BOLTON darter Lisa Ashton will defend her Ladies’ BDO World Darts title after progressing to the final last night.

Ashton beat Deta Hedman 2-0 in sets to book her place in the big showdown against Anastasia Dobromyslova today.

The 47-year-old from Johnson Fold, nicknamed the Lancashire Rose, was always in control against Hedman and will go in search of her fourth world title in five years.