Darts: Owens' throwin' makes him the league star

PERFORMANCE of the week in the Bognor Friday Night League came from Dave Owens, winning in legs of 14 and 28 for a winning average of 23.86.

Other top performances: Graeme Dutton (16 & 27 darts), Vince Goddings (17 & 28), Colin Mace (18 & 28), Rob Collins (22 & 23), Matt Bourner (22 & 23), Harry Annals (22), Gary Blackwood (22 & 22), Keith Burgess (29), Tim McCarthy

(27 & 30), Brian Laker (22 & 26), Nathan Warren (24 & 24), Adam Norgett (26 & 28 darts). Highest finish: Colin Mace (POW Z) 101; 180s: Colin Mace (2), Nick Wyatt (2), Graeme Dutton, Dave Owens, Dave Sopp, Gary Norgett, Ian Hills.

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In division one POW Z continued to close the gap on the Wheatsheaf and have games in hand.

Division two saw a a top-of-the-table clash between The Claremont and the Royal Oak A, which The Claremont won narrowly to extend their league lead.

In division three, Chi Snooker A moved back into second place despite losing the snooker club derby.

Results: Div 1- BRSA A 9 Richmond A 13; Bognor Legion A 7 Wheatsheaf 13; POW Z 16 Chi Snooker B 4. Div 2: Friary C 16 SC 6; Royal Oak A 10 Claremont 14. Div 3: Richmond Rebels 15 Bognor Legion B 7; Chi Snooker A 8 Chi Snooker C 11; Newtown SC B 15 BRSA II 7.

Tuesday Night Double-in League

It was a busy night for both divisions in the singles knockouts. With matches played up to the quarter-finals, the semi-finals and finals are to be played on finals night at the end of the season.

In division one there was a full complement of 32 players. Exciting games in the first round brought a good mix of winners.

In the first semi-final the Royal Oak’s Richard Ragless faces Chi Snooker A’s Adi Linfield. The second semi-final will see The Claremont’s Gary Blackwood take on Chi Snooker B’s Chris Gatford.

In division two there was the best turnout for years with 23 players taking part. With only a few surprises in the first round, the usual suspects made it through.

The Wheatsheaf’s Les Totham will take on Andy Cooper from The Cabin in one semi – Cooper scoring the only 180 of the night in his quarter-final. The second semi will be between the Old Barn’s Andy Kilvington and Tim McCarthy from the Richmond A.


Chichester Monday League

A charity pairs competition is in the pipeline. Players are asked to start sending in entries and fees of £2 per person.

They’re also asked to supply a raffle prize and be booked in at the snooker club by 8pm.

Latest standings: Div 1 singles: Four Nuts 92, Shore 88, Hunston 77, Snooker 72, Stag A 69, Pagham B 67, Old Cross B 66, Eastgate A 63, Lakeside 63, Wickham 57, Fox 56, Eastgate B 51, Pagham A 51, Pond Barn 50. Div 1 pairs: Wickham 35, Pagham B 34, Shore 34, Eastgate A 33, Hunston 33, Snooker 32, Four Nuts 30, Pagham A 27, Old Cross B 26, Fox 24, Pond Barn 23, Lakeside 22, Stag A 22, Eastgate B 20.

Div 2 singles: Southbourne 86, Bell 75, Globe B 73, Swan 71, Travellers 65, RBLA 62, Cricketers 52, Globe A 52, RBL B 43, Old Cross B 42, Mobeys 35, Stag B 34, Pagham C 26. Div 2 pairs: Southbourne 39, Swan 37, Bell 30, Globe B 29, Travellers 27, RBL A 25, Globe A 24, Old Cross A 24, Cricketers 18, Stag B 18, Mobeys 16, RBL B 15, Pagham C 10.