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|Posted on October 5, 2015 at 5:55 AM|
For the 2nd match in the BICC 2015/2016 season, Lincolnshire took the short trip to the the mighty county of Yorkshire.
Before I continue with this write up, I will tell you all now, I will not be submitting this report to darts world, this time, this report is purely for Lincolnshire, and on that note, I will be as honest as I can be !!
I have absolutely no idea what went wrong with the men's and ladies B team as we managed only 1 point out of 18 on Saturdays play, the simple fact is, if you have chances at doubles and miss, you have no one, and nothing else to blame other than yourself, As you all know by now, I'm very honest with my reports, and I have to say, I'm gutted with a 17-1 defeat, I do not believe we deserved that, I'm extremely disappointed, I can't, and won't hide it. Having said all the above, there was 1 winning game, it was the first man on, Shane Lowe made no mistake of his purpose, and left the stage a 4-2 winner, with a single dart average of 24.35.
I also have to say, congratulations to Yorkshire, although we handed them at least 6 games, they took their chances when they got them, and hit those all important doubles.
We start Sunday as usual with the ladies A, and we manage a 3-3 draw, points came from Sbg ( back on form) , Heather Connerton ( who played a great game), but the match award with a single dart average of 24.49 , and an absolute blistering game, went to Tammy Montgommery, Tammy and Paula both say inside the premier top 10 ladies.
We move onto the men's A, and we managed to claw back a few games, wins came from Andy Bingham, Adam Beck, Dean Baker ( with 3 x 180's), but Lincolnshire's match award, went to a guy that played a very controlled game, Chris Fidler left the stage with a 4-2 win, with a single dart average of 28.81. Worth noting, Chris, Lloyd and Dean, a stay inside the top 20 men in the premier division.
I still think I'm in shock of the defeat we suffered at the hands of Yorkshire, if anyone had said to me before the weekend started that we would only win 1 game on Saturday, I would have gladly bet everything against it, but it happened, and we just have to learn from it, and try our best to put it right next time.
The good news is, even with this crushing defeat, Lincolnshire are still 5th in the premier division, and that's 3 places higher than we was this time last season.
So now we don't have a match until 28th November, when we take on Warwickshire at home ( blues club Gainsborough), what we need to do, is implement what we've learned this weekend, and get back on track, my goal for Lincolnshire, is to simply stay in the premier, right now after this weekend, wouldn't you take that scenario now???
But for now, LINCOLNSHIRE ,
your captains salute you!!!
|Posted on September 7, 2015 at 9:10 AM|
IF CARLSBERG DID COUNTY TEAMS!!!
For the first county match of the 2015/16 season, Lincolnshire hosted the county of Cambridgeshire , and for the first time this season we got started with the ladies B, as captains, we thought the draw was tough for the ladies , and Cambridgeshire quickly took the first 3 points, Dawn Barnard got Lincolnshire's first point, followed by Layla "baby bird" Bontoft, but it was last lady on who took the match award, Lindsey Wingell left the stage a 3-2 winner with a single dart average of 16.49, The ladies B did their job well, and earned Lincolnshire a 3-3 draw.
We move onto the men's B, and this would prove to be one of the finest men's B performances in Lincolnshire's history, we took the first 4 points, and it has to be said, we was unlucky not to take the fifth point as well , but with the last 5 points in the bag, the mighty Lincolnshire men's B won this section 10-2, and this, against a very seasoned Cambridgeshire, wins in this section came from Shane Lowe, Nathan Smith, Marty Richards, Rob Hewson, Steve Hamill, Jon Bywater and debutants Kev Tomlinson and Dean Allsopp, but before I go onto the match award winner, I have to point out one other Lincolnshire winner, and perhaps the most popular win of the day, Duncan Hunt got drawn against one of his closest friends , and I have to say, the pressure quite obviously got to both of them, however, it was Duncan who kept his resolve and worked out the win, well done that man !!!. But back to the man of the match, and for me, there was never a more convincing win, from the moment Andy Bingham walked onto the stage, he owned it, a deserved winner, leaving the stage with a single dart average of 26.72. Never have I been more proud of this team, Lincolnshire B men, TAKE A BOW!!!!
