THE final action before the festive break in the Altrincham and Sale Round the Board Darts League saw leaders Timperley Cons cement their lead at the top with a 5-2 win against Gardeners.

Elsewhere, Budenburgs won 4-3 in a tight game against British Rail and Old Hall beat Station 6-1.

Timperley Cons are joint top with Central, with a chasing pack of Cringlewood, British Rail and Budenburgs.