Alan Towe's BICC Preview 2nd/3rd March
Wiltshire v Derbyshire Following their 22-14 win against Gloucestershire in division three of the BDO Inter County Championships Derbyshire’s seventh fixture of the nine games season this coming weekend will be an away game against Wiltshire. Derbyshire are currently fourth in the table on 130 points eight short of divisional leaders Cleveland who they play in their final game of the season and only four behind third placed Somerset, while Wiltshire are placed eighth and only one place and five points above the relegation zone, so to keep the pressure on the top two and keep promotion hopes alive a win at this point in the season is vital. Chosen to play against Wiltshire are Men’s ‘A’:- Ian Allcock, Henry Coates, Tim Daniels, Gary Fenn, Richard Hanson, Rob Hawker, Sean Lambert, Steve Paling, Michael Ryall, Steve Soar, Lee Stanley, Paul Williams, Men’s ‘B’:- Pete Burgoyne, Nigel Daniels, David Fritchley, Andy Gillott, Ryan Hassell, Connor Hodgkinson, Ben Holmes, Andy Houghton, Richard Hughes, Rob Needham, James Parkin, Darren Webster, Reserves:- Dean Allsopp, Gary Barker, Ian Clarke, Keith Cooper, Martin Courtney, John Elliott, Matt Faulkner, Dan Ford, Scott McCabe, Tim Rippon, Peter Slater, Steve Thompson, Women’s ‘A’:- Rachel Ayres, Jane Densley, Rebecca Hoyland, Sammi Marshall, Louise Rawson, Kackie Sweet, Women’s ‘B’:- Dee Fenn, Sara-Jane Harrison, Jennifer McCormick, Rose Mort, Carol Western, Holly Wright, Reserves:- Terri Bellamy, Rachel Bird, Dawn Buckley, Kelly Dean, Nicola Fletcher, Emily Jones, Katrina McAleney.
Breconshire v Shropshire This coming weekend Shropshire County Darts Organisation will play away against high riding Breconshire in division four of the BDO Inter County Championships. Shropshire are two points outside of the bottom two in the division while their hosts are lying second to leaders Clwyd with just eight points separating them. It’s going to be another tough test for Shropshire who after four consecutive defeats could really do with the points to lift them away from the foot of the table, lining up for them will be Men’s ‘A’:- Dan Astbury, Reece Cook-Lucas, Derek Coulson, Pete Eley, Justin Evans, Sam Hamilton, Rob Henderson, Chris Hill, Andy Jervis, Clive Lucking, Richard Parker, Martin Price, Men’s ‘B’:- Martin East, Chris Fox, Mike Hampson, Lee Hodgkiss, Simon Pritchard, Neville Quinton, Martin Riggs, John Stanley, Nathan Storar, Rob Trumper, Chris Williams, Matt Williams, Reserves:- Andy Gilbert, Luke Griffiths, Brian Hickman, Andy Sandiford, Women’s ‘A’:- Stephanie Clarke, Sophie Fawcett, Allison Gallagher, Sue Lane, Michele Pritchard, Marie Riggs, Women’s ‘B’:- Jenna Ball, Suzie Barnham, Julie Griffiths, Rose Jenks, Rachael Mooney, Caroline Powell, Reserves:- Cloey Davies, Debbie Davies, Kirsty Jenks, Deana Sheldon, Crysta Wilcox.
By Alan Towe Website: www.alantowedarts.co.uk