We start Sunday's play 13-5 in Lincolnshire's favour, and we get what I thought was a good draw for the ladies A, First Lady up would take the match award, but first, the other winers, Sbg "big bird", scrapped out a monumental win, as did Dawn "dizzy" Armstrong and Heather Lodge, all with a 3-2 score line, but the draw I think the whole room wanted to see, saw the game that produced the match award, with a 180 from both players , and another 3-2 score line, ladies captain Paula " kickass" Jacklin, beat Clair Brookin, with a single dart average of 22.90. The ladies ended the section with a 4-2 win, and on behalf of all of Lincolnshire , LADIES, TAKE A BOW!!!!!!
We start the men's A section 17-7 up, first man up , Gary Blades got the first point in the section, and with it, the 18th point, this assured Lincolnshire of at least a draw, second man on, was Chris "blobby" Fidler, his 4-3 win gave Lincolnshire that vital winning point, and a score line of 19-7. Simon stainton fights out point 20, wins then come from Jock "the cop" Watt, Adam "the pouter" Beck and Dean "the one and only" Baker, special congratulations to Micky Taylor gaining his very first A team win, last man up was Sam "Yamma" Hewson who got Lincolnshire's final point of the day, but for the match award, We go back to game 7, and again, his first match award for the A team, Lloyd Pennell left the stage, (back on form), with a single darts average of 31.78, we are awaiting confirmation of Lloyds averaging taking the divisional award.
Lincolnshire take a massive 26-10 win. And it gives me the greatest of pleasure to announce, right now , Lincolnshire are the top of the premier division !!!!!!
And so, the end of the first county weekend of the new season, massive respect to Cambridgeshire , always a pleasure to play you, no matter what the scoreline, some lovely people and great friendships.
A massive well done to Lincolnshire, to say I'm busting with pride, is an understatement, and I can't wait to see you do it all over again next month, when we take on Yorkshire.
But for now Lincolnshire
YOUR CAPTAINS SALUTE YOU!!!!!
|Posted on August 3, 2015 at 9:45 AM|
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL PLAYERS WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO REPRESENT LINCOLNSHIRE FOR THE FIRST GAME OF THE SEASON AGAINST CAMBRIDGESHIRE
SEPTEMBER 5TH & 6TH AT THE BLUES CLUB
MATCH TIMES SATURDAY 11.00 - SUNDAY 11.00
ALL PLAYERS - PLEASE BE IN THE VENUE BY 10.00AM -DONT BE LATE
BLACK TROUSERS/SKIRTS (NO DENIM OR LEGGINGS) AND BLACK SHOES ONLY (NO OPEN TOES)
ENTRY FEE £4 WHICH COVERS BOTH DAYS
Shelley Bontoft- Gash
CAPTAIN DES JACKLIN
MENS B TEAM
Reserve Alan Spencer
The rest of the mens reserves will be named after the first superleague match
|Posted on June 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM|
LINCOLNSHIRE DARTS SUPERLEAGUE PRESENTATION NIGHT
SATURDAY 27TH JUNE AT THE BLUES CLUB, NORTH ST, GAINSBOROUGH,
TICKETS £6 THIS INCLUDES ENTRY TO A £200 RANDOM COMPETITION, PRESENTATIONS PLUS A CARVED HOT AND COLD BUFFETT AND DISCO
DARTS COMPETITION REGISTER 7.30PM 8.00 START
CONTACT PAULA JACKLIN TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW
A FABULOUS NIGHT TO CELEBRATE THE END OF THE SEASON WITH FRIENDS
|Posted on June 1, 2015 at 7:25 PM|
THE WORLD PRO PLAYOFFS WILL BE PLAYED ON SUNDAY JULY 5th AT THE BLUES CLUB
PLEASE NOTE ALL PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED WITH A LINCOLNSHIRE SUPERLEAGUE TEAM
1 LADY AND 1 MAN QUALIFIER TO GO THROUGH TO OVERALL LAKESIDE PLAYOFFS AT HULL ON 7TH OCTOBER
PLUS A £100 OPEN cash singles competition which is OPEN TO ALL . More money maybe added.
