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JOHN CASEY 5 A-SIDES

Posted by seamus mccormick on January 21, 2020 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

JOHN CASEY 5-A-SIDES

There were 20 teams so there were four preliminary matches and then eight matches bringing it down to the last eight

next week The format is best of 5 each player playing one leg of 701

PRELIMINARY 1

Star Celtic A 0 Caseys B 3

Stephen Curley 0 Stephen Lecky 1

Eamon McGovern 0 0rchan Kearney 1

Stephen Mcguigan jnr 0 Eugene Brannigan (m.o.m) 1

PRELIMINARY 2

St Matthews A 3 Crumlin Star 1

Martin Irwin (28) 1 Ben Lagan 0

Davy McCusker 0 Seamie Martin (28&180 m.om) 1

Billy McDade 1 Peter Fitzpatrick 0

Allan Brown 1 Dougie Bowes 0

Preliminary 3

St Matthews B 3 Suffolk Celtic B 0

Kyle Dillon (m.o.m)1 Caolan Kearney 0

Joe O Kane 1 Harry Smith 0

Con Kielty 1(180) Jim Lynch 0

Crumlin Star B 3 DC B 1

Freddie Stilgees 1 Seamus Armstrong snr 0

Robert Creen 1 Felix McGeown 0 Paul Porter 0 Davy Smith 1

Fra Glennon 1 Seamus Armstrong jnr 0

BOARD 1 MATCH 1

Clonard Hibs A 3 St Matthews B 0

Adam McDade (180 m.o.m) 1 Joe O Kane 0

Pearse Maguire 1 Con Kielty 0

Sean Paul Grant 1 Jap McKinley 0

MATCH 2

Star Celtic B 0 Hibs 58 A 3

Brendan McStravick 0 Jap Craig 1

Henry mcTasney jnr 0 Martin Corbett (29) 1

Henry mcTasney snr 0 Peter McDonnell snr (28&m.o.m) 1

BOARD 2

MATCH 1

Casement B 2 Caseys A 3

John Quinn 0 Dan Cahoon 1

Eddie Robb 0 Kevin Mallon 1

Ricky Saddler 1 Seamy Roberts 0 Kieran McGuinness (m.o.m) 1 Matt Boyle 0 Martin Lawlor 0 Brian Kerr 1

MATCH 2

St Matthews A 3 Clonard Hibs B 0

Davy McCusker (28) 1 John McCann 0

Allan Brown (24&80 fin & m.o.m) 1 Anto Smith 0

Billy McDade (27) 1 Tommy Fitzpatrick 0

BOARD 3

MATCH 1

Caseys B 3 Forresters B 1

Paul Smith 0 Ray Lavery 1

Eugene Brannigan (m.o.m) 1 Sean McCurdy 0

Peter Leckey 1 Michael Burns 0

Stephen Leckey 1 Andy Gray 0

MATCH 2

Casement A 2 Forresters A 3

Vinty Lenzi(180) 0 Sean Fitzpatrick 1

Henry McCann 0 Paul Stafford 1

Paul Condon 1 Kevin Robinson 0

Gerry McCormick (mom) 1 Martin Stafford 0

Joe Doone 0 Stevie Murphy 1

BOARD 4

MATCH 1

Suffolk Celtic A 1 DC A 3

Tucker Kearney 0 Chinky Smith 1

Patrick McGeown (mom) 1 Joe Corr 0

Paul Press 0 Kevin O Carroll 1

Kevin O Neill 0 Sean Armstrong 1

MATCH 2

Crumlin Star B 1 Hibs 58 B 3

James Porter 0 Tony Corr 1

Freddie Stilgees 0 Sean Patterson (mom) 1

Robert Creen 1 Damien Corbett 0

Fra Glennon 0 Peter McDonnell jnr 1

So next week its back to the Hibs club for the last eight with a 9 o clock start

PAT MAGAHAN

 

WEEK 10 REPORT

Posted by seamusmac@ntlworld.com on January 14, 2020 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

HIBS 58 WIN LOCAL DERBY

58 beat Clonard Hibs to remain unbeaten Suffolk Celtic win away to Star Celtic Casement win away to Forresters St Matthews win at home to Crumlin Star and Caseys and the DC share the spoils

CLONARD HIBS 2 HIBS 58 6

Conor Hanna (15,119 bull finish &18) got Clonard off to a great start with a man of the match performance beating Peter McDonnell snr 2-0 but it was soon 1-1 when Damien Corbett (26&27) beat Dan Sloan (24&101fin) 2-1.Tony Corr (28&23) then beat Sean Paul 2-1 Grant and Martin Mooney (20&24)beat Anto Smith 2-0 In the next game Sean Patterson (27&138 fin) beat Pearse Maguire (180) 20 to make it 4-1 but Adam McDade (26&23) beat Martin Corbett 2-0 to keep his side in it only for Tucker Clarke (23&28) to step up with a 2-0 win over Kevin Campbell to secure the points and in the final game Mark Lynch (29&19) beat Tommy Fitzpatrick to leave the final score at 6-2 to 58

