FineCity Magazine - April 2017

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Bullseye! World Darts Legends Return for The Annual Norwich Charity Darts Masters 2017


orwich City Football Club will be the venue for the popular annual Norwich Charity Darts Masters hosted by Lord Russell Baker on Saturday 24th June 2017. This event has been won in the previous two years by two former World Darts Champions with Keith Deller winning in 2015 and Steve Beaton the current reigning 2016 Norwich Charity Darts Masters champion.

1 for over three years. Also current BDO darts power players Darryl Fitton (The Dazzler) The World Trophy Winner 2016 and current England player Tony O’Shea (Silverback) a seven times major finalist. All battling it out to win the Norwich Charity Darts Masters Trophy in 2017.

On Saturday 24th June we will see Colin Lloyd (Jaws) former World No. 1 and World Match Play Champion in 2005 doing battle with the likes of Bob Anderson (The Limestone Cowboy) the former 1988 World Darts champion; the Winmau World Masters Champion in 1986, 1987 and 1988 – the first man to win the Masters in three successive years; PDC Semi-Finalist in 2004 & 2005; Captain of England and was ranked World No.

The trophy was donated by David Willimott of Carmichael’s in Magdalene Street back in 2015, and once again it will be a night to remember! Who will be the champion in June 2017?

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Where the darts legends and BDO stars go into battle to win this coveted trophy.

The evening will be a wonderful opportunity to meet with former World champion darts legends; former world No’1’s; BDO Heavyweights and World Finalists. Following tradition, we will be holding a raffle where eight

lucky ticket holders will have the opportunity to compete against one of the professionals on the Oche in front of a buzzing crowd. Lord Russell Baker said, “I’m simply thrilled to be able to bring another top night of darts legends and BDO stars to Norwich for the 3rd year running. What an amazing opportunity for darts fanatics to meet these icons of the game and in doing so raising valuable funds for local charities”. Lord Russell Baker of Little Moulton has successfully organised and run the Norwich Charity Darts Masters for the past two years, all in aid of the ‘Lord Baker Community Fund’ managed by the Norfolk community foundation. The community fund aids other local charities through grants, with money raised from events such as this. Charities helped in the past and who will receive