REG 1130am 12.30 start
HELD AT THE BLUES CLUB - NORTH ST, GAINSBOROUGH
|Posted on June 1, 2015 at 11:45 AM|
Premier Division Fixtures
|Posted on April 28, 2015 at 9:50 AM|
LINCOLNSHIRES WINMAU WORLD MASTERS PLAYOFFS AND THE LINCS SUPERLEAGUE AVERAGES KO
WINMAU ENTRY FEE - MENS £10 - LADIES £8
SUPERLEAGUE AVERAGES KO- FREE FREE FREE
PLEASE SEE LISTS ON THE WEBSITE AND BULLYS CHAT
THE WINNERS OF LINCOLNSHIRES WINMAU PLAYOFF WILL GO THROUGH THE THE WINMAU REGIONAL PLAYOFFS WHICH HELD AT THE BLUES CLUB ON AUGUST 16TH - PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THIS DATE!!
REGISTER 11.00 - START 12.30
IMPORTANT MESSAGE -
WILL ALL LAST YEARS WINNERS PLEASE RETURN THEIR TROPHIES TO A COMMITTEE MEMBER BY MAY 31ST OR BEFORE
THIS IS VITALLY IMPORTANT AS WE NEED TO GET THESE ENGRAVED IN TIME FOR PRESENTATION EVENT - ALL TROPHIES TO BE RETURNED UNDAMAGED AND CLEAN
ANYONE NOT RETURNING THEIR TROPHIES WILL INCUR A FINE AND ANY DAMAGED TROPHIES MUST BE PAID FOR
|Posted on April 28, 2015 at 9:45 AM|
ITS THE BIG ONE LADIES AND GENTS -
THE WINNERS OF THIS EVENT WILL GO THROUGH TO REPRESENT LINCOLNSHIRE AT THE GOLD CUP SINGLES AND PAIRS HELD AT LAKESIDE ON JULY 4TH AT FRIMLEY GREEN -
MENS SINGLES ENTRY £10
LADIES SINGLES ENTRY £8
MENS & LADIES PAIRS - £10 PER PAIR
WILL CAPTAINS PLEASE LET THEIR PLAYERS KNOW OF THIS EVENT
REGISTER 11.00 - START 12.30
|Posted on April 28, 2015 at 9:45 AM|
9 out of 9,Rain stops play, jocks not left holding the baby, And what can you say about Nate.
For the final game in Lincolnshire's county season, we travelled to Northwich to play the county of Cheshire, all of Lincolnshire knew, that unless some catastrophe happened, the chances of slipping out of the premier division was slim, and I think the knowledge of this gave Lincolnshire a real high.
We started as always with the Ladies B,and like so many times before, it wasn't the best draw, but the ladies managed to claim 3 of the 6 points on offer, first up and first blood went to Dawn Barnard, 3-2, Dawn has had a great season this time, and is one of the Ladies that has kept Lincolnshire's head above water, The second point was perhaps the hardest, but in many ways maybe the most deserved point in this section, Karen (candy) Staton claimed another 3-2 win, but her game was stopped for at least 20 mins due to a water leak on stage, this break, I think helped Candy on the way to her win, but never the less took nerves of steel, take a bow that lady, but (as they say) " there can be only one", and this time, it was the turn of Shelley Bontoft Gash, It would be fair to say that Shelley has struggled this season, and has been extremely unlucky, and I know it will surprise most of Lincolnshire to know, she has missed out on a match award for 2 seasons, but , back on form, Shelley took a 3-1 win with a single dart average of 17.72, SBG, WELCOME BACK!!!!
