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BETVISION CHARITY DARTS HUGE SUCCESS

By John Lowe, Jun 29 2015 07:23AM

The Norwich Betvision Charity Darts night at norwich F.C. on Saturday night was a huge success, promoted and hosted by Lord Russell Baker who used the night to support his many local charities throughout Norfolk, the night began with a superb buffet for the VIP ticket holders who also took the chance to have their photographs taken with the four professional players, Eric Bristow, Keith Deller, Peter Manley and myself, the night started in earnest when the rest of the 400 plus audience arrived, Paul Booth was the MC for the night, John Fowler the caller, each professional played against 3 people from the audience before a short break, a auction of sporting memorabelia was conducted by Paul with a great response from members of the audience, then it was time for the Norwich Darts Trophy tournament, Eric Bristow played Keith Deller and Peter Manley played myself, the final was between Keith and myself, the format of best of 3 legs 501 left no room for mistakes and I went into a 1-0 lead with a break against the throw and my first maximum of the night, I threw another maximum in the second leg and opened a considerable lead but then the dreaded double trouble happened, I could not buy or find a finish and the game went 1-1, Keith opened the leg and held on to become the first inaugural winner of the Norwich Darts Trophy. Many of my good friends came out to support the charity and at the same time say hello, I lost count of the number of photographs I had taken with people I first met over 30 years ago now introducing their sons and daughters, facebook and twitter was certainly very busy ! my congratulations go to Lord Russell Baker and his fine team for organising the night, it was first class from beginning to end, a pleasure to be part of what I am sure will bring much needed support to many people, thank you everyone who came along and thank you Norwich.

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John Lowe. three times champion of the world in three seperate decades, the 70's, the 80's and the 90's, the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the perfect game of 501 on Television, in 1984, winning £102,000, winner of over 1000 titles world wide, simply: The Legend of Darts.

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Mr Maximums: Cliff Thorburn the first player to do a 147 Snooker clearance on TV and myself the first person to do the 9 dart 501 on TV

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John appeared on ITV's Amazing Greys in 2014 he had to hit as many targets as possible in 30 seconds, all the targets where different heights and lengths, if the competitor beat John he would win £10,000, John won by a margin of 9.

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One of John's favourite charity's is The Variety Club of Great Britain who raise many thousands of pounds by organising golf days around the country, the aim is to buy Mini Coaches for Children, in the picture John is at St Piere Chepstow and the Coach in view is about to be present to a School in Birmingham.

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Royal Palm is John's favourite resort in Tenerife situated in Los Cristianos, it has everything you could ask for to make your stay enjoyable, immaculate in every way, all English TV and Satelite channels, quite, secure, close to excellent restaurants and friendly Bars, for a full tour of Royal Palm click the photograph above. Make sure you inform the Manager Neil I sent you, it makes a difference.

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John talks to Tungsten Tales and explains his practise routine before a match and why he does it his way.

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