Woodhouse Takes Langley Hall Crown

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Langley Hall Social Club, Solihull, was the setting for the Langley Hall Darts Open 2023 which as ever was well supported and attracted major winners, internationals, county, super league and many other players from around the country.

Winner: Luke Woodhouse (Right)

In the last eight games Luke Woodhouse had a close 4-3 win over Richard Hosey as did Sam Bissell in his game against West Midlands man Ian Jones. Kieron Bridgewater had a slightly easier win in his 4-2 success over Andy Hyland while Ian McKenzie had the biggest win beating Wayne Hobday 4-0.

The semi-finals were extended from the best of five to the best of seven legs with Bridgewater this time taken to a decider by McKenzie and having a narrow 5-4 victory while Woodhouse had the more comfortable 5-3 win over Bissell.

Losing semi-finalists Sam Bissell and Ian McKenzie each collected £200 and there was £50 for the losing quarter-finalists Richard Hosey, Ian Jones, Wayne Hobday and Andy Hyland.

Once again the format was extended in the final with the two players battling it out over the best of eleven legs. All eleven legs were played before Luke Woodhouse got the all-important sixth stripe on the board to beat Kieron Bridgewater 6-5 and collect the winners £800 prize with runner-up Bridgewater receiving £400.

Runner-Up: Kieron Bridgewater (Right)

Full Results:

Last Sixteen: Richard Hosey 3 Adam Smith-Neale 2, Luke Woodhouse 3 Scott Mitton 0, Sam Bissell 3 Nick Fullwell 2, Ian Jones 3 George Connelly 2, Wayne Hobday 3 Neil Parsonage 0, Ian McKenzie 3 Glen McGrandle 0, Kieron Bridgewater 3 Kevin Painter 1, Andy Hyland 3 Andy Hutchings 0,

Quarter-Finals: Richard Hosey 3 Luke Woodhouse 4, Sam Bissell 4 Ian Jones 3, Wayne Hobday 0 Ian Mckenzie 4, Kieron Bridgewater 4 Andy Hyland 2,

Semi-Finals: Luke Woodhouse 5 Sam Bissell 3 & Ian McKenzie 4 Kieron Bridgewater 5,

Final: Luke Woodhouse 6 Kieron Bridgewater 5.


Venue: Langley Hall Social Club, Langley Hall Road, Olton, Solihull, B92 7HE

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