Organisers of the Cameron
and Kyle White Memorial Darts Competition declared the day a resounding success, with more than £1000 being raised for the Simpson’s Memory Box Appeal.
the Murrayfield Sports Bar on Saturday, the fifth annual hosting of the event attracted tremendous support from the local community as vital funds were brought in for such a worthy
defeated Mark Dickson in the final, and promptly handed back his winnings to boost the SiMBA coffers.
“It was a
terrific gesture from Mark,” said organiser Alan White.
“He said he
was here to raise money rather than win any.
the fifth year we have staged the memorial event and I think it’s fair to say it was the most enjoyable one we have had.”
auction items included a pair of signed goalkeeper gloves from former Hearts and Rangers No. 1 Alexander, a signed and worn snooker Premier League top donated by world No. 1 Mark Selby and a signed
top from double world darts champion Gary Anderson.
Scotsman’s’ sought-after top attracted a top bid of £425 from Stuart Pratt, who promptly presented it to Brenda Hunter as thank-you for the help she gives the Edinburgh Darts Association on a Monday
night in the sports bar.
“The auction went really well and we also had some great raffle prizes but I don’t think we would have managed to get most of them donated
without the tremendous work put in by Brenda and Elliot Hunter,” added Alan.
“The gesture from Stuart was one of the moments of the day and had a few people close to tears.”
Winner Gary is pictured with Alan.