STAR CELTIC 3 SUFFOLK CELTIC 5

Patrick McGeown put the away side one up with a 2-0 win over Aaron McGovern only for Paul Fitzpatrick(28) to level with a 2-0 win over Harry Smith Caolan Kearney put Suffolk 2-1 up with a 2-0 win over Henry mcTasney jnr but again it was level thanks to a Paddy McAleese(26&29) beating Junior McManus 2-0 Once again the away team went ahead thanks this time to Tucker Kearney beating Gerard Smith 2-0 and it was 4-2 when Kevin O Neill (27&26) and the 180 in a 2-0 man of the match performance against EamonMcGovernThe points were safe when Paul Press (26) beat Stephen Curley 2-1 and in the final game Brendan McStravick (24) beat Jim Lynch (24) 2-1 to leave it at 5-3 to Suffolk

FORRESTERS 3 CASEMENT 5

The Forresters got of to a good start with Sean McCurdy beating Ciaran McGuinness 2-0 but it was 1-1 when Eddie Robb beat Ray Lavery 2-0 In the next game Stevie Murphy(29&21) produced a man of the match performance in a 2-0 win over Sean Kerr to make it 2-1 but it was 2-2 when Henry McCann (23) beat Michael Burns 2-1 Casement went 3-2 ahead thanks to Joe Doone beating Paul Stafford 2-1 and it was 4-2 when Gerry McCormick (25) beat Andy Gray 2-0 The Forresters stayed in the game thanks to Kevin Robinson beating Martin Lawlor 2-1 but Ricky Saddler (23) made sure of the points with a 2-0 win over Martin Stafford

ST MATTHEWS 5 CRUMLIN STAR 3

Martin Irwin (16&27) beat an unlucky Tommy Henry to make it 1-0 but it was soon 1-1 when Robert Creen (19&25) won another tight game in a 2-1 win over Con Kielty The Star then went 2-1 up thanks to a 2-0 win for Dougie Bowes (24&25) over Jap McKinley only for Dessie Magee (16&25) to produce a man of the match performance in beating Ben Lagan 2-0 to level matters at 2-2 Big Davy McCusker (27&24&180) then beat Paul Porter 2-0 to make it 3-2 and it was 4-2 when Allan Brown (26&22) beat Peter Fitzpatrick The Star stayed in the match when Seamie Martin beat Kyle Dillon 2-1 only for Billy McDade to beat Freddie Stilgees with a great 17 darter in the final leg to claim the points for St Matthews

CASEYS 4 DONEGAL CELTIC 4

Gerard Holmes(22) put the home side 1up with a tight 2-1 win over Matt Doone but it was 1-1 when Seamus Armstrong snr beat Orcan Kearney Caseys went 2-1up with a 2-1 win for Seamy Roberts (24) against Dee Ireland (28) In the next game Joe Corr(23&20) rolled back the years with a man of the match performance in a cracking 2-1 win over Dan Cahoon to make it 2-2 and the DC went 3-2 up thanks to Kevin O Carroll (27&27) beating Eugene Brannigan 2-1 but once again it was all square when Kevin Mallon(22&25) won a tight game 2-1 against Chinky Smith (26) This time Caseys went ahead with another tight game going in the favour of Matt Boyle (18&180) with a 2-1 win over Alan Hanna (26) The DC wouldn't give up and got a deserved share of the points when Sean Armstrong (26) beat Stevie Leckey 2-0

This week its the 5 a sides in the Hibs club with an 8.30 start

PAT MCGAHAN

LEAGUE WEEK 9 REPORT

Posted by seamus mccormick on December 23, 2019 at 8:25 AM Comments comments (0)

CASEYS AND HIBS 58 SHARE THE POINTS

 

Caseys 4 Hibs 58 4

It was a good match the whole way with Matt Boyle beating a unlucky Damien Corbett (23&100 fin) 2-1only for Tucker Clarke (27&27) to beat Gerry McIlduff 2-0 to level at 1-1 It was 2-1 to Caseys when Gerard Holmes (21&30 )beat Peter McDonnell jnr 2-0 and it became 3-1 when Dan Cahoon (24&28) beat Joe Dineen (28) 2-1.Hibs 58 levelled the match thanks to a 2 -1 win for Tony Corr (27&30&180) over Kevin Mallon followed by a 2-1 win for Peter McDonnell snr (19) over an unlucky Eugene Brannigan (22&180).The Caseys edged in front with a man of the match performance from Seamy Roberts (23&17) in a 2-1 win against Sean Patterson (25) 58 showed why they have stayed unbeaten for so long when Mark Lynch (20&22)beat Stevie Leckey 2-1 and leave the final score at 4-4