We move onto the men's B section, again, same as the ladies, the Lincolnshire team held Cheshire to a 6-6 draw, personally, I found this a little disappointing, Lincolnshire again gave to many legs away missing to many doubles, but then, darts is a complete game that includes scoring as high as u can, and finishing with a double, Lincolnshire's first point came from Marty Richards, this was Marty's first game back in the Lincolnshire squad for 6 months, further points came from the very experienced and reliable Steve Hamill, and Adam "the scrapper" Ward, Adam again living up to his nickname, John Hollins left the stage a winner, and for many, this was perhaps the toughest game of the day as John is an ex Cheshire county player, but again, another display of steel nerves payed off, before we go on to the match award in this section, I have to devote special words to the best game of the day, I have held a young man back as a reserve for 4 months, and for the last 4 games has had to watch others play in front of him, he has done this without complaint, and has been extremely patient, but this weekend, Nathan Smith got his chance to represent Lincolnshire. The odds where most defiantly stacked against Nathan, he was drawn out last and played his game with a score line 8-9 down, needing a personal win for a team draw, all this, and he was to play a very experienced John Glover, as Nathan put in his winning double ( taking the game 4-2) literally every Lincolnshire player and supporter mobbed him to share his win, Nate, you have earned more respect than you know . Before I go onto the match award, I am inviting everyone reading this to give your thoughts on a nick name for Nathan ( and can we steer clear of "ginger balls" and other derogatory names please lol), but back to the match award, and this time it would be taken by expectant father Jock Watt, Jock left the stage with a 4-2 win and a single dart average of 25.38, this, on the day baby number 3 was due, I hoped I wasn't riding Lincolnshire's luck by promoting Jock to Sunday's play, but more about that later.
Over night it's "even Stevens" 9-9, and a Nail biting Sunday to look forward to.
We start with the Ladies A, and for many , the Cheshire ladies A are the toughest in the division, and they showed us why they have that reputation, the Lincolnshire ladies managed just 2 points from this section, and they were the first 2 games on with both ladies averaging 20+, and it has to be said! these 2 ladies have really stepped up to the plate this season, however, so far this season the match award tally stands at Heather Connerton 1, Tammy Montgomery 3 and Paula "kickass"Jacklin 4, so who would take the final "lady of the match award"???? The final honours fell to Tammy Montgomery, Tammy left the stage a 3-1 winner with a single dart average of 20.97. It turned out the the Ladies didn't give us the start we was hoping for, but I don't think anyone can deny, the Lincolnshire ladies A have become a real force to be reckoned with, Ladies each and everyone of you, for the final time this season, TAKE A BOW!!!!
Going into the final section of the day, the score stands 13-11 in Cheshire's favour
We quickly make up the 2 point deficit, thanks to Simon "lefty"Stainton, who played an awesome game of darts, as did Chris "blobby" Fidler, although it was clear , pressure played a big part in both games. Lincolnshire then unfortunately fall asleep for a few games, I think this was partly down to a very strong Cheshire side, but I also think a big part was due to other counties results, (below us in the table) being favourable to Lincolnshire, our future in the premier league was as good as officially guaranteed, our next point came from the " one and only", and what a stylish win it was, because it gave Dean Baker 9 wins out of 9 in the premier division, how special is that?, (and done in the premier division), I think I'm right in saying that Dean is the first Lincolnshire man to do this, but I know I'm right in saying that , everyone in Lincolnshire is so proud of you Dean, this also means Dean gets an automatic WINMAU place at the finals in Hull later in the year, Dean , for the final time this county season, TAKE A BOW!!!!!
Richard "the Grantham ripper" Selby get his first win in Lincolnshire's A team, and I think everyone could see how much that meant to him. But for the match award we have to go back to the first game of the section, and a man that's already been mentioned, Simon Stainton entertained us with one of them special games were used to from him, and earning himself top honours with single dart average of 28.23, well done that man.
Before I sum up the day, and the season, I have to say on behalf of all of Lincolnshire, even though in the end we took a beating from Cheshire, we all had a great weekend with the players and supporters of Cheshire, we were shown fantastic hospitality, and I would like to wish you the very best of luck for your final match of the season.
