Line-up complete for darts finals night

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The line-up for finals night is now complete after a full night of fixtures in the penultimate week of the league.

The finals night is due to take place on Wednesday, April 20, but there is still some jockying for positions to sort out. This is to determine who of the top eight players play against, in the race for the Premier League Title.

There will also be a unique play-off for promotion to the Premier League on finals night. Steve Carr 3rd, Adam Lafferty 4th and Anth Devine 5th of the First Division will join whoever in the Premier League finishes 3rd bottom of the Premier League, in the shoot-out.

Chris Jarvis kept up his excellent run of form, making him a darkhorse for Premier League glory on April 20.

He defeated fellow qualifier Alan Slight 5-0 as well as drawing with another qualifier, Marco Laybourn.

Steve Richardson gained some crucial points to save his relegation threatened season. Richardson came from 3-0 down to clinch a victory against already relegated Alan Garden.

Richardson went on to draw with Sue Edwards.

Chris Bolam saw off the threat of Ian Jarvis in a tight 5-3 match that needed all eight legs to settle it. Both players had 180s with Bolam sealing the win in 17,18 and 19 darts. Jarvis legs were equally impressive in 19 and two 20 darters.

Alan Slight also shared the spoils with Vince Lorraine. Slight hit two maximums and an 18-dart leg, while Lorraine hit a 180 of his own and a superb 116 finish.

Andy King produced a good finishing display in a 5-1 win over Walter Scott.

Scott had a 180 a 17-darter and a 100 finish in his sole leg. However, King hit finishes of 108 and 102 coupled with a brace of 18-darters.

Mick Watson eased his relegation fears with a 5-3 win over Alan Garden, hitting a 18-dart leg in the process. Garden’s highlight was an 88 checkout.

Paul Williams proved his number one seeding with a 5-1 win over Andy Lincoln, taking legs in 17,18 and 20 darts. Lincoln hit a 21-darter in his consolation leg.