Cricketers triumph in thrilling darts final

SIDLEY Cricket Club clinched the Observer Cup Knockout on a thrilling night of darts action.

Monday, 2nd April 2007, 3:44 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 8:08 pm

The cricketers were crowned champions after a tense 4-3 comeback win over Sidley Working Men B at Little Common Legion.

The Working Men were up 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 until Steve Bartholomew and Phil Crittenden each won 2-0 in the closing two games. The cricket club's Scott Taylor hit a maximum 180.

The semi-finals were contested on the same night with the eventual winners getting the better of Pebsham A and the beaten finalists disposing of Sidley Working Men Social.

Final - Sidley Cricket Club 4, Sidley Working Men B 3: Keith Luck 0 Ady Carrick 2; Kevin Deeprose 2 Dave O'Reilly 1; Ian Crittenden 0 Ian Cowlard 2; Scott Taylor 2 Mal Goffey 1; John Poole 1 Bob Bartholomew 2; Steve Bartholomew 2 Tony Parker 0; Phil Crittenden 2 Paul Hepton 0.

Semi-finals - Pebsham A 1, Sidley Cricket Club 4: Mick Evans 1 Phil Crittenden 2; Steve Barroclough 2 Ian Crittenden 1; Simon Smith 0 Scott Taylor 2; Adrian Gray 0 Steve Bartholomew 2; Neil Blackford 0 Kevin Deeprose 2. Sidley WM B 4, Sidley WM Social 2: Ian Cowlard 2 Frank Driver 1; Mal Goffey 0 Barry Reader 2; Dennis Cullombine 1 Derek Deeprose 2; Tony Parker 2 Graham Noble 0; Paul Hepton 2 Steve Clark 1; Bob Bartholomew 2 Chic Elliott 0.