 

Suffolk Celtic 1 Crumlin Star 7

Crumlin travelled over to the Suffolk and made light work of things racing into a 7-0 lead Peter Fitzpatrick beat Kevin O Neill 2-1 to get them going and Freddie Stilgees made it 2-0 with a 2-0 win over Joe Flannery and it was 3-0 when Seamie Martin beat Junior McManus. Paul Porter made it 4 with a 2-1 win over Caolan Kearney and the points were safe when Tommy Henry (29&26) beat Tucker Kearney 2-1 It became 6-0 when Dougie Bowes (28&22) beat Paul Press 2-0 followed by a 2-0 win for Robert Creen against Harry Smith. In the final game Patrick McGeown (23&26) produced a man of the match performance with a 2-0 win over James Porter to get Suffolk on the scoresheet

 

Star Celtic 3 Donegal Celtic 5

The DC kept up their recent good form with a hard fought victory over the Star Celtic Alan Hanna beat Aaron McGovern 2-0 to put them 1-0 up and it was 2-0 when Chinky Smith (26&25) beat an unlucky Gerard Smith (17) 2-1 It was all square though when first Stephen Curley beat Seamus Armstrong snr 2-0 and was followed by Paddy McAleese beating Kevin O Carroll again 2-1 The DC edged ahead again when Sean Armstrong (25) beat Tony Kelly (23) 2-1 and they then went 4-2up when Joe Corr beat Henry mcTasney snr (24&88 fin) 2-1 The next game saw Matt Doone(21,98fin &28) about time! produce a man of the match performance to make sure of the points in a 2-1 win over Rab Lyttle and in the final game Eamon McGovern pulled one back in a 2-1 win against Davy Smith to leave the final score at 5-3 to the DC

 

Clonard Hibs 6 Casement 2

Clonard kept the heat on 58 with a good win over Casement with Conor Hanna (28&23) beating Eddie Robb 2-0 to put them 1-0 up and it was 2-0 when man of the match Sean Paul Grant (27&16) beat Paul Condon(22) 2-1 It was 3-0 when Adam McDade (23&23) beat Chopper McKay 2-0 and it was then 4-0 when Anto Smith beat Sean Kerr 2-1In the next game Gerry McCormick (20&26) beat John McCann 2-0 to make it 4-1 and Joe Doone made it 4-2 with a 2-0 win over Kevin Campbell Dan Delaney (25&19) then stepped to beat Henry McCann (29) 2-1 and secure the points and in the final game Pearse Maguire beat Martin Lawlor 2-0 to leave it at 6-2 to Clonard

 

Forresters 1 St Matthews 7

St Matthews got back to winning ways with a solid victory away to the Forresters Getting things going was Martin Irwin(21&120fin)with a tight 2-1 win over Michael Burns(24) and it was 2-0 when Gerard McGuinness (30&27) beat Ray Lavery 2-0 The next game saw Con Kielty (24) beat Stevie Murphy(24) 2-1 in another tight game It was 4-0 when Jap McKinley (26&22)beat Martin Stafford 2-1 and the points were secured when Dessie Magee (27&25) beat Sean McCurdy 2-0 The Forresters got on the scoresheet thanks to a 2-1 win for Kevin Robinson (23&25) over Billy McDade (24).In the next game Kyle Dillon (27) beat Andy Gray 2-0 and in the final game Davy McCusker (30&18 with a104fin) produced a man of the match performance to beat Paul Stafford 2-0 and leave the final score at 7-1 to St Matthews

 

That's the darts finished until Wednesday the 8th of January

and therefore i would like to take this opportunity to wish all the Committee and members of the Fonacab Central Darts league a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Finally cant go without wishing all the staff at the Anderson Town News a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year from myself and the league

PAT MCGAHAN

SPLIT CUPS REPORT

Posted by seamus mccormick on December 17, 2019 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

HIBS 58 AND CASEYS WIN SPLIT CUPS

These are the top five teams in the league contesting the top half cup and the bottom five teams contesting the bottom half cup Also a new format of 501 one leg starting and finishing on a double

Martin Curran Cup Top Half

Preliminary Match

St Matthews 2 Crumlin Star 5

Jap McKinley got the host club going beating Fra Glennon and Con Kielty (100/121/95)made it 2-0 beating Tommy Henry who hit the 180 Back came the Crumlin Star with Dougie Bowes beating John Considine and that was followed by Robert Creen beating Billy McDade to level matters The Star went 3-2 up when Peter Fitzpatrick beat Micky McCartan and it was 4-2 when Peter McAlorum beat Joe O Kane Seamie Martin(18) finished the match of with a man of the match performance to beat Jim Lavery and leave the final score at 5-2

