The Gallows came good after several attempts when at the Joshua Tree on Monday night last they captured the Cork Darts Organisation Fosters sponsored cup with a deserved win over Baker Street in the final.
The semifinals saw Baker Street fashion out a 4-2 win over the Gerald Griffin while the Gallows were involved in a very close encounter against the Old Reliable before edging it on a 4-3 scoreline.
The opening game of the final saw Gallows number one on the night Steve Harrington come from a leg down to defeat Baker Street number one Paul O’Callaghan but all was soon square between the sides as Chris O’Connor overcame the challenge on Tomás Moloney also by a 2-1 scoreline.
Gallows then took the lead once more as their number three Ronan McCarthy took another three legged affair ahead of Robert O’Connor and again it was even as the break approached with Gavin O’Connor outscoring Ray Glynn to leave it with all to play for at 2-2.
However the break certainly did not do any favours for Baker Street as Willie Kennedy had a 2-1 win over Trevor Bourke and Aaron McGrath completed matters for the Gallows as he got the better of Derek Sheehy again by 2-1 to lift the silverware for the Gallows.
The man of the match award went to Gallows Steve Harrington.
The River Lane on Blarney Street will tonight play host to both semifinals of the Cork Darts Organisation Junior cup with the line up as follows, Joshua Tree v Ma Dullea’s and Muskerry Arms v River Lane.
The action on the oche at River lane will get underway tonight at 9.30 and the final of the junior cup will be played on Monday night next March 4.
Next Monday night will also see the climax of the Cork Darts Organisation Fosters super cup with the Harp taking on the Groves and the Tower Bar playing the Riverstown Inn.
Last weeks quarterfinals saw the Riverstown Inn defeat the challenge of the Joshua Tree by 4-3 and the Groves had to go the distance before they gunned down Hennessy’s 4-3.
Both semifinals and final will commence at 8.45 with the final to follow
The Rochestown Park Hotel will on this coming Friday night March 1 welcome world renowned darts player Phil (The Power) Taylor for an exhibition of darts and Phil will also take on 16 of the best of local talent on the night.
Phil will also be interviewed regarding his outstanding carer and will also invite questions from the audience in a question and answer session.
Tickets for the night are available at Pro Musica, Rochestown Park Hotel or Sean O’Sullivan @ 0868609924.