Trojans 1-7 Vintage
The Vintage Bar made it nine wins in a row and are now only two wins away from claiming the title as they recorded a 7-1 win over the Trojans.
Dee Blaney beat Davy Vaughan Jr by 2 legs to 1. Brian McCavigan hit a 16 dart leg beating Andy Fairbairn while Conor Mallon had a 19 dart leg as he got the better of Liz McLaughlin 2-0. It was Tony Rutherford who got the Trojans only win of the night with a 2-0 win over Joe McGahan. Mo Campbell won 2-0 against Davy Vaughan Sr to extend the lead and when John Cinnamond got his 17th league win in a row beating Stuart Matchett the win was confirmed.
Celtic 2-6 INF
The INF moved joint second with Celtic as they won 6-2 against their close rivals. Lee Culbert won the first match ending Sean Farren’s five game win streak before Terry Morrow extended the lead with a 2-1 win over Martin Haddock despite Martin hitting 6x100’s and an 18 dart leg. Mick Millar took both legs against Vincey Culbert Sr but Dave McCusker extended the lead as he hit a 16 dart leg to beat Gerard Crewe 2-0. Adrian Hutchinson won the last leg against Vincey Culbert Jr but that was to be the last leg for Celtic as the INF took the last six legs. Martin Crossan stopped Dee Breen’s 14 league game unbeaten streak with Martin hitting the second 180 of the night to win 2-0. Seamy Tallon beat Andy McConnon 2-0 and Paddy Magill beat Noel Greenan 2-0.
Eire Og 2-6 Drumgor
With both teams level on points it was always going to be a tight game and two undefeated players clashed as Clive Hanna came up against Eire Og’s Sam Frazer. As expected it went right to the wire with Sam taking his chance to put his team one up. Drumgor took the next four games with Marty Craig ending Paul Callaghan’s three game win streak with a 2-0 win. Stevie Duff got the better of Chris Cinnamond before Shane Lennon won both legs against Niall Heaney. Eamon Duff beat Paul McGahan 2-1. Eire Og player Micky Dunwoodie stopped the winning streak of Drumgor as he got the better of Pearse Richardson by two legs to nil but it was to no avail as Joe Duff secured the win with a 2-1 win over Hugh Heaney. George Chambers had a 2-0 win over Micky Campbell.
Stables 7-1 Clann Eireann
Clann Eireann left Stables empty handed losing by 7 games to 1 to the hosts. The visitors won their only game of the night in the very match as Nathan McCabe had a 125 and 2x100’s as well as a 19 dart leg on way to beating Hugh Campbell 2-0. The match wasn’t as one sided as the scoreline suggests as four out of the next five matches all went to the deciding legs.
Joe Toman hit a 120 and 6x100’s and a 16 dart leg as he won 2-1 against Chris Magee. A 140 and 3x100’s by Dermy McStay helped him beat Kevin OLoan 2-1. The third match went to the deciding leg but a 180 by Dee McConville saw off Mark Brady. Peter Morris had 2x140’s as he defeated Ciaran Magee before Shane Tallon won the deciding leg over Mark Magee to secure the victory.
On Saturday the Craigavon District Darts league’s Inter Area county team Area 11 had a fantastic 10-2 win over Area 5 Lisburn with Adrian Hutchinson, Dee Blaney, Mark McLernon, Seamy Tallon, John Cinnamond, Keith Beale, Terry Morrow, Micky Campbell, Noel Dunwoodie and Shane Lennon all being successful.
The next match is in February at home to Area 7a Banbridge.