fonaCAB Central Darts League




Posted by on April 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM



Caseys captain Matt Boyle (22&23) beat Con Kielty(21) to move them 1 - 0 ahead, but it was soon 1-1 when Martin Irwin won a close game over Seamy Roberts 2-1.  Next up saw Joe O'Kane put in a man of the match perfomance with a brace of 22 darters to beat Dan Cahoon 2-1 in legs, and put St.Matthews 2-1 ahead, but again it was level when Steven Leckey edged past Jim Lavery 2-1.  The next game saw Jap McKinley(24&27) beat Butch Mallon (23) to make it 2-2, and it was soon 4-2 when Joe McAttamney (22&23) beat a gallant Eugene Brannigan2-0. John Considine secured with a 2-0 win over Liam McMenamin, and Billy McDade (26&29) beatb Gerard Holmes 2-0 to make it 6-2 to St.Matthews, which was alittle harshon the home side, but that's darts.

HIBS 58  6  CASEMENT  2.

58 continued their 100% record with a great win over a battling Casement side.  Tucker Clarke(23&24) beat Kieran McGuinness 2-0, and mark Lynch made it 2-0 wit a 2-0 win over Michael Tierney, which included a great 15 darter. The next game saw Joe Doon beat Damien Corbett 2-1 to pull one back for Casement, only for Sean Patterson (24&22) to step up with a 2-0 win over Henry McCann and put 58 3-1 up. Martin Mooney (21&22) the made it 4-1 wit a 2-0 win over Vinty Lenzi. The next game was the game of the match wit Paul Condon putting in a man of the match perfomance (18&22) which included a big 180 to beat previously unbeaten Peter McDonnell Snr, who hit  an 18 darter of his own, and keep Casement in the match. That was as good as it got because Martin Corbett (20& 26) beat Chopper McKay 2-0 and Davy McCusker (22&19) also hitting 180 to beat Gerry McCormick 2-0 to leave the final score 6-2.


Clonard raced into a 4-0 lead thanks to a 2-0 win for SeanPaul Grant over Michael Burns, and then a 2-0 win for John McCann(22&30) over Sean McCurdy.  John Doyle the won 2-1 over Paul Stafford, and Conor hanna beat Andy Grey 2-0. The next game saw a man of the match perfomance fro Olicer McMahon Jnr (23&29) over a previously unbeaten Adam McDade 2-0 to make it 4-1.  Up next Anto Smyth beat Gerard Callaghan 2-1 whic included a 112 finish from Anto, and the last 2 games were 2-0 wins for Pearse Maguire over Caoimhin Burns, and Kevin Campbell Over Ray Lavery to leave the final score 7-1 to Clonard Hibs.


DC got off to a  flyer with four 2-0 wins to go 4-0 up. The first game saw Gary Smyth (26&17) beat Gerard Burns and the Colm McGuinness (29&21) beat Paddy McAleese, then Pat McGuinness (27&23) beat Gerard Smyth. Next up was man of the match Patrick McGeown (22&18 beat Eamon Mcgovern. In the next game Hugh Grieve(19&27) stopped the rot with a 2-1 win over Alan Hanna, only for Joe Corr to step up and claim the points for DC wit a 2-0 win over henry Mctasney Jnr. In the next leg Rab Lyttle beat Matt Doon 2-1 whic included a great 117 finish from Rab, and in the last legSean Armstrong beat Stephen Curley 2-1 to leave the final score 6-2 to the DC.


Tommy Henry (19&25) got the star off to a good start with a 2-0 win over Tom Kearney, and it was soon followed by a 2-0 win for Ben Lagan(28&21) over John Quinn. The next game saw Robert Crean recieve a bye to make it 3-0. The O'Ds pulled one back thanks to Brendan McStravick (29&26) in a 2-0 win over Seamus Martin, and it was soon 3-2 when Ricky Saddler (22&23) beat Freddie Steegles 2-0. This was followed by a great win for Paul Wisdom to vel the match 3-3 wit a 2-0 win over James Porter.  Peter Fitzpatrick(28&23) edged th e Star 4-3 ahead wit a 2-0 win over Kevin O'neill and man of the match Paul Porter (20&20) wrapped up the points with a 2-0 win over Eddie Robb.


This took place over the last two weeks in th eO'Donnells club and in the semi finals Tony Corr and Martin Mooney beat Seamy Roberts and Gerard Holmes 3-2, and in the other semi Peter McDonnell Snr and Jnr beat Tommy Henry  and Ben Lagan 3-2.

The final saw Tony Corr and Martin Mooney race into a 3-0 lead agaist their teammates from 58, only for the McDonnells father and son pairing to claw it back to 3-3 and in the last leg Tony and Martin just edged it to keep up their grest record in the competition.

On behalf of the league committee I would like to apologise for not giving a bigger coverage this competition due to unseen circumstances.

This week sees the Sparrow McLaughlin cup take place in the Hibs rooms and would like to make all reams aware to be there for 8.30.


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