Ballymacash edge thriller with BIBC in the first round of the McKee Cup in darts league

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There was a thrilling encounter when Ballymacash met Belfast Indoor Bowling Club in the McKee Cup in the Alexanders Lisburn and District Dart League last weekend.

It looked all over for Ballymacash at home in the first round of the cup as they quickly went 3-1 behind.

Then the fightback started. Going into last game it was all square with the best game of the night going to the home side.

Cash winners were A. Presho 100,140. J. Dodds. T. Bustard 140. P. McKeown 100. A. J. Coburn 100,145,21 darts.

B. I. B. C. winners C. McConkey 100. J. Bunting 100. T. Johnston 2x100. M. Riddall 2x100,115.

Ballinderry at home to Dunmurry Inn proved far too strong winning 5-0.

Winners were N. Brown 100,123,20 darts. G. Rea. W. Hall. H. Todd 2x100. C. Heasley.

Byrnes B. at home to Catch My Pal were too good running out 5-0 victors with wins from G. Bassett. K. Byrne 100,20 darts. F. Frazer 100. R. Patterson. T. McKeown 140.

Laganview started brightly against visitors Byrnes A winning the first game by W. Mayes 100,110 out shot. Byrnes then took control and won the next five with wins from S. Lennon 100,140. K. Campbell 2x100. G. Bell. N. Dunwoodie 100,140. R. Montgomery 100,140,17 darts.

The Crows at home to Manor Inn played some good dart to win 5-2. Crows winners were J. Watton 140. P. Logan 140. G. Crawford. T. Harbinson 2x100,123,21 darts. M. Guerrerio 100.

Manor winners S. Beattie 100. A. Lyness 100,120.

Reids Corner welcomed Pretty Marys A to the Linfield bar and finished on the wrong side of a 5-3 score line.

Reids winners were Drew McCammon. W. Penny 2x100,19 darts. P. McCallister 2x100.

Pretty Marys winners M. Agnew 100. R. Wilson 2x100. S. Cocker 100. P. Kirkwood 2x100,19 darts. C. Beckett 100.

Pretty Marys had Marketview as visitors to their Moira venue and turned in some good games in their 5-3 defeat.

Pretty Marys winners T. Barnes 120. P. Weir 2x100. C. Flannery. Marketview winners H. Wilson. P. Burns 121,135. P. McGlynn. F. McMahon. D. Jordan 100,19 darts.