Estate Services Darts team claim Inter County title

Pictured at Mailey's Bar, is the Maileys Bar Darts Team, who won the Estate Services (IONA) Darts League, Jackie Doherty Cup sponsered by the Phoenicx Bar. Seated centre is Maileys bar manager Mickey Doherty, presenting to captain Sean Wilson. Also seated left is Martin Barr. Standing from left, Conor McDaid, Paul Dunne, Robert Murray, James Clancey & Danny McDaid. (DER-13-GMI-51)
Pictured at Mailey's Bar, is the Maileys Bar Darts Team, who won the Estate Services (IONA) Darts League, Jackie Doherty Cup sponsered by the Phoenicx Bar. Seated centre is Maileys bar manager Mickey Doherty, presenting to captain Sean Wilson. Also seated left is Martin Barr. Standing from left, Conor McDaid, Paul Dunne, Robert Murray, James Clancey & Danny McDaid. (DER-13-GMI-51)

The Estate Services Darts team claimed the Inter County Championship last Saturday in Campsie.

With the final against Coleraine ties at five games all, who better than Derry’s Republic of Ireland international, Martin McCloskey to play-off for the top prize?

And the Mailey’s Bar thrower emerged 3-0 winner of the play-off to secure the prestigious title for the Derry team.

The Estate Services (Iona) team would like to thank their sponsors, especially Mailey’s Bar who supplied six members of the winning team.

The team, captained by Mailey’s James Clancy included, Sean Wilson, Martin McCloskey, Robert Murray, Danny McDaid and Martin Barr (all Mailey’s), Darren Coyle and Bobby McLaughlin (Oak), Michael Wallace (Phoenix) and Eamonn Cassidy (Fairview).

Highest finish last week was registered by Danny McDaid with a great 126 checkout. Next best were Sean Wilson 87, Jackie Corcoran 86, Thomas Nixon 84, Jimmy Kirk 70, Sean Wilson 48, Conor McDaid 42.

Fastest game of the week came from Darren Coyle with a 16 dart game. Jimmy Kirk, Danny McDaid and Frank Stewart 18, Darren Coyle 19, Sean Wilson 20, were next best. Maximums were scored by Kevin McCafferty, James Clancy, Frankie Stewart and Sean Wilsonx2.

Last week’s results and scores were - Fairview 10, George’s 7: Fairview - Allan Donnell 121,100, Tony Deehan 121, Terry O’Kane 2x100, Gerry Doherty 100, Paul Curran 105,100; George’s - Sean McElhinney 121,101, JP McElhinney 2x100, Hugh McCafferty 2x100, Hugh Melly 100, Jason Dowds 2x100, John Ferguson 140,125.

Oak 11, Dungloe 5: Oak - Jackie Corcoran 123 (86 finish), Sean Brown 2x100, Darren Coyle 2x140,4x100 (16 and 19 darts), Jason Orr 2x140,118,100, Bobby McLaughlin 140,100, Artie Stewart 123,2x100, John Given 140,2x101,4x100; Dungloe - Frankie Stewart 180,140,2x100 (18 darts, 70 finish), Declan Rigby 140,115, Kevin McCafferty 180,121, Michael Doherty 140, Mark Hegarty 121,3x100.

Mailey’s 12, Phoenix 5: Mailey’s - Sean Wilson 2x180 (87 and 48 finishes, 20 darts), Robert Murray 2x100, Martin Barr 100, Danny McDaid 140, 120 (126 finish, 18 darts), Connor McDaid 140,134; Phoenix - Thomas Nixon 2x100 (84 finish), Sean Knox 125,100, Michael Wallace 140,117,5x100, Colly Kelly 125,100, Eddie McDermott 2x100, Noel Henry 140,123.

Tonight’s matches are - Oak v George’s - Phoenix v Dungloe, Mary B’s v Fairview, Mailey’s receive a bye.

This year’s individual will again be sponsored by Mailey’s Bar.

The league table - 1, Mailey’s 219pts; 2, Oak 171, Phoenix 166, Fairview 145, Mary B’s 134, Dungloe 123, George’s 99.

Wallace wins Mickey Mooney Cup

The last 32 of the Mickey Mooney men’s Individuals were held in the Abercorn Bar last Thursday night and after several hard fought rounds and a very close final, Michael Wallace from the Oak Grove A emerged this year’s champion, defeating Mark Quigley from the Iona House in the final.

And in Bennigan’s the last eight of the Cathy Dunleavy Ladies Memorial individuals also took place and after some very good first rounds Claire Neely from the Iona House defeated Bennigan’s Lisa McDermott in the final.

Forthcoming Fixtures

League fixtures for Thursday, April 17th are - Mary B’s v Rocking Chair A, Rocking Chair B v W.G’S, Oak Grove B v Sully’s, Celtic v Ritz, O’Sullivan’s v Campbell’s, Iona House v Oak Grove A, George’s v Abercorn, Bennigan’s v Dungloe.

League positions after 22 weeks - 1, Oak Grove A 250pts; 2, Oak Grove B 249; 3, Abercorn 246; 4, Celtic 242; 5, Rocking Chair A 237; 6, Iona House 228; 7, Dungloe 182; 8, Campbell’s 178; 9, Mary B’s 173; 10, O’Sullivan’s 168; 11, Ritz 153; 12, Rocking Chair B 145; 13, W.G’s 136; 14, Sully’s 113; 15, Bennigan’s 103; 16, George’s 90.