Last Thursday was the first round of the League Cup in the Thursday Night Darts League.
The Forge v Roost B was the only game played in this double in/double out competition.
Michael Sweeney (2x100, 2x121, 125, 140, 19 darts) got Roost B off to a perfect start with a win over John Evandelista (100). Harry Stirling (2x100, 140) levelled the score with a win against Alan McVicker (2x100). Martin Barr (100, 125, 140) restored the Roost’s lead with a win against Gary Kennedy (3x100). Clarke Scott (3x100) won a hard fought game against Kevin Scanlon (125) to level the game again. The Forge didn’t make any mistakes in the doubles matches winning both games to secure a 4 – 2 victory and a place in the next round.
Charlie Gaile 5-a-sides
Favourites Roost A had to come from behind to claim the first Silverware of the season against a determined Floyd’s Flights. Stephen Pinkerton (125) defeated Paddy Kelly (4x100, 120, 140) to give the Flights the lead. Daniel McDonald (4x140, 16 darts) had to work hard to level the score against Francis Kelly (100, 135, 140).
In form Rodney Kane (2x100, 140, 180, 16 & 20 darts) restored the lead for the Flights with a win over Davy Morrow. The Roost then went on to win the last two games and the trophy when Andy Martin (2x100, 125, 140, 21 darts) defeated William McKendry (100) and Jeff Watt (3x100 16 & 20 darts) defeated Stephen Collins (2x100).
During the course of the earlier rounds there were some very good darts thrown.
Highest Finishes: 108 Stephen Collins (Floyd’s Flights), 104 William McKendry (Floyd’s Flights), 102 Paddy Kelly (Roost A)
Quickest Legs: 13 darts Jeff Watt (Roost A), 16 darts Daniel McDonald (Roost A).
Well done to Daniel McDonald on winning the Ballymena League Division 1 Individuals with legs in 14, 16, 17 & 20 darts as well as scoring 2 x180.
Fixtures for 7th February, 2013
Floyd’s 4-a-Side cup in Floyd’s Bar