Dermot McGuire wins Paddy Byrne Cup for third time

Dermot McGuire captured the Paddy Byrne Perpetual Cup for the third this following a brilliant display of darts on the day where he had to overcome some of the best players in the area to clinch the title, in the final he defeated Kieran Gallagher from Ardara who was appearing in his first final 6-0 taking out 100 to win the match he also hit a 180 on his way to victory he also overcame holder John Gallagher 3-2 in round two. In the semis Dermot beat Andrew Gillespie 5-2 and Kieran beat Kenneth Kennedy also 5-2 while in the quarter finals Dermot beat five times champion John McGinley 4-3, Kieran beat JP Byrne 4-1, Andrew beat Declan Quinn 4-2 and Kenneth beat Michael Curran 4-1, Stephen Muirhead had the highest checkout of the match with 161 in round two. It was another excellent turnout with 58 throwers entering on the day in the 21st year of this great event.

Final

Dermot McGuire 6 Kieran Gallagher 0

Semi Finals

Dermot McGuire 5 Andrew Gillespie 2

Kieran Gallagher 5 Kenneth Kennedy 2

Quarter Finals

Dermot McGuire 4 John McGinley 3

Andrew Gillespie 4 Declan Quinn 2

Kieran Gallagher 4 JP Byrne 1

Kenneth Kennedy 4 Michael Curran 1

Third Round

Dermot McGuire 4 Roger McShane 1

John McGinley 4 Sharon Cunningham 0

Andrew Gillespie 4 Norman Fuller 1

Declan Quinn 4 Donal Duddy 3

Kieran Gallagher 4 Jason Cunnea 0

JP Byrne 4 Jameie McNern 1

Kenneth Kennedy 4 Stephen Muirhead 1

Michael Curran 4 Michael Byrne 1

Second Round

Dermot McGuire 3 John Gallagher 2

Roger McShane 3 Raymond Hegarty 1

John McGinley 3 Declan Cunningham 0 (132 c/o John)

Sharon Cunningham 3 Clement O’Gara 1

Andrew Gillespie 3 Antony Gallagher 0

Norman Fuller 3 John Byrne 2

Declan Quinn 3 Joe Mockler 0

Donal Duddy 3 Noel Hegarty 0

Kieran Gallagher 3 Gabriel Boyle 2

Jason Cunnea 3 Kieran Carr 1

JP Byrne 3 Kevin Squires 2

Jameie McNern 3 Conor McNelis 0

Kenneth Kennedy 3 Hugh Doherty Jnr 0

Stephen Muirhead 3 Gerard McNern Jnr 0 (161 c/0 Stephen)

Michael Curran 3 Shaun Connelly 0

Michael Byrne 3 Andrew O’Gara 2

First Round

Dermot McGuire 3 Paddy Haughey 0

John Gallagher 3 Mickey Lyons 0

Roger McShane 3 John McHugh 0

Raymond Hegarty 3 Jourdain Cunningham 0

John McGinley 3 David Fuller 0

Declan Cunningham 3 Wilfie Milsop 0

Clement O’Gara 3 Kevin McNern 0

Antony Gallagher 3 Aidan Gillespie 0

Norman Fuller 3 Patrick McNelis 1

John Byrne 3 Martin Carr 1

Joe Mockler 3 Kenneth Byrne 1

Donal Duddy 3 Owen Carr 1

Kieran Gallagher 3 Michael McGuire 2

Gabriel Boyle 3 Martin Boyle 0

Kieran Carr 3 Gerry McNern Snr 0

JP Byrne 3 David Gillespie 0

Kevin Squires 3 Dylan Curran 0

Jameie McNern 3 Irwin Muirhead 2

Kenneth Kennedy 3 Adrian Byrne 0

Hugh Doherty Jnr 3 Aidan Con 0

Stephen Muirhead 3 Conor Carr

Michael Curran 3 James Byrne 1

Michael Byrne 3 Mark Cannon 0

Andrew O’Gara 3 Noel McDevitt 0 

Runner up Kieran Gallagher

Semis Finalist Kenneth Kennedy and Andrew Gillespie 

  

Quarter Finalists Declan Quinn, Michael Curran, John McGinley and JP Byrne

Highest Checkout Stephen Muirhead 161

Great fan of the darts Joe Joe Boyle who has never missed the event.