We start this weeks blog with news outside of the league.
Kyle Manton of the Crown Arrows is one of the four players will represent England at the JDC World Cup Team Event and will also compete in JDC Tour Finals in Bristol in December. If Kyle reaches the final of the singles event he will play at the Alexandra Palace.
Already at Alexandra Palace is Ross Smith, he will also be on ITV 4 between 23-25 November in the PDC Players Championships Finals.
Christmas is nearly here, and the Friday 21st December we have no league fixtures. However, the annual Nigel Pascall Cup will be played at the Diamond. George Clark has put up £100 towards the prize fund, money in money out, a free buffet and maybe the odd xmas jumper or two.
On with the darts from week 2.
The Diamond made it two 9-0 wins on the bounce, they beat the Crown this week. There was 180s from Brian Pearce, Ben Baldwin and a 127 checkout for Dave Hicklin, the highest of the season so far.
The Hairy Bull were 8-1 winners, three 180s in this match, two from Dave Heath and One from Carl Booker. They beat the DWMC.
Jamie Breeden hit a 180 for the Three Cups and his team mate Mike Matthews checked out on 114, they beat the Phoenix PD 5-4.
Jim Greenway hit a 180 for the Crown Arrows, however they lost 8-1 against the Hairy Crown. Tom Bowes checked out 110 for the Hairy.
Ash Battie was in fine scoring form for the Bull A, he hit two 180s in their 6-3 win against the DWMC OAst and in the final game from division one the Old Endeavour won 8-1 against the Admiral Cups.
In division two biggest winners were the Whitfield Club, they beat the Phoenix Maddogs 7-2. The Bull Dogs won 6-3, Brad Bough hit a 180 for the dogs. The Real Diamonds won the derby match against the C side, Dean Clemmence checked out on 113 for the C side.
The DSAA A picked up their first win of the season, a 5-4 against the Dewdrop C. Phil Grant of the Dewdrop checked out 100.
Finally, Tilmanstone won 6-3 against the Boars Head A in their first game of the season.
In division three early pacesetters are the Nelson, they beat the Phoenix Rising 6-3. Tony Holman checked out on 112 for the Nelson.
Biggest winners on the night were the Sportsman, they won 9-0 against the Eagle, their second 9-0 defeat in as many weeks.
Phoenix C were 8-1 winners against the DSAA C, they sit second in the table. The Old Endeavour pciked up their first win of the season, a 5-4 win against the Eagle A. Rhys Humphrey won the match for the Old E in the last leg of the match.
The weekly 180s and checkouts tally are:-
180s TON +
WK1 12 5
WK2 9 6