Jim Mitchell & John Hollywood the people to talk to in the Ayrshire area!

   DISABILITY DARTS Ayrshire has it’s eight week singles league starting on Saturday 4th January, venue O’Shannon’s bar in Kilmarnock, other dates are as follows, 11th Jan, 1st February, 15th Feb, 22nd Feb, 7th March, 14th March, 4th April. 

This league will be played over 5x501 with all players playing each other once, now there is a bonus system in place each week you turn up you receive 3 points, and for every leg you win you receive a point so example win 3-2 you get 3 points your opponent on the day gets 2 points. Once again it is £1.50 a week to be played which comes to the pricely sum of £12 for the 8 weeks, prize fund will be for the eventual top four players, Champion £120, R/up £80, Third £ 30, Fourth £20,

Now we realise that there will be days when a player may not be able to make it and so catch up matches will be played, However if you miss a week you will obviously not get the 3 points for attendance! So if you make all 8 weeks you are guaranteed at least 24 points!

 



Disability Darts Scotland


Ayrshire Branch


Saturday Singles League.


2019-2020


This event is to be run over 8 Saturday afternoons starting at the turn of the year beginning of 2020


In O’SHANNON’S BAR & the 43 Restaurant in Kilmarnock.


Toe the ocky 1pm sharp


Format being best of 5 x 501 Each player to play two matches per week.


All legs of darts worth a point!


So for example win 3-2 in the match you receive 3 points and your opponent gets 2 points,


Also each week you attend you receive 3 yes 3 points just for attending!


Registration fee is £12 which is £1.50 per week.


Prize fund will be a £120 plus a superb glass trophy for the eventual champion.


Second receiving £80, Third place £30, Fourth place £20.

 

 

Month

Date

Agenda

Place

Start Time

Points

Nov 2019

Sat 9th

Central Area Disability darts

Mill Inn, Disability Darts Open, Thorn hill Rd Falkirk, £5 entry,

 

Open Tournament

Nov 2019

Sun 24th

Greater Glasgow Disability Darts

RocknRollas 5 Wellmeadow Street Paisley PA1 2EF

Registration from 12 mid day toe ocky 1-30pm

Ranking points available,

Dress Code applies.

Dec 2019

Sun 8th

Disability darts Grand Prix Doubles

Tartan Suite Kilmarnock

Register for 1-30pm

Doubles Comp all teams guaranteed two matches double entry draw

Jan 2020

Sat 4th

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 1

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

Jan 2020

Sat 11th

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 2

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

Jan 2020

Sun 26th

Central Area Disability darts

Camelon Junior Football Club, Fairlie Drive Camelon, FK1 4NP

 

Ranking points available,

Dress Code applies.

Feb 2020

Sat 1st Feb

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 3

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

Feb 2020

1st& 2nd

Holland

European Tournament

 

 

Feb 2020

Sun 9th

Ayrshire Disability Darts Open

Tartan Suite Kilmarnock

Toe ocky 1pm

Ranking points available,

Dress Code applies.

Feb 2020

Sat15th

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 4

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

Feb 2020

15th&16th

Germany

European Tournament

 

 

Feb 2020

Sat 22nd

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 5

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

March 2020

Sat 7th

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 6

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

March 2020

Sat 14th

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 7

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

March 2020

21st&22nd

Scotland

CISWO Club North Street, Glenrothes, KY7 5PP

 

Ranking points available,

Dress Code applies.

April 2020

Sat 4th

Ayrshire Disability Saturday League Singles week 8

O’Shannon’s bar Kilmarnock

1pm Toe the ocky.

Open to all disability dart players

June 2020

14th

West Lothian/Lanarkshire area Disability Darts

Cawburn Sports bar Pumpherston, EH53 0PD

 

Ranking points available,

Dress Code applies.

Champions of the Tartan Suite Doubles
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Drew & George
Hightower Kenny McVeigh & Ronnie Sharp
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Doubles Runners up Tartan Suite.
Kyle Clark & Doc McCardle
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S/F x Twice!
Kyle Clark & Drew Callary
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Players of the Season

 

8th Dec, Disability Darts Ayrshire Grand Prix Doubles.

Well the third competition in this series of three has come to a close, and what a day of darts we had, but before getting into statistics for the day, can I say on behalf of myself & Doc Hollywood just say a huge thank you to our sponsors who have made these events happen, Glenmuir Arms in Logan, Tartan Suite in Kilmarnock, Mr Ronnie Sharp (Ayrshire Ambassador) and of course to the players who took part without you there would be no competitions, Now without a doubt Man of the Touranments has to be Mr Drew Callary Snr who won all three events we ran through out the season and with different partners his son Andrew Callary Jnr and George Dempsey his partners in crime! now it sounds like it was all plain sailing but nothing can be further from the truth, as you may be aware these competitons were run as a double entry so it was possible to play yourself in the Grand Finals if you won both sections, That never happened as their were some tremendous partnerships who entered these events remembering one disability player in each team however they could play with anyone else they wished the reason was to spread the word of Darts For All as far as we could, now on the day in the Tartan Suite (Kilmarnock) management team and bar staff went beyond the call of duty there was nothing to much trouble for this superb team of staff who made us not only welcome but treated as as if we were the only customers they had, and let us remember in the bar next door the place was packed out due to the Scottish Cup final being on live, now on the day there were maximum scores recorded there were probably more but these are ones I know off! The ever present Ayrshire Leg-End Mr Ronnie Sharp 1x180, Sammy the Hat Tonner 1 x180, The one and only Margaret Ferguson 1 x180 and Old Man Miitchell with 2 x180’s, but I believe there was one set up shot which needs mentioning Drew Callary in the final with 206 on the board fired in a tremendous set up shot of 174 to leave 32 fabulous shot and especially in the grand final, top finishes had Sammy Tonner with a 116 take out, Ronnie Sharp with a classy ton finish 20-tops-tops, top game of the day which should have been quicker saw Neil Hunter & Sammy Tonner sitting on 96 after nine darts and Sammy just wiring the double 8 for a 12 dart game it took them another four darts but 16 darts in the doubles is pretty damn good aspecially as they beat Doc Hollywood and myself 4-3!

