Bridge Bar 3-4 McIntires

McIntires are the 2010 Knockout cup champions following a 4-3 win over the Bridge Bar in The Glenhead last Saturday night, Mike Naulty won the first match for McIntires with a 4-2 win over Paul McNern, Mike finished tops and 97 to go two up, Paul won the third leg, Mike took out 80 to 3-1 up Paul made it 3-2 in the next leg even thought Mike had a 180 Mike finished on double 8 to win the match. Hugh Doherty Jnr threw great darts to beat Keith Murray 4-1; Hugh had a 180 in the second leg to tie the game up at 1-1 before winning the next three legs.

Declan Cunningham beat Hugh Doherty 4-2 to put McIntires 2-1 up Hugh won the first leg on double 8, then Declan won three in a row before Hugh made it 3-2 but Declan finished double 6 to win the game. Raymond Hegarty beat Naill Cunningham to make it 2-2, Raymond went 3-1 up and finished double 15 to win the match, Emmett Quigley came from 2-1 down to beat James Byrne 4-2 taking out 96 to win the game.

Seamus Curran sent the match down to the wire with a 4-3 win over Richie Cunningham, Richie went 2-0 up before Seamus won three in a row; Richie tied the game up on double 16, before Seamus kept his nerves to check out on double 8. Conor Cunningham was the hero for the Dunkineely side with a 4-0 over Ronald Doherty who had a disappointing game on the night.

2010 Cup Runners  up Bridge Bar

2010 Cup Runners up Bridge Bar

2010 Cup and  trophys

2010 SWDDL Knockout Cup Semi Finals

Bridge Bar 4-3 Roartys

The Bridge Bar are back in the Knockout Cup final for the second time in three years following a 4-3 over Roartys in The Rusty in a trilling semi final. Roartys took the opening match with JP Byrne beating Hugh Doherty Jnr 3-0, the Carrick side levelled it up with Hugh Doherty beating Kieran Carr 3-2, Hugh went 2-0 up with a 110 finish but Kieran squared the tie up thanks to a 180 he then had six darts to beat Hugh but missed his chance and Hugh made no mistake and took the match.

John McGinley made it 2-1 to Roartys with a 3-1 win over Addie Hamilton. Raymond Hegarty made it 2-2 with a fine 3-0 win over Joe Mockler with included a 180 for Raymond, Roartys took the lead for the third time with some great darts from Anthony Gallagher in his 3-0 win against Seamus Curran.

James Byrne took the match to a decider with a 3-0 win against Norman Fuller, James took out 143 to win the game, in the decider some steady darts from Ronald Doherty secured a 3-0 win over Pat Curran

Cope House 2-4 McIntires

McIntires advanced to the Knockout Cup final for the third year in a row when they beat The Cope 4-2 in O’Donnell’s on Friday night but only for finishing let them down the Cope should be in Saturdays final.  McIntires went 3-0 up with Declan Cunningham beating Rodney McBrearty 3-1, Mike Naulty beat Gerry McBrearty 3-2 in a match Gerry should have won 3-1 but numerous missed darts at the doubles proved costly.

Brendan White played some excellent darts to beat Stephen Muirhead 3-1, Brendan hit a 180 and Stephen a 177. Irwin Muirhead won The Copes first match of the night with a 3-1 win over Naill Cunningham, the best match of the night followed with John Damien Gallagher beating Emmett Quigley 3-2 with John taking out 122 with Emmett sitting on tops, Richie Cunningham won the decider coming from 2-1 down against David Gallagher to win 3-2 in a match which David had also darts to win but again missed doubles proved costly.

Knockout Cup First Round

Glenhead 0-4 McIntires

O’Donnell’s 1-4 Cope House

The Rusty 1-4 Roartys

Bridge Bar bye