Horse canter to victory over Cuckoos Nest

DARTS: Division One leaders New Inn A are five points ahead of second-placed Rocking Horse in the Buckingham & Winslow League after latest matches played on March 31.

New Inn have 151 points from 16 wins, the latest being a 6-3 win over Swan A, who are third in Division One on 105 points. Towcester-based Rocking Horse are on 146 points after winning 9-0 at Cuckoos Nest, sixth in Division Two with 53 points.

Great Horwood Cricket Club A, fourth in Division One with 65 points, won their fifth game of the season 5-4 away at Blackbird, who are fourth in Division Two with 77 points.

Division Two leaders Brackley FC won their 12th game of 17 played 5-4 over New Inn B, who are third in Division Two with 83 points. Brackley FC have 106 points, just 14 in front of second-placed New Inn C.

New Inn C won their match 7-2 at basement team of Division Two Green Man, who have just 35 points.

Phoenix had a bye this week and remain in fifth place on 75 points.

Leaders of Division Three Whale B lost their match 6-3 at Two Brewers B, who are 14 points behind on 118 points, Brewers have a game in hand over Whale. Close behind are Swan B, who won 8-1 at home to Crown Twyford and now have 117 points but have played a game more.

Crown are fifth in Division Four with 79 points.

Three Cups D continue to lead Division Four with 137 points,the latest being an 7-2 away win at Buckingham Cricket Club, who are still second in Division Four with 109 points.

Third in Division Four with 102 points are Two Brewers A, winners 5-4 away at Division Four basement team Great Horwood Cricket Club B, who have just 35 points.

Stratton Arms cancelled their game late so Kings Head A have claimed the nine points.

Stratton Arms are fifth in Division Three with 96 points and the Kings Head A lie fourth in Division Four with 91 points.

Kings Head B won 5-4 away at Division Three basement team Three Cups C, who have 38 points, Kings Head B have 101 points in fourth place of Division Three.

Highest checkouts so far this winter are: Division One, Ian Blott (Rocking Horse) 155; Divison Two, Jim Hensler( Brackley FC) 136; Division Three, Chris Weston (Whale B) 152; Division Four, Stuart Sangster (3 Cups D) 139.