Now as this was a double entry draw it gave players the chance to make both finals and only one pairing had the chance and it was Kyle Clark & Andy Doc McCardle who made it through to the semi finals of both sections, however it was not to be as they were defeated by Drew Callary & George Dempsey in one section and Kenny McVeigh & Ronnie Sharp in the other half of the draw, and so to the final of the Grand Prix Doubles competiton, and it saw Drew and George who defeat Ronnie and Kenny in the final, which was revenge of sorts as Kenny and Ronnie had beaten them early doors in the first half of this competition, on the day we also presented two players with a bonus of envelope for being the most consistant players through out the series of competitions, so the break down went loike this, Drew & George £130, Kenny& Ronnie £60, Kyle&Doc £40, and Drew Callary and Kyle Clark each recieving £30 for their superb performances from all three tournaments, with this being the last tournament of the season for Ayrshire Disability Darts Organisation, when we started out at the beginning of this year we had absolutely nothing but manged with the help of players, publicans, and sponsors we have managed to pay out ove £1300 in prize funds, and ladies and gentlemen this is only the start as once again John Hollywood and Myself will be coming out with football cards etc so this is not a time for Deep Pockets and Short Arms! Get our drift LoL

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Mr Wayne Halliwell
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Disability Darts Ambassador for Scotland.

 

7th&8th Dec, It was once again great to see our Ambassador for Scottish Disability darts in top form yes Mr Wayne Halliwell playing in the Thessaloniki Masters (Greece) tournaments which is in its fifth year of running and once again on finals day it had our ambassador of the Mediterranean darting circuit in fabulous form Wayne was wearing our shirt where he reached the finals of both Masters&Open tournaments, coming third in the Thessaloniki Masters and runner up in the Open singles, once again many thanks to Wayne for wearing our Scotland disability darts shirt and off course keeping his absolute fantastic run of form going, as he spreads the word disability darts which has a superb motto (darts for all) WISHING Wayne all the sucsess for the new year.

 

Disability Darts Ayrshire is Proud to advertise the third round of the Ayrshire Grand Prix Doubles Circuit

(Open to all Disability Dart Players)

Sponsored by The Tartan Suite Kilmarnock.

This will see the third event take place, in this a series of 3 events This Doubles competition must have one disabled registered player in each team they must have either PIP or DLA. however the other team member may be a family member or anyone that they wish to partner up with! The idea is to spread the word that darts is for all players. Entry Fee will be £8 per team.

First Prize will be £130 Guaranteed for the winning team,

Second Place team £60 Guaranteed, S/f places will be £20 per team.

This event will be run as a best of 7x501 from start to finish with the registered disabled player throwing for the Bull to decide who goes first in the odd legs.

 

Disability Darts Ayrshire, Finish of their season for 2019 with a Doubles Tournament.

Doubles competition on 8th Dec, Tartan Suite Kilmarnock.

Register for 1.30pm. All entries will be put into a double entry tournament, YES you get two chances which for all you eagle eyed players out there will realise you can play yourselves in the final! Now there’s a thought.

Hopefully we will see a good turn out as this is the third doubles which has been held in the county Got to be in it to win it!

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24th Nov, Disability Darts Scotland Ranking Tournament.

The venue was Pockets Pool Hall in Renfrew, and to there were a few things to be sorted before darts were thrown on the day, a Extraordinary meeting was called by the executive committee of the D.D.S  with Jim Mitchell chairing the event, First up was the decision to disband Greater Glasgow Disability Darts and for it to be reformed under new leadership and the new name has seen Glasgow & Greenock Disability Darts being introduced into the Scottish brand of Disability Darts, hopefully with a larger catchment’s area and under a new committee more players can be induced to come and try their hand at playing our great sport, also with new people on the committee it may help in getting more sponsorship on board! Now can I just say many thanks to Pockets who came in at the last minute to save the day otherwise this event would not have taken place, not only did they invite us in they bent over backwards to accommodate us they went out and restocked their bar with John Smiths as it was not something they sold, the bar maid was superb all day long not only coping with Pockets pool players but this hoard of thirsty Dart players which had landed on their doorstep at the last minute, for those that just wanted a cuppa she went out of her way to make it for them, they also provided food later on in the day something they did not have to do (much appreciated) and they have also supported us by donating raffle prizes for our next venture, I believe that Glasgow &Greenock D.D.S. have found a place to hold tournament s that will bend over backwards to help them thank you.

Now I realise that the disability Co-Coordinator  (Liz) will publish points and placings of where players ended up etc but monies were paid out to eight players on the day to the amount of £340, along with memento’s I will leave that in her capable hands to publish however here are a few photos taken on the day which had professional dart player Brian Pecker Woods presenting.

 

For all the Disability Dart Players out there in Malta, enjoy, if I’ve missed anyone out not intentional get stuck in and remember enjoy and have fun! Rose Gilmour, Tony McCluskey, Raymond Sargent, John Hollywood, Tommy Dillon, Paul Hampton.

Scotlands dart players on tour
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Practising hard as one can see lol
Mr Wayne Halliwell, Finals of Malta Open.
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Wearing a Disability Darts Scotland Shirt
Obviously Tony and Rose looking for Dart Flights!
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Hi folks!

This is a wee update on what has happened or is about to happen in the Ayrshire branch of Disability darts, As many will be aware there has been competitions held abroad for disability dart players and there was a travelling squad of players from the Ayrshire branch in attendance in Malta for the Disability open tournament held there this past week, what many might wonder was how did one of the finalists in the Men’s Open tournament Mr Wayne Halliwell get hold of a disability darts shirt from Scotland, well Wayne who was runner up a few weeks previous in the Hungarian Open and was in the same four person team as myself which not only won and managed to defended their title from the previous year in  Crete back in September,  Wayne once again made the final stages of another major competition this time having to settle for joint 5th in Malta, Wayne lives in Cyprus and has represented them in international matches before, However Wayne is a good friend of mine and I asked if he would be willing to spread the word about disability darts for us here in Scotland and YES (even though he is from South of the Border!) he absolutely agreed to be an ambassador for us abroad when playing in major events throughout the Mediterranean and beyond! So when playing in the finals of Malta it was with one of our Scottish D.D.Shirts he was proudly wearing. THE WORD IS SPREADING.

 

Disability Darts News

Last Week end a competition was held in the Central Disability Area,

And it saw the results go like this,

 RESULTS - CLASSIC

Winner - Drew Callary (Greater Glasgow) Runner-Up - Grant Murray (Scottish Borders)

Semi -finalists - Ted Mcmillan (West Lothian/Lanarkshire) and John Hollywood (Ayrshire)

RESULTS – COMPRIS, Winner - Kyle Silky Clarke (Scottish Borders)

Runner-Up - Kenneth Mckenna (Central) semi-finalists - Ben Edwards (Ayrshire) and James Millar (Central)

 

Ayrshire branch of Disability darts page has been updated, just click on the left hand column on the home page, Slight change to one competition, as disability players will be aware we try to make sure that everyone gets more than one match in a competition be it by Round Robin events or a Double Entry draw, so time is of the essence and we need a venue's  that can let us have the time needed to play these games/matches out, and the Tartan Suite in Kilmarnock have agreed to sponsor and give us their function room for our next Grand Prix Doubles event, which is on the 8th Dec, information is on the Ayrshire Disability darts page left hand column just a click away cheers Jim & Doc Ayrshire committee.

