Alan Towe - Black Country v Gloucestershire & Gwent v West Midlands
Black Country v Gloucestershire
Newcomers to the county scene Black Country began life in Division Three of the United Kingdom Darts Association’s League Three with a table topping 22-14 victory over Gloucestershire.
Playing at home there were mixed results for the ladies as Saturday’s ‘B’ team lost by a huge 5-1 with Stella Sims their sole winner in the final game, a straight 3-0 success over Sharon Brewer. The ‘A’ team were never behind as they went on to win 3-2.
Both of the men’s teams recorded comfortable 9-3 wins to give an overall score of 22-14 and pole position in their division.
Gwent v West Midlands
West Midlands life in the Championship Division did not get off to a very good start as in their away fixture with Gwent they were trounced 27-9 with all four teams losing.
In Saturday’s ‘B’ games the ladies went down 3-2 and the men suffered a massive 11-1 defeat with Adam Johnson their only winner as he beat Ricky Tonkin 4-3.
Sunday’s ‘A’ matches were not much better as the ladies replicated the ladies ‘B’ result losing 3-2, however the men’s ‘A’ did do a little better than their ‘B’ side as they lost 8-4.