Richardson rallies to take over at the summit

Steve Richardson.
Steve Richardson.


Steve Richardson brought Adam Lafferty’s unbeaten start to the Golden Fleece Darts Premier League season to an abrupt end with a 5-3 victory.

Richardson had winning legs of 18, 19 and 20 darts in a victory that sees him take over at the summit of the league.

Richardson evening got even better when he eased past Don Green, winning 5-0.

John Doran beat Steve Peel 5-2, while Steve Carr drew with Kev Long.

Lee Rump played two and won them both. Rump beat Gary Richardson 5-2 and then saw off Paul Moon, winning 5-1.

Alan Stoves played out a draw with Charlie Thompson. Stoves enjoyed winning legs in 13 and 18 darts, while Thompson enjoyed best legs of 16, 17 and 21.

Denny Cullen defeated Davey Mason 5-2, while Marco Laybourn beat Pete Wilson 5-1.

Charlie Thompson came from 3-1 down to beat Jordan Thoms 5-3, with both players’ best darts coming in 20 and 21 darts.

Davey Mason made up for his earlier defeat by beating Tom Davies 5-1.

The last game of the night saw John Doran draw with Marco Laybourn.