SEMI FINAL 1

Hibs 58 5 Casement 3

Mark Lynch put 58 1-0 up with a win over Chopper McKay and Peter McDonnell snr (25) put in a man of the match performance against Eddie Robb to make it 2-0 Back came Casement with Henry McCann beating Damien Corbett and Joe Doone (28) beating Sean Patterson to level at 2-2 Peter McDonnell jnr put 58 3-2 up with a win over Mickey Tierney only for Vinty Lenzi (27) to level things with a win against Martin Mooney In the next game Martin Corbett (27) beat Ricky Saddler to make it 4-3 and Tucker Clarke wrapped things up beating Gerry McCormick to leave the final score at 5-3

SEMI FINAL 2

Crumlin Star 3 Clonard Hibs 5

Conor Hanna (25) got Hibs of with a good win over Robert Creen but Peter Fitzpatrick made it1-1 beating Dan Sloan Kevin Campbell made it 2-1 beating Freddie Stilgees and John McCann (125/85/81)made it 3-1 with a win over Paul Porter and it was 4-1 when Pearse Maguire (25&77fin)100/85/81 put in a man of the match performance against Peter McAlorum. Back came the Star when Seamie Martin beat Sean Paul Grant and that was followed by a win for Tommy Henry over Anto Smith to make it 4-3 .In the next game Dan Delaney (28) 100/81/99 threw a good game against Dougie Bowes to put Clonard Hibs into the final

FINAL

CLONARD HIBS 2 HIBS 58 5

Peter McDonnell(29) put 58 1-0 up with a win over Pearse Maguire but Dan Sloan (28) then beat Tucker Clarke to make it 1-1 Dan Delaney put Clonard 2-1 up with a win over Tony Corr only for Damien Corbett to level things again beating John McCann The next game proved crucial when Conor Hanna started of with a146 start and hit 180 missed a double for 13 darter and Martin Mooney stuck in there with scores of 100/97/140 and finished in 24 darts to put 58 3-2 up and Martin Corbett beat Anto Smith to make it 4-2 and in the next game Mark Lynch (21) threw a man of the match performance hitting the 180 as well to win the final for Hibs 58

CASEYS CUP

Preliminary match

Donegal Celtic 4 Suffolk Celtic 5

This one went the whole way with Chinky Smith (100/100/97) beating Caolan Kearney and then Kevin O Carroll (121/100) beating Jim Lynch to put DC 2-0 up Tucker Kearney (29) pulled one back with a win over Seamus Armstrong snr and Harry Smith then beat his brother Davy to make it 2-2 Joe Corr put DC 3-2 up beating James McStravick but Joe Flannery levelled it up again with a win over Alan Hanna Matt Doone (28,100/100/81) beat Junior McManus to put DC ahead again only for Patrick McGeown to step up and beat his dad Felix to make it 4-4 and send it to the last game in which Kevin O Neill (28)80/100 threw a man of the match performance and put the Suffolk Celtic men into the semifinals

SEMI FINAL 1

Star Celtic 1 Caseys 5

Seamy Roberts (30&96fin) put Caseys 1-0 up with a win over Stephen Curley and it was 2-0 when Kevin Mallon beat Rab Lyttle Henry mcTasney snr pulled one back for the Star with a win over Eugene Brannigan Gerry McIlduff made it 3-1 with a win over Paddy McLaughlin and it was 4-1 when Orcan Kearney beat Tony Kelly and then Dan Cahoon(22) put in a man of the match performance to beat Aaron McGovern to send Caseys into the final

SEMI FINAL 2

Forresters 1 Suffolk Celtic 5

Tucker Kearney beat Andy Gray to put Suffolk 1-0 up and a man of the match performance from Junior McManus (18,92/95/95&140 finish) against Stevie Murphy made it 2-0 It was 3-0 when Joe Flannery beat Gerrard Callaghan Martin Stafford did pull one back for the Forresters with a win over Caolan Kearney but it was in vane as Kevin O Neill (28) beat Michael Burns and James McStravick (23) wrapped things up beating Ray Lavery and send Suffolk into the final

FINAL

CASEYS 5 SUFFOLK CELTIC 0

This was a very one sided final with Caseys beating Suffolk 5-0 and winning their own cup which was up for grabs for the first time

Unfortunately I didn't receive any details of the scores in the final and only got who beat who which follows

Gerry McIlduff  1     Harry Smith 0

Orcan Kearney 1     Patrick McGeown 0

Gerard Holmes 1    Caolan Kearney 0

Kevin Mallon     1     Tucker Kearney 0

Seamy Roberts 1     Joe Flannery 0


Congratulations go to Hibs 58 and Caseys in winning their cups and thanks to all the teams that took part

I would like to thank St Matthews and the Casement club for their sponsorship and use of their clubs

Next week its back to the league fixtures

PAT MCGAHAN

 

Casey's cup proudly sponsored by Kitchens Complete.

