Elder signs off 2012 in style with 13-dart leg
JOHN Elder signed off in style in the final round of Ballymena, Harryville & District Darts League matches of 2012 on Friday night.
The former international player hit a 13-dart legs as his Drifters side plough on towards yet another league title with their latest win coming at Ladysmith’s expense.
Other notable legs came from: 14 - Geoff Wylie, 15 - Daniel Thompson, 16 - Alwyn McCosh, Billy McDowell, 17 - Andy Martin, Junior Cushenan, 18 - Mike Stubbs, John Elder, Geoff Wylie, 19 - Steven Hamer, Leon McDowell, 20 - Alan Service, Geoffrey Matthews, Darnell McCrory, Gabriel Kerr, 21 - Billy McDowell, Davy McFall, Rodney Cubitt, John Robinson, David McFall.
Jane Lowry (Ladysmith Arrows) had the week’s best finish with a 100 checkout.
Davy McFall, Geoffrey Matthews (Drifters), Junior Cushenan (Ladysmith Arrows) and Clifford Marcus (Michelin) all hit 180s.
Diamond Bar 1, Fairhill Bar 7: Diamond - Rodney Cubitt 2-0; Fairhill - Ian Rainey 2-0, Colin Reid 2-1, George Barr 2-0, Ashley Rainey 2-0, John Robinson 2-0, Steven Rock 2-0 & Denis Gault 2-0.
Drifters 7, Ladysmith 1: Drifters - John Elder 2-0, Jeff Watt 2-1, Davy McFall 2-0, Andy Martin 2-0, Darnell McCrory 2-0, Geoff Wylie 2-0, Rodney White 2-0; Ladysmith - Billy McDowell 2-1.
BT/PO Club 5, Clough Rangers 3: BT/PO - Glenn Gilmour 2-0, John Stewart 2-0, Mike Stubbs 2-0, Alan Service 2-1 & Gary Gilmour 2-0; Clough - Alwyn McCosh 2-0, Stephan Gage 2-0 & Rab Lynn 2-0.
Greenhills Bar 6, Slemish Tavern 2: Greenhills - Gabriel Kerr 2-1, Liam Quinn 2-1, Carlin McKendry 2-1, Darren McNeill 2-0, Pat Donnelly 2-0 & Tony Kerr 2-0; Slemish - Ian Millar 2-0 & David McFall 2-0.
Ballee 7, Fountain Bar 1: Ballee - Gary Rock 2-0, Josh McCrory 2-1, Leon McDowell 2-0, Warren Craig 2-1, Shane Hillis 2-1, Stephen Armstrong 2-0 & Paul Smith 2-0; Fountain - George Foster 2-1.
Fountain Arrows 2, Michelin Club 6: Arrows - Daniel Thompson 2-1 & Rab Beggs 2-0; Michelin - Henry Eagleson 2-1, Alan Penny 2-1, Bobby Carson 2-0, Colin Penny 2-1, Herbie Dunlop 2-1 & Norman Kerr 2-0.
Ladysmith Arrows 6, Social Staffies 2: Ladysmith - Jane Lowry 2-0, Annie Greer 2-0, Junior Cushenan 2-1, Justin Cushenan 2-0, Neil Marshall 2-0, Donna Service 2-0; Staffies - Gerry Christie 2-1 & John Bell 2-0.
Social Club 5, Buffs Club 3: Social - Samuel Balmer 2-0, George Aicken 2-0, Rodney Thompson 2-0, Steven Hamer 2-0 & James Carlisle 2-1; Buffs - Stevie Trainor 2-1, Sandra Gilmore 2-0, Isobel Niklas 2-0.
The league is now on its break for the holidays but there are still two outstanding games down for decision this Friday, December 21:
Division One: Drifters v Clough Rangers.
Division Two: Ballee v Fountain Arrows.
The Social club is holding its Turkey Shoot - Out Darts Competition on Fri 21st contact Social club for more information
There will be a darts competition on Sat 22nd December in aid of the Hope Centre. This will take place in the Ladysmith Arms, registration 12 noon £5 entry, all welcome.
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