rab Dick, Battle for the bragging rights in Kirknewton this time go to Rab with a fine win, Though William did fire in 5x100s and 2x140s, finishing with a 54+ dart average, Rab in reply had a 58.37 average per throw and 7 scores of a hundred or better and a rock solid 19 dart game.

 

Brian Tosh McIntyre 0 v 6 William Millar, Brian slightly under the weather in this match recording a 48.44 dart average  (not like him) and only a solitary ton score, William though was in terrific form with a 70+ dart average and rattling in scores of 4x100s and 3x140s plus a cracking ton plus finish of 118 along with a all so solid 17 dart game.

Graeme Bird 5 v 5 Gary Christie, another tough game with both players having their chances, East Calder’s Graeme returning with a 61.27 average and a 97 take out along with a 19 darter, Gary for his point fired out a 63.94 average and a rock solid 20 dart game.

 

Rab Dick 6 v 0 John Hanlon, Rab with an impressive 73.32 average and helping him achieve this were 8x100s 2x140s a 110 kill shot and a 17 dart game, John in response fired out a 57.33 average per throw and had a brace of tons and a brace of 140 scores.

Billy Stirling 6 v 1 Brian McIntyre, Billy again with a cracking match slightly down on his average but still rock solid this time a 59.64 average and firing in scores of 6x100 and 3x140s plus a classic shanghai on the twenties take out of 120 and an 18 darter, Brian with 6 ton plus scores and a 48+ average.

 

Gary Christie 6 v 2 John Hanlon, Gary with a nice 64+ average and 6 tons and a brace of 140s and a magical maximum 180 along with a classy 16 dart game was just a tad hot to handle in this match up, John though went down fighting firing in a salvo of ton plus scores in reply 10 of them to be exact, but it was the Melman’s finishing power the deciding factor in this match.

 

DARTS REPORTER NEWS 

9 May, Report from the Disability Darts Scotland Internet League

WOW The top of the league table is getting mighty congested with no fewer than six players all within three points of each other but still on top and leading the way is Gareth Smith with the perfect 10 from ten at the moment! Gareth I believe hails from Norwich! Will he be caught time will tell? He was also firing in a big kill shot was none other than a superb 146 take out keeping him topping the league!  well the big guns were certainly out in force and they fired out some terrific salvos on the red lipstick which has seen it being peppered mercilessly no fewer than 57 maximum 180s recorded in the league so far, eight of them to that man Andy Quinn superb marksmanship from Any Q, and only roughly a third off the way through! High finishes keep coming in still out in front with a 158 is our man Andy Quinn who has set the bench mark very high indeed, Lawrence Kellman who started the ball rolling with lovely 152 game shot, but hot on his trail are Gareth Smith 146 game shot, the Mighty Bull Rab Sutherland with a tremendous 133 take out, Grant Murray with a 124 finish,  Marc Campbell also with a 124 take out, Andy McCardle 118 take out, Big John Forrest 117 kill shot, Andy Park 112 game shot, top lady player Debbie McBride 105 kill shot, Fast games also has three players all with superb 14 darters they are Gareth Smith, Andy Quinn, Jamie Briggs, John Forrest and Rab Sutherland along with Neil Hunter all on 15 darters some quality shooting going on there!

Position

Player

Games Pl

won

lost

Drawn

Leg Dif +/-

Max 180 hit

Top Finish

Fastest Game

points

1

Gareth Smith

10

10

0

0

48

3

146

14

30

2

Andy Quinn

10

9

0

1

40

8

158

14

28

3

Andy McCardle

10

9

1

0

48

5

118

16

27

3

Jamie Briggs

10

9

1

0

47

4

109

14

27

3

Kyle Clark

10

9

1

0

43

2

108

18

27

3

John Forrest

10

9

1

0

40

6

117

15

27

7

Rab Sutherland

9

8

1

0

38

4

133

15

24

8

Grant Murray

10

7

2

1

29

0

124

18

22

8

Paul McMahon

10

7

2

1

28

2

88

17

22

10

Neil Hunter

10

7

3

0

20

1

82

15

21

10

Josh Roberts

10

7

3

0

19

1

100

18

21

10

Andy Allan

10

7

3

0

15

0

88

18

21

13

Andy Park

10

6

3

1

11

4

112

16

19

14

Marc Campbell

7

5

0

2

27

1

124

16

17

14

Debbie McBride

10

5

3

2

9

2

105

17

17

16

James Millar

9

5

3

1

14

2

88

17

16

17

Lawrence Kelman

10

5

5

0

0

1

152

17

15

18

Ritchie McBride

10

4

5

1

-3

1

100

19

13

19

Gary Thompson

10

4

6

0

-2

0

90

20

12

19

Sam Smeaton

10

4

6

0

-14

0

68

22

12

19

Lindsay  T McLaren

10

4

6

0

-19

0

99

21

12

22

Lynn Torrance

10

3

6

1

-11

1

87

23

10

23

Kenneth McKenna

10

3

7

0

-17

2

78

20

9

23

Lauren Sutherland

10

3

7

0

-31

0

38

33

9

25

Davie Cartwright

10

2

6

2

-16

2

95

19

8

25

Ben Edwards

10

1

4

5

-18

0

95

21

8

25

David Johnson

10

2

6

2

-23

3

94

17

8

28

Peter Wright

10

2

7

1

-24

2

61

23

7

29

Alana Wright

10

2

8

0

-39

0

32

38

6

30

John Copeland

10

1

7

2

-25

0

60

23

5

31

Anton Park

9

1

7

1

-29

0

59

27

4

32

Diane Millar

9

0

6

3

-30

0

40

22

3

32

Margaret Ferguson

10

1

9

0

-43

0

39

38

3

32

Michael Bennetton

10

1

9

0

-45

0

8

53

3

35

Robert Sutherland Jnr

9

0

8

1

-39

0

40

25

1

36

Eddie Lafferty

10

0

10

0

-48

0

36

38

0

Position

Player

Games Pl

won

lost

Drawn

Leg Dif +/-

Max 180 hit

Top Finish

Fastest Game

points

 

8th May, Almondale Valley & Hills of Kirknewton Internet Dart League

 The Sandman versus the Bird Man, and a cracking match up with John Sandison winning be 6 games to 3 over the champion of the last league event, John firing in 7x100 and 4x140 scores which may have been the difference in this match up the Sand Man also taking out a cracking 110 game shot along with a solid 18 dart5 game, Graeme was not missing a lot with 12 scores of a ton or better recorded. Billy Stirling 1 v 6 John Hanlon, Billy did very little wrong in this match with a cracking dart average of 65+ along with 9 ton plus scores and a tasty 19 dart game, John Two Hands Hanlon was in superb form with 7tons plus a maximum 180, score, and a 64+dart average looks like doubles were the deciding factor in this match? Battle of the Birds! Which saw Graeme Bird 6 v 0 Denise Bird. Rab Dick 6 v 2 John Sandison, Rab firing in a very respectable 68+ dart average along with 13 ton plus scores three of them 140 scores, and a tidy 19 dart game, John with scores of 6x100s and a 140 finishing with an average of 57.23.

 

Players

Pl

Won

Lost

Dawn

Leg for

Leg ag

Dif+/-

Tons Hit

Maxi

mums

Top Finish

Fast Game

Points

Dart ave

John Sandison

5

3

1

1

19

17

2

44

0

143

18

10

58.63

Rab Dick

2

2

0

0

12

4

8

35

0

138

18

6

66.82

Graeme Bird

3

2

1

0

15

9

6

25

2

93

15

6

61.31

John Hanlon

3