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Wright goes top of Darts Premier League table

It's been a dream week for Peter Wright. Credit: PA

Suffolk darts player Peter Wright has opened up a one-point lead at the top of the Premier League table after beating James Wade 7-5 in Glasgow.

The 46-year-old from Mendham took advantage of Phil Taylor's defeat at the hands of Adrian Lewis to take top spot.

Wright, who was in confident mood having secured his first televised title at the UK Open last weekend, held off a Wade fightback to secure maximum points.

Darts Premier League table (Top three)

  • 1.) Peter Wright Pld:6 Pts: 9
  • 2.) Michael van Gerwen Pld:5 Pts:8
  • 3.) Gary Anderson Pld:6 Pts:7

World number one Michael van Gerwen is Wright's closest challenger after he returned from a back injury with victory over Kim Huybrechts.


Peterborough United's Angol makes Lincoln loan move

Lee Angol will spend the rest of the season at Lincoln City. Credit: PA

Peterborough United striker Lee Angol has joined Conference leaders Lincoln City on loan until the end of the season.

The transfer window is shut for Football League clubs, but teams outside the top four divisions can still bring people in.

22-year-old Angol has made 17 appearances for Posh this season, but has only scored once.

The former Luton Town forward won't be able to feature in the Imps' FA Cup quarter-final at Arsenal later this month though having already appeared in the competition for Peterborough.

Norfolk's Walsh to fight Gervonta Davis for world title

Walsh (left) and Davis (right) will fight later this year. Credit: PA

Norfolk boxer Liam Walsh will fight emerging American star Gervonta Davis for the IBF super-featherweight world title later this year, promoter Frank Warren has confirmed.

Details of when and where the bout will take place will be revealed at a press conference in London tomorrow, where legendary fighter and Davis' promoter Floyd Mayweather Jnr will be present.

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22-year-old Davis has won all of his 17 professional fights so far and claimed the IBF belt in January when he stopped Puerto Rico's José Pedraza.

Walsh, who lives in Cromer, also boasts an unbeaten record and defeated Russian Andrey Klimov in his last bout.

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