JOLLY Butcher continued their impressive start to the Altrincham and Sale Round the Board Darts League with a 6-4 victory over reigning champions Timperley Cons.

Victory in the clash of the titans sees Jolly Butcher top on legs difference.

The Cringlewood are pushing the leaders hard and they beat Central 8-2, putting them in second with equal points but fewer leg wins.

Broadheath Central won 9-1 against the Station to cement third spot, while British Rail took all the points and legs from Budenburgs A – their 10-0 triumph leaving them fourth.

Least darts [for a single leg] so far is 11 by Paul Andrews of Timperley Cons.