The League

League Table 2017/18



Red Post A beat Norton Social Club 16-11 but at the expense of Andy Hughes' perfect record as he went down 3-0 to Neil Raikes but Mike Bricknell kept his record going. There was also a singles win for Kalem Marsh with his 2nd 14 darter of the season plus a 180. Julian Beale and Lee Paradise (Post) were the other singles winners. Andy Bryant had the consolation of 2 180's.

The Railway and The Greyhound had a close game with the score 12-12 going into the last pairs which Chris Dando and Mark Gould won to add to their singles wins, along wth Chris Graham who has only lost once this year. Mike Turner (107) and Dan Coombes (180) were the Railways singles winners.

The scoreline didn't do Tyning justice as they went down 21-7 to Red Post B in a high quality match. Matt Warren hit two 180's to remain unbeaten and handing Scotty only his 2nd loss of the season and the same was true of Lance Coleman who went down 3-1 to unbeaten Andy WIlcox who hit a 13 dart leg and a 116 check despite Lance hitting 10 ton+ scores. Then to finish the night Alan Blackstone and Ash Sandon-James hit a superb 14 dart pairs leg. The Jewells had an 18-7 win over Crossways with John Lilley keeping his perfect record but Tom Davis lost only his 2nd game, going 3-2 to the Crossways Matt Davies.

The Exiles remained top with max points against High Littleton B with Lee Gregory the first this season to hit 2 sub 15 dart legs in one night !! (a 14 and a 15) and finished one off with a 138 check! He is still looking for a 180 though this year! 180's for Chris Daniels and Andy Biggs. Max points also for the Riverside B vs the Dolphin but there was a consolation 180 for Patt Hudd.


The Greyhound had a great win in beating top of the table Riverside B 12-10! They were 10-6 down after the singles but the importance of the Pairs was evident as they won both 3-0 to take the win. Sam Hoddinott (180) with a 15 dart leg stayed top of the Players table with wins along Marty Simmons and Stu Wollacott (180) , whilst Chris Graham and Clive Dix for the Greyhound won and have both lost only 1 game. Crown Exiles took the opportunity to replace Riverside B at the top, but only just as they beat Tyning 16-10 and needed the Pairs to be sure with Lance Coleman and Scotty continuing their great form -both winning singles with Scotty putting an end to Lee Gregory's perfect record - one of the few that remained. Gary Witcombe hit his 4th 15 dart leg of the season sneaking past Rob Kemp 3-2. Kate Hulme and Andy Biggs the other winners.

The big High Littleton derby went the way of the 'Rec' team 16-10. Craig Britten hit his 5th 180 in winning singles and Lee Shave had his 1st singles win. Alex Todd and John Roberts had good singles wins for the 'B' team.

Norton had a good 17-8 win over Crown Jewells to move above them in the table. Andy (180) and Glyn Bryant both won singles along with Julian Beale whilst for the Jewells John Lilley (180) kept his perfect record and Tom Davis won his 6th singles at the expense of Neil Raikes' (180) 2nd loss. Gary James hit a 120 check.

The Red Post teams had max points wins against the bottom two teams the Dolphin and WunderHounds which included a 14 darts leg and a 180 for Kalem Marsh and a 180 for Matt Warren.

The legend Les Robbins in action in the High Littleton Derby!


In a re-arranged match played on Wednesday there was a last leg decider between Riverside B and Red Post B which 2014 Pairs winners Ash Sandon-James and Paul Blackstone won for the Post! Steve Hoddinott (140 check) and Darren Wilkins had won the 1st pairs over Matt Warren and Andy Wilcox to keep the scores level going into the last pairs.  Ash hit a 125 check and 180 in keeping his perfect singles record and Matt Warren kept his despite dropping his 1st leg of the year to Steve Hoddinott. Andy Wilcox remains unbeaten whilst Sam Hoddinott and Darren Wilkins won singles for the Riverside B.  On Tuesday meanwhile the Post beat the Greyhound 18-6 with Ash hitting a 13 dart leg !  Red Post A took an 18-5 win over the Riverside A but at the expense of a perfect singles record for Chris Allen who lost to Ian Morris. High Littleton Rec beat the Tyning 16-11 with the singles going to form with myself, Craig Britten, Scotty (180) and Lance Coleman all winning  and all having lost once this season. The Tyning's Landlord Roy Hill was the other singles winner, his 3rd of the season. Riverside B had a hard fought 16-12 win over the Railway A on Tuesday with Mike Turner (105) and Colin Hurle beating the Wilkin's father and son whilst the Hoddinott's father and son team won their singles. Marty Simmons hit a 180 in his winning singles.   The Crown Exiles Once again got max points, this time vs the Dolphin which protects Lee Gregory's perfect record so far. High Littleton B came through 17-14 vs the Crossways where every game went 3-2 or 3-1. with Graham Chun and Matt Knight picking up their 4th wins of the season. 


