FULFORDGATE moved within one point of York John Smith’s Ladies' Darts League division one leaders Acomb with a 7-2 home win over Edinburgh Arms.

Gate had Cara Britton gaming in 25 darts before Dawn Exton secured match points, while Michelle Britton hit triple figures with 125 and 100. Julie Stables was Edinburgh's only singles success.

Acomb Conservative Club were 3-1 down at Burnholme, Jane Dobson, Jean West and Marj Pearson putting the hosts ahead, but replies from Bev Harton, Lauren Farmeary and a 70 check-out from the dependable Tina Platt saw Acomb level. A clean sweep in the pairs then saw Acomb take home a 6-3 win.

Marcia and Severus ‘B’ were level at 3-3 before the club side pulled away. Wendy Storr had gamed 24 darts for Sev before Angie Kaya/Sharon Mountain followed by Michelle Kelly/Storr secured a 5-4 win.

In division two, Severus ‘A’ had Carol Robson, Sheila Elliot, Glynnis and Jackie Simpson winning against Clifton's Alice and Cris Turgoose.

Sev were a player light but Glynnis Simpson/Sue Richardson secured victory in the pairs before the visitors won the remaining games.

Puss 'N' Boots reinforced their second place by taking points off leaders Clockhouse.

Puss captain Alison Buckley (125, 121) gamed in 27 to take them into the pairs all square. Lisa Russell/Gemma Coulson then Jackie Young/Gemma Fletcher sealed match points.

In the York White Rose Ladies' League, Ebor claimed a 4-3 victory at Acomb Sports.

The visitors' Roz Kerr, Christina Davison and June Mallory won the opening triples leg.

Acomb Sports took the next two games and, while Mallory levelled, Gemma Jamieson to put the hosts back ahead.

In a final twist, Ebor's Davison and Kerr won the remaining singles games to snatch victory.

New Earswick Bowling Club lost 4-3 to visitors Clarence Club, who had Kathy Horner, Pat Robertson, Jayne Cain, Val Lumby and Anita Redpath (120) winning the first three games.

The hosts' Janet Curry, Carol Trangni and Mary Thornton pulled it back to 3-3 but Cain sealed victory with the final game for Clarence.

White Horse claimed a 4-3 home win against Indoor Bowls. The hosts won the first two games before Monika Geller and Pam Husband pulled one back.

White Horse's Nicky Brown then won her singles game to give the home side a more substantial advantage which was reduced by Indoor Bowls' Lesley Benson in the next game.

Vicky Finney won the match for White Horse with the next game before Geller took the last.

Burton Stone claimed a 4-3 victory against King William, for whom Teresa William hit a ton. The hosts took the first three games which were cancelled out by King William, only for Chris Hedley to snatch the win on the very last game.

The league social night will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at sponsors Acomb Sports.