What a turn out superb does not do it justice!
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The gentleman with his back to us Ayrshires
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Mr Tony McLuskey 88 years young.
Our man with a vision Ted McMillan
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Liz with everything under control LOL
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27th Oct, Disability Darts Scotland, and what a day at last Mr Ted McMillan’s dream has come true a Scottish Disability darts competition which had players from Northern Ireland, England and from all over Scotland Dundee in the North to the Borders in the South and all points in-between toeing the ocky in  a Winmau ranked tournament, and all this because one man had a dream darts for all, and what a great turn out he got, with Liz McLean running the tournament in the Cawburn Sports bar in Pumpherston it saw all six match boards in constant use, and with in excess of 50+ intrepid dart players all coming to try and annex the titles on offer it saw some tremendous arrows being thrown at the good old sisal boards, now I realise other people will post updates and reports on the world wide web so I will now just say well done Ted, great achievement and I am sure this is only the start, my hat is doffed to you, Jim M.

Liz at the control!
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Friendships being made everyone mingling!
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Ted getting the troops together
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5th Oct, Venue the Mauchline Kilmarnock supporters club, the competition a Doubles competition run by the Ayrshire Branch of Disability Darts, Some excellent arrows thrown throughout the day with Stuart Bell firing out a superb 141 game shot he also had a more modest 101 take out as well, close on his heels was Drew Callary Snr with a cracking 135 game shot he also had a more modest finish of 76 as well, other top finishes saw Sammy Tonner with a solid 80 game shot, Danny Craig firing out a classy 78 kill shot, top doubles games had two partnerships firing out 15 darters Drew Callary & George Dempsey, as did Stuart Bell & Kyle Clarke, also with quick legs of darts were Andrew & David Park with a rock solid 17 darter, also with 17 dart game were that pairing of Stuart & Kyle again Stuart also rattling the treble twenty bed for a maximum 180 score, on the day a prize fund of £260 was paid out with the semi finalists receiving £30 for their valiant efforts on the day and they were Joe Devlin & Craig Agnew and Andrew 7 David Park, runners up receiving £70 were Kyle Clarke & Stuart Bell however there can be only one winner and the partnership of Drew Callary and George Dempsey were just to hot to handle winning the final in games finished in 17-16-15-20 deadly arrows and for their efforts receiving £130.

 

22nd Sept Disability Darts News, Very  Happy  to be able to announce that a cracking disability lady dart player Jenna Kelman has joined the team to help as a disability youth co-ordinator (superb stuff)          

Once again another successful day at the Cawburn Sports bar in Pumpherston in West Lothian as Ted McMillan from Darts Scotland ran another top competition with Liz McLean there to make sure he did it right! Lol

And of courser the Winmau darts shop was there with Jo Jo Gallagher keeping everyone supplied with top quality darting supplies,

This event was a round robin event with 21 players in four groups three with 5 players and one of 6 players, and so the top two from each group making the final K.O. stages,

Now the top prize on the day is a cracker of a prize with the winner getting to play two times world champion the Flying Scotsman Gary Anderson on the stage at the Jocky Wilson Exhibition in Alloa, also a special addition to the days proceedings saw every player who entered on the day receiving a free ticket to the exhibition now that in its self is a cracking prize,

The semi final saw Danny Craig defeating Alistair Barns 3-1 in the first semi final, the same score was on the cards for the second semi final as William Wilson defeated Tam Smith by 3 games to 1 as well, and so to the Grand Final and it was Danny Craig who took the first prize edging out Willie Wilson 3 games to 1, For the presentation we had our ambassador Scottish International player from East Stirlingshire Sophie McKinlay,

Couple of top shots and the top was Alistair Barns with a superb game shot the one they call The Big Fish a magical 170 take out, also finishing on a bulls eye was Helen Beurskens when playing Ayrshire’s John Doc Hollywood.

 Once again a superb day out with lots of dart players enjoying themselves the way it should be, and let us not forget the hard working committee, As you will be aware I wear a hat! And ladies and gents it is tipped to all of you, Liz, Jo-Jo, Ted, well done.

Our first challenger for Ronnie Sharp
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Darts has no age barrier!
Could these players be going world wide lol
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Member of the public having a go!
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Ronnie showing he is a gallant loser!
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having his photo taken with a champ of the future!
Rose enjoying the sunshine!
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Raymond keeping an eye on proceeding's!
Ted enjoying the sun!
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This lady having a go with Ronnies darts!
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Could this be a Police wanted poster!
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Quite Prob lol

 

7th Sept, Kilmarnock Cross at the Pedestrian way was the place to be, As the Disability Darts Branch for Ayrshire held an Open Day to meet the public, and what a cracking event first off the sun shone and it made for a good crowd and an almost carnival type atmosphere and with members of the public having a throw at the two boards which were erected inside a gazebo, there was also the man that used to set the big stages alight back in the day former Scotland team captain the one and only evergreen Mr Ronnie Sharp who on the day gave youngsters and members of the public a chance to throw against him Ronnie as some will know is one of our ambassadors for the Ayrshire branch, also in attendance was Scottish organiser for Disability darts throughout Scotland and Winmau associate Mr Ted McMillan who was there answering questions about the organisation and what the future was for disability darts in Scotland,  there are also a few special mentions, big thank you to our DOC yes John Hollywood who organised the gazebo and had at least five meetings with the East Ayrshire council to be able to get this venture officially organised and got this event to take place, on the day new players were signed up to the branch and I look forward to seeing them at future events, to the members we have to say a massive thank you to Tony McLuskey and Rose Gilmour for helping make the tom bola/raffle such a success, and of course many thanks to Arron, Neil, Sargent, who helped set the stand and boards up, now there was one challenge match which went on throughout the day’s proceeding’s and it saw Former Scottish Lady International Margaret Ferguson showing her skills on the flock board defeating our reigning Disability darts league singles champion Andy Allan by 13 games to 10, however I don't know if that would have been the result if Margaret had to play our Open champion Ben Edwards I'm sure that match up can be arranged for next time!now thanks to the generosity of Ted McMillan we are now in the possession of a dart board stand and surround for players who may be in a wheelchair, for those that don’t know throw for a standing player the bull is 173cm from centre of the bulls eye to the floor, for a wheelchair player it is 137 cm from the centre of the bulls eye to the floor, the throwing distance is still 7ft 9 ¼ no matter who you are!, so Well done to all who helped make the day such a great day success, absolutely brilliant to see the public getting involved and asking questions about what we are promoting and hopefully we have managed to raise more awareness about what is happening in the disability darts associations throughout the country. More information about forthcoming competitions is on the left hand column in the Ayrshire D.D.A. Chairperson D.D.A. Jim M

