Horsham District darts: Rising Sun hit top spot

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The Rising Sun started the new Horsham & District League season with a 8-1 thumping of tenants Rising Sun Alliance to top the early Division 2 table.

In the Roffey SC&C derby, Andy Spink’s 180 was the highlight as the C team run out 6-3 winners against their A stablemates.

In another derby clash, Roffey CC lost a 4-1 lead against HFC@The Norfolk, who went on to win 5-4. Elsewhere, Horsham C&SC had a fine 6-3 win over Kings Arms, Horsham despite Gareth Griffiths’ 116 out shot for The Arms.

In Division 1, champions Roffey S&SC B beat BBHeath VC B 7-2 thanks to Joe Davis’ 180 and Ron Clarke’s 120 checkout.

Kings Arms, Billingshurst & BBHeath VC A had a thrilling match with four players throwing a maximum, Andy Alderton and Mark Liversly for the Arms and Matt Smallwood and Gary Kennard for BBHeath. Nathan Nichols also checked-out 100 for BBHeath in a match which finished 5-4 to BBHeath VC A.

And in the final game, Cat and Canary beat fellow promoted side The Windmill 5-4.