Darts Shield event in Greysteel

The annual John McCloskey Memorial Darts Shield will be held this Sunday, in the Rising Sun Bar, Greysteel.

The registration of entrants will begin at 1pm to 2.30pm and the darts will commence as soon as possible after 2.30pm across four boards as a large crowd as always is expected on the day.

On the day there will be a singles competition, blind pairs competition and a youth competition.

The entrance fees is £5 for the singles (men or ladies) and £6 for the blind pairs

and £2 for youths (boys or girls) competition.

All the competitions will be drawn by blind draw. Prize money and crystal will be available on the day for the latter stages.

All remaining proceeds from the day will be donated to a chosen charity.

The Rising Sun Bar & Darts Club would like to welcome everyone along on this popular day to support such a worthy cause once again.

There was £810 raised last year donated to Foyle Hospice so please support once again and it is much appreicated.

The 180’s in recent weeks as predicted has increased at the Eglinton and District Darts League.

There was five last Thursday night with a brilliant two maximums for Keith Darby (Macons) and one each from Nigel Moore (Rising Sun B); Gregory McElhatton (Happy Landing) and Paddy McElhinney (Rising Sun A) who appears to be hitting 180s for fun this league campaign with four in just ten matches. The best leg of darts of the week was from the talented Conrad Watson (Rising Sun A) with a superb 13 dart leg.

Fixtures: Tonight (Thursday) Macons vs Longfield A; Donaghys A vs Rising Sun B; Happy Landing vs Dolphin Bar; Rising Sun A vs The Vale; Murphys Bar vs Eglinton CC A; Longfield B vs Donaghys B; Eglinton CC B vs Calablanca and The Depot vs Drummond Hotel.

Results: Donaghys A 6-0 Happy Landing; Rising Sun B 3-3 Macons; The Vale 3-3 The Depot; Drummond Hotel 4-2 Donaghys B; Dolphin Bar 5-1 Longfield B; Calablanca 6-0 Muprhys Bar; Longfield A 3-3 Eglinton CC A; Eglinton CC B 0-6 Rising Sun A.