The day ends Lincolnshire losing 15-21 , but in no way today, or this season have we disgraced ourselves, in fact it gives me great pleasure in proving (the negative ones ), (the haters) WRONG!!!, but we did this as a team, and we shared every win and loss together as a team, people who have been involved with Lincolnshire for years and years have commented how (together) the county is, and I think it has shown in your darts, and I for one, cannot wait to make our challenge on next years premier division.
And that, ladies and gents, is it from me, for this season as far as county reports go, I have totally enjoyed writing my reports for your reading enjoyment, and let's face it Lincolnshire, there's been plenty to write about, good , bad and indifferent, I think quite a few people are expecting me to comment or make statements about the negative remarks Lincolnshire has received, especially at the start of the season, think you all know the ones I mean, " out of our depth", "see you later" etc etc etc, well you know what?, "NO COMMENT" lol.
All that's left to say, for the final time this season, Lincolnshire as ever,
YOUR CAPTAINS SALUTE YOU !!!!!!!!!
|Posted on April 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM|
GOOD LUCK TO ALL PLAYERS WHO HAVE BEEN SELECTED TO REPRESENT LINCS FOR THE FORTHCOMING MATCH AGAINST CHESHIRE - SQUADS NOW LIST ON THE WEBSITE AND BULLYS CHAT
|Posted on April 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM|
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR ALL CAPTAINS AND PLAYERS
PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PLAYERS KNOW
GOLD CUP SINGLES AND PAIRS - MAY 24TH - 11.30 REGISTER - 12.30 START
THE WINMAU WORLD MASTERS PLAYOFFS & THE SUPERLEAGUE AVERAGES KO - 31ST MAY
11.30 REGISTER - 12.30 START
PRESENTATION EVENING - SAT 27TH JUNE AT THE BLUES CLUB
RANDOM DARTS COMPETITION FOR ALL - 7.30 REGISTER £200 PRIZE FUND
CARVED HOT & COLD BUFFET, PRESENTATIONS & DISCO
TICKETS £6 - ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW FROM PAULA JACKLIN
|Posted on April 13, 2015 at 6:30 AM|
Lincolnshire v Essex,
On the 11th /12th April, Lincolnshire hosted the mighty county of Essex for a (pulled in) match, this match was supposed to be played on 30th/31st May, and was the final match off the season, however due to Lincolnshire's venue ( the Blues Club) being unavailable, it was decided between the 2 counties to play on this date.
We started as always with the ladies B, we managed a 3-3 draw in this section, it has to be said that the Lincolnshire ladies did not perform to the standard that we have come to expect, and if we are to make our assault on the premier division next season, this section will have to seriously think hard and make some drastic changes, points in this section came from Karen Staton and Dawn Barnard, but collecting her very first match award a close 3-2 win with a single dart average of 16.58 was Lindsey Wingell .
We move on to the men's B section, and I have to say , the wheels well and truly fell off for Lincolnshire, there was far to many missed doubles and this proved very costly for Lincolnshire, all credit to Essex county though, the object of the game is to hit 4 doubles, and it just so happened that more of their players did just that, wins came from Dan Starkey, Andy Bingham, Steve Hamill and John Hollins, but it was the young wiz kid from Mablethorpe that would take the match award, Rob Hewson left the stage with a 4-1 win and a single dart average of 27-13.
The scores overnight stood at 10-8 in Essex favour.
We start Sunday's play with the ladies A, we didn't get the draw most people wanted, but the Lincolnshire ladies took 4 of the 6 points on offer, Paula had said in the team talk that her ladies would set the score line level by the time the men's A played, and that's exactly what they did, First Lady up Paula "kickass"Jacklin 3-0 win, followed by Layla"baby bird" Bontoft 3-0 win, but game of the day for me was Laura Tye with 3-2 win over Stacey Ellis, (Laura is not an ex WINMAU world master for no good reason), but there can be only one, and this time it was the turn Tammy Montgomery to take the mighty ladies A match award, Tammy left the stage 3-1 win and a single dart average of 22-33.
