A 15-year-old darts sensation from Suffolk has made her local community "incredibly proud" after winning a national darts tournament.

Ruby Grey, from Haverhill, won the England Darts Open Girls Championship on Sunday, June 9, at Ilfracombe Holiday Park in Devon.

The darts sensation, who attends Castle Manor Academy, has refined her craft while competing at the Haverhill Ladies Super League Darts Team.

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She won her senior debut at the UKDA Division One open in December and has now gone on to do even bigger and better things on the junior stage.

Ruby accepting her trophy at the tournament awardsRuby accepting her trophy at the tournament awards (Image: The New Croft)

The 15-year-old beat the world number two, Sophie Mckinlay in a 13-set final on Sunday to become England and Scotland champion.

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Ruby was not previously seeded before the championship but has now been placed as number three in the WDF UK and Ireland Girls rankings and 16 in the 2024 world rankings.

Ruby celebrating with Darts veteran Deta HedmanRuby celebrating with Darts veteran Deta Hedman (Image: The New Croft)

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A massive Ipswich Town fan, she designed her jersey after the football club's colours and has her, nickname Ruby 'The Rocket' Grey on the back.

She has also now been approached by multiple sponsors in Suffolk and around the UK.

Mum and dad, Sophie and David Grey, said: "We are incredibly proud of Ruby for everything she has achieved. Every year she just keeps getting better and we are so excited for her."

"We'd like to say we are so grateful for her sponsors and everyone who has supported Ruby on her journey so far. From the darts team to everyone helping with fundraising, everyone has said they are so proud!"

Peter Betts, Facilities and Football Development Manager at The New Croft, added: "She is doing everyone in the community proud and she should be very happy with herself."

"She's been with us for a long time and it's great to see this success.