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Men's Super League - Please note the Emigration Team will now be playing from the Star & Garter. They will also be taken over by Nicola Roebuck as Captain. Details have been updated on contacts.
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Champions of Champions
Well done to the Temple Bar Men's and Rudheath Ladies on their efforts at the Champions of Champions at the Event City. The Temple Bar Men's encountered the group of death with Yorkshire, Clwyd & Oxfordshire, and didn't progress to the knock out stage with Yorkshire storming the group and eventually getting to the final.
The Rudheath Ladies, defending Champions, had an awesome run to the Semi'Finals, eventually going out to Nottinghamshire, who then lost to Winners Cambridgeshire in the Final. Also, away from Event City, well done to Anastasia Dobromyslova who made it to the Final of the Antwerp Open in Belguim, losing to eventual winner Lisa Ashton.
Well done to Cheshire's Anastasia Dobromyslova on winning the Ladies European Classic in Blackpool on the 30th July. Anastasia beat her pairs partner from the tour, former Cheshire ace and current Yorkshire Captain Lorraine Winstanley 5-4.
Mean while, Cheshire Men's A Captain Bryn Suckley reached his first BDO Major Semi Final in the Men's event. Bryn enjoyed some brilliant victories over Jamie Hughes, Brian Dawson & Shaun Carroll, all England Internationals, before beating Danny Noppert in the Quarters 4-3 from 3-0 down. Bryn eventually fell to Wesley Harms in the Semi's 5-2.
On the 31st July, the second set of singles events was hosted, with Bryn Suckley completing a great weekend with a run to the Last 16, earning enough points to break into the BDO's top 70 in the rankings. Carl Dennel also fell at the Last 16 stage, with David Bird reaching the Last 32.
An all round great weekend for Cheshire players, well done to all who played.

The 2016 Cheshire Open was won this year by Nathan Aspinall as he overcame an all Stockport Final beating Steve Atkinson in the Final, in a field over over 100 entries. The Cheshire Open witnessed a magical moment from Nottinghamshire's Kyle Anderson who recorded a 9 Darter in his first round clash against Chris Clark.
Anastasia Dobromyslova won a repeat of last years Final 5-3 against Lisa Ashton with both players average around the 80 mark. Anastasia only dropped her first leg in the Semi-Finals against Mandy Smith, losing 4 legs out of 25 during the day.
For full match reports click - Cheshire Open 2016 Results
A huge congratulations to Cheshire's Ladies Gold Cup Champion Anastasia Dobromyslova! Anastasia finally captured the Major Title that has slipped through her fingers over these last few years in a clinicle display against the Dark Destroyer Deta Hedman on the 2nd July, at the Manchester Event City! Anastasia over came Tricia Wright (Surrey) in the Quarter Finals before beating Clare Brookin (Cambs) in style 4-0 with a 29.04 Average in the Semi's. Anastasia then faced up against Deta (Oxford), who earlier won the Ladies Pairs Gold Cup Title, overcoming the final with a 5-2 victory with a 27.23 Average. A remarked day which also seen Anastasia reach the Semi's of the Pairs with Bev Martin, after they attempted to re-capture their title from 2014.
Well done to all the Cheshire Players who went to represent their County in Manchester, (Bryn Suckley, Simon Arora, Mark Jodrill, Ross Guilder, David Smith-Hayes, David Bird, Paul Blythe & Shaun Walshe), you did your County proud and we look forward to next years Gold Cup already.


Congratulations and Well Done to Anastasia Dobromyslova on winning the Sunpark's Ladies Open 2015. Anastasia powered through to the last 16 in fashion without dropping a leg. In the last 16 she overcame Tricia Wright 4-2 then beat Irena Armstrong 4-3 in the Quarter Finals. Through to the Semi's, she recorded an impressive 5-0 win over inform Casey Gallagher before beating recent Winmau Masters Champion Aileen De Graaf 2-0 in sets. A great victory for Anastasia leading up to Lakeside, from all at Cheshire, Well Done.

Congratulations and well done to the Rudheath Ladies who made history winning the Champions of Champions in Manchester of Sunday 9th August! The Ladies finished top of their group to go into the Quarter Finals where they beat County Durham 3-2. In the Semi's they edged past Sussex 3-2 before taking the title against Surrey 4-1 in the final!

The Cosey Club Men's unfortunately didn't get out of the group stages, however, we are proud of each and every player who attended and gave it their all!



Anastasia World Trophy Bid Falls At The Final Hurdle

Anastasia Dobromyslova this weekend was in Manchester looking to defend her World Darts Trophy, just to be pipped at the final hurdle by reigning World Champion Lisa Ashton.

Anastasia's first round seen her overcome Casey Gallagher 4-3 followed by a win over Welsh International Rhian Griffiths 5-3. In the Semi Finals Ana took on the inform Fallon Sherrock, a repeat of their Lakeside clash, only this time Ana came out on top 6-3 with a 25.13 average.

The Final seen a repeat of last years final with her match against Lisa Ashton. Ana took a 2-1 lead kicking off the 4th leg with a 180, but heavy scoring including out shots of 109 & 116 seen Lisa storm into a 6-2 lead! The 9th leg seen another 180 from Ana as she staged a come back to 6-5, but the 12th leg seemed to have got to both players and they couldn't find the treble at this crucial time, with Lisa eventually taking out double 10 for the match 7-5.

Another great showing from the Ladies Darts, credit to them all!! Yet again they continue to show the world the ever improving standards they have worked hard at.

Well done to Lisa Ashton on her win. Commiserations to Anastasia and also Tony O'Shea, who unfortunately crashed out in the first round of the Men's 6-1, but we all know they'll both be back with a bang and believe in them! :)




Silverback Claims Jersey Classic Title!

Congratulations to Tony 'The Silverback' O'Shea on his recent success, beating former Cheshire & England team mate Darryl Fitton 4-2 in the final! Tony overcame Danny Blom in the Semi-Final's 4-0 with a 32.32 Average before beating the Dazzler 4-2 in the final with a 27.12.
That weekend saw Carl Dennel get to the Quarter Finals of the Jersey Open. Carl overcame Yorkshire's Martin Atkins 4-2 in the 1st Rnd & Scotland International Ross Montgomery 4-2 in the 2nd Rnd on route to the Quarter's, where he made his Eurosport Televised Debut, losing 4-0 to an inform Nick Kenny whom recorded an impressive 30.36 Average in a 4-0 win over Carl.
Also, Tony O'Shea recently competed in the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton as he took on the Worlds best players in the game today. Tony missed out on qualifying in his group. He suffered double trouble against Merv King in the opening game, losing 5-4, but was back on track when beating Jamie Caven. In his final game was a winner goes through tie with an inform James Wade, whom Averaged over 105.00 at 4-0 up, but finished the game off 5-1 in the end. A great effort from Tony, but he still won the crowd over with his famour Walk On as always!