Anth Skelton produces amazing 11-darter in Knack Darts League

Anth Skelton hit a spectacular 11-darter to win 5-0.
Anth Skelton hit a spectacular 11-darter to win 5-0.
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ANTH “Banjo” Skelton produced an exceptional 11-dart leg on his way to a stunning 5-0 whitewash of Phil Dunn.

Along with the 11-darter, Anth hit two 180s and 16 darts (twice) to see him move up to fifth.

Paul Gillibrand drew 4-4 with last year’s champion Graham Mullen.

In a game that produced 31 scores of a 100 or more, including a maximum by Gillibrand, Mullen won legs in 16 (twice) 19 and 20 darts, while Paul scored 18, 19 and 20-darters.

Anthony Gale hit three 180s and still found himself 3-1 behind against Mark Robinson, before storming back in 16, 18 and 21 darts to salvage a draw.

Jimmy Ashett remains top with his 100 per cent record intact after a 5-1 win against Barry Rutherford, which included a 180 and winning legs in 15, 20 and three 21-darters.

Eddie Ashman whitewashed Neil Richardson 5-0, with two legs in 18 and 20, plus a 21-darter.

Kevin Guy had a comfortable 5-2 win against Spiller Henderson, with 15, 19 and 21-dart legs the highlights.

Later on, Spiller managed to get three points in a catch-up game against Steve Skinner.

Davey Thompson cruised to victory against an out-of-sorts Neil Rose, with the help of 13 scores of 100-plus to record a fine 5-2 win.

Paul Williams made it five wins from six when he beat bottom-placed Martin Price 5-1.

Ray Malarkey had a fine draw against Ryhope’s John “Boy” Redpath, with both players hitting 19-darters and Steve Skinner beat Alan Smith 5-2 in his second game of the night, with Skinner hitting two 180s.

Results: Paul Williams 5 Martin Price 1; Ray Malarkey 4 John Redpath 4; Paul Gillibrand 4 Graham Mullen 4; Barry Rutherford 1 Jimmy Ashett 5; Mark Robinson 4 Anthony Gale 4; Anth Skelton 5 Phil Dunn 0; Neil Rose 2 Davey Thompson 5; Steve Skinner 5 Alan Smith 2; Neil Richardson 0 Eddie Ashman 5; Kevin Guy 5 Spiller Henderson 2. Catch-up game: Steve Skinner 2 Spiller Henderson 5.