Chris wins darts league’s Royal rumble

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The first instalment of the Royal Cup has been played as part of the Friday Night Individual Darts League’s BSC Premiership.

Chris Royal beat him mum Debra 4-0 to take the points and bragging rights.

Neither Dave Hasnip nor Mark Simpson were at their best, but it was Dave who came away with a big 4-1 win.

Mark stayed at the oche to take on Phil Odlin, in which Phil picked off a 180 in a good 4-3 win.

Darren Aucote took on Dave Holland in a good match from both players, but Darren’s finishing helped him win 4-0.

Phil Odlin returned to the oche and took on Kev Lenton.

Both hit a 180 but Phil was taking the doubles well for a 4-0 win.

In the Pizza Perfection Championship, Rowena Watson moved six points clear at the top after picking up two good wins.

She came back from 2-1 down to beat Jimmy Birtwhistle 3-2 and won 3-1 against Matt Grant.

Harry Lee picked of an 81 finish to beat Rob Cade 3-2.

Ben Bagley beat Jimmy Birtwistle 3-1 while Anthony Bennett got the better of Ben to win 3-1.

Wally Almond pipped Matt Grant in a good five-legger.

In the All Sports Trophies & Engraving Division Two, Shaun Denmead picked up a good 3-0 win over Mark Billy Baily.

Aaron Upson remains top after a battling 3-2 win over Ben Leadbeater while Ben stayed on the oche for another battling five legger with Jake Lammyman, again missing out.

Luke Cammack moved up to second with brilliant performance against Carl Baily, hitting a 180 and a 16-darter to win 3-0 and average 25.05.

Luke kept his form going against Sammi Barsley as he picked up another 3-0 win.

Jake Lammyman moved up to fourth after a 4-1 win over Emma Grant, only to be leapfrogged by Marcus Hayles as he beat Ali Royal 3-2.

Callum Day still has a firm grip on the C&CTV Division Three following a 3-0 win over Dennis Turner.

Young Adam Grant picked up his first win of the season as he beat Reece Almond 2-1, while Brian Wilkinson keeps in touch with the leader after taking a 3-0 win over Muriel Almond .

Suzy Watson moved to third after beating Jodie Royal 3-0.

Bob Birtwistle picked up his second win in a close match against Dennis Turner, winning 2-1.