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Darts Corner SDA County Darts Championship – 26th February 2022 

After the latest round of Darts Corner Scottish County Championship matches Grampian are streets ahead of the opposition in the North and are basically unstoppable, while the South table is headed by Renfrewshire, but only eight points separate all four teams in this section.

Also, it should be remembered that the South section has incomplete and postponed matches to be taken into consideration so this one will go all the way down to the wire.

 Highland v Grampian 7-17 (4-12, 3-5)

Grampian continued their domination of Scotland North with victories in both the men’s and ladies matches.  The top set in the men’s match came from Derek Maclean (Highland) with a 4-1 win averaging 87.87 while tops for Grampian was Stephen Michie with a 86.08 average.  Derek’s average turned out to be the best winning set of the weekend’s darts. 

Grampian’s international player Emily Davidson had the best ladies match of the day with 73.14, also the top set in the weekend’s darts, whilst Highland’s Olive Byamukama hit a 60.93 average. 

This was a top-quality match with 21 maximums and five ton-plus checkouts with Grampian recording the second best men’s team average in Scotland to date, 75.88 and they already lead the way with 77.24. 

Moray v Fife 9-15 (5-11, 4-4)

Fife was victorious in the men’s match whilst the ladies fought out an excellent draw. 

Fife’s Colin Miller had an average of 80.16 which just pipped the best from Moray through Iain Campbell with 78.77. 

The top lady player was Mandy Brown from Moray with 56.36 while Steph Gilmour hit a 51.83 average for Fife. 

Tay Valley v Angus 9-15 (6-10, 3-5)

The visitors returned to Angus with all the points winning both men's and ladies' matches. 

Euan Callander had the top men’s set with 81.24 and the best for Tay Valley came from Dean McGlone with 78.47. 

In the ladies' match, the award went to Angus again as Kerry Soutar notched a 56.61 average as compared to 44.64 from Tay Valley’s Jenny Peddie. 

Renfrewshire v Greater Glasgow 12-12 (6-10, 6-2)

Honours were shared here with the visitors winning the men’s match while the visitors were triumphant in the ladies match, resulting in a 12-12 draw overall. 

David Burt had a 4-0 win with an 82.36 average to take the top set while best for Greater Glasgow came from Andy Callary with 80.16. 

Renfrewshire’s Tammy Jo Grafton took the ladies award with a 62.63 average and tops for Greater Glasgow was June McCallum, 42.75. 

Ayrshire v East Stirlingshire 15-9 (8-8, 7-1)

A superb men’s match saw both teams having to settle for an 8-8 draw whilst Ayrshire romped home 7-1 in the ladies match giving them the overall victory. 

East Stirlingshire’s Davy Burt had Scotland South’s best set of the weekend with an 85.89 average and the top set in the home side came from John Miller with 74.55. 

The Ladies match also supplied the top set in Scotland South as Ayrshire’s Lorraine Hyde won a 3-0 match, averaging 72.73. The best for East Stirlingshire came from Irene McInnes with a 42.54 average. 

In the North, Grampian lead all three leagues with big leads in all three and look odds on to do the clean sweep. 

In the South its more of an open book with Renfrewshire leading overall and a point clear in the ladies table but its East Stirlingshire top of the mens table, again by just a point.