ANDY HAMILTON booked his place in the Championship League Darts Winners Group with victory in Group Four of the competition.

Hamilton had twice lost in the semi-finals and was the tournament’s only ever-present going into the fourth day of competition in the new event, streamed live on the internet via www.bet365.com and www.ladbrokes.com.

However, he made amends with a superb Group Four showing on Tuesday, topping the league table after the round-robin fixtures, before whitewashing Mark Dudbridge 6-0 in the semi-finals and defeating Vincent van der Voort 7-3 in the final.

The Stoke man opened the final with a 105 finish, and punished missed doubles from the Dutchman in three successive legs as he moved 4-0 up.

That was extended to a five leg lead before van der Voort took three in a row, including an 11-darter, to reduce the arrears to 5-3.

Hamilton fired in three 140 scores in the next leg as he took a 6-3 lead, and a 126 finish for a 12-darter sealed the win.

“I’m very pleased with that,” said Hamilton. “I’ve had a tough few days playing in the first three groups, and although I didn’t win I enjoyed the format.

“Things went really well in Group Four and I’m looking forward to playing in the Winners Group next month.”

Lewis followed up his run to the final of Group Three with a semi-final appearance to take his total winnings on the two days to £5,150, while van der Voort and Dudbridge qualified for the last four on their Championship League Darts debut.

However, Denis Ovens and Kevin Painter were eliminated from the tournament after finishing as the bottom two in Group Four, with Peter Manley’s win over Kevin Painter in the final league round proving decisive.

World Championship runner-up Kirk Shepherd joins Chris Mason and Andy Jenkins in coming into the tournament for Group Five on Wednesday.

View The Full Results For Group Four

Board One Board Two
Round One 4 Adrian Lewis 6 Mark Dudbridge
6 Andy Hamilton 2 Vincent van der Voort
5 Kevin Painter 2 Peter Manley
5 Denis Ovens 6 Colin Osborne
Round Two 5 Vincent van der Voort 1 Denis Ovens
5 Adrian Lewis 6 Peter Manley
6 Colin Osborne 5 Andy Hamilton
3 Kevin Painter 5 Mark Dudbridge
Round Three 6 Vincent van der Voort 6 Adrian Lewis
2 Peter Manley 1 Denis Ovens
6 Colin Osborne 6 Andy Hamilton
1 Mark Dudbridge 4 Kevin Painter
Round Four 4 Peter Manley 6 Vincent van der Voort
6 Adrian Lewis 0 Denis Ovens
6 Andy Hamilton 6 Mark Dudbridge
4 Colin Osborne 4 Kevin Painter
Round Five 6 Mark Dudbridge 5 Kevin Painter
2 Peter Manley 5 Adrian Lewis
2 Denis Ovens 4 Colin Osborne
6 Andy Hamilton 6 Vincent van der Voort
Round Six 3 Kevin Painter 3 Andy Hamilton
6 Vincent van der Voort 6 Peter Manley
3 Denis Ovens 6 Adrian Lewis
6 Mark Dudbridge 2 Colin Osborne
Round Seven 4 Mark Dudbridge 6 Peter Manley
6 Adrian Lewis 4 Kevin Painter
6 Colin Osborne 4 Vincent van der Voort
1 Denis Ovens 6 Andy Hamilton
Semi-Finals 6 Andy Hamilton 6 Vincent van der Voort
0 Mark Dudbridge 3 Adrian Lewis
Final 7 Andy Hamilton
3 Vincent van der Voort

League Table
Name P W D L Leg Diff Legs Won £ Won Pts
1 Andy Hamilton 7 5 1 1 9 38  £1900 11
2 Adrian Lewis 7 4 2 1 11 38 £1,900 10
3 Vincent vd Voort 7 4  1 2 9 35 £1,750 9
4 Mark Dudbridge 7 4 1 2 6 34 £1,700 9
5 Colin Osborne 7 4 0 3 9 34 £1,700 8
6 Peter Manley 7 3 0 4 -4 28 £1,400 6
7 Kevin Painter 7 0 2 5 -12 28 £1,400 2
8 Denis Ovens 7 0 1 6 -28 13 £650 1

Prize Money

Name Group Four £ Won Overall £ Won
Andy Hamilton  £3,200 £8,950
Adrian Lewis £2,200 £5,150
Vincent vd Voort £2,650 £2,650
Mark Dudbridge £1,700 £1,700
Colin Osborne £1,700 £3,600
Peter Manley £1,400 £1,400
Kevin Painter £1,400 £6,050
Denis Ovens £650 £2,600

Group Five Fixtures

Time Board One Board Two
11am Match One Adrian Lewis v Peter Manley Kirk Shepherd v Andy Jenkins
Match Two Vincent v d Voort v Chris Mason Colin Osborne v Mark Dudbridge
Match One Andy Jenkins v Adrian Lewis Chris Mason v Colin Osborne
Match Two Mark Dudbridge v Vincent v d Voort Peter Manley v Kirk Shepherd
Match One Andy Jenkins v Colin Osborne Adrian Lewis v Chris Mason
Match Two Mark Dudbridge v Kirk Shepherd Peter Manley v Vincent v d Voort
Match One Colin Osborne v Adrian Lewis Andy Jenkins v Chris Mason
Match Two Peter Manley v Mark Dudbridge Kirk Shepherd v Vincent v d Voort
Match One Kirk Shepherd v Colin Osborne Vincent v d Voort v Adrian Lewis
Match Two Chris Mason v Peter Manley Mark Dudbridge v Andy Jenkins
Match One Vincent v d Voort v Andy Jenkins Peter Manley v Colin Osborne
Match Two Chris Mason v Kirk Shepherd Adrian Lewis v Mark Dudbridge
Match One Kirk Shepherd v Adrian Lewis Colin Osborne v Vincent v d Voort
Match Two Mark Dudbridge v Chris Mason Andy Jenkins v Peter Manley
30 mins after final league games Semi-Final 1 Semi-Final 2
15 mins after semis Final

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