SPLIT CUPS

Posted by seamus mccormick on December 14, 2019 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

CONGRATULATIONS TO HIBS 58 AND CASEYS,WINNERS OF THE TWO SPLIT CUPS

HIBS 58 BEAT CLONARD HIBS IN THE FINAL OF THE CURRAN CUP PLAYED AT ST.MATTHEWSCLUB

CASEYS BEAT SUFFOLK CELTIC IN THE FINAL OF THE CASEYS CUP PLAYED IN CASEMENT CLUB

PAT MAGAHANS REPORT ON THE FINALS WILL BE PUBLISHED HERE NEXT WEEK

LEAGUE WEEK 7

Posted by seamus mccormick on December 10, 2019 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)

CASEYS WIN LOCAL DERBY

Caseys beat local rivals Casement Clonard Hibs have a great win away to St Matthews Donegal Celtic claim first win against Suffolk Celtic Hibs 58 beat Star Celtic to maintain 100 per cent record and Crumlin Star beat the Forresters

 

Casement 2 Caseys 6

Caseys won the bragging rights in this local derby Dan Cahoon (20) beat Paul Condon (24) 2-1 to make it 1-0 and it was 2-0 when Seamy Roberts (26&21) beat Eddie Robb (25) 2-1 It was then 3-0 when Kevin Mallon (28&20) beat Michael Tierney Things got even better when Matt Boyle (26&21) beat Joe Doone (23) 2-1 and the points were safe when Gerard Holmes (18&26) beat Henry McCann 2-0 Up next Gerry McCormick (23) got Casement on the board with a 2-0 win over Steven Leckey to make it 5-1 and Eugene Brannigan made it 6-1 with a 2-0 win over Vinty Lenzi and in the final game Ricky Saddler (25&19) beat Paul Smith 2-0 to leave the final score at 6-2 to Caseys

 

St Matthews 3 Clonard Hibs 5

Clonard travelled over to the St Matthews club and came away with the points with a good win in a tight game Up first Dessie Magee (23&20) beat John McCann 2-0 only for Sean Paul Grant(20&18) to put in a man of the match performance to beat Davy McCusker 2-0 and level matters In the next game Conor Hanna (23&16) beat Martin Irwin (25) 2-1 only for Allan Brown (22&18) to beat Dan Delaney and level at 2-2 It was 3-2 to Clonard when Kevin Campbell (25)beat Jim Lavery 2-0 but once again it was level when Billy McDade (26) beat Adam McDade (16) 2-1 The next game saw Pearse Maguire (20) beat Joe O Kane (23) 2-1 in a tight game and Anto Smith stepped up in the final game to beat Con Kielty (24) 2-1 to claim the points

 

Donegal Celtic 5 Suffolk Celtic 3

DC got their first win of the season with a good win against Suffolk Celtic. Incredibly they raced into a 5-0 lead starting with Joe Corr (29&28) beating Harry Smith 2-0 and that was followed by a man of the match performance by Matt Doone (23&27) beating Tucker Kearney 2-0 with both players hitting 180 each and it was 3-0 when Sean Armstrong beat Junior McManus 2-1 and it was 4-0 thanks to a 2-1 win for Kevin O Carroll (24) over Kevin O Neill The points were safe when Chinky Smith (29&23) beat Patrick McGeown 2-0 Suffolk got on the board when James McStravick (26) beat Alan Hanna 2-0 and it was 5-2 when Joe Flannery beat Seamus Armstrong jnr 2-0 and in the final game Jim Lynch (25&28) beat Felix McGeown 2-0 to leave it at 5-3 to the DC

 

Hibs 58 6 Star Celtic 2

Hibs kept up their 100 per cent record and starting them of was Martin Mooney (24&18) with a 2-0 win over Rab Lyttle It was 1-1 when Henry mcTasney jnr (27&24) beat Peter McDonnell jnr 2-1 and the match was at 2-1 to 58 when Peter McDonnell snr (25&26) beat Tony Kelly It was 3-1 when Damien Corbett (23) beat Harry mcTasney snr 2-0 and it was 4-1 when Mark Lynch(17&24) put on a man of the match performance to beat Stevie Mcguigan jnr 2-0 The points were safe when Tucker Clarke (22&28) beat Stephen Curley 2-0 and it was 6-1 when Martin Corbett (20) beat Eamon McGovern 2-0 and Gerard Smith pulled one back for the Star Celtic in the final game with a 2-0 win over Sean Patterson