Gallant Runners Up
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Drew Snr with the money Drew jnr almost a sleep
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So Close but so Far!
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Joe one of my Players of the Day!
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17th Aug, Disability Darts Ayrshire saw the First in a series of three Grand Prix Doubles competitions take place the venue and sponsor for our first doubles tournament was the Glen-Muir Arms in Logan, Players from West Lothian, Greater Glasgow, Borders, and of course Ayrshire all in attendance, and so with 16 pairs (32 players)in attendance it saw a double entry competition take place this is a way off giving players another chance should they be unfortunate enough to lose out in their first match! So with all matches being the best off 7x501 the golden rule was the disability player must go for the bulls eye first to see who has the right to throw first in the odd legs, also on the day every player who entered received 5 points and a further 5 points for every match they won, reason for this is simple after the third tournament the disability player with the most points gained will receive an envelope with a monetary gratuity (a bonus if you like) in it hence the reason football cards are sold this is an extra incentive for players to try and make all three competitions if they so wish, now with 32 teams now in the draw, it was possible if you could win both sections of the draw to play your self in the grand final simply put you receive first and second prizes, however that did not happen so here are the last 16 results remembering all matches were best off 7x501,

Rebecca Wilson & Willie Wilson 4-0 Jenna & Lawrence Kellman, Daniel Craig & Mick McDee 4-3 Josh Roberts & James Smiler, Neil Hunter & George Collumb Snr 4-1 Richie McBride & Billy Aitken, Drew Callary Snr & Andrew Callary 4-1 Kyle Clarke & Stuart Bell, Richie McBride  & Billy Aitken 4-2 Rose Gilmour & Taylor Walker, Joe Graham & Steve Robertson 4-2 John Hollywood & Jim Mitchell, Kyle Clarke & Stuart Bell 4-0 Josh Roberts & James Smiler, Drew Callary & Andrew Callary Jnr 4-3 Ben Edwards & George Collumb Jnr, and so to the last eight and some tidy match ups in this section of the draw, Daniel Craig & Mick McDee 4-1 Rebecca Wilson & Willie Wilson, Drew Callary  & Andrew Callary Jnr 4-2 Neil Hunter & George Collumb Snr,  Joe Graham & Steve Robertson 4-1 Richie McBride & Billy Aitken, Kyle Clarke & Stuart Bell 4-3 Drew Callary & Andrew Callary Jnr, and so to the last four and more important the money rounds!

Kyle Clarke & Stuart Bell beat Joe Graham & Steve Robertson

(Unfortunately Steve had to go so their opponents got a w/o Could not be helped as bus/work times etc) Steve Robertson because of times etc giving his share to Joe nice gesture and Joe Graham certainly deserved it as he did most of the checking out in their matches cracking partnership those two! Drew Callary Snr & Andrew Callary 4-2 Daniel Craig & Mick McDee, losing semi finalists receiving £35, And so to the Grand Final and what a match up we had all seven legs being used and both partnerships having chances at the finishing double but there has to be one and it saw the pairing of father and son Drew & Andrew Callary just edging out Kyle Clarke & Stuart Bell who had match darts it was that close a match up just the one dart in it, Runners up receiving £60 and champions £130. Now on the day there were many people we need to thank, especially those who kept the matches going stepping up to mark boards George Collumb Snr, Jim Gilmour, Willie Wilson there were more so thank you, as for myself I  have to thank my good lady Gillian and of course Sandra Callary for helping keeping matches going while I was playing and of course selling football cards very much appreciated, and certainly not last the Glen-Muir Arms for their hospitality FREE hot food for all who wished to eat great gesture,  Chicken Wings, Hot Dogs, Chips, Chicken Bites etc and lot’s of it, and all cooked fresh superb gesture, and of course to Dougie our host on the day for sponsoring the event,  now I realise there will have been some top scores recorded throughout the days play  however I can only report on ones I know off, so maximum hitters Steve Robertson, James Smiler, Mick McDee, Stuart Bell, George Collumb Snr, as this was a Disability Darts Ayrshire event as Chairperson of the Ayrshire branch, hopefully no one will mind but there are I believe players who played superbly well and if we had a player of the competition award there are two players I would pick out above the rest only because I saw their matches, Joe Graham and Ben Edwards who played superbly well all day long, and also nice to see ladies in the mix on the day Rose Gilmour from Ayrshire, Jane Carpenter and Liz McLean from Clackmannanshire, and lets not forget Jenna Kelmann who fired in a superb maximum 180 last competition up in Paisley at the last singles tournament,  Rebecca Wilson from West Lothian, it was great to see family pairings in the tournament father and son, Drew & Andrew Callary ,Father and Daughter pairings of Jenna & Lawrence Kellman, Rebecca & Wullie Wilson, surely this is what the disability family of darts is all about, thank you again for helping make this competition such a great day out cheers Jim M.

 

Players Names

Points Logan

Points Mauchline

Points

Irvine

Running Total

Points

Andrew Callary Jnr

40

 

 

40

Drew Callary Snr

40

 

 

40

Kyle Clarke

30

 

 

30

Stuart Bell

30

 

 

30

Daniel Craig

25

 

 

25

Mick McDee

25

 

 

25

Richie McBride

25

 

 

25

Billy Aitken

25

 

 

25

Joe Graham

25

 

 

25

Steve Robertson

25

 

 

25

Rebecca Wilson

20

 

 

20

Willie Wilson

20

 

 

20

Josh Roberts

20

 

 

20

James Smiler

20

 

 

20

Neil Hunter

20

 

 

20

George Collumb Snr

20

 

 

20

Jenna Kellman

15

 

 

15

Lawrence Kellman

15

 

 

15

Ben Edwards

15

 

 

15

George Collumb Jnr

15

 

 

15

John HollyWood

15

 

 

15

Jim Mitchell

15

 

 

15

Tom Smith

10

 

 

10

Tony McLuskey

10

 

 

10

Rose Gilmour

10

 

 

10

Taylor Walker

10

 

 

10

Aarron Buckley

10

 

 

10

Gillian Mitchell

10

 

 

10

Gerry Hughes

10

 

 

10

Jim Gilmour

10

 

 

10

Liz McLean

10

 

 

10

Jane Carpenter

10

 

 

10

 

