Eagles suffer first defeat of season


Larne and District Ladies’ Darts League: No. 1 Eagles suffered their first defeat of the season, losing 6-2 to No 1 Ladies. Mandy Hodge landed a 28-dart for the victors while Eagles’ Marwin Hardy threw an impressive 26-darter.

Elsewhere, there was 6-2 wins for United and Legion Wings against Ballylumford and Legion Ladies resoectively.

Fleet Ladies defeated Thatch 5-3 while St Comgall’s and St John’s shared the spoils in a 4-4 draw. Maria Lehd (St Comgall’s, 29-dart game) and Barbara Allen (St John’s, 24-dart game) were both throwing well.


No 1 Eagles 2 (M. Hardy, J. McIlroy) v No.1 Ladies 6 (L. Robinson, L McKendry, M. Hodge, Liz Swann, A. Davidson, G. McNeill); Ballylumford 2 (J. Hyslop, N. McFaul) v United 6 (S. Marno, A. Dempsey, A. Vine, T. Anderson-Pue, N. Irvine, J. Johnston); Legion Wings 6 (A. Reid, U. McBride, S. O’Toole, I. Haveron, T. Johnston, C. McAuley) v Legion Ladies 2 (W. Woodside, P. Yendall); Fleet Ladies 5 (H. Hood, L. Houston, V. Wilkinson, M. Smith, S. Barkley) v Thatch 3 (I. O’Sullivan, L. Rea, C. McMeechan); St Comgall’s 4 (C. Shaw, J. Woodside, A. Shaw, M. Lehd) v St John’s 4 (J. Montgomery, J. Baxter, B. Allen, L. Dillon)

High scores

B. Allen (St John’s) 140; Liz Swann (No. 1 Ladies) 127; C. McAuley (Legion Wings) 123;

J. Graham (No. 1 Eagles) 106; E. McCourt (St John’s) 105.

Fixtures (Feb 3)

United v No. 1 Eagles; St John’s v Ballylumford; Legion Ladies v St Comgall’s; Thatch v Rangers; No. 1 Ladies v Fleet.