 

Crumlin Star 5 Forresters 3

Ben Lagan (24) put the Star 1-0 up with a 2-0 win over Oliver McMahon and it was 2-0 when Dougie Bowes(28) beat Paul Stafford 2-0

It was 3-0 when Robert Creen (26&24) put in a man of the match performance in his 2-0 win over Ray Lavery. Seamie Martin (25) then made it 4-0 with a 2-0 win over Michael Burns The Forresters got on the scoresheet thanks to a 2-1 win for Martin Stafford over James Porter and it was then 4-2 when Kevin Robinson (27) beat Tommy Henry (180) 2-1 but then Peter Fitzpatrick stepped in with a 2-0 win against Gerard Callaghan to secure the points and in the final game the evergreen Andy Gray beat Peter McAlorum 2-1 to leave the final score at 5-3 to the Star

At this point I would like to apologise for no report last week due to unforeseen circumstances but I would like to give a quick round up of the results

 

Suffolk Celtic 4 Forresters 4

M.o.m Patrick McGeown (21&21)

Tucker Kearney 180

Clonard Hibs 5 Crumlin Star 3

M.o.m Adam McDade (20&18)

Kevin Campbell 180

Caseys 5 St Matthews 3

M.o.m Davy McCusker (21&22)

Joe O Kane 180

Star Celtic 2 Casement 6

M.o.m Vinty Lenzi (22&27)

Donegal Celtic 0 Hibs 8

M.o.m.Tucker Clarke (22&22)

Finally this week sees two split cups .The top half cup will be the Martin Curran cup which will be held in the St Matthews club and the bottom half cup will be the Caseys cup which is a new cup and this will be held in the Casement club

PAT MCGAHAN



 

HENRY McILHONE CUP WINNERS,HIBS 58

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HENRY McILHONE CUP

Posted by seamus mccormick on November 26, 2019 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

HIBS 58 WIN MCILHONE CUP

The rooms were packed for the semi finals and final if the Henry Mcilhone cup and the draw paired the host club St Matthews against Hibs 58 and a derby clash between Casement and Caseys

SEMI FINAL 1

ST MATTHEWS 3 HIBS 58 5

Another year of the host team never having won this trophy even though they got off to a great start thanks to Davy McCusker (31) 121/81 100/96 putting them 1 nil up beating Martin Corbett and next up Allan Brown (29) 100/81/85/140 beat Paddy Dempsey to make it 2-0 .Back came 58 thanks to Tucker Clarke (30)123/100/95 beating Billy McDade It was all square when Peter McDonnell jnr (30) threw great darts to beat Martin Irwin 121/100/and a 132 finish Hibs went in front 3-2 when Joe Dineen 100/81/85 beat a very unlucky John Considine but Dessie Magee(28) stepped in with a man of the match performance 100/100/100/123 to beat Sean Patterson to make it 3-3.Once again St Matthews were unlucky when Kyle Dillon scored heavily but couldn't find that double and Damien Corbett stepped up and made it 4-3 to 58 and Peter McDonnell snr 95/95/and 171 beat Jap McKinley who also had chances to send Hibs 58 into the final

SEMI FINAL 2

CASEMENT 2 CASEYS 5

This was a local derby for these two and it showed with both sides showing a bit of tension In the first game Seamy Roberts (35)140/140/100 beat Kieran McGuinness to put Caseys 1 up but it was level at 1-1 when Henry McCann beat Eugene Brannigan It was then 2-1 to Caseys when Gerard Holmes beat Vinty Lenzi and it was 3-1 when Matt Boyle (31) 100/140 85 beat Martin Lawlor. Back came Casement thanks to Gerry McCormick (30) 140/140 beating Stevie Lecky to make it 3-2 but a man of the match performance from Dan Cahoon (28) 140/100/ against Joe Doone made it 4-2 and Kevin Mallon sent the Caseys into the final beating an unlucky Paul Condon

HIBS 58 5 CASEYS 2

Kevin Mallon got the Caseys off to a great start beating Paddy Dempsey but it was soon 1-1 when Sean Patterson (33) 140/100/81 beat Peter Lecky It was then 2-1 when Tucker Clarke (37) beat Matt Boyle and then the highlight of the final was the next game when Martin Corbett threw a man of the match performance (27) with scores of 81/140/80/100 and a cracking 130 bull finish against Seamy Roberts to make it 3-1Mark Lynch (32)81/81/140 then beat Eugene Brannigan to make it 4-1 but Caseys got one back thanks to Dan Cahoon(33) 85/140/100 beating Damien Corbett In the next game Peter McDonnell snr (29)121/84/133 saw 58 home with a good win over Paul Smyth to send 58 and their supporters wild

