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Article: Dart Knight De-fuses Dynamite in Masters Stage Final

Dart Knight De-fuses Dynamite in Masters Stage Final

Dynamite, Darren Johnson (Mexbrough) opened the Yorkshire Masters Darts Open, Stage One Final at Mitchell & Darfield, Wombwell, Barnsley, with a 14 dart leg only to see Thurscoe^s Davi...

d "The Dart Knight" Copley take four consecutive legs to win the stage final. Having missed a single dart, at three ton plus finishes in the final, Copley had legs of 19-16-20 and 14 to win 4-1 with an average of 86.67. Johnson^s average was 81.43.
On route to the final Johnson included 3 x 180^s hitting 4 x 14 dart games without dropping a leg, oh yes and a 31 dart game. Copley^s previous best leg was a 15 darter in the 1/4 finals.
Beaten semi-finalists were Barnsley^s Mark Helliwell and Carl Wilkinson (Darfield) both players loosing 3-0.
Other qualifiers for the Grand Finals at Huntington WMC in York on Saturday 26th January 2013 are Steve Barradell (Barnsley), Carl Hesslegrave (Havercroft), Danniel Lidgett (Barton-on-Humber) and Michael Lumb (Barnsley).

The 2nd Stage of The Yorkshire Masters Darts Open is at Honley Socialist Club, 12 Jagger Lane, Honley, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, HD9 6BT on Sturday 13th October 2012.

Please Note: if you have already qualified for The Grand Finals of this event you cannot enter any further stages.

Here^s the first of The Yorkshire Masters Darts Open Qualifiers Winners, Dave "The Dart Knight" Copely and for those of you who don^t know him here^s a bit of a profile from Dave..........

Name: David Copley
Age: 31 years old
Marital Status: Married with two children
Hometown: Thurnscoe, Rotherham,South Yorkshire
Nickname: The Dart Knight
Darts used: Dart 9 DSS 24 grams gold grooved version.
Teams: Yorkshire County A, Park Social (Doncaster), Frickley cc (South Elmsall)
Sponsors: Wally Jinks, Dart9 and Red Dragon
Biggest achievement to date: Winning first ever ricoh arena open, which qualified me for the Winmau World Masters and Lakeside Playoffs.
Favourite Players: BDO ( Darryl Fitton, Tony O Shea and Scott Waites
PDC ( Paul Nicholson, Simon Whitlock and Dean Winstanley.
Ambition: Make the Lakeside world championships and everything after that would be a dream come true.

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