Nelson B keep league and cup double hopes alive

The Market Harborough Men’s Darts League’s Knockout Cup saw holders Nelson B keep their league and cup double hopes alive as they defeated The Nags 20-7.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 2:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 10:14 am
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The Nelson were 7-2 up after the pairs and proceeded to win the opening five singles games.

Wins came from Andy Shillcock (160 start), Jamie Preston, Steve Brennan, Dave Claffey and Si Almey.

Nags captain Dom Drew gained a consolation 2-1 win against Sean Kelly.

Harborough Cons came through comfortably against The Stag from Maidwell winning 22-5.

The Cons were 8-1 up after the pairs and there was a shut out in the singles as Adam Coe, Jasper Jenkins, Jeff Alden, John Harris, Steve Adkins and Mick Marlow racked up 14 legs for The Cons.

Dawn Jerman, Roy Green and Dan Hewitt each gained a leg for The Stag.

The competition had a major upset after Rothwell Cons beat there Desborough counterparts 14-13.

The competition had a major upset as Rothwell Cons beat there Desborough counterparts 14-13.

The Rothwell hero of the hour was Mick Chandler as he overcame the challenge of Gary Drage 2-1 to seal the win.

The Old Works booked their semi-final spot with a 20-7 victory against The Fox from Wilbarston.

Ian Baxter, Andy Walker, Richard Langley and Kev Franks secured vital wins for the victorious side.