John Harkin 2013

Created: Monday, 15 October 2012 Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Written by James Byrne

John Con retains the John Harkin Cup

2013 John Harkin winner John McGinley with Declan Harkin

John McGinley retained the John Harkin cup which was played in the Bridge Bar on 11th May last he defeated Antony Gallagher 9-7 in the final, Antony went 2-0 up with a 139 check out in the first leg and tops in the second, John won the next four legs (tops x 3 and 44) Antony pulled one back to make it 3-4 before John moved two clear. Antony levelled things up at 5-5 but then John won the next three to move within one of the title.

Antony did get two more on the board to move to 7 but John finished double 5 on his last dart to deny Antony a shot to make it 8-8 the lads hit two 180s each as well in the final.

Defeated semi-finalists were JP Byrne and Dermot McGuire and quarter finalists were Kieran Carr, James Byrne, John Gallagher and Mike Naulty.

Thanks to our board sponsors, McGill Farm Supplies, Roartys Bar, Kilcar House and North West Aluminium, to trophy sponsors R&V Trophies and to all who helped out in any way and to the players who got the tournament started on time. There were 31 180s hit during the day and Kieran Carr got the highest checkout of 160. The 16 qualifiers were based on ranking points received from all the local tournaments during the season so anyone can qualify if they attend the tournaments!

John Harkin runner up Anthony Gallagher



John McGinley 9 Antony Gallagher 7

Semi Finals

John McGinley 7 Dermot McGuire 6

Antony Gallagher 7 JP Byrne 1

Quarter Finals

John McGinley 6 John Gallagher 0

Dermot McGuire 6 Mike Naulty 3

Antony Gallagher 6 Kieran Carr 2

JP Byrne 6 James Byrne 4


John Murphy wins Shield

John Murphy won his first SW tournament following a excellent 6-5 win in the shield final over team mate Michael Naulty he hit two 180s and a 14 dart leg in this victory.


John Murphy 6 Michael Naulty 5

Semi Finals

John Murphy 6 Hugh Doherty Jnr 5

Michael Naulty 6 Adrian Byrne 4

Quarter Finals

John Murphy 5 Paul McNern 1

Hugh Doherty Jnr 5 Gerry McNern 2

Michael Naulty 5 Barry Carr 1

Adrian Byrne 5 John McHugh 1

Group One

John Con won group one dropping only 4 legs in his three matches while JP Byrne took the second spot, John had three 180s and Paul McNern had a 120 checkout were the other stats from this board.


John McGinley 7 JP Byrne 1

Adrian Byrne 7 Paul McNern 1

JP Byrne 6 Adrian Byrne 2

Paul McNern 1 John McGinley 7

Adrian Byrne 2 John McGinley 6

JP Byrne 7 Paul McNern 1


Group Two

Antony Gallagher won group two winning his 3 matches while Kieran Carr edged out John Murphy to clinch second place, Kieran hit two 180s and a 160 checkout while had John had six 180s and two 14 dart legs.


Kieran Carr 2 Antony Gallagher 6

John Murphy 5 Barry Carr 3

Antony Gallagher 5 John Murphy 3

Barry Carr 1 Kieran Carr 7

John Murphy 2 Kieran Carr 6

Antony Gallagher 7 Barry Carr 1


Group Three

James Byrne won the this group, James won 13 legs in a row in his first two games while Michael Naulty and John Gallagher had 180s and Michael had a 140 and 121 finishes, John had 106 and 124 finishes, with John and Michael on identical points and legs difference they played off in a 1001 match which John came out on top.


John Gallagher 3 Michael Naulty 5

James Byrne 8 Gerry McNern 0

Michael Naulty 2 James Byrne 6

Gerry McNern 3 John Gallagher 5

James Byrne 2 John Gallagher 6

Michael Naulty 7 Gerry McNern 1


Group Four

Dermot McGuire finished top of group 4 with a point to spare over Mike Naulty, Mike had a 180 in this group while John McHugh put up a great performance but just missed out on second place, John and Dermot were involved in the only draw of the day.


Dermot McGuire 6 Mike Naulty 2

Hugh Doherty 3 John McHugh 5

Mike Naulty 8 Hugh Doherty 0

John McHugh 4 Dermot McGuire 4

Hugh Doherty 1 Dermot McGuire 7

Mike Naulty 5 John McHugh 3

Highest Chekout winner Kieran Carr (160)

Cup Sponsored by The Harkin Family

Shield Sponsored by The Bridge Bar

Trophies Sponcered by




McGill Farm Supplies Limited, Carrick

Kilcar House, Main Street, Kilcar

Roartys Bar, Cashel

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