Sheffield’s youngest darts winner

Owen Cubit
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Owen Cubit set a new Magnificent 7 Darts League record becoming the youngest player ever to win a Magnificent 7 Darts League match.

Owen, 12 years and two months, amazingly claimed the scalp of Yorkshire’s number 1 woman player Julie White as Woodbourn C won 7-0 away to Trades B.

Owen was discovered among other youngsters by the booming Projectdarts scheme in South Yorkshire.

The scheme is organising almost 50 events in the county this year involving over £30,000 in prize money.

The aim is to help darters in their bid to reach the professional circuit.

Projectdarts are planningtheir own world championship in December .

Their youth tournaments are also now in full swing with Owen just one of several promising young players.