DARTS: Fairview Bar leads the way in Friday Night Darts League

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Last week saw the first round of Estate Services Friday Night Darts League action and it was the Fairview darts team who lead the way after enjoying a comprehensive victory over their hosts, Oakgrove, by 20 legs to 6.

Mailey’s Bar also enjoyed a comfortable start with victory over George’s Bar by 19 legs to 6. In the night’s other two matches, the Phoenix Bar edged out the Carraig bar in a fiercely contested match by 14 legs to 11 while the Castle Bar got their season up and running in their new home by completing a narrow victory over their neighbours Tracey’s, edging over the line by 14 legs to 11

Mailey’s Sean Wilson set the early benchmark for highest checkout by compiling out a magnificent 138. It was closely followed by Mark Hegarty with a nice 112. Next best came from JP McElhinney with a 106 finish.

If the opening week scoring form is anything to go by, then this is promising be a record breaking season for all teams involved

There was in total 198 tons plus scores recorded great darts all round.

Results from last week: Oakgrove 6, Fairview 20; Mailey’s 19, George’s 6; Phoenix 14, Carraig 11; Castle 14, Tracey’s 11

FIXTURES (WEEK 2): Mailey’s v Carraig; George’s v Oakgrove; Traceys v Phoenix; Fairview v Castle Bar.