Darts Maureen Owens & Gerard McKenna Memorial Tournament

Heneghan wins Drumkeerin Darts tournament as Leitrim star Mulvey on target

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Heneghan wins Drumkeerin Darts tournament as Leitrim star Mulvey on target

Martin Heneghan is presented with the Men's Open prize by Aoife McKenna

The 20th Maureen Owens and Gerard McKenna Memorial Singles Darts Tournament took place in Drumkeerin on Easter Sunday.

Numbers were down on last year but it was a great days darts with four titles up for grabs. In the Open section, Martin Heneghan beat Padraig Hester (both Mayo) 6-1 in the final with the winner receiving €800, perpetual cup and trophy. The runner up received €350 and trophy.

The beaten semi-finalists were Andrew Dempsey (Longford) and Dwyane Kelly (Leitrim), each received €175 and trophy. Beaten quarter finalists were Gearoid Brennan (Sligo), Stephen Gannon, Martin McPadden and Jason Cunningham (all Leitrim) and each received €75 and trophy.

In the Youths section, Cavan player Pearse Mackle came out on top with a final victory over Martin Kerins from Sligo. The winner received €100 and trophy, the runner up €50 and trophy. Beaten semi finalists were Eoin Corrigan (Fermanagh) and David Cafferkey (Mayo), each received €25 and trophy.

Denise Cassidy (Fermanagh) beat Tanys Sarsfield (Mayo) in the Ladies final. The winner received €75 and trophy, the runner up €25 and trophy.

In the Leitrim confined section, Leitrim football star Ray Mulvey beat Wayne Roberts in the final. Ray received €200 and trophy with Wayne receiving €100 and trophy. Jason Cunningham and Thomas Devitt were beaten semi finalists and received €50 and trophy.

In the Town league final, Adrian Smith again came out on top but was made to fight all the way by David McManus.

The highest check out went to Martin Heneghan with a check out of 141.

Thanks to our main sponsor Drumkeerin Community Family Festival and to the three sponsors of the Youths, Ladies and Leitrim sections; Grogan and Currid, Drumkeerin Stone and Wes-Chem. A full list of sponsors will be published with a presentation evening to follow to North West Hospice.