The Crown Exiiles got max points, 21-10, against The Greyhound to move above them in the table and go top with Red Post teams having postponed games. Gary Witcombe hit a 115 in ending Mark Gould's 100% record . Lee Gregory maintained his perfect record and Tony Dunscombe hit a 180. Meanwhile the Jewell's beat Riverside A 17-11 with John Lilley keeping his perfect record up and Tom Davis winning his 4th in 5.  Dave Jewell made his 1st start of the season for the Riverside and hot a 104 check on his way to a singles win, Mark Colbourne was the other singles winner for the Riverside A.  Norton Legion  won a tough 14-10  game vs High Littleton B with the game still undecided going into the last pairs. Julian Beale and Neil Raikes won their 5th games of the season and Mat Knight and Graham Chun (180)  won singles games for High Littleton. The High Littleton Rec beat the Dolphin 18-6 with myself (180 ) and Craig Britten (180 - his 4th) winning 5 out of 6 while Austin Hudd won the Dolphin's singles game, his 3rd of the year. 


Red Post A in dropped points shock!! They did however overcome the Crown Jewells 18-6 with Mike Brickell hitting a 15 dart leg to maintain his perfect record whilst John Lilley kept his as he became the first player to win a singles against the Red Post this season, inflicting a 1st loss on Kalem Marsh while Tom Davis went down fighting losing his 100% record to Chris Allen 3-2

A great top of the table clash was won 16-14 by Riverside B over the Exiles but they had to win the last pairs game 3-0 to do it courtesy of Steve Hoddinott and Darren Wilkins! Gary Witcombe lost his perfect record , 2-3 to Sam Hoddinott despite a 15 dart leg and 2 180's! whilst Lee Gregory protected his 100% record to go top of the players table and Jamie Bown remains unbeaten. There was a 118 check for Mark Branson and 180's for Brian Wilkins and Stu Wollacott.  Norton Social Club carried on their move up the league and overcame Tyning 18-10 but at the expense of another perfect record with Neil Raikes falling 3-2 to Lance Coleman whilst Julian Beale and Dave Kemp both won their 4th games. Glyn Bryant hit a 110 check. The Greyhound maintain their excellent debut season coming through 16-10 against High Littleton Rec with Mark Gould and Chris Graham remaining unbeaten whilst myself and Craig Britten managed our 4th wins for the season. Crossways picked up their 1st win against Dolphin Inn with Joe Davies picking up his 2nd win and Kerry Langan her first of the season whilst for the Dolphin there wins for the Hudd's, Austin and Pat. High Littleton B overcame the Wunderhounds 21-3 with Graham Woodham remaining unbeaten.

Week 4

Top of the table clash saw Red Post B keep their unbeaten record at the expense of The Exiles losing theirs. The Post took an impressive 19 points dropping only 2 points in the singles and winning both pairs 3 zip. Lee Gregory and Gary Witcombe just kept their unbeaten records going winning 3-2 while Ash Sandon James hit a 14 darter and 2 180's winning his singles 3-0 to keep up his streak. Ryan Palmer and Mark Branson hit 180's but lost their singles.  The Jewell's remain unbeaten with a 19-9 win over The Railway where they only lost max points in the pairs, whilst the Railway picked up good points losing 3 singles by just the odd leg. Tom Davis (180) and John Lilley remain unbeaten. Dan Coombes hit a 114 check.  
High Littleton B also won an impressive 19 points against Riverside A including 4 singles wins. Graham Woodham hit a 107 check in his unbeaten start to the season and debutant Alex Todd hit 104 losing to the Riverside's Paul Carpenter. At the Riverside the B team reversed that result vs High Littleton Rec, including a whitewash in the pairs winning 17-6 to go top with the Red Post A having a bye. Good 3-0 singles wins for the Hoddinott's and Marty Simmons but the only player who had max points on either team coming into the game, Stu Wollacott lost a close game against myself (104 check). Craig Britten hit his 3rd 180 and won 3-0 . Norton continued their climb up the table getting max points against the Dolphin who picked up 5 points along the way. Kev Williams hit a 180 while taking a leg off Neil Raikes and Julian Beale a 112 check.  The Greyhound were also back on track against Crossways including a 100 check for Mark Gould in his 3rd win of the season to remain unbeaten.  The Crossways singles win was thanks to Joe Davies. Tyning Inn collected their first win of the season,  a 19-5 win over WunderHounds, who continue to pick up points, this time a singles win for Natalie Buckland and 2 legs for Charlotte Keevill.  

