fonaCAB Central Darts League

CENTRAL DARTS LEAGUE

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STARTING DATE.

Posted by seamus mccormick on August 20, 2018 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The fonaCAB Central Darts League will commence on Wednesday 05th September.  Fixtures to follow.

AGM

Posted by seamus mccormick on July 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

THE AGM FOR UPCOMING SEASON 2018-19 WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE HIBS CLUB 15TH AUGUST STARTING 7PM .ALL TEAMS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND.

CONDOLANCES

Posted by seamus mccormick on July 24, 2018 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

THE COMMITTE AND MEMBERS OF CENTRAL DARTS LEAGUE WOULD LIKE TO EXPRESS OUR SYMPATHY TO OUR ESTEEMED MEMBERS TONY AND JOE CORR ON THE PASSING OF THEIR BROTHER PAT R.I.P.PATS FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY 25TH JULY FROM THE FAMILY HOME 4 LINVIEW COURT,RODEN ST.AT 9.30 FOR 10 O'CLOCLOCK MASS IN ST.PETERS.ANY AVAILABLE MEMBERS WOULD BE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

AGM MEETING

Posted by seamus mccormick on June 14, 2018 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

THIS SEASONS AGM WILL BE HELD IN THE HIBS ON 27TH JUNE WITH A 7.30 START,ANY PLAYOFFS NEEDED TO BE PLAYED WILL HELD ON 20TH JUNE IN THE HIBS AT 8.30.ANY NEW TEAMS WISHING TO JOIN OUR LEAGUE FOR NEXT SEASON WILL BE VERY WELCOME TO ATTEND.COULD ALL OUR MEMBERS PASS ALONG THIS INFO TO ANYONE WISHING TO JOIN. 

Play offs!!!!

Player of the year and lowest darts (501) will be played in the hibs club on Wednesday 20th June @ 8.30 sharp.

Adam mcdade v Connor Hanna. POY

Colm mcguinness V Connor Hanna ( 14 darts)


HIBS 58 DC CUP WINNERS

Posted by seamus mccormick on June 14, 2018 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

DONEGAL CELTIC CUP WINNERS

Posted by seamus mccormick on June 14, 2018 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

MANY CONGRATULATIONS TO HIBS 58 ON WINNING THE FINAL CUP OF THE SEASON BEATING THEIR CLUBMATES CLONARD HIBS 5-4 IN THE FINAL OF THE DONEGAL CELTIC CUP.THIS HAS BEEN A VERY SUCCESSFUL SEASON TO BOTH THESE TEAMS AND CONGRATULATIONS TO BOTH SETS OF PLAYERS.

JOE SCOTTS REPORT,LEAGUE WEEK 18

Posted by seamus mccormick on June 5, 2018 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Welcome back to the FonaCab Central darts league where the final game of the league was upon us. After the excitement of last weeks individuals final which saw Davy McCusker retain the Jody Reynolds cup all focus was back on the league. This week the Forresters played host to Donegal Celtic while st Matthews made the journey to Hibs 58. Clonard Hibs held home advantage over O’Donnells, Star Celtic visited Casement and finally Caseys hosted Crumlin Star. Without further ado let’s see how the last night of the league unfolded and who would be crowned league champions 2018.

Casement 6 - 2 Star Celtic

Match one of the night saw Casement take on Star Celtic. With third place still up for grabs Casement needed to take the win. Paul Condon got Casement off the the perfect start beating Gerard Smith 2-0 in 26 darts.Man of the Match Gerry McCormick doubled their lead with a 2-0 win over Henry McTasney jnr in 21 and 26 darts. Martin Lavery furthered Casements lead with a 2-0 win over Eamon McGovern in 25 and 26 darts. With Casement in full flow Star Celtic relies on Gerard Burns to stem the tide. Burns beating Ciaran McKay 2-1 in 19 darts, with McKay offering stern resistance with a 23 darter. Rab Lyttle reduced Casements lead further with a 2-1 win over Michael Tierney. Joe Doone reestablished Casements lead with a 2-1 win over Tony Kelly before Kieran McGuinness guaranteed full points with a 2-0 win over Paddy McAlleese in 22 darts. Finally Venti Lenzi outbattled Aaron McGovern 2-0 in 27 darts to complete the win for Casement.

