24 October 2023Lennie wins Tom Notman silverware


The final of the Tom Notman Memorial Cup was an all 'B' league affair with Erlend Lennie beating Josh Alexander 2-1.

Open to anyone that had previously been a member of the KDDL, the Tom Notman Cup was played for in the Legion on Friday evening. Played using the old league format of 301 doubles start, best of 3 legs, it has failed to attract many entries for quite a few years now. That trend was bucked this time out however, as 28 players showed up all determined to join the long list of previous champions.

The short format usually gives rise to a few underdog triumphs and this was once again proved to be the case, with many of the younger 'B' league players taking notable scalps along the way. Indeed it was to be two young 'B' players who would contest the final with Erlend Lennie and Josh Alexander winning through against Stevie Garner and Derek Firth respectively.

The final was as close as anyone would have expected as both players continued their habit on the night of doubling in and out with aplomb. Eventually though it was Erlend who narrowly rose victorious, winning by two legs to one.

Next up is the Davy Cooper memorial open singles in the Masonic on Saturday afternoon, which will incorporate numerous fundraising games, the proceeds of which will once more be split between the local RNLI and the Fishermens Mission.

180s were scored by: Daryl Robertson, Ian Findlay, Derek Firth, Ian Linklater, Brett Dickinson, Ross Herculson, Jamie Drever, Stevie Garner (two), Aaron Mitchell (two), Brian Moar (two) and James Flett (three).

High Finishes came from: Stevie Garner 100, Trevor Shearer 100, Brett Dickinson 100, Paul Foubister 103, George Low 112, Ian Munro 120, Ian Linklater 120, Karl Scott 122, Ben Hogan 127, Billy Ward 153, Stevie Linklater 157 and Josh Alexander 110, 118 & 131.

Short Legs (15 darts or less): Stevie Linklater 15, Brian Moar 14, Paul Foubister 14, Keith Brumpton 13 and Ian Linklater 13 & 15.


'A' League:

Bilco Boys 1, Exiles 11

Murray Arms 3, Legion 9

Sanday 9, OGC 3

Untouchables 11, Muppets 1

'B' League:

Vikings 6, Shandy Bass 6

Wooden Spoons 1, The Toonies 11

Tankerness 8, Quoyburray 4

Sands 10, MA2 2

Young Loons 5, Ale Stars 7

Tom Notman Singles Final: Erlend Lennie 2, Josh Alexander 1


Friday October 20, Tom Notman Singles, Legion, 7.30pm

Saturday October 28, Davy Cooper Memorial Open Singles, Masonic, 1.30pm

'A' League:

Sanday v Exiles

Muppets v Legion

Untouchables v OGC

Murray Arms v Bilco Boys

'B' league:

Vikings v Quoyburray

Wooden Spoons v MA2

Tankerness v Ale Stars

Sands v Young Loons

The Toonies v Shandy Bass

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