IN the Penarth Darts League, Cross Keys suffered a 9-2 home defeat to the Golden Lion.

Lion took both pairs through Steve (x5) and Rob (x8) in the first and Paul (140, x2) and Nathan (x7) in the second. Keys staged a brief comeback by taking the first two singles through Peter (x2) and Jeff (121, x18), but Paul (100, x16) and Nathan (100, x10) took two singles points for the Lion, who then went on to take the team game, with Nathan (100) and Steve (x2). High scores came from Kevin with 140 and 100.

At the Ex’s, it was business as usual as the Sparrows beat Coronation Oldies 8-3. Ex’s took both pairs through Steve (100 x3) and John (100, x8) and Paul (x1) and Jack (140, 114 out shot finishing on bull). Wayne hit 102 and Owain 116. Ex’s took all four singles through John (x5), Jack (100, x2), Steve (100, 100, x18) and Paul (100, x16). With the pressure on, the Coro boys produced the goods, with Bill (100), Dai (100, 100) and Wayne (x1) taking the three points to avoid a whitewash.

Home side RAFA A lost 9-3 Llandough Legion Club.

This week's games are: Coro v Keys; Lion v Station; RAFA B v RAFA A ; Legion v Ex’s.