Week 3

Red Post A continue to not drop a point but High littleton B managed to take some points themselves,  Colin Clark hit a 14 dart leg in a tight 3-2 win over Graham Chun and Andy Hughes (180, 120) dropped his first leg to Matt Knight. The Riverside B are very close behind with max points against Crossways and the highest check of the season so far - 154 for Darren Wilkins. Stu Wollacott is one of only 3 players left having won 3 games 3-0.  The Exiles won 18-8 with Gary Witcombe (180) and Lee Gregory keeping 100% records although Mike Turner stopped max points by winning his singles 3-0. The Dolphin enjoyed their 1st win of the season with a late night battle against the Wunderhounds - who won their first singles game thanks to captain Charlotte Keevill.  A depleted Greyhound meanwhile lost their 1st game against Norton Social Club who in turn won their 1st, Neil Raikes remains unbeaten and Barrie Witcombe won the Greyhounds only singles.  Unbeaten runs came to end for myself against Matt Warren (another 100% 3-0 winner) when the Post B won 17-8 up the Rec. but two HL players did win singles: Craig Britten, who hit 2 180's and a 120 check winning 3-0 whilst Marq Matthews won his 1st singles of the season.  At 11-8 down the Rec fancied their chances (not really!) until being whitewashed in the pairs.  Pairs were also decisive for the Riverside A who came through 17-11 against the Tyning. The battle of the Captains saw Scotty come through to inflict a first defeat on Colby (180). 

Week 2

New boys The Greyhound leapt to 2nd in the league by racing  past the Wunderhounds in the Greyhound Derby (!!) Riverside B had an impressive 18-11 win over Norton Social Club to send out an early season statement of intent! The match had seven 180's including 2 for Andy Bryant and Steve Hoddinott, despite losing their singles games! Stu Wollacott and Julian Beale hit 180's in winning their singles games whilst Neil Raikes added one in the pairs and maintained his 100% record.  High Littleton B started their season with a narrow 15-17 loss to Crown Jewells which was still in the balance in the last pairs. Gary Witcombe hit another 14 dart leg, including a 180 as the Exiles beat High Littleton Rec, although the Rec did manage to come from 12-0  down to lose 17-9  which included winning both pairs. 180's for Jamie Bown and myself in pairs games.  The Red Post teams had comfortable wins and means the A team go top and maintain their 100% single and pairs records, inlcuding Kalem Marsh who hit a 117. Whilst the B team's win over Crossways included 134/102 checks for Matt Warren/Andy Wilcox  Ash Sandon-James managed to 'hit' 169 after Mark Furber left him it !  Riverside A bounced back with a big  20-4 win over Dolphin Inn with Ian Morris and Mark Colbourne remaining unbeaten and Dolphin captain Kev Williams stopping the max points by winning his singles. Here is Kev and the new Dolphin Team in front of the new Darts Corner in the Dolphin Inn, thanks for the photo! :)  

Week 1

A good start for defending champions Red Post A who beat new boys Dolphin Inn, including Maximums for Kailem Marsh and Mike Bicknell (Making his Paulton league debut) and a 115 check for Colin Clarke.  The closest game was Red Post B sneaking past Norton Social Club 14-13 with league debuts for Matt Warren and Ryan Palmer. There were 180's for Julian Beale and Ash Sandon-James and a 108 check for Neil Raikes. New team The Greyhound won their first match, beating Riverside A which included a 180 for their Captain Chris Dando with his first 3 darts! a feat repeated by another Captain, Brian Wilkins during his teams win over the Wunderhounds!  The Crown teams both had 1st week wins with Gary Witcombe  (Exiles) hitting the seasons first sub 15 dart leg and a 180  when his team beat The Crossways, which included a return for Dean Young who won his sides only singles.  There were high checks for Tom Davis (116) and Jamie Bown (105).  Finally , High Littleton Rec beat the Railway A in the deciding Pairs game, the game also featured returns to the League for Craig Britten and Marq Matthews. 


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