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Bridge Bar 5-4 Glenhead

The Bridge Bar retained the B cup following a 5-4 win over The Glenhead in one of the best games seen in the league this season in front of a large crowd in The Rusty on Easter Sunday evening. Jason Cunnea/Noel McDevitt gave the Glenhead the lead with a 2-0 win over Hugh Doherty/Seamus Curran. The Bridge Bar won the next two doubles with James Byrne/Adrian Hamilton beating Dermot McGuire/James McGinley 2-0 while Hugh Doherty Jnr/Raymond Hegarty defeated Colin McNelis/Kenneth Byrne 2-1 in a game that Kenneth hit a 180.

Dermot McGuire squared the game up at 2-2 with a 2-1 win over Adrian Hamilton then Hugh Doherty Jnr put the Bridge Bar 3-2 up with a pressure double 10 finish to beat 2-1 Kenneth Byrne in a great match. The Glenhead then went 4-3 up with Jason Cunnea beating Hugh Doherty 2-1, Hugh had a 180 in his winning leg and James McGinley beat Raymond Hegarty also 2-1 in another cracking match. James Byrne sent the match to a decider following a 2-0 win against Colin McNelis and it was Seamus Curran who threw his best darts of the season to beat Noel McDevitt 2-0 to take the cup back to Carrick and give the Bridge Bar some consolation for the Knockout cup defeat the previous week.

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2009/10 SWDDL B Cup Semi final

Bridge Bar 5-4 O’Donnell’s

Holders The Bridge Bar came from 4-2 down to beat O’Donnell’s in a trilling B semi final in Roartys, the Carrick side went 2-1 up following the doubles James Byrne/Adrian Hamilton beat John and Shaun Gallagher 2-0, Hugh and Ronald Doherty beat Mark Boyle/Josie Gillespie 2-1 to put the Bridge Bar 2-0 up while Andrew Gillespie/James Boyle beat Raymond Hegarty/Seamus Curran 2-0 to pull one back for O’Donnell’s.

O’Donnell’s then won the first 3 singles John Gallagher, Shaun Gallagher and Andrew Gillespie beating Hugh Doherty, Hugh Doherty Jnr and James Byrne 2-1 (in fact all the singles games finished 2-1). Raymond Hegarty beat James Boyle and Adrian Hamilton beat Josie Gillespie to tie the game up at 4-4 while Ronald Doherty won the deciding game against Mark Boyle to send the Bridge Bar to the final.