AARON Stevens landed the ODDA men’s singles title for the first time when beating Mark Laverack in a thriller.

The TJ’s Club player triumphed 2-1 over his Croft Bar opponent in the league’s winter finals night.

Laverack took just 12 darts to win the first leg, but Stevens levelled.

Both players had chances to win, before Stevens hit double five.

TJ’s duo Terry Wood and Andrew Quinn came from behind to land the men’s pairs.

They beat summer champions Rob Adnams and Adam Bowman, from Democrats Club, 2-1.

Croft Bar, making their tenth appearance in the competition, beat TJ’s A 4-3 in the winter seven-a-side event.

Mark Breakspear hit a 180 in his win for the victors, while Shane Turner took just 12 darts to take the opener.

Anchorman Laverack earned them the thrilling success, with Michael Wilkes claiming their other leg.

Caroline Caldicott retained her ladies singles title.

The Red Lion player beat first-time finalist Sophie Cork, of Bletchingdon Social Club, 2-0.

The pairs final proved an all TJ’s affair, with Sonia and Sarah McBlaine defeating defending champions Cris and Shaz Thompson in a close final.

Lyn Bayliss, Debbie Stevens, Emily Elliott and Charlie Dodson helped Florence Park beat Red Lion Cassington 4-2 in the seven-a-side event.

The league’s annual general meeting will take place at Cowley Workers Club on Saturday, July 6 (7).




Premier & Section 1: Croft Bar 3, Challow RBL 6; Democrats Club 4, Waggon & Horses 5; TJ’s Club A 8, TJ’s Club B 1.

Section 2: Catherine Wheel 4, Red Lion 5; Cricketers Arm B 3, Challow CC 6; Kidlington FC 3, Cowley Workers A 6.

Section 3: Donnington CC 2, Duke of Monmouth 7; George Bar B 5, Cricketers Arms A 4.

Section 4: Littlemore RFC 7, Kings Arms 2.

Section 5: Ampleforth Arms 7, Rose Hill CC 2; Butcher Arms 1, Cowley Workers C 8; Marston RBL 4, Florence Park CC 5.


Premier & Section 1: Witney Snooker Club 3, Cricketers Arms 6; Kidlington Green SC 5, Florence Park CC 4; TJ’s Club 6, Bletchingdon SC 3.

Section 2: Chequers Inn B 6, Northway CC 3; Donnington CC A 3, Donnington CC 6; Original Swan A 3, Kidlington FC 6.

Section 3: Catherine Wheel 3, George Lounge A 6; Florence Park CC B 4, Chequers Inn A 5; Masons Arms 4, Six Bells 5.

Section 4: Cowley Workers C 5, Gladiators SC 4; East Oxford CC 4, Kings Arms 2.

Section 5: Cowley Workers B 3, Cowley Workers A 6; Kidlington FC A 6, George Bar 3.


D Allen (Cowley Workers A) 3. J Carter (Red Lion) 2. M Smith, P Krabben (both Challow RBL), A Bowman, P Say (both Democrats Club), M Luckett (Waggon & Horses), T Wood, A Stevens (both TJ’s Club A), O Williams (Catherine Wheel), S Baker, R Smith (both Kidlington FC), B Grant, J Green (both Challow CC), S Perks, B Boyce (George Bar B), M Andrews (Cricketers Arms A).


R Smith 120 (Kidlington FC), J Jukes 117 (TJ’s Club A), M Wilkes 111 (Croft Bar), C Proudfoot 106 (Duke of Monmouth), K Coleman 100 (Cowley Workers A).