20th July, Disability darts held the first Greater Glasgow Open competition in Pockets Snooker & Pool club in Paisley, players from as far a field as Northern Ireland and England in the mix, but first of a huge thank you to those who made this  event happen doing a lot of work in the background were the Callary family of Big Drew and Sandra who raised an awful lot of sponsorship monies and organised the venue, to Fara and her apprentice Liz Mclean for running the tournament and lets not forget the man who got this wonderful venture on the go or should that adventure as more than one obstacle has been put in his way, but Ted McMillan was there giving it his full support once again and I believe everyone who is involved realises that Ted McMillan is doing a fantastic job in supporting and encouraging everyone from players to organisers with his invaluable knowledge and support ( where would the organisation be without him!) anyway back to business on the day a round robin was the first event of the day so that all participants got plenty of games, and there were some superb performance but perhaps the top set played had to be Glasgow’s Thommo Smith with

two superb 15 dart games back to back against Marc Campbell from West Lothian, Another top shot was from a young lady Jenna Kelman who recorded a magnificent maximum 180 (well done), now back to the main event and the quarter finals had

eight excellent players in the mix the results went like this, Robert Sutherland (Fife)bt Andy Allan (Ayrshire), Tom Smith (Glasgow)bt Richard Green (England), Kyle Clark bt Neil Hunter (Ayrshire) Tommy Dillon (Northern Ireland)bt Grant Murray (Borders) and so to the last four players left standing and it saw Robert Sutherland and Tommy Dillon taking their places in the Grand Final, commiserations to the losing semi finalists of Tom Smith and Kyle Clark who both received I believe £35 to helps often the blow of just losing out on the final places, and so here toeing the ocky and trying to annex the title of Greater Glasgow Disability Champion 2019 were Tommy Dillon and Robert Sutherland and what a superb final nip and tuck but there can be only one player crowned champion and it saw Tommy just edging out Robert in a superb final by the odd leg in five so congratulations to Tommy Dillon and also congratulations to Robert Sutherland both players well deserving of their places in the grand final winner £150 r/up £75, there was also a good old fashioned Plate competition ( for those old enough to remember them Think there now called consolation comps but back in the day they were called Plate tournaments, and it saw Ally Barns defeating Danny Craig in the final both players receiving monetary awards for their endeavours.

 

Disability Darts Ayrshire is Proud to advertise the first and second round of the Ayrshire Grand Prix Doubles Circuit

(Open to all Disability Dart Players)

The Glenmuir Arms in Logan.

Logan Avenue Logan, Cumnock KA18 3HB

 

17th August with a 2pm toe the ocky please register by 1.30pm on the day.

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Mauchline K.S.C.

8-12 Earl Grey St, Mauchline KA5 5AD

5th October with a 1pm toe the ocky please register by 12.30pm on the day.  This will see the second event take place, in this a series of 3 events This Doubles competition must have one disabled registered player in each team they must have either PIP or DLA. However the other team member may be a family member or anyone that they wish to partner up with! The idea is to spread the word that darts is for all players.

Entry Fee will be £8 per team.

First Prize will be £130 Guaranteed for the winning team,

Second Place team £60 Guaranteed, S/f places will be £20 per team.

All entries plus football card money will be also be added so the prize fund will increase! Also monies will be put aside to give the top Disability darts player from the three events a bonus prize fund after three events have been played as every player will receive 5 points for entering and 5 points for every match they win!

This event will be run as a best of 7x501 from start to finish with the registered disabled player throwing for the Bull to decide who goes first in the odd legs.

For more information please contact the Ayrshire Disability Dart’s committee.

Chairperson- Jim Mitchell O7914930590 or Vice Chair person-John Doc Hollywood 07786953847

Disability Darts Ayrshire is Proud to advertise the third round of the Ayrshire Grand Prix Doubles Circuit

(Open to all Disability Dart Players)

Sponsored by

The Tartan Suite Kilmarnock.


Sunday 8th December with a 1-30 pm registration .

This will see the third event take place, in this a series of 3 events This Doubles competition must have one disabled registered player in each team they must have either PIP or DLA. however the other team member may be a family member or anyone that they wish to partner up with! The idea is to spread the word that darts is for all players.

Entry Fee will be £8 per team.

First Prize will be £130 Guaranteed for the winning team,

Second Place team £60 Guaranteed, S/f places will be £20 per team.

All entries plus football card money will be also be added so the prize fund will increase! Also monies will be put aside to give the top Disability darts player from the three events a bonus prize fund after three events have been played as every player will receive 5 points for entering and 5 points for every match they win!

This event will be run as a best of 7x501 from start to finish with the registered disabled player throwing for the Bull to decide who goes first in the odd legs.

For more information please contact the Ayrshire Disability Dart’s committee.

Chairperson- Jim Mitchell O7914930590 or

Vice Chair person-John Doc Hollywood 07786953847

Other information can be fond on Jim’s Darts Diary,

 west lothian darts organisation.co.uk

 

S/f Category A, Paul Hampton 3-2 Richard Green, Michael Callaghan 3-0 Phil Lees,

Final saw Michael Callaghan 3-1 Paul Hampton.

S/f Category B, Tommy Dillon 3-1 Danny Craig, Robert Sutherland 3-2 Wullie Wilson,

Final saw Tommy Dillon 3-2 Rab Sutherland.

 

Saturday

Leagues

Pl  7x501

Pl  5x301

Combined games played

Won

Lost

Legs For

Legs Against

 Attendance bonus Points,

3 PER WEEK

Cumulative Points

Table

Andy Allan

11

11

22

21

1

76

24

24

100

Neil Hunter

11

11

22

18

4

72

30

24

96

Doc Hollywood

11

11

22

14

8

57

45

24

81

Arron Buckley

11

11

22

7

15

47

56

24

71

Ben Edwards

11

11

22

12

9

53

38

18

71

Craig Fritzgerald

11

11

22

13

9

56

37

15

71

Raymond Sergeant

11

11

22

13

9

55

39

15

70

Rose Gilmour

11

11

22

9

13

39

50

18

57

Tony McLuskey

11

11

22

6

16

27

34

18

45

John Auld

11

11

22

7

15

29

29

15

44

Richie McBride

11

11

22

6

16

24

12

6

30

Taylor

11

11

22

0

22

2

14

3

5

 

Matches to be played, 501 games=

Neil v Tony, John v Craig, Ben v Tony,  John v Rose,  Sarg v Tony.

Matches to be played , 301=

Andy v John, Sarg v Tony, Ben v John, Tony v Craig, Doc v John, Arron v John,  Tony v Rose, John v Craig,

 Tony v John,  Sarg v John.

Information Guys & Gals!

As Ritchie could not make all his matches because of commitments at home, all his remaining games became void and no points were awarded, we could not give players points as Richie had won quite a few games and that would not have been fair, also reversing the points that he had lost would also be unfair as it would take points from players who had beaten him!