Thanks to the fantastic performance of the Lincolnshire ladies A, the score stands at 12-12 going into the final section. But before I go on to talk about the men's A section, I really have to say this (if rather tongue in cheek), if your going to announce to the world on facebook, that your coming out of retirement to teach someone a lesson???, then I would suggest that you turn up with your A game, and leave your inappropriate boots at home!!!!! Lol, I'm not quite sure where the inappropriate foot ware story came from, but in the interest of laughter, this time Lincolnshire will take it, ( of course, if it's on facebook, it must be true?)
Onto the men's A, Mark Blackwell gets us our first point, and puts us in front for the first time this weekend since the ladies B section, but it was short lived as we lost the following few points, step up Micky Stocks who battled his way through a tough 4-2 game, we lose the next, but Mr dependable Dean Baker brings us back to 15-15, we go ahead again thanks to a 4-2 win from Sam "Yamma "hewson, we lose 2 more games on the bounce, but then the match award winner brings us back level, a steely Adam "raybans" Beck gives us our final point of the day, and with it, a draw, but back to the match award winner, it was game 10, and the sharp shooting of Chris "Blobby"Fidler with a 4-0 win and a single dart average of 27-45 that would take top honours in this section, Lincolnshire end the weekend 18-18.
It seems to be becoming the story of Lincolnshire's county weekend, but every match is getting better than the last, and we seem to be having more fun with the opposing team every month, Essex, you lot were fantastic, so many of my players have asked me to mention in my write up what great sports you were, and that this weekend has gone down for many of us as the best county weekend we ever had.
I think that the story of the weekend was that Essex had 3 generations of players from the same family playing county darts over the weekend, Sheila Busby, Julie Vickers and Craig Vickers, the pride that family must have," awesome". If Lincolnshire are fortunate enough to remain in the premier division for another season, we are hopeful of a reverse fixture to go to Essex, there we most defiantly take up the offers of a Saturday night out at "sugar hut".
And so, one final game left in this season, and it's a "biggy" Cheshire away in only 2 weeks time, if Lincolnshire want a good result in our final encounter of this season, then lessons have to be learned, I believe Lincolnshire gave away as many legs as we won this weekend, that will simply not cut it against a strong Cheshire side, but hey, let's go all out, give it our best shot, but above all, let's keep enjoying what we're doing.
Lincolnshire, as ever, your captains salute you!!!!!!!
|Posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:10 PM|
Lincolnshire County darts are proud to announce that on Sunday 29th March , the Lincolnshire v Cornwall County Match will be screened live on WINMAU TV and YouTube, the Lincolnshire officials have worked hard to negotiate this deal, and if this County weekend proves to be a success, then many more are planned for next season for both Saturday and Sunday's play.
The committee would like to make all Lincolnshire officials, players and supporters know, we are striving to promote our County and the sport of darts. More information will follow soon.
Chairman Des Jacklin.
|Posted on March 9, 2015 at 7:25 AM|
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR ALL CAPTAINS AND PLAYERS
THE SUPERLEAGUE AVERAGES KO - IS NOW BEING PLAYED ON THE 31ST MAY - ALONGSIDE THE WINMAU WORLD MASTERS PLAYOFFS
We didnt realised this was originally booked on Mothering Sunday, and also the Yorkshire Classic
Please can you captains please make sure you inform your players,
|Posted on January 19, 2015 at 10:10 AM|
For the 5th county match in the BICC fixture, Lincolnshire welcomed the very experienced county of Glamorgan. After a late start things got under way with the ladies B, the Lincolnshire ladies held their opponents to a 3-3 draw, Natalie Weston held her nerve to get the first point on the board, as did the very experienced Laura Tye, but a game that was very controlled and never really seamed in doubt took the match award with a single dart average of 17.59, take a bow Julie Lambie.
On to the men's B, and again, same as the ladies, the Lincolnshire men held Glamorgan to a 6-6 draw, the score line today I felt was pretty fair, a couple of the Lincolnshire men didn't take the chances when they got them, but to end the day on a 9-9 over all draw against a team far more experienced was I believe a great accomplishment, points today came from, Jon Bywater, Rob Hewson, Andy Bingham and John Hollins, a special mention has to go to Tony Fidler who played a fantastic game on his debut, and came away with a 4-3 win and that all important point in the bag for Lincolnshire, but it was the man from Grantham, Micky Taylor who would take the match award, Micky started his match extremely slow, but after stealing the first 2 legs, got into his stride, and left the stage with a 4-0 win and a single dart average of 25-05.
