Sam's the man in double dose of title success; Darts DIARY.
THE Tamworth Sports Bar League had their Charity Cup and Doubles Knockout on the fixture card recently and in the former the final was contested by Sports Bar 180 and Three Horse Shoes.
Shoes opened up a 2-0 lead with wins from Sam Whittaker/ Clyde Hooper and Simon Caswell/Paul Whittaker in the doubles and then went 3-0 up when Peter Albrighton beat Terry Molineux.
Sports Bar fought back but Sam Whittaker's win over Trevor Barrs gave Three Horse Shoes a 4-2 victory and the title.
In the doubles knockout it was another success for Sam Whittaker when he and Paul Whittaker beat Mark Tomlinson and Hooper in the final.
CUP finals have also been the order of the day for the Gulp League. First the EL Ollerenshaw Cup in which the Rebels beat the Beasts to take the title.
The Beasts then lost out again in the Victoria Cup to the Who's.
THE Old Bill and Bull, Gulp Charity Team and the Sheldon League darts teams are staging a charity night for the late Ken Parker, former secretary of the Old Bill and Bull, at the Meadway Sports and Social Club, Kenlymead Road, on Friday at 8pm. For further details contact Alan Blythe on 07976 629066. All proceeds will go to the John Taylor Hospice.
THE Small Heath League have been involved in the semi-finals of their League Cup and in the tie at the Custard House, Mitre beat the Redhill Tavern, while at the Wagon and Horses it was Emerald Club who made their way to the final with a win over the Devils.
The league will be holding their AGM on Sunday at 11am at the Emerald Club, Small Heath. Anyone interested in entering a team for the forthcoming season should contact either Derek Rivitt on 0121 772 1403 or John Young on 07973 228210.
SPORTS Bar 180 consolidated their position at the top of the second division in the Pip Club League with a 13-3 away win over Old Liberal Club, but they are only top on average with a game in hand on second-placed Two Gates Club, who had a 9-7 win away to Pip Club.
In division one Red Lion stay top after their 11-5 win at Three Horse Shoes.