As Taylor only made three games and did not win any matches, everyone received points as if they had won those games!

Nothing we on the committee could do at this time in the league, so please understand we have done this a fair as we possibly can,

Jim & Doc.

Look who's marking ?
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Disability Darts Open 2019
Participants at the Cawburn
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Sports People One and All
Champion Michael Callagahan
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Disability Darts Scotland Open 2019 cat-A
Rab Sutherland cat-B runner up
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Cawburn D.D. Open 2019
Paul Hampton (England) Runner up 2019
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D.D.Scotland Open, cat-A
Practise and more practise thats the way.
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Champions All
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Tommy Dillon cat-B Champion
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Cawburn D.D.S. Open 2019
Darts for all no matter what the age!Tony 77 year
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Action from the floor Cawburn Sports Bar 2019
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Disability Darts Open.

 

9th June, Place to be the Cawburn Sports Bar in Pumpherston West Lothian, and the reason the Disability Darts road show was in action under the watchful eye of Mr Ted McMillan of Darts Scotland and Winmau, with two competition’s taking place Category A &  Category B competitions sanctioned by the W.D.D.A.

Once the chalk dust had settled it saw the finals taking place and with the audience giving all the finalists their very vocal but well mannered support keeping quiet while players were at the ocky  etc  it saw Category ‘B’ final between , Tommy Dillon (Ireland) 3-2 Rab Marshall (Scotland) and what a superb final both players peppering the treble twenty bed and both Tommy and Rab firing in maximum 180’s Rab going into a 2-0 lead only to see missed match darts and back came Tommy taking out the next three legs with hardly a dart missed at a double superb final that would have graced a final in any league in the country.

Categorie ‘A’ And another thrilling final between Michael Callaghan 3-1 Paul Hampton, once superb scoring and absolutely nothing between these two excellent dartists however it saw Michael the more consistent when it came to those final doubles congratulations to both players on a superb game of arrows, From my own prospective watching the matches unfold on the day through round robin formats which gave all the combatants at least two matches on the day which then got us down to the money rounds and the semi finals it saw some tremendous arrows being aimed at the good old flock boards, and with so many matches going down to those very final legs what a superb advert for disability darts, professionalism and proper sportsmanship from all the players to their opponents was absolute exceptional, now that’s the way to play darts fantastic stuff, so well done to all who travelled many miles to get to the competition and to all the organisation people who made this happen and of course to the Cawburn Sports bar for hosting this event thank you one and all, even to those pesky people who sell the raffles tickets and football cards helping to raise funds well done but can I not be invisible next time and keep my pennies to myself, LOL

League tables from the matches played are now available on the left hand column on the Disability darts page! Just a click away how easy is that!

Special mention to the (Doc) John Hollywood recording a maximum 180 and also on a cracking two dart finish 18-bullseye that’s the way to finish a leg of arrows, from the Ayrshire contingent.

Ben Edwards Open Singles Champion 2019
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Disability League Singles Champion 2019
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Andy Allan the first league singles winner.
Presentation Party
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Disability Darts Ayrshire 2019
Open Singles 2019 Runner Up
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Raymond Sergeant
Disability League runner up 2019
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Neil Hunter
Aarron Buckley recieving his award
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Open Singles 2019

 

25th May, And the Disability Darts Ayrshire  players were in action , with the final matches in the singles league being finished off after 8 gruelling weeks play  the top four players positions could all change, and what a run in we had remembering every leg played was worth a point and there was not one player who went through the season undefeated such was the toughness of the matches played, Andy Allan from Dalmellington who claimed the first prize off £120 recording 100 points in the league table, just behind him was Neil Hunter who finished the season of with 96 points and received £80 for second place, in third place it had John Doc Hollywood who finished with 81 points and received £30 for his efforts, then we had a three way tie for the fourth place finish with Ben Edwards, Aarron Buckley, and Craig Fritzgerald , now all three tied on 71 points so it was decided a three way money race would ensure who collected the £20 prize for fourth place in the league, all three players would throw for the bulls eye to see who would throw first, second and third and  so one leg of 501 would decide the outcome and it was Ben Edwards who took the fourth place position and the last of the money on offer.

Now after the league was finalised it saw an Open competition take place and with a prize fund of £170 on offer there were some excellent matches played, the quarter final line up saw Aarron Buckley 3-1 Rose Gilmour and Rose must be saying to herself could have won this missing doubles in every leg so our first semi finalist place was filled by Aarron Buckley, the second quarter final saw Raymond Sergeant 3-0 John Hollywood, this saw Raymond defeating our Doc Hollywood who had one of those matches when nothing went right, think we have all had them! So Raymond Sergeant through to the semi finals, next up saw the leagues top two arrow smiths up against each other Andy Allan 3-0 Neil Hunter, though the score line dose not reflect the match which was closer than the score line suggests, last of the quarter final matches Had Ben Edwards 3-1 Craig Fritzgerald and once again very little in this match up just those vital doubles the difference, and so to the semi finals,  and what a couple of matches these were, Raymond Sargeant3-2 Aarron Buckley absolute top match with only the one double the difference in this cracker jack of a game, next match did not disappoint either Ben Edwards 3-1 Andy Allan, so it saw Ben defeat the league single champion in a high scoring encounter, and so to the Grand Final which had £100 winners prize and £50 for the runner up, in a cracking match it saw Ben Edwards defeat Raymond Sergeant 3-0, Raymond did not play bad but Ben was in full flow recording a score of 140 in each of the legs played and all just at the right time to open up the gap and give him first shots at those doubles, so congratulations to Ben Edwards Open Singles Champion and £100 richer, also congratulations to Raymond who received £50 as a consolation prize, both semi finalists also receiving monetary awards for their last four places,

Now on the day we were very grateful to have Ayrshire Disability darts Ambassador and former International player and Scotland captain Mr Ronnie Sharp to do the presentations along with vice chairperson of the Ayrshire branch Mr John Hollywood, they presented all our players who had won prize money on the day (£420 paid out) along with two brand new Perpetual Shields which will be played for each year the champions also receiving along with the prize monies individual engraved Glass Trophies.

We would like to say many thanks to O’Shannon’s bar and the 43 Restaurant in Kilmarnock for their invaluable support in running these fledgling ventures and of course to Ronnie Sharp who took time out of his busy schedule to present the prizes, I myself would also like to say many thanks to all our sponsors and to each and every player who made these events such a success, a simple Thank You.

There are other competitions in the pipe line and more information will become available once the T’s have been crossed and I’s dotted!!!

