HAVING already been crowned Braintree Open Darts League overall and singles champions, Cressing A won their last triples match of the season to alos secure top spot in that competition.

Although they lost their pairs match against Eagle A to finish on equal points with Notley Sports, Cressing just edged top spot in that contest as well by virtue of points difference, with Notley claiming second place.

In a close singles runners-up contest Notley Sports were second with a better points difference over the Eagle A.

The race for triples runners-up spot ended with the Eagle A and Swiss Bell on equal points and a shared second spot, while the ladies saw Braintree Football Club and Swiss Bell inseparable as they ended the season as joint winners.

Meanwhile, the league's Summer Knockout finals and presentation night was held at Cressing Social Club.

Those who did attend were rewarded with darts of the highest quality, with plenty of 100-plus scores that included 180s being recorded.

The evening started with a blind pairs competition that saw the duos of Lynn Kelly and Bex Farmer up against Dave Joyce and Shane Smith through to the final.

The best of 3x601 leg match saw the teams share the opening two legs but in the decider it was Joyce and Smith who came out winners.

Next up was the men's pairs final, with the Swiss Bell's Barry Lynn and Tony Holland playing Eagle A's Kelvin Byrne and Paul Little.

With the Swiss pair finding their form from the start and hitting their doubles, they won the opening three legs including a 132 shot-out in the third for Holland to secure the men's pairs title.

The ladies' singles final had Braintree Football Club's Lynn Kelly playing the Swiss Bell's Ann Farmer.

Kelly took the early advantage to lead 3-1, before a win in the fourth put Farmer back in contention but with Kelly winning the next leg, she was the ladies' singles champion.

The last final of the evening was the men's singles contested by Swiss Bell's Barry Lynn and Cressing A's Shane Smith. Although Smith had his chances, Lynn proved the stronger and, with a 5-0 win, he was crowned summer singles champion.