The Cobras take down the Parkers in the darts league final

VICTORIOUS: Mark Green, Codey Guise, Greg Wilkins, John Daley and Dean Swaffer. Photo: Brenton Hodge.
VICTORIOUS: Mark Green, Codey Guise, Greg Wilkins, John Daley and Dean Swaffer. Photo: Brenton Hodge.

The Glen Innes Darts League season came to a head last Tuesday. 

The Services Club Parkers went up against the Club hotel Cobras in the 2018 Glen Innes Darts League grand final. 

The Cobras were too good on the night defeating the Parkers in the sixth game, only conceding one game to Neil Parker in one of the singles games. 

RUNNERS-UP: Aaron Parker, Kurt Parker, Don Parker, Ryan Parker and Neil Parker. Photo: Brenton Hodge.

RUNNERS-UP: Aaron Parker, Kurt Parker, Don Parker, Ryan Parker and Neil Parker. Photo: Brenton Hodge.

The result was not indicative of the round with a few games uncharacteristically ending on double 1 for both sides, leaving the win available for anyone to take. 

The win for the Cobras completes a near perfect season only losing one game all year to the Parkers in round 19.

Both teams were in their inaugural year of competition with two newcomers in each side joining a handful of players returning to the competition. 

Individually, there were a couple of standouts throughout the darts league season. 

Curly Mather, John Townsend, Ryan Parker and Michael Kerr topped the men’s highest score with 160 while Tamara Williams claimed the ladies’ highest score with 171. 

The darts league has grown in popularity since its re-introduction in 2016. 

Ten teams took part in the 2016 and 2017 seasons and the competition grew to 12 teams this year. 

With the surge in popularity, a summer darts tournament is also set to be introduced, beginning at the end of October. 

Eight teams of six people will face off at the Services Club on a Monday night.