League leaders Bowlers back to winning ways after losing unbeaten record

Bowlers got back to winning ways on Thursday after losing their 100 per cent record with a defeat by Cricket Club the week before.

They recorded a victory over lowly Lorne to keep their two-point lead at the top of Division One at the halfway stage.

Newgate (3) also won to consolidate second place, with third-placed Pageant droping a point in their draw with Newgate (2).

In Division Two it was all change with both Commercial (2) and Newgate (1), last week’s joint leaders, suffering defeats from Burns and Portcullis (1) respectively.

Millgate recorded a 9-3 away victory over St Tam’s to take sole lead and Burns’ victory elevates them to second place.

In Division Three, Letham Hotel hang on at the top despite going down to Abbey (2) and Westport Bar are now within one point of the leaders after a win over Commercial (1).

Abbey (1) remain in third place following a 7-5 win over Stag.

Division One

Results: Newgate (3) 8, Ram’s Heid (1) 4; British Legion 7, Cliffburn 5; Cricket Club 4, Portcullis (2) 8; Lorne 3, Bowlers 9; Pageant 6, Newgate (2) 6.

P W L D Pts

Bowlers 9 7 2 0 14

Newgate (3) 9 5 2 2 12

Pageant 9 4 2 3 11

Cliffburn 9 4 4 1 9

Cricket Club 9 4 4 1 9

British Legion 9 3 3 3 9

Newgate (2) 9 3 5 1 7

Portcullis (2) 9 3 5 1 7

Lorne 9 2 5 2 6

Ram’s Heid (1) 9 2 7 0 4

Division Two

Results: L.B.C. 7, Railway 5; Portcullis (1) 9, Newgate (1) 3; St Tam’s 3, Millgate 9; Ram’s Heid (2) 6, Letham 6; Commercial (2) 5, Burns 7.

P W L D Pts

Millgate 9 5 1 3 13

Burns 9 5 2 2 12

Commercial (2) 9 5 2 2 12

Newgate (1) 9 5 2 2 12

St Tam’s 9 3 4 2 8

Portcullis (1) 9 1 2 6 8

L.B.C. 9 3 5 1 7

Railway 9 3 5 1 7

Letham 9 2 5 2 6

Ram’s Heid (2) 9 2 6 1 5

Division Three

Results: Abbey (2) 7, Letham Hotel 5; Tutties (2) 8, Central 4; Westport Bar 7, Commercial (1) 5; Stag 5, Abbey (1) 7.

P W L D Pts

Letham Hotel 8 6 1 1 13

Westport Bar 8 5 1 2 12

Abbey (1) 8 4 1 3 11

Tutties (2) 8 3 3 2 8

Abbey (2) 8 2 2 4 8

Tutties (1) 8 2 2 4 8

Commercial (1) 8 2 4 2 6

Central 8 1 5 2 4

Stag 8 1 7 0 2

Captains’ Cup to be played on Thursday, November 14, in British Legion. Sign-in for 8 p.m. prompt start. Play down to last four.

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Knock-out Cup results

Arbroath and District Darts League Knock-out Cup fixtures were played on Monday.

Results: West Port Bar 26, Legion (2) 1; Corner 16, St Tam’s 11; Pageant 11, Newgate (2) 16; Commercial (Leth) 14, Cliffburn (1) 13; Cliffburn (2) 13, Bowlers (1) 14; Commercial (Arbr) 14, Ram’s Heid 13; Fishermans 12, Station (2) 15; Millgate 19, Legion (1) 8; Portcullis (1) 13, Newgate (1) 14.

180 scorers: A. Wood, A. Falconer, L. Wilson, A. Forsyth and A. Low.

Low legs: 14 darts - D. Anderson; 16 darts - M. Jones; 17 darts - B. McDonald.

High checkouts: 130, A. Soutar; 114, S. McCormack.

Colin M Smith League fixtures resume on Monday.

PREMIER LEAGUE

Fixtures: Burns Bar, bye; Commercial Leth. v Abbey 1; Corner v West Port Bar; Fishermans v Station 2; Newgate 1 v Newgate 2.

DIVISION ONE

Fixtures: Stag v Portcullis 1; Portcullis 2 v Millgate; Legion 1 v St Tam’s; Abbey 2 v Commercial Arb.

DIVISION TWO

Fixtures: Station (1) v Legion (2); Pageant v Cliffburn (2); Cliffburn (1) v Ram’s Heid; Bowlers (2) v Bowlers (1).