The Forresters 1 - 7 Donegal Celtic

Game one saw Matt Doone get DC off to a good start beating Paul Stafford 2-1. Joe Corr quickly made it two with a 2-0 win over Martin Stafford in 22 darts. Paddy McKeown extended DC’s lead with a 2-1 win over Sean Fitzpatrick in 25 darts. Freddie Steagles rallied his team with a 2-1 win over Kevin O’Carroll with O’Carroll providing opposition with a 180 and 23 darter. Alan Hanna reestablished DC’s lead with a 2-1 win over Gerard Callaghan before Chinky Smith secures the win with a 2-0 victory over Andy Gray. Sean Armstrong continued his good run of form with a 2-1 win over Paddy Dempsey before Paddy McGuinness finished the game in style with a man of the match performance. McGuinness taking care of Sean McCurdy 2-1 in 23 and 25 darts.

Clonard Hibs 4 - 4 O’Donnells

Next up saw Clonard Hibs welcome O’Donnells to the Hibs Club with plenty left to fight for. With O’Donnells needing the win for a chance at 3rd place every game would count. Game 1 saw Adam McDade continue where he left off with a 2-0 win over Brendan McStravick in 17 darts with a 180 along the way. Comer Toner furthered Hibs lead with a 2-1 win over Rab Creen. Super sub John Doyle continued Hibs run with a 2-1 win over Paul Press in 20 darts. Stevie Jones rallied his teammates with a 2-0 win over Dan Delaney with Kev O’Neill following suit with a 2-1 win over Stephen Magee. O’Neill winning in 25 darts with Magee providing resistance with a 22 darter. Conor Hana weighed in with a well timed man of the match performance to guarantee a draw. Hanna beating Tucker Kearney 2-0 in 18 and 24 darts. Ricky Saddler kept O’Donnells in the match with a 2-0 win over John McGrath with a brace of 24 darts. Finally Eddie Robb outbattled John McCann winning 2-1 in 23 darts to ensure a share of the spoils for both teams.

Caseys 4 - 4 Crumlin Star

Hibs 58 6 - 2 St Matthews

The final match of the night saw newly crowned league champions Hibs 58 take on St Matthews. Game 1 saw Individuals champion Davy McCusker get Hibs off to a perfect start beating Martin Irwin 2-1. Martin Corbett extended their lead with a 2-1 win over Jap McKinley. Corbett winning in 17 darts with a 180 while McKinley provided stern resistance with a 19 darter of his own. Damien Corbett overcame Joe McAttamney 2-0 in 24 darts before Martin Mooney guaranteed at least a draw with a 2-0 win over pat McGahan in 20 darts. With the game slipping away from them St Matthews relied on Billy McDade to rally his team. He duly obliged by beating Mark Lynch 2-0 in 21 and 24 darts. Unfortunately st Matts revival would be short lived with Peter McDonnell jnr taking care of Mick McCartan 2-0 in 24 darts to secure the win for Hibs 58. Peter McDonnell snr chipped in with a man of the match display beating joe O’Kane 2-0 in 19 and 22 darts with a 171 along the way. Finally Con Kielty pulled one back for St Matts with a 2-1 win over Sean Patterson in 23 and 24 darts.

With the league now concluded and with only the DC cup left to fight for the final league positions are as follows.

Hibs 58 (champions) 35 pts

Clonard Hibs. 27pts

Casement. 24pts

O’Donnell’s. 23pts

St Matthews. 19pts

Crumlin Star. 19pts

Star Celtic. 9pts

Caseys. 9pts

Donegal Celtic. 9pts

The Forresters 6pts

Congratulations to Hibs 58 on retaining the FonaCab Central darts league title. Unbeaten through the whole season winning every game and a draw they were exceptional and worthy champions. Next week all focus will be on the DC cup as the last opportunity to taste cup success. Until next week keep practicing and remember to hold your nerve.

JOE SCOTTS REPORT,JODY REYNOLDS INDIVIDUALS

Posted by seamus mccormick on May 29, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Welcome back to the FonaCab Central darts league where after two weeks of nail biting qualifiers we were down to the last 32 all vying to prevail as Jody Reynolds individuals champion 2018. Without further ado let’s see how the night unfolded.

Last 32

Board 1

The first match of the night saw Tommy Henry overcome Jap Craig in a 3-2 thriller, with Craig throwing a 19 darter. Jim Lavery took care of Tom Kearney 3-1 while Joe Flannery showed his class with a 3-0 win over Micky Tierney. Finally Brendan McStravick showed he was in the mood with a 3-1 win over Peter Fitzpatrick.

Board 2

Match 1 saw John Doyle show his intent with a 3-0 win over Paul Wisdom. Rab Creen followed suit winning 3-0 against John Turley. Conor Hanna overcame Sean Armstrong 3-1 before Stephen Magee continued his good form with a 3-0 win over Jim Lynch.

