Clarke is the new Masters champion!

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DUE to Burnley not participating this year, the Pendle Masters Darts Final at David Street became the Grand Final.

The first round saw Jack Mansfield defeat team mate Aidy Kelly 3-1, throwing a 115 check.

Next up, team mates Simon Spencer and Garry Gerrard clashed, with Simon winning 3-1.

David Street’s Tony Clarke saw off Trawden’s Stuart Routledge, and Crown A teamer Gary Hooper defeated Steph Leatham of the Stratagy.

The first semi-final pitched Clarke against Hooper, with the former winning 3-0, before Spencer defeated Mansfield 3-2.

In the final, Clarke went into a 2-0 lead, and Spencer pulled one leg back before Clarke took the fourth to claim to Masters title.

l BARLICK Fell Runners are a recently-formed running club in Barnoldswick, who already have 54 members within two months of etting up.

The club organise training sessions every week as well as local races. Tuesday training session, from 7 p.m. start from different locations, which can be found at the club’s website, facebook page or twitter page, with beginners and experienced runners catered for.

Wednesday’s pub run also starts at 7 p.m., with the venue rotating weekly.

Thursday is track night from 6-45 p.m. at Seedhill, Nelson.

The club have also organised three races - Pendle Cloughs, a long A category race around Pendle organised by Andy Hirst; Buckden Pike - which this year is a English fell running championship race, organised by Graham Wadsworth; and Weets - the local fell race organised by Shaun and Stephen Chew.

More details are available at www.barlickfellrunners.org.uk