Leiston won the 2016/17 Suffolk Super League KO Cup, beating Clapgate Lane in an exciting final at Kesgrave Social Club.
Leiston moved into the final with a comfortable 8-2 win over Lake Lothing in the semi, while Clapgate Lane came back from 6-3 down to Haverhill on a team game decider in their semi final.
In the final Clapgate Lane once again came back from the dead, 5-1 down after the pairs, they pulled back to 7-4 in the singles – leaving Leiston needing just one win from the final three legs. But Clapgate stayed in the game to draw level at 7-7 with wins by Peter Squirrell, Martin Weiss and Kevin Harris.
But Leiston proved too strong in the tiebreaking team game to take the cup after a highly exciting night of darts at county HQ.
Leiston’s winning team was: Lee Newson (capt), Arron Fairweather, Ryan Meikle, Steph Brown, Andy Meikle, Carl Brennan, Liam Last, Andy Noy, Dave Ballard-Flatt.
Final Result (played at Kesgrave on 21st February 2017)
Leiston 8-7 Clapgate Lane Magpies (*on team game)
Semi-Final Results (played at Kesgrave on 21st February 2017)
Leiston 8-2 Lake Lothing
Clapgate Lane Magpies 8-7 Haverhill (*on team game)
Quarter-Final Results (played on 3rd January 2017)
Haverhill 9-5 Hadleigh Town
Clapgate Lane Magpies 13-1 Stowmarket Royals
Trimley Sports & Social Club 7-8 Leiston
Lake Lothing 11-3 Leiston Engineers
Preliminary Round Results
Trimley Sports & Social Club 11-3 Smock Misfits
Leiston 8-6 Walsham
Stowmarket Royals 8-6 Saxmundham
Stowmarket Arrows 5-9 Haverhill
Felixstowe Rebels 1-13 Lake Lothing
Sudbury Town 6-8 Clapgate Lane Magpies