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Winmau Polish Open 2016 Weekend
Press Release from the Polish Darts Organsation.
Last weekend in Police Town, Poland at the Dobosz Hotel was played 6th edition of the WDF/BDO Winmau Polish Open. As usual, the weekend started the pairs tournament in which won in the ladies competition Deta Hedman/Rachel Brooks (ENG) and at the mens polish pair Krzysztof Ratajski/Krzysztof Kciuk (POL).
On Saturday in the main event WDF/BDO Winmau Polish Open played 64 ladies and 300 men. The ladies competition was won by Deta Hedman (ENG) defeating 5:4 Aileen de Graaf (NED) after thrilling final with averages 78.7 (Deta) and 75.8 (Aileen), while in mens event Darren Clifford (NI) defeated 6:1 Key Smith (NED) with average close to 84. Girls tournament won by Veerle Hamelink, in the boys won Gijsbert van Malsem.
Sunday was played WDF/BDO Police Masters. Womans final of the same composition and with... same result. Deta proves great form in Poland, a week after winning the Welsh Open. In the mens competition James Hurrell (ENG) defeating 6:2 Jeffren Spaaridans (NED). Girls tournament won by Leni Nielsen, in the boys won Dennis Wunsch.
Antwerp Open on 12th - 14th August 2016
Message from the Antwerp Open Organisation.On Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2016 the 29th edition of the International Darts Tournament “Antwerp Open” will take place, just like previous years at the “Belgica Hangar” of the Royal Yacht Club of Belgium, Thonetlaan 133 in Antwerp.The Antwerp Open 2016 has prize money of 13.500 euro and the singles count towards the invitation tables of the World Darts Federation, the British Darts Organisation and the Zuiderduin Masters. The singles winners are also invited at the Winmau World Masters and the ladies and men’s champion are also invited for the qualifiers of the Lakeside World Professional Darts Championships.A summary of the different events per day:Friday 12th August 2016 mixed pairs are played together with the group stage of the amateur tournament. Doors will open at 6.30pm and games start at 8pm. The final of the mixed pairs are played on Saturday afternoon. First 2 of each group of the amateur tournament will progress towards Sunday’s knock-out. Amateur cannot participate at the singles nor the mixed pairs!Saturday 13th August 2016 ladies and men’s pairs are played, together with the D-darts tournament. Doors open at 9.30am for a 11am start.Sunday 14th August 2016 the singles (ladies, girls, boys, men’s and amateurs) are played from 10am. Doors open at 9am.Entries are open and is possible up until 1st August 2016 through the entry form on our website. The entry fees (18 euro for ladies and men’s singles, including the WDF levy, 10 euro for the youth singles, 22 euro for the pairs and 9 euro for the amateur tournament) must be credited on our account no later than 4th August 2016.
Entries for the G-darts tournament need to be send towards Thierry Gellinck.Further information can be found on our website http://www.pvmdartspromotions.be/open_antwerpen/english/index_eng.html. We hope to welcome you during the weekend of 12-13-14 August 2016.
Bill Duffy RIP
We have received the following sad news.
"It is with deep sadness I have to announce the death of Bill Duffy on Wednesday 18th may. I know that many of your older members will remember him. Bills funeral is Friday 3rd June at 2.15 at Breakspear crematorium with a celebration of his life afterwards at Harrow Borough FC.
Steve Watkins, HBFC."
Bill Duffy was a long-serving official with Middlesex County.