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Muskerry arms do the Hat-rick

The Cork Darts Organisation charity Shield will again this season be played in November with the Joshua Tree being the venue and 2022 champion Stephen Coveney will be there defending his title.

Friday November 25 is pencilled in for the competition which is open to all adult darts players and this season the proceeds will once again be going to to a local and unfunded charity “Help and support the Homeless Cork”.

Entry for the competition is now open and intending players should get their entry in as soon as possible as there will be a restriction on entries which will be taken at any delegate meeting up to Tuesday November 22 when the draw for the competition will be made. 

Last seasons charity shield winner Stephen Coveney on right  receiving the shield from competition sponsor Jason Galway of Jason Galway painting and decorating, Coveney will be defending his title this season.
Picture: Mark Farrell.

Muskerry Arms made it a hat-trick of wins on the spin on Monday night last as they accounted for Ma Dulleas in the third series of the Cork Darts Organisation leagues.

Operating in division three this was the Blarney sides third win without loss ,having won both of their previous games by 5/0

However Monday nights game was a much closer affair with the Muskerry Arms having to come from a game down as Shane Dennehy was defeated 2/1 by Ma’s William Murphy.

Muskerry were soon level as long serving Michael Bevan completed a 2/0 success over Ma’s number two Shane McCarthy and they went in front with a win from their number three Graham Murphy who ran out as a 2/0 winner against Ben Lynch.

The fourth game on the card saw home player Danny Falvey put in a fine performance against Muskerry’s Dylan O’Riordan, winning 2/0 as it all came to the final game of the evening.

The final game brought to the oche Ma Dulleas Jamie Wallace and Muskerry’s Johnny Kelleher with the Blarney player winning the opening leg, Wallace levelled as he took the second but Kelleher got over the line as he hit a double 16 to make it three wins from three games

The Red Cove Inn will be the venue for the upcoming ladies A and B grade semifinals and finals on Thursday October 27.

The Red Cove Inn who sponsor the ladies competitions will see all four semifinals of the respective divisions along with both finals being played on the night in what should be a tremendous evening of ladies darts.

Men’s, Ladies and youths County ranking events were staged on Sunday last at the River Lane on Blarney Street with Declan Gostl winning the mens, Ian Kelleher taking the youths and Ciara Haugh the ladies.

Delegate meeting next Tuesday night at Glenryan Tavern.

Frank Goulding

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