World number seven wins Morecambe darts competition

Michael Smith celebrates winning at Morecambe Cricket Club.
Michael Smith celebrates winning at Morecambe Cricket Club.
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Premier League star Michael Smith won Morecambe Cricket Club’s Vantage Skoda Morecambe Darts Open on Sunday.

The world number seven from St Helens showed his quality by seeing off Scott Taylor 6-5 in a high-quality final to take the £400 first prize.

The quality of darts was high with Smith hitting seven perfect darts at one point only to see the eighth wire treble 19 as he narrowly missed out a perfect nine-dart leg.

Just shy of 60 entrants took part with a separate ladies competition taking place this year, won by Jo Clements who beat Kaz Kirby in an exciting final.