 

18th May, Late update from the Disability Darts League, Well the penultimate league action saw some cracking match ups, Neil Hunter & Craig Fritzgerald proved to be a thriller with all seven legs played with both players firing in fast games but it was Neil who came away with a hard fought victory by the tightest of score lines four points to Neil and three points to Craig, Top finish from the days action saw Raymond Sergeant taking out a classy ton plus finish of 114.

Next Saturday 25th May, will see the final matches in the league being played out, and also the Open Singles for Ayrshire players being played, with the boards in O’Shannon’s and the 43 Restaurant both being used. On the day a grand total of £420 will be paid out, Winner of the league receiving £120, second place £80, Third place £30 fourth place £20, in the Open singles it will have a first prize of £100 on offer, runner up will receive £50 , and semi finalists both receive £10.

Their are Perpetual Shields to both champions which will be engraved and played for each year, also engraved memento’s for the champions who are crowned on the day.

 

11th May, Disability Darts Ayrshire League.

Another successful day of darting action under the watchful eye of John Doc Holliday who kept the matches running smoothly, some good and very close battles on the ocky and none more so than Rose Gilmour versus Tony McLuskey this was a 7 leg thriller with Rose just edging it by the tightest of score lines a cracking 4-3 win for our only lady player, another 7 leg match saw Aarron Buckley take a 3-1 lead over the Doc John Hollywood but back came John and it once again saw a nail biting last leg decider and it was John Hollywood who came away with a fighting 4-3 victory, and just when you think there cant be many more matches to top the last two up to the ocky strode  Aarron Buckley again this time he was up against the Seargent and once again it went down the wire another 7 leg thriller which once again went again Aarron so 4 vital points to the man called Sargent the Sargent also firing in a maximum 180 just for good measure, Now after week 6  leading as he has done from the outset it has Andy Allan sitting on 84 points in second place it has Neil Hunter with 72 points and then it is Doc Hollywood on 62 points Aarron Buckley with 58 points, then a real dog fight ensues as only 8 points separate the next 5 players and with players having games in hand there will be a good few places changing in the league tables over the next few weeks, remembering the prize fund stands at £120 plus a superb glass trophy for the eventual champion, Second receiving £80, Third place £30, Fourth place £20, so lots to play for in this the first running of the Ayrshire disability darts league singles.

 

4th May, Disability Darts Ayrshire, and it was league action in the two venues O’Shannon’s & 43 Restaurant and their were some absolute brilliant games played on the day, Andy Allan must have wondered what happened at 3-0 up in a race to 4, it saw his opponent Richie McBride dig deep and these Cumnock men must be made of tough stuff as leg by leg he pulled it back to 3-3 and then claimed the match by the tightest of score lines 4-3, cracking match to watch, another match which was not settled until the last double was hit saw Sergeant v Doc and it saw Sergeant coming away with a hard fought win 4-3, one for the ladies it saw Rose Gilmour coming away with a superb 3-0 victory in the 301 games over Aaron Buckley, Rose was also involved in another close encounter this time John Hollywood (doc) but it was the Doc who held of the challenge and came away with a fighting 3-2 win in the 301 league table. Some top finishing recorded saw, Neil Hunter recording 116 & 105 game shots and a maximum 180, Ben Edwards with two tidy ton plus finishes off 106 and a 103, Doc Hollywood with a brace of tidy kill shots of 86 & 68 on the day, Richie McBride also finishing well with a 81 take out. So Andy Allan stays top of the league but Neil Hunter is not to far behind in second place, the Doc John Hollywood sits in third position, and then there is a wee bit of a distance between the chasing pack as everyone is taking points of everyone else, but if you check the league matches played their are a few good arrow-smiths in the chasing pack with lots of games in hand so this could become a real dog fight as they play their catch up matches, but as the old adage says birds in the bag are better than birds in hand, time will tell, lot’s to play for in this league, and remembering our members have their Ayrshire Disability Open on the 25th May this is just for Ayrshire members only! However we are in the planning stages for another Open comp later in the summer which would be a doubles open, one member would have to be a Ayrshire member but they can team up and play with any other player they wished be it family friends or some one from outside the area quite simply anyone who they wished to partner up with as long as one of them was an Ayrshire member, more info will follow as talks are taking place with prospective sponsors at the moment fingers crossed these will prove positive,

Remember that the points on the league table go into a cumulative table Disability League Tables are now updated remembering that both 501 & 301 leagues along with bonus points for attendance! Are combined for a final total so just a wee click away on the left hand column if you wish to see the latest standings.

  Disability Dart News

Last Saturday saw Ted McMillan of Darts Scotland holding a Race Night in the Cawburn Sports Bar in Pumpherston in conjunction with the West Calder & District presentation night, and over £500 was raised to help the funding for Disability Darts West Lothian Branch, superb achievement from all who attended (well done)

9th June the place to be The Cawburn Sports Bar Open Disability Darts Open, the entry fee is £10, and already there is £300 in the prize pot, so let’s see an excellent turn out for this competition, for more information please get in touch with, the Darts Scotland Face book Group by 1st June for registration, or contact Ted McMillan on 07597258759. Cat A & Cat B. You must be DISABLED and on PIP or DLA to Enter

Disability Darts Ayrshire Branch Singles League
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BEFORE Anyone asks NO it is not a Police Line up LOL,

disability Dart Players from the Ayrshire branch getting ready to toe the ocky before play commences, John Hollywood (V/Chairperson), Taylor Cree (newest member), Andy Allan, Neil Hunter, Aarron Buckley, Craig Fritzgerald, John Auld, Tony McCluskey ( our oldest member a very young 88 years of age), Sorry if not in correct order of appearance!

 

13th April, Disability Darts Ayrshire,

League singles action from the Ayrshire league held between O’Shannon’s bar & 43 Restaurant, saw some cracking matches taking place over the two disciplines of 7x501 & 5x301, and there is not much between the top players Andy Allan leads the league table with a superb record of results played 8 won 8, but just five points behind is Neil Hunter with a game in hand, and with the chasing pack all taking points of each other there is lots of time for league positions to change! Remember every leg won is worth a point and both 501 & 301 leagues is a cumulative league table!!! Check the league table out in the Ayrshire Disability page on the left hand column just a click away!!!!

 

Disability Darts Ayrshire Singles League

(Sponsored by O’Shannon’s & 43 Restaurant) League tables are on the left hand column just a click away!

Saturday the 30th March saw the start of this singles league which is being played over two disciplines, each player will play their opponent over the best of 7x501 with every leg won being worth a point, also there will be a 5x301 double start match as well and once again each leg won is worth a point, Both sections will be put together to have a cumulative points total, also there is the added bonus of receiving 3 points just for being in attendance, so example looks like this win 4-3 in the 501 league, win 3-2 in the 301 league you would receive for your efforts on the day the tidy points total of 10 points remembering as you also got attendance bonus points for being there!

