New Seniors World Matchplay Champion Robert Thornton battled hard to reach Saturday’s final group but it was David Pallett and Nathan Girvan who took the early lead.
Thursday saw the pair end Day 1 top of their respective groups, top, as they look to join Graham Usher in Saturday’s Champions Week finale at the Online Darts Live League.
Pallett, who entered Champions Week having finished 3rd in Week 2 of Phase 4, won four matches from five to take the early lead in Group C, after recording victories over Robert Owen, Conor Heneghan, Andy Jenkins and Gavin Carlin, with his only defeat coming against Robert Thornton.
Elsewhere, Andy Jenkins ended the day in 2nd on 6 points, with the remaining four players all sat on 4 points each, with Conor Heneghan sat in 3rd with a higher leg difference over his competitors.
In Group B, Nathan Girvan took the early lead, in completing a clean sweep with four wins from four, by recording victories over Josh Payne, Gian Van Veen, Matthew Edgar, Conan Whitehead.
Elsewhere, Josh Payne ended the night in 2nd on 6 points, with the remaining three players all sat on 2 points each, with Gian Van Veen sat in 3rd with the higher leg difference between the trio.
Online Darts Live League continues on Friday with players continuing to battle out as they aim to join Graham Usher in Saturday’s finale, with Pallett and Girvan taking the early lead thus far. Group C will commence from 9:30am BST and Group B will commence from 10pm BST. Play will be streamed live on Online Darts TV YouTube channel or via various bookmaker’ websites worldwide.
Online Darts Live League Champions Week
Group C Day 1- Thursday 7th July
David Pallett 4-2 Robert Owen
Conor Heneghan 4-2 Robert Thornton
Gavin Carlin 4-3 Andy Jenkins
David Pallett 4-3 Conor Heneghan
Andy Jenkins 4-0 Robert Owen
Robert Thornton 4-3 Gavin Carlin
David Pallett 4-0 Andy Jenkins
Conor Heneghan 4-3 Gavin Carlin
Robert Owen 4-0 Robert Thornton
Andy Jenkins 4-3 Conor Heneghan
Robert Thornton 4-1 David Pallett
Gavin Carlin 4-0 Robert Owen
Andy Jenkins 4-1 Robert Thornton
Robert Owen 4-3 Conor Heneghan
David Pallett 4-0 Gavin Carlin
Group B Day 1
Nathan Girvan 4-0 Josh Payne
Gian Van Veen 4-1 Matthew Edgar
Josh Payne 4-2 Conan Whitehead
Nathan Girvan 4-3 Gian Van Veen
Matthew Edgar 4-1 Conan Whitehead
Josh Payne 4-2 Gian Van Veen
Nathan Girvan 4-1 Matthew Edgar
Conan Whitehead 4-3 Gian Van Veen
Josh Payne 4-3 Matthew Edgar
Nathan Girvan 4-3 Conan Whitehead
Image: Chris Sargeant and WSDT
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