Saturday, February 25, 2012

RTW and Peggy win Auckland Area Singles

Richard Te Whero defeated Chris Taylor in the final of the Auckland Area Singles 4 to 2 earlier today at the Papakura club, Croskery Road, Papakura. In the final Richard won the bull and took the first leg in 26 darts, the second leg in 24 darts before Chris hit a 20 darter to take the third leg. The fourth leg was Richard's in 20 darts and then Chris hit a 20 darter before Richard hit a 16 darter to finish. A feature of the final was Richard winning the bull 5 out of 6 times and starting with a double within 3 darts every leg. Chris hit 3 180's in the final. He won the title last year. Third equal were Peter Page and Monty Tuhua. Fifth equal were Colin Gibson, Barry Kapa, Neil Pugh and Stew Cobbald. There were 38 entries and 20 qualifiers.
In the ladies Peggy Wikaira defeated Colleen Cureen in the final 4 to 2. Third equal were Lynette Bennett and Cheryl Schuelke. Fifth equal were Betty Ormsby, Loretta Hunter, Lou Williams and Sandy Melgers.
The day was well organised by Joyce McGregor and her daughter with everything on time and run well.

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