FAIRHILL Bar ensured that their famous victory over Drifters in the Ballymena, Harryville & District Darts League wasn’t a flash in the pan with a whitewash defeat of Slemish Tavern in Friday night’s action.
Drifters have also recovered from that setback with a 7-1 win at Diamond Bar.
In Division Two, there were wins for Ballee, Fountain Bar, and Social Club, while Michelin Club and Social Staffies shared the spoils.
In a week of no spectacular legs, Ashley Rainey had the best with an 18-darter, followed by: 19s Bobby Carson, Shane Hillis, John Robinson, 20s Bobby Carson, John Elder, Robert Beggs, Ian Rainey, Samuel Balmer, 21s Darren Hillis.
Rainey also had the week’s best finish with a ‘Shanghai’ 120, folowed by: 85 Ryan Gault (Fairhill), Stefan Kirkwood (86) Staffies), Brian Hannaway (81) (Fountain Bar)
Ryan Gault & Ian Rainey (Fairhill) both hit 180s.
Diamond Bar 1, Drifters 7: Diamond - Derek Connor 2-0; Drifters - Paul Rock 2-0, Davy McFall 2-0, John Elder 2-0, Andy Martin 2-0, Geoff Wylie 2-0, Davy Martin 2-1, Rodney White 2-0,.
Fairhill Bar 8, Slemish Tavern 0: Fairhill - Ashley Rainey 2-0, Trevor Turtle 2-0, Ryan Gault 2-0, Rodney McAleese 2-0, Stephen Rock 2-1, George Barr 2-0, John Robinson 2-0 & Ian Rainey 2-0.
Ballee 5, Fountain Arrows 3: Ballee - Josh McCrory 2-0, Shane Hillis 2-0, Darren Hillis 2-0, Colin McCaughren 2-0 & Warren Craig 2-0; Arrows - James Kennedy 2-0, Robert Beggs 2-0 & Davy Lamont 2-0.
Fountain Bar 5, Buffs Club 3: Fountain - Alan Mills 2-1, Bob Peachey 2-0, Jonny Russell 2-1, Brian Hannaway 2-1 & Willie Russell 2-0; Buffs - Stevie Trainor 2-0, Rodney McCartney 2-1 & Isobel Niklas 2-0.
Social Club 6, Ladysmith Arrows 2: Social - Joe Balmer 2-1, Samuel Balmer 2-0, Rodney Thompson 2-1, Steven Hamer 2-1, Jimmy Knowles 2-0 & Martin Ramsey 2-0; Arrows - Justin Cushenan 2-0 & Roberta McFall 2-1.
Michelin Club 4, Social Staffies 4: Michelin - Henry Eagleson 2-0, Bobby Carson 2-0, Norman Kerr 2-1, Brian Hanna 2-1; Staffies - Mike Matuszkiewicz, Tommy O’Neill 2-0, Gerry Christie 2-0 & Stefan Kirkwood 2-0.
This Friday night, January 25, sees the league individuals for both divisions and ladies take place.
Registration will take place before 8pm to ensure a prompt start.