Return of The Dragon. Glamorgan County Report.

Kevin Davies dropped us this summary of Glamorgan’s recent efforts. If you have a review or reports, from County or Open darts events, send it to: articles@dartsworld.com

Glamorgan got off to a great start in the Premier Division match against Hampshire at Pennydarren Social Club Merthyr, with an overall win of 26-13.

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The Ladies B started the weekend winning 4-2 with wins from Jan Robbins 3-0 and lady of the match with a 19.27 average, Claire Crocombe 3-2 with a 15.26 average, Joanne Pugh 3-1 with a 16.16 average and Sandra Quinn 3-2 with a 17.95 average.

The Men’s B followed up with an 8-4 win, the players getting the points were Shaun Dibbs 4-2 (28.24), Dai Powell 4-3 (26.98), Mike Huntley 4-1 (25.68), Daniel Thomas 4-3 (24.88), Hywel Manuel 4-0 (25.37), debutant Neil Parry 4-0, a Man of the Match effort from Dai Caller 4-3 which included three ton-plus outs of 164-141-101, to average 28.42, and Tim Jones 4-1 with a (25.94).

The Ladies A lost 2-4 with our points coming from Lady of the Match Rhian O’Sullivan 3-1 26.68 and Chris Savvery 3-1 with a 21.57 there were also 180’s from Rhian O’Sullivan and Eve Watson.

The Men’s A started slowly losing the first three sets but never looked back after that winning 9-3, with wins from Clive Langford 4-2 (26.68), Jeff Bass 4-0 (28.23), David Rogers 4-0 (28.23), Graham Brooks 4-1 (22.75), Dale Hughes 4-1 (28.80), Man of the Match James Richards 4-0 (30.83), Sean Fisher 4-3 (29.40) and Wayne Davies 4-1 (25.84).

In the Men’s B there were 180’s for Dai Powell (3) and Hywel Manuel (1) and in the Men’s A Keirion Carter, James Richards and Sean Fisher with two each and one each for Richie Edwards, Cavan Phillips, Graham Brooks and Dale Hughes. With ton-plus outs by Sean Fisher 132 and Lloyd Browning 116.

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The Men’s Super League sees early pace setters Pontypridd lead the table on 22 points from last season’s Champions Cwm Rhondda on 21 points, third are Maesteg on 18 points and fourth are Treharris on 14 points.

In the First Division, Porthcawl and Caerphilly share top spot separated by leg count, from in third place Swansea B who have 9 points but have only played two games.

Leading the Average Tables is Dale Hughes (Pontypridd) with a 32.28 Dynamic Average, second is Rob Owen (Maesteg) 30.83 D/A, and in third place is James Richards (Pontypridd 30.63 D/A.

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The Ladies Super League sees Valleys and Tonyrefail level on 8 points, Swansea A and Upper Afan Valley

Are next on 6 points with Swansea B on 5 points and Kenfig Hill on 2 points but the last two teams have only played one game. Leading the average table is Rhian O’Sullivan (Swansea B) 27.53 Dynamic Average second is Michelle Lloyd on (Kenfig Hill) 21.59 D/A and third is Nikki Biddick (Swansea B) on 21.39 D/A.

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Dates for your Diary

2nd /3rd November BICC Essex (Home) Pennydarren Social Club, Merthyr

9th November Wattstown Open

10th November J K’s Briton Ferry Open

16th November Mountain Ash Open Nixons Club Mountain Ash

24th November J K’s Briton Ferry Ladies Open