fonaCAB Central Darts League




Posted by seamus mccormick on December 17, 2019 at 6:05 AM


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


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


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



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


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


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


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



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



Casey's cup proudly sponsored by Kitchens Complete.

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