Shannon end - and start - well

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TODMORDEN darters have been busy lately, with a summer league final play-off now decided and the winter league getting under way.

The Todmorden Mixed Darts League summer play-off final saw Shannon A emerge victorious after a close match against Royal George.

It was Royal George who took an early lead with S. Walker beating J. Halley in the opening singles match, before Shannon A levelled with a pairing of T. Gill and S Jones defeating D. Hitchen and D. Rez.

Royal George regained the lead when D. Rez beat T. Gill and extended it to 3-1 when D. Healy and D. Mulhearn beat B. Sutcliffe and P. Chadwick.

But Shannon then took the momentum as C. Jones beat D. Healy and C. Fenton and C. Nelmes defeated S. Walker and A. Wright.

It all went down to the final match of the night, where C. Fenton beat D. Mulhearn to clinch the title for Shannon A.

Shannon A have also begun the Todmorden Mixed Darts Winter League A Division campaign well, as have pubmates Shannon B, both sides chalking up opening victories over York Hotel A and Hare and Hounds B respectively.

In the B Division there were opening night wins for Glen View, Royal George and Rope and Anchor A respectively.

There were maximum 180s for York Hotel A’s K. Hamer in the A Division and Royal George’s D. Healy in the B Division.

The best finish of the night came from S. Godsman of Hare and Hounds B in the A Division (115).

Fixtures for November 1 are as follows.

A Division:

Hare and Hounds B v TWMSC; York Hotel A, open date; Cornholme Waggon v Shannon B; Shannon A, open date.

B Division:

York Tigers, open date; Rope and Anchor A v Hare and Hounds A; Weavers Arms v Royal George; Glen View v British Legion.

TODMORDEN MIXED DARTS WINTER LEAGUE

Division A

P W L Pts

Shannon A 1 1 0 2

Shannon B 1 1 0 2

Cornholme Wag 0 0 0 0

Tod WM 0 0 0 0

Hare & Hounds B 1 0 1 0

York Hotel A 1 0 1 0

Division B

P W L Pts

Glen View 1 1 0 2

Royal George 1 1 0 2

Rope & Anchor A 1 1 0 2

British Legion 0 0 0 0

Hare & Hounds A 1 0 1 0

Weaver’s Arms 1 0 1 0

York Tigers 1 0 1 0