I would like to take this chance to thank St Matthews for their sponsorship and use of their club and congratulate the four teams on the night for some great darts especially the winners Hibs 58

PAT MAGAHAN

HENRY McILHONE CUP

Posted by seamus mccormick on November 18, 2019 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)

HENRY MCILHONE CUP

It was in the St Matthews club on Wednesday and Thursday night with five teams out both nights and as usual it was a 701 format in the cup with a preliminary match and two quarter finals each night

Wednesday night Preliminary

CRUMLIN STAR 5 SUFFOLK CELTIC 4

This one went the whole way with young Caolan Kearney (34) putting Suffolk 1 up with a sound win over Peter Fitzpatrick but Tommy Henry(35) beat Joe Flannery to level at 1-1 It was 2-1 to Suffolk thanks to Tucker Kearney (37) beating Fra Glennon but once again it was level when Freddie Stilgees beat Harry Smith Up next came a man of the match performance from Robert Creen (26) which included 180 in his win over Tom Kearney but Suffolk levelled again thanks to Kevin O Neill (29) beating Dougie Bowes This time Suffolk went in front 4-3 when Junior McManus beat Paul Porter with a cracking 109 outshot but it was the Stars turn to level with Ben Lagan (33) beating Patrick McGeown So it came down to the last game between Peter McAlorum and James McStravick and it was Peter (35) who won the match to send the Crumlin Star into the next round

Q/F 1 CASEYS 5 CRUMLIN STAR 3

Peter Lecky got Caseys of with a win over Robert Creen and it was 2-0 when Dan Cahoon beat Tommy Henry but it was 2-1 when Fra Glennon beat Kevin Mallon.Stephen Lecky made it 3-1 beating Freddie Stilgees and in the next game Gerard Holmes (24) put in a man of the match performance against Peter Fitzpatrick to make it 4-1 to Caseys but the Crumlin Star weren't done yet and Ben Lagan won a tight game against Eugene Brannigan and that was followed by Paul Porter winning a scrappy match against Seamy Roberts to leave it at 4-3.In the

next match Matt Boyle won the match with a good win over Peter McAlorum

Q/F 2 ST MATTHEWS 5 STAR 0

Con Kielty put the host club 1-0 up in a tight game against Gerard Smith and it was 2-0 when Joe O Kane won a scrappy match against Stephen Curley Jap McKinley (33) beat Rab Lyttle to make it 3 and it was 4 when Billy McDade (37) beat Paul Fitzpatrick and the match was finished when man of the match Davy McCusker (29) beat Paddy McAleese to leave the final score at 5-0

THURSDAY NIGHT preliminary

FORRESTERS 1 HIBS 58 5

Damien Corbett (39) beat Andy Gray to make it 1-0 and it was 2-0 when Sean Patterson beat Oliver McMahon but Forresters hit back through Stevie Murphy (35) beat Tony Corr but that was as good as it got for the Forresters as 58 won the next three games with Martin Mooney (33) beating Paul Stafford followed by Tucker Clarke (34) beating an unlucky Michael Burns who hit the 180 and in the final game Mark Lynch hit a

lovely 27 darter against Martin Stafford to win the match

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CLONARD HIBS 1 HIBS 58 5

Sean Paul Grant (31) got Clonard off with a win over Tony Corr but the highlight of the night was the next game which saw Mark Lynch hit a cracking 21 darter which is the lowest darts so far this season in 701 with scores of 140/140/140 and a 102 checkout against John McCann and it was 2-1 when Tucker Clarke (32) beat Adam McDade in a high scoring game and it was 3-1 when Martin Mooney (33) beat Dan Delaney Soon it was 4-1 thanks to Damien Corbett beating Anto Smith and Peter McDonnell snr (27) wrapped things up beating Pearse Maguire

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DONEGAL CELTIC 1 CASEMENT 5

Joe Corr got the DC off to a great start beating Chopper McKay but unfortunately that was as good as it got with Casement reeling off the next five games thanks to a man of the match performance from Eddie Robb (34) beating Seamus Armstrong snr followed by Vinty Lenzi (35) beating Davy Smith It was 31 when Paul Condon beat Sean Armstrong and in the next game it was father against son when Joe Doone played Matt with Joe grabbing the bragging rights to make it 4-1 and the match was finished when Kieran McGuinness beat Felix

McGeown to leave the final score at 5-1 to Casement

This week its the semifinals and final in the St Matthews club with a 9 o clock start

PAT MCGAHAN

LEAGUE WEEK 6

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PETER MCDONNELL SNR AND SEAMY ROBERTS BOTH HIT 12 DARTERS

Hibs 58 remain unbeaten with a win over Suffolk Celtic Both St Matthews and Clonard Hibs keep up the chase with wins over Star Celtic and the Forresters Casement beat Donegal Celtic and Crumlin Star and Caseys share the spoils

