The Joshua Tree on Blarney Street will be the venue on Tuesday night for the Cork Darts Organisation delegate meeting. The venue will be the final chance for pubs/clubs to enter their team/teams into our upcoming start of season men’s and ladies leagues which will commence on Monday September 19th, and the ladies to follow on Thursday September 22, all matches are to commence at 9.30pm on the fixtured night.
Any team who has not already supplied the committee with a full team list of all their registered players must do so at this meeting otherwise the team will not be entered into the draw for the start of competition.
Also any outstanding individual registration and team registration fees must be paid prior to teams being entered into the draws.
The delegate meeting at the Joshua Tree will commence at 8.30pm.
The Heineken Premier players individual league makes a very welcome return after an absence of three years because of the Covid Pandemic having last been played for in 2019 when it was won by Ciarán Teehan.
This competition has always proven to be very attractive to the players because of the round robin format of at least eight groups which is played on week one with the top two players from each group going on to play in the knockout round of 16 players which is then played on week two.
The opening shots in the Heineken Premier players individual league is pencilled in for Friday November the 4th, for the round robin series of qualifying games and thats followed on Friday November 18th, with the knockout stages of this very premier competition.
The competition will carry a minimum prize fund of €1,000 and will be held at the Groves Lounge in Dublin Street Blackpool, more details on this competition can be had at any delegate meeting.
The Cork Darts Organisation Charity Shield open singles championship will once again be up and running this year with the Joshua Tree once more the venue for its staging which will be Friday November 25th.
Entries are currently being accepted for this competition and will close at the Delegate meeting of Tuesday November 22nd and as stated above earlier it is open to all adult darts players.
Nominations for a charity to benefit from the night will be taken at any delegate meeting with the restriction being that any nomination must not be in receipt of any funding and also has to be non profit and locally based.
The latest Cork youths ranking competition was held on last weekend at the Lounge of the Harp Bar and after a hectic day of tungsten throwing it was Shane Long who came through to win with Jamie Farrell in the runner-up position.
The Cork youths teams will be in action over this coming weekend at the Trabolgan holiday centre as the annual inter-counties Cork challenge cup will be up for grabs over Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with the very best of our young and local as well as national darting talent on view.
Declan Gostel who defeated Brendan McSweeney in the final was the winner of the first men’s County Board ranking event of the season which was played at the River Lane on Sunday last, the next ranking event will take place also at the River Lane on Sunday September 18th