Name: Alan Collins

Team: Ind Coope, Skinners Arms, Manningtree

League: Harwich & District



In Brief:  Alan was born in 1960 in the Harwich area and has played darts for Ind Coope for the past twenty-six years. It wasnít until 1997 that Alan tried his skills in Super-league, playing for Colchester, Colchester New Town and is currently a member of the Manningtree team. Alan has also played in the Constable league for the Skinners Arms, where he won two Singleís titles and six Pairs; In the Anchor Press & Anchor league he was a member of the team that won the Championship on four occasions; also played in the Colchester & District league. After many 24 years of trying to win the Harwich & District Singles, Alan finally achieved him ambition last season, and has retained the title again this year. Alanís greatest moment so far was winning the Pontins All-England Singles at Prestatyn in 1996. Alan has had a great Super-league season and was selected for the County Squad for the final game of the season, however didnít get a chance to show-off his skills, but Iím sure he will be part of the squad and be given the chance next season.