On the North Devon oches

Joseph Bulmer

BIDEFORD Royals won their first match in defence of their Devon Super League Darts Premier Division title, beating Kools of Teignmouth 7-2. Results: Lee Bryant 3-2 (27.14 av, 120 & 100 outs); Barry Couch 3-0 (26.84, 140 out); Martyn Johns 3-1 (22.94, 106

BIDEFORD Royals won their first match in defence of their Devon Super League Darts Premier Division title, beating Kools of Teignmouth 7-2.

Results: Lee Bryant 3-2 (27.14 av, 120 & 100 outs); Barry Couch 3-0 (26.84, 140 out); Martyn Johns 3-1 (22.94, 106 out); Ian DeRosa 3-0 (22.43); Martin Davey 3-0 (21.47); Roger Wright 3-1 (19.91); John Dennis 3-0 (19.52); Lee Watts 1-3 (24.52); Andy Winser 2-3 (21.53).

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TOP shots in Bideford and District Darts Summer League included 180s by D.Horsham, R.Walker, M.Dennis and B.Nigh, 160 starts by M Johns and R Dennis and a 126 finish by M Kneebone.

Div 1: Hop Leaves 4 Almost In 2 (3-0); Anchor Arrows 0 Heavily Trees 6 (0-3); Back-in-Ere 0 Beer Hammers 6 (0-3).

Div 2: Wandering Anglers 5 Tons 4 Fun 1 (2-1); DJ'S A 3 Little Lower Up 3 (2-1).

Div 3: Von Ryan's Express 4 Alamos 2 (3-0); Liberal Cock Ups 3 Double Ones 3 (0-3).

Div 4: Half Crowners 3 Portobellions 3 (0-3); Johnny's Chuckers 4 Owlets 2 (2-1); Mix & Match 2 Anglers' Heaven 4 (1-2).

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STEFAN Peake of FILO Pirates hit two 180s in the Devonshire Pine Bideford Darts League this week.

Lee Watts of Gremlins hit 180 and finished 501 legs in 17 and 18 darts.

Other 180s came from Dave Tuohey (FILO Fossils) and James Fryer (Zulus) and Peter Berry (FILO Pirates) hit 177.

Div 1: Bad Boyz 5, Silence of the Lambs 4; FILO Fossils 5, FILO Pirates 4; * Lion Kings 1, Gremlins 8; Read Em & Weep 3, Big Mistakes 6.

Div 2: Wild Rovers 6, FILO 501s 3; Zulus 2, Young Swans 7.

* Points deducted.

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THE week's top scorers in Bideford Ladies Darts League were: B.Fishwick (Breakaways) 140 and 121; J.Bennett (Black Jacks) 135 and four doubles; L.Weaver (Water Babies) 134; C.Wawrychuk (Joiners Jems) 132; D.Williams 121 and three doubles; J.Walters (Ally Cats) 121; A.Found (Water Babies) four doubles.

Div 1: Cheetahs 1 Water Babies 2 (0-2); Breakaways 2 Wangemin Six 1 (1-1); Anchorettes 1 Black Jacks 2 (1-1).

Div 2: Liberal 69ers 0 Robins Tipplers 3 (1-1); Crazy Gang 1 Optimists 2 (1-1); Joiners Jems 1 Ally Cats 2 (1 - 1).

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ILFRACOMBE Men's Darts League is holding its signing-on night for the 2010-2011 season at St George's on Friday, August 6, from 7.30-8.30pm.

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