Board 3

Match 1 saw reigning Davy McCusker edge past Martin Mooney in a close fought affair. McCusker winning 3-2 in 15 darts with a 180 along the way. Gerry McCormick showed his class with a 3-1 win over Dougie Bowes before Ben Lagan combined scoring and finishing to good effect beating Conor Toner 3-0 in 15 darts taking out 136. Finally Matt Doone continued his good form with a battling 3-2 win over Joe O’Kane.

Board 4

Match 1 saw Paul Thompson progress to the last 16 with a 3-1 win over Joe Corr. Dan Sloan made light work of Ricky Saddler winning 3-1 in 16 darts. Peter McDonnell snr showed his class with a 3-1 win over Joe McAttamney. McDonnell winning in 16 darts with a 170 and 171 along the way. Finally Gerard Burns progressed to the next round with an excellent 3-0 win over Billy McDade.

Last 16

Board 1

Match 1 saw Rab Creen make light work of Joe Flannery winning 3-0 with a 180 along the way. Conor Hanna combined scoring and finishing to devastating effect beating Gerry McCormick 3-1 in 14 darts with an 84 finish.

Board 2

Match 1 saw Stephen Magee show his intent with a 3-2 win over Tommy Henry. Magee winning in 17 and 23 darts. Davy McCusker continued his outstanding form with a 3-1 win over John Doyle. McCusker finishing in 15 darts with 2 maximums along the way.

Board 3

Match 1 saw a Gerard Burns progress to the quarter final with a 3-0 win over Jim Lavery. Burns throwing a 180 with Lavery, not wanting to be outdone, replied with one of his own. Ben Lagan used his experience to take care of Dan Sloan 3-1 winning in 19,20 and 24 darts.

Board 4

Match 1 saw Peter McDonnell snr book his quarter final place with a 3-0 win over Matt Doone. Paul Thompson overcame a battling Brendan McStravick 3-1 to progress to the last 8.

Quarter finals

The first quarter final of the night saw Stephen Magee make light work of Rab Creen winning 3-0. Davy McCusker booker his semi final place with a 3-0 win over Ben Lagan winning in 15 darts. Gerard Burns showed his class with a 3-0 win over Paul Thompson. Finally Peter McDonnell snr overcame a tough match with Conor Hanna winning 3-0 with Hanna throwing a 180 along the way.

Semi Final

The first semi final of the night saw Peter McDonnell snr take on Stephen Magee. With both players having shown excellent form all season it would be difficult to separate them. Both players scored well however it was Magee to prevail and book a well earned place in the final. The second semi final saw Davy McCusker take on Gerard Burns with both players fancying their chance of lifting the cup. Both players scored well however it was McCusker to prevail and book his place in the final.

The Final

After three weeks of gruelling qualifiers only two remained, Reigning Champion Davy McCusker and Stephen Magee. With both players having shown some of the best form throughout the year it was a fighting final. Game 1 saw Magee get off to a flyer winning in 24 darts. McCusker quickly levelled the match winning in 21 darts. McCusker took the lead winning in 23 darts before going 3-1 up in 21 darts. The last game saw both players score well with Magee refusing to go down without a fight. However McCusker held his nerve to prevail 4-1 and become the 2018 Jody Reynolds individuals champion. Congratulations to Davy McCusker on fantastic back to back individual championships wins and congratulations to Stephen Magee for an excellent run to the final.

Running alongside the Jody Reynolds individuals was a consolation cup for those having missed out on the finals night. The first quarter final saw Kevin O’Neill show his class beating Martin Irwin throwing 2x180s along the way. Tony Kelly edged past Henry McTasney snr before Martin Corbett booked his Semi final place with a win over Paddy McKeown. Finally Gary Smith overcame Tommy Fitzpatrick to progress to the next round.

The first semi final saw Martin Corbett take care of Tony Kelly to book his place in the final. Kev O’Neill continued his excellent run of form with a win over Gary Smith.

The “Duffers” final

The final saw Kev O’Neill take on Martin corbett with both player fancying the chances of lifting the consolation cup. Game 1 saw O’Neill take the lead winning in 29 darts. Corbett quickly levelled with a 27 darter. With both players scoring well it was difficult to separate them. O’Neill throwing 2x140s and 5x100s just edged out Corbett in a thriller to prevail 2-1 winner and Duffer Champion 2018. Congratulations Kevin O’Neill on an excellent Cup display and congratulations to Martin Corbett for another excellent cup run.

 

 


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