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oche

Darts the mark or ridge on the floor behind which a player must stand to throw
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on the oche, Sports Argus member Dave Honey came up against Gavin Smith from the Legion, Droitwich.
Oche, however, warned traders, hawkers, beggars and passersby to stay away from the rail lines across the state to avoid casualty.
But they are a pale shadow compared to the 'Crafty Cockney' Eric Bristow, Jocky 'On the Oche' Wilson and fellow lardball Leighton Rees.
Oche said that the accused went to his brother's house and stole seven out of his 54 cows.
In years gone by, Taylor's mental strength and oche aura would have him a set in front before his quivering rival had even stepped on stage.
"We had a row, but we are both aggressive people when get on the oche. We want to win."
At the oche they took the spoils 5-1 and trumped their opponents by the same score at crib while a 4-2 success with dominoes completed the job.
Q WHY is the line that you stand behind at darts called the oche?
This coming Saturday sees this season's Darts Pairs Championship take to the oche at Chapel End Liberal Club where 42 of the area's top twosomes at the dartboard will be reporting league secretary Fred Waters no later than 7.15pm.
Mervyn King walked off stage after querying the length of the oche in his win over Rick Hofstra.First round: Jarkko Komula (Fin) bt Paul Hanvidge (Sco) 3-1.
While the old game and 5s&3s went the way of the Stockingford outfit, it was at the oche where Libs held the aces.
From 12-0 up every victory from the tables or dartboard was greeted with tremendous approval by the visitors so the atmosphere when the final pair of darters took to the oche was quite electric.