HIBS 58 7 SUFFOLK CELTIC 1

Mark Lynch (24&27) got things going with a 2-0 win over Junior McManus but it was the next game that grabbed the limelight with a super 12 darter by Peter McDonnell snr (97/171/95&138 fin)which came after 20 darts inhis first leg in his man of the match performance against Paddy McGeown Tucker Clarke (20) made it 3-0 with a 2-0 win over Kevin O Neill and it was 4-0 when Martin Mooney (29&16) beat Joe Flannery 2-0 Sean Patterson (28&23) made sure of the points with a 2-0 win over Harry Smith and Damien Corbett, (23) beat Tucker Kearney 2-1 to make it 6 and Martin Corbett (23) beat Caolan Kearney 2-1 to make it 7 and in the final game James McStravick(21) got Suffolk on the scoresheet with a 2-1 win over Tony Corr

St MATTHEWS 5 STAR CELTIC 3

This was a hard fought win for the home side with Dessie Magee(21&25)getting things going with a man of the match performance in a 2-0 win over Gerard Smith and Con Kielty (27) won 2-0 against Stephen Mcguigan snr hitting a 180 along the way and it was 3-0 when Billy McDade (26&23) won a tight game 2-1 against Paul Fitzpatrick (27)The Star got one back thanks to a 2-0 win for Gerard Burns (20&27) against Micky McCartan In the next game Davy McCusker (26&29)beat Eamon McGovern 2-0 to make it 4-1 but it was 4-2 when Stevie Mcguigan jnr beat Jap McKinley (180) 2-1.Kyle Dillon made sure of the points with a tight 2-1 win over Rab Lyttle and in the final game Henry mcTasney jnr beat Gerrard McGuinness to leave the final score at 5-3 to St Matthews

THE FORRESTERS 0 CLONARD HIBS 8

This was a one sided affair with Clonard Hibs winning all 8 games 2-0 Conor Hanna (25&22) beat Gerard Callaghan and next up John McCann (23&25) beat Michael Burns. In the next game Adam McDade (20&17) threw a man of the match performance against Martin Stafford and it was 4-0 when Dan Delaney (27&23) beat Oliver McMahon Sean Paul Grant made it 5 against Andy Gray Pearse Maguire (21&26) beat Stevie Murphy to make it 6 and it was 7 when Anto Smith (27&25) beat Sean Fitzpatrick and in the final game Kevin Campbell (29&29) beat Paul Stafford to leave the final score 8-0 to the away side who threw great darts the whole way through

CASEMENT 6 DONEGAL CELTIC 2

Casement raced away to an unassailable 5-0 lead thanks to Paul Condon (26&23) winning 2-0 against Seamus Armstrong snr followed by a 2-1 win for Ricky Saddler (23) over Chinky Smith and next up Gerry McCormick (24&21) beat Sean Armstrong (24) to make it 3 and it was 4-0 thanks to Henry McCann's 2-1 win (25&26) including a 180 against an unlucky Alan Hanna (23)Vinty Lenzi (26) beat Matt Doone 2-1 to secure the points It was the turn of the McGuinness family to put Donegal Celtic on the board thanks to a 2-0 win for Colm(20) Chopper McKay followed by a man of the match performance from Paddy (22&18) in a 2-0 win over Kieran McGuinness and in the final game Joe Doone beat Joe Corr (24&111fin) 2-1 to leave it at 6-2 to Casement

CRUMLIN STAR 4 CASEYS 4

Robert Creen beat Eugene Brannigan 2-0 to put the home side 1-0 up but it was 1-1 when Dan Cahoon (24&21) beat Seamie Martin(25) 2-1 and Caseys went 2-1 up when Paul Smyth beat Peter Fitzpatrick (26) 2-1 but it was soon 2-2 when Dougie Bowes (23&30) beat Peter Lecky 2-1 and it was the Stars turn to lead when Ben Lagan (25&25) beat Orcan Kearney 2-0 and it was 4-2 when Tommy Henry (24)beat Stephen Lecky 2-0 but Caseys were not done yet and Kevin Butch Mallon (23&23) made it 4-3 with a 2-1 win over Fra Glennon In the final game they definitely kept the best to last thanks to a superb 12 darter from Seamy Roberts hitting 140/140/180 and a 41 finish missing a double for 11 darts and he won his second leg in 29 to beat Peter McAlorum 2-0 and leave the final score at 4_4

Have to say some terrific darts thrown this week especially the two 12 darters

This week its the Henry McIlhone cup in the St Matthews club on Wednesday and Thursday night both 8.30 starts

PAT MCGAHAN


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