Beaton’s bullseye!

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DARTS legend Steve ‘The Bronzed Adonis’ Beaton came to a Belper pub for a charity match.

The darts challenge at the George and Dragon, on Bridge Street, took place on Friday and raised cash for the Air Ambulance.

Landlord Craig Tennick said: “We had 16 players take on Steve each having a leg of 701 against the former Embassy World champ.

“Mick Povey - landlord of our local darts rivals the Thorntree on Chesterfield Road - was the only darts player to beat Steve following a little wager between the two of them which raised an extra £60 - taking the total up to £260. “The only other person to beat Beaton was ten-year-old George ‘The Power’ Deeming who took Steve on in a quick 101 leg. George finished off in eight darts - starting off with 83 with his first three darts!”

Steve won The World Masters in 1993.