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DARTS: Hedman and Gallagher on top of the world
11:00am Tuesday 8th October 2013 in Sport
OXON duo Deta Hedman and Casey Gallagher are celebrating after success in the World Cup in Canada.
Representing England, Hedman led the way with a 7-5 win over Russian-born German Irina Armstrong in the ladies’ singles final.
And she made it a double at the event, being staged in St John’s, Newfoundland, by collecting the pairs title.
Hedman and arch rival, Trina Gulliver, joined up to repeat their doubles success in the same competition in County Mayo, Ireland, two years ago, this time toppling Canadians Cindy Hayhurst and Diane Gobeil 6-1 in the showdown.
Gallagher, a relative newcomer to the sport, went into the Youth competition fresh from successfuilly defending her WDF Europa Cup singles title in Hungary.
And she turned on the style to see off Australia’s Tiarna Smith 6-3 in the final to seal more glory for England.
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