Darts players hit the target

The Canary Club darts team from Hitchin Town FC had a trophy-laden season. They won the league title with a consistent return of 16 wins from 18 league games pipping the NHSSC to top spot. And they also won the League Cup, Frank Waller Memorial Trophy and

The Canary Club darts team from Hitchin Town FC had a trophy-laden season.

They won the league title with a consistent return of 16 wins from 18 league games pipping the NHSSC to top spot. And they also won the League Cup, Frank Waller Memorial Trophy and the Arlesey Cup.

Tracy Hancock also won the Hitchin men's singles cup, beating Richard Parker (White Horse, Arlesey) 2-0 in the final to lift the trophy for a second time. Hancock and Sean Joyce also came runners-up in the doubles competition losing to the NHSSC.

Captain Ben Christmas was delighted with his team's success and said: "All the lads have been brilliant this season and they deserve their success. I'm especially happy for Tracy Hancock on winning the singles title as this is the one every player wants to win."

The team members were Ben Christmas (captain), Martin Cooper (vice-captain), Tracy Hancock, Tony Jordan, Paul Hair, Gary Williams, Paul Dolan, Steve Woodgate, James Woodgate, Sean Joyce, Pat Dolan, Richard Springett and Ian Robinson.

The team was sponsored by M&D Building Maintenance during the season. Pro darts player Denis Ovens from Stevenage was at the presentation evening to give all the winners and runners-up their trophies.

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