Progressive crowned darts champions for first time

Darts section champions Progressive beat second-placed Rock Inn B 4-3.
Darts section champions Progressive beat second-placed Rock Inn B 4-3.

PROGRESSIVE have won Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League’s darts section championship for the first time.

They made certain of finishing top by pipping second-placed Rock Inn B 4-3 by winning the final game.

It gave Progressive an unassailable nine-point lead with two matches remaining.

Wheatsheaf and Kippax Central are vying for third place.

Wheatsheaf beat Glasshoughton WMC 6-1 while Kippax Central defeated Olde Tavern 5-2.

Dominoes section leaders Rock Inn A bounced back from the previous week’s 3-2 defeat against Rising Sun by overcoming Townville 3-2.

Rock Inn A stayed three points clear of Black Bull who beat Last Orders 4-1.

Black Bull, Progressive Club, Rising Sun and Conservative Club are level on points.

Five and threes section leaders Black Bull lost 3-2 to Last Orders and second-placed Glasshoughton WMC were beaten 4-1 by Wheatsheaf.

The title race is wide open with the top four teams divided only by aggregate points.

POSITIONS - Darts: Progressive Club played 24, won 23, points 69; Rock Inn B 24-20-60; Wheatsheaf 24-18-54; Kippax Central 24-18-54; Conservative Club 24-16-48; Rising Sun 24-15-45; Townville Club 24-14-42; Junction 24-11-33; Olde Tavern (Pontefract) 24-9-27; Last Orders 24-9-27; Glasshoughton Working Men’s Club 24-8-24; Rock Inn A 24-4-12; Redhill Social Club 24-3-9; Black Bull 24-0-0.

Dominoes: Rock Inn A 24-15-45, BBack Bull 24-14-42, Progressive Club 24-14-42; Rising Sun 24-14-42, Conservative Club 24-14-42; Wheatsheaf 24-13-39; Rock Inn B 24-12-36; Redhill Social Club 24-12-36; Townville Club 24-12-36; Glasshoughton WMC 24-11-33; Kippax Central 24-11-33; Junction 24-10-30; Last Orders 24-8-24; Olde Tavern 24-8-24.

Fives and threes: Black Bull 24-17-51; Glasshoughton Working Men’s Club 24-17-51; Kippax Central 24-17-51; Wheatsheaf 24-17-51; Redhill SC 24-13-39; Rising Sun 24-12-36; Rock Inn B 24-11-33; Junction 24-11-33; Conservative Club 24-10-30; Rock Inn A 24-9-27; Olde Tavern 24-9-27; Townville Club 24-9-27; Progressive Club 24-9-24; Last Orders 24-8-24.

Combined sections: Wheatsheaf 72-48-144; Progressive Club 72-46-138; Kippax Central 72-46-138; Rock Inn B 72-43-129; Rising Sun 72-41-123; Conservative Club 72-40-120; Glasshoughton WMC 72-36-108; Townville Club 72-35-105; Junction 72-32-96; Black Bull 72-31-93; Rock Inn A 72-28-84; Redhill SC 72-28-84; Olde Tavern 72-26-75; Last Orders 72-25-75.