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Darts: Suprise loss for Romford at Bermondsey in London Super League

PUBLISHED: 14:00 06 December 2017

The latest news from the local darts scene (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

The latest news from the local darts scene (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

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London Super League: Bermondsey 5 Romford 2

Defending champions Romford suffered a surprise 5-2 reverse at Bermondsey in their latest match in the London Super League.

The disappointing loss sees Romford drop a place in the table to third, with the deficit now 15 points to runaway leaders Plumstead A.

Steve Woodside (21.70) started the night off for the visitors, but was unable to make it a winning one as he lost in six legs, with his opponent taking out 158 en route to giving Bermondsey the lead.

Stuart Patt (19.91) has been desperately searching for form, but the confidence boost he needs from a win continues to be elusive as he also lost in six legs.

The hosts made full use of the early advantage and soon found themselves three ahead.

Terry Goddard (23.39) played well, hitting a fine 116 finish in a tight encounter which went all the way.

However he couldn’t quite strike the winning double, leaving Bermondsey firmly in control.

John Loeber (22.81) failed to halt the momentum, being seen off in five legs which ensured that the overall spoils would not be returning with the visitors on this occasion.

The fifth match of the night was a scrappy affair which went the full distance.

However, Rob Donat (20.60) held his throw at the vital time and managed to finally get Romford on the board, despite playing below his best.

Ian Gallagher (22.48) secured man of the match honours, hitting the doubles when it mattered and concluding matters in the fifth leg to reduce the arrears.

The final word, though, went to Bermondsey, as John Costigan (24.20) went down in six legs despite hitting two maximums.

Romford will be looking to bounce back in their next fixture on Monday night, when Chiswick make the long journey from west London to the Prince Albert.

The Romford players will hope they can recover quickly after the disappointing defeat this week on their trip to Bermondsey.

And against Chiswick, Romford will hope to pick up the points they need to close the gap to current leaders Plumstead A.

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