‘Sir Les’ puts darts rivals to sword

Les Delderfield won the latest qualifying round.
Les Delderfield won the latest qualifying round.
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Les Delderfield - nicknamed Sir Les - won round 23 of the Bradford Darts Promotion (BDP) tournament’s qualifying round at Townville Recreation and Sports Club on Saturday in a competition that attracted 104 entrants.

Shipley’s Delderfield, who was the losing finalist in round 22 at Townville two weeks earlier, beat Brandon Walsh 4-0 in the final, which was much closer than the score suggests.

RESULTS - Quarterfinals: C Turner 3, I Ward 0; B Walsh 3, M Padgett 0; T Ainsley 2, C Wilkinson 3; T Sykes 0, L Delderfield 3. Semi-finals: C Turner 0, B Walsh 3; C Wilkinson 1, L Delderfield 3. Final: B Walsh 0, L Delderfield 4.

The final qualifying round to achieve the required ranking points necessary to reach the Grand Final of this year’s competition (round 26) will be at Townville on December 7.

The Grand Final is at Townville on December 14.