Now we could not run these events without the support of local business as O’Shannon’s public house and the 43 Restaurant in Kilmarnock are our sponsors for these events over the coming weeks.

Also the sponsorship from many local pubs and dart players has been quite phenomenal as many have raised money and donated bottles of spirits to raffle to help raise monies for this new Disability darts Ayrshire community, in the past week the Anchor Bar and O’Shannon’s have put up bottles to raffled to help raise funds so on behalf of the D.D.A. branch many thank you it is much appreciated.

At the moment it has Andy Allan who sits proudly at the pole position of the league with the two John’s Hollywood & Auld in joint second place only a solitary point behind and with the chasing pack only a further point or two behind it looks like this event will be a very close run league as after the first week we had players who lost in the 501 league regain points in the 301 discipline!

 

Disability Darts Ayrshire News, their will be a singles league starting on the 30th March, where players will be playing against each other over two disciplines with each player playing against their opponents at 7x501 and 5x301 Double start Double finish, each leg won will be worth a point so lots to play for, More information will be available shortly on another competition which is in the planning stages at the moment, as a Ayrshire Grand Prix tournament is being spoken about with hopefully three or four venues through out the county being in the mix. (More info to follow)

 

2nd Feb,  (Disability Darts Scotland Ayrshire Open 2019)

This event was the first Disability darts open to be held in Scotland under the Disability Darts Scotland banner and what a superb day of darts action we had, To start with we were honoured to have the proceedings opened by  The Rt Hon Lord Provost of Kilmarnock Mr Jim Todd who made the opening welcome speech,  also in attendance was Winmau associate Mr Ted McMillan who is the co-ordinator for Scotland for the Disabled Darts association, Also newly capped Scottish International Mr Jim McEwan was in attendance and has  offered his services as an ambassador for the Ayrshire branch of the Disability darts association, Now on the day the weather was quite atrocious under foot and many players could not get to the venue due to the Inclement weather through out Scotland and the North of England, however that did nothing to deter the standard of darts which was on display during the days action on the ockies, Some of the scores recorded towards the final matches on the day were absolutely superb, Ritchie McBride from East Ayrshire, firing in a superb 107 game shot and a maximum 180 score, William Wilson from West Lothian rattling the treble nineteen bed to record a superb 171 score along with two excellent games finished in 16 & 20 arrows, Tom Smith from Greater Glasgow recording a maximum 180 along with 2 x 20 dart games and a cracking 15 darter and he was also showing how finishes should be done with two superb game shots of 130 & 134, Paul McMahon from Fife was in tremendous form recording a brace of maximum 180’s along with a cracking 15 dart and a 112 game shot, However on the day there can be only one winner and the title of Ayrshire Disability Darts Open Champion 2019 went to Andrew Callary Snr of Paisley Greater Glasgow , in his final matches it saw Andrew firing in 2x180’s along with game shots of 129 & 96 and games finished in 16-19-20 darts, Players picking up prize monies were Mr Ritchie McBride £50, Mr Paul McMahon £50 and our 2019 champion Mr Andrew Callary Snr £200 along with the trophy for Open Champion 2019.

Now ladies and gentlemen these events can not take place with out the help of a lot of people and can the committee of the Ayrshire branch for Disability Darts, John Hollywood (vice Chairman) Jim Mitchell (Chairman)  we would like to thank all the local publicans and business for their invaluable support in helping this fabulous cause take place also to the Tartan Suite in Kilmarnock who gave up the use of their function suite for the event to be held in, to each and every one of you, especially to all the local dart players who came and volunteered their services for marking the boards all day their help made this event run ever so smoothly, THANK YOU, and I realise there is always a down side and yes you will probably have guessed it John and myself will be on the sponsorship trail again very shortly you have been warned!

 

Disability Darts Scotland

Ayrshire Branch

Open Darts Singles Competition

Tartan Suite, Kilmarnock

2nd Feb 2019, Entry fee £3

Registration between 12.15 – 13.15pm, Toe the ocky 13-45

Sponsored by

O’Shannon’s Irish Bar Kilmarnock, The Ship Inn Ayr,

 New Cumnock Darts League, Barilli’s Buffet Ayr,

 Mr Neil Campbell of Cammac Roofing,

Mr Sammy Stephan’s of S&S Taxis Irvine,

Mr Brian Johnstone of Fresh Carpets Irvine,

Mr William Laird of Laird Double Glazing,

M&K Flooring Ayr, B.D. Anchor Bar B Team Ayr.

First Prize £125 Guaranteed

Second Prize £75 Guaranteed

S/Finalists £25 Guaranteed

Mr Ted McMillan W.D.D.A. Coordinator for Scotland will be in attendance, along with Ayrshire committee of Jim Mitchell & John Hollywood who will be able to answer questions you may have on joining the D.D.S. Organisation. Registration forms will be available on the day if you would like to join.

To be able to play you must be registered disabled.

This page will be updated in the near future, with relevant information for players with a disability who may wish to join the W.D.D.A.


 

Saturday Singles League.

This event is to be run over 8 Saturday afternoons in March, April, and May 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

In O’SHANNON’S BAR & the  43 Restaurant in Kilmarnock.

Toe the ocky 1pm sharp

Format being best of 5 x 501 & to add interest 5 x 301 double start

Each player to play two matches per week.

Format just to mix things up will be over two disciplines

Format being best of 5 x 501 & to add interest 5 x 301 double start.

All legs of darts worth a point!

So example win 3-2 in the 501 match and win 4-1 in the 301 match you receive 7 points and your opponent gets 3 points,

Also each week you attend you receive 3 yes 3 points just for attending!

Registration fee is £12 which is £1.50 per week.

Prize fund will be a £120 plus a superb glass trophy for the eventual champion.

Second receiving £80, Third place £30, Fourth place £20.

For more information contact the committee of

John (Doc) Hollywood on 07786953847 Vice Chairperson D.D. Ayrshire.

Jim (Mitch) Mitchell 07914930590 Chairperson D.D. Ayrshire.

More information available on Jim’s Darts Diary web site on Google.

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27th Feb, Disability Darts Ayrshire Branch,

Last night saw the first branch meeting and there were some good ideas put forward by the members, also in the morning John Hollywood and myself had a meeting with Neil McKenna Community Investment Officer

from the council and a few ideas for the future have been mentioned (watch this space) also it looks like the Saturday afternoon singles league will be going ahead in the near future (dates will be confirmed ) a.s.a.p. More information to follow once I get the minutes Deciphered LOL




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