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West Australia leads at National Deaf Darts Championship

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Following another day of competition having been completed yesterday, West Australia black tops the leader board at Perth hosted National Deaf Darts Championship. West Australia gold is in second. South Australia is in third. Victoria blue is fourth. New South Wales is fifth, and Victoria white is last. This was a change from the previous day of competition Victoria blue had been third.



On the day, South Australia beat Victoria blue 7 – 4, West Australia gold defeated Victoria white 6 – 5, and West Australia black beat New South Wales 7 – 4. Murray Holloway of West Australia Black had the high peg for men with 78, while Jeanie Rothnie of West Australia black had the high peg with sub 91.


On the second day of team competition,  Victoria blue beat New South Wales 7 – 4, West Australia gold defeat South Australia 9 – 2 and West Australia black beat Victoria white 9 – 2. Craig Simms of West Australia gold had the high peg on the day for men with 64, while Katrina of West Australia gold had the high peg for the women with 40, an achievement she set twice.


On the first day of competition, Craig Simms also set the men’s high peg with 78 while Rosemary Johnson set the high peg for women with 53. That day saw South Australia defeat Victoria white 7 – 4, West Australia gold beat New South Wales 6 – 5, and West Australia black defeat Victoria blue 7 – 4.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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