Pat and Peter hit top form to lift Drumgor Pairs title

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The Drumgor Pairs has new winners this year with Stables pair Pat Curran and Peter Morris taking the honours.

The victors started off by taking the scalp of Vintage team mates Mo Campbell and Dee McCready 2-0.

This was followed by another impressive win over experienced pairing of Seamy Tallon and Paddy Magill from the Forresters by the same scoreline.

Now into the last eight not many would have fancied them to progress any further when they came up against the reigning champions who had been undefeated for four successive seasons having won it in from 2010-2013 but they came through a last leg decider to win 2-1.

With their confidence growing they came up against the Celtic team of Dee Breen and Gerard Crewe who had already beaten their Stables team mates Shane Tallon and Michael Lamb and they gained revenge for their defeat when they got the better of the Celtic boys by 3 legs to 1 .

It was another Celtic pairing they met in the final as Mick Millar and Adrian Hutchinson had made their way to the final with three successive wins over Vintage teams with victories over Brendan Mallon/Kevin McNeice, Oliver Toland Conor Mallon and a 3-0 semi-final win over Dee Blaney and John Cinnamond.

The first two legs of the final comfortably went the way of the Celtic team mates. In leg three they had again scored heavily and looked odds on to increase their lead but that all important double couldn’t be hit and the Stables lads punished them to pull one back.

Leg four could have gone either way as the confidence of the Pat and Peter was growing but Mick Millar made no mistake this time at double 10 to put them only one leg away from the title.

Pat and Peter hung in there as they took leg five with a double 3 finish to close the gap to 3-2.

The Celtic pair started off leg six in style with scores of 137,80, and 2x100’s to leave them well in front and on the verge of the win, but again numerous missed doubles let the Stables boys back into it and they made no mistake at their double to take it to a deciding leg.

The final leg was neck and neck before Pat Curran took his opportunity with a double 8 finish to take the honours .