Over night the score stands at 9-9, with all to play for.....
We kicked off Sunday's play with the ladies A, we got what I considered to be a good draw against a very good Glamorgan side, we managed a 5-1 win in this section, although it has to be said, a couple of the ladies were not on their top game but managed to fight through to secure the win, winners were, Dawn Armstrong, Layla Bontoft, Paula Jacklin and a promoted Laura Tye, but for the second time this season we see the Lincolnshire Ladies A match award go to Tammy Montgommery, with a single dart average 23-86...ouchhh.
Lincolnshire find themselves 14-10 to the better as we move into the mens A section, and a promise of some tasty games, we were not disappointed. The Lincolnshire men carried on where the ladies finished, racking up the points and before we knew it, we were one winning game away from our first outright win in the premier division, the honour of the winning game would fall to the Sleaford Man Graham Mcfarlane , with a 4-1 win and a single dart average 27-27, this average also proved to be the highest Lincolnshire average of the day taking the match award, but Graham didn't do it on his own, other contributing points came from Shane Lowe, Lester Wilkinson, Chris's Fidler, Gary Blades, Micky Stocks, Sam Hewson and Dean Baker, this group of men held it together and put Lincolnshire where they are, but collectively, Lincolnshire " TAKE A BOW".
It has to be said that this weekend although memorable due to our first win, we will also remember the weekend for the new friends made from Glamorgan, never before in my experience have Lincolnshire hosted a better bunch of people, gracious in defeat and all round nice guys, and I'd like to take this opportunity to wish Glamorgan all the very best for the rest of the season. I'd also like to give a special mention to Lincolnshire's MC's this weekend, Jude Johnson and Rob Wiles, a sterling job was done by both, and you give our county an Air of professionalism.
And so, our first win in the premier division, I for one feel extremely proud of our achievements as a team, I have every faith in each and every one of you, and feel sure of more winning weekends before the end of this season.
But for now, as ever,
LINCOLNSHIRE, YOUR CAPTAINS SALUTE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!
|Posted on December 31, 2014 at 9:15 AM|
CAPTAINS SUPERLEAGUE PLEASE NOTE THE ENGLAND NATIONAL SINGLES HAS NOW POSTPONED FROM THE 4TH JANUARY - THIS IS NOW BEING PLAYED ON THE 15TH FEB
ALONGSIDE THE 3 A SIDE
TIMES TO FOLLOW
|Posted on December 13, 2014 at 7:55 PM|
The Lincolnshire Classic - 14th Dec
Mens & Ladies Singles
£500 prize fund guaranteed
Plus more added
LAST YEARS TOTAL PAYOUTS WAS OVER £800
Mens entry £10 - Ladies £5
Register 12 - start 12.45
ENTER ON THE DAY
PDC/PDPA players very welcome to enter
PAIRS GAMES IF TIME PERMITTING
Hot food, cheap BEER, Raffle
Held at The Blues Club North St,Gainsborough,Lincs, DN21 2HU
The Committee reserve the right to refuse entries
|Posted on December 2, 2014 at 11:35 AM|
HERE COME THE GIRLS!!!!!
Firstly may i take this opportunity to apologize to the players and supporters of Lincolnshire, for no County report last month, without dwelling to much on the events of the last county match, i felt that, to remain quiet, was the best way forward, and although i never confused personal issues with Lincolnshire County, it seemed there were plenty of other people trying to "muddy the water". I would like to apologize to everyone who expected to see their name in my report, and make a promise to all of you, that never again will i fail to do a County report, and many thanks to every one of you that has offered your support, thank you, des,,,
Lincolnshire took the short trip down to Warwickshire for the 4th BICC fixture of the inter county season, with high hopes and a strong team, Lincolnshire took on the well established premier team the "Warwickshire BEARS".
First section up, the ladies B, this section has struggled so far this season, but all 6 ladies new what was needed, and this was reiterated in the Lincolnshire team talk. The ladies B soon found the formula to win the section 4-2, and i personally think they were close to a 6-0 win, first lady up Julie Lambie, and a great first point of the weekend, this was quickly followed by 3 points from Sharon Magan, Lindsey Wingell and lady of the match Laura Tye, who played a real controlled game, with a 3-1 win, and a single dart average of 18.29.
Onto the men's B, and i along with every one else probably thought that this could be a great Saturday win for Lincolnshire, Warwickshire however, had other ideas, Warwickshire's first man on, really set the trend for most of their younger players, that is not meant as any disrespect to any of the older guys, but the young Warwickshire "brat pack", played what you would call "proper darts", and i think it would be fair to say, that on the whole, the Warwickshire B team deserved their win, however , we did claim 5 points, Lincolnshire winners were Karl Abbiss, Andy Bingham, a debut win for Shawn Wilson and a sentimental, personal, win for Adam Ward, for reasons that most of Lincolnshire are aware of, but to private for this write in this report, but from everyone that watched you Adam, well done!!!, there was one more winning game, and it took the match award, i have always felt that this guy is a no nonsense player, fly's under the radar, and before you know it, your on the end of a loosing game,Graham Macfalane left the stage with a 4-1 win and a single dart average 26.38.
over night the scores stand at 9-9.
Sunday arrives, and with it , the ladies A, Lincolnshire got what i consider to be the best draw we could have hoped for, and as a result held the Warwickshire girls to a 3-3 draw, points in this section came from Tammy Montgommery, Dawn Armstrong, but as we've seen so many times over the past couple of years, the last game on, it would come down to the Lincolnshire ladies captain to get the draw for Lincolnshire, and again she lived up to her name, taking the match award with a 3-1 win and a single dart average of 22-43 was Paula "KICKASS"Jacklin.
The final section of the weekend was men's A, first man up with a shaky start, but claimed the point was Dean Baker, and you'd be forgiven for thinking that this was going to be Lincolnshire's first winning weekend of the season, but how wrong we were, Lincolnshire ended up getting spanked 8-4, that is a score line i have no problem with, if we were "out played" like the previous day, but this was not the case, every county game tells a story, and Lincolnshire's, on this occasion, was "MISSED DOUBLES", and a shed load of them, a mixture of grit, determination and "a get out of jail free card" gave Micky Stocks a win, Simon Stainton took it to the wire, and got Lincolnshire's 3rd point, but the match award this time, with a single dart average 27.98, went to Chris "BLOBBY" Fidler, again Chris is another player to battle demons this weekend, but came out on top. Lincolnshire again loose by just 2 games, the final score 20-16.
It has to be said, Warwickshire were absolutely brilliant hosts, Lincolnshire were treated to some great hospitality, we made new friends, caught up with old friends, and on behalf of Lincolnshire, id like to say a very big thank you yo Warwickshire, this weekend rates as one of the best.
As far as the darts were concerned, it was a very disappointing weekend for Lincolnshire, i really felt that we should of had a draw, and again , it was all down to missed doubles, but just because we missed doubles, doesn't mean we should have won, whoever hits the winning double deserves the win, end of, Lincolnshire, if we are to stay up in the premier division, we must learn to hit doubles under pressure, if not, its a one way ticket back to where we don't want to be, we've worked so hard this past 3 years, to just throw it away (if you pardon the expression), Lincolnshire , i believe in and support every one of you, so heads up, and lets get back on it.
LINCOLNSHIRE, AS EVER , YOUR CAPTAINS SALUTE YOU..................
|Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:25 AM|
MENS AND LADIES SUPERLEAGUE TEAM KO
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|Posted on November 26, 2014 at 10:15 AM|
Lincolnshire county darts would like to pass on their deepest condolence's to Lincs county player Adam Ward and his partner Lisa, on the passing of their son Reese who is 18 years of age
May your fond and happy memories ease your heartahce
Rest in Peace Reece from all at Lincolnshire darts.