John ‘Menchia’ Gallagher is the 2014 Paddy Byrne Perpetual Cup champion following a terrific display to beat defending champion and 2009 winner Dermot McGuire 6-4 in a great final in John Eoinin’s.
John who has been one of the most consistent players in the area over the years never won this prestigious title and becomes the twelfth player to put his name on the cup in this the twentieth year of the event.
Over 60 players entered on the day and it proved to be a very enjoyable evening with great matches on all the boards, in the semi-finals John beat Michael Byrne 5-3 and Dermot beat five times winner John Con McGinley 5-1, highest checkout of the day was a 154 by Dermot and least darts was by Kieran Gallagher with a 13 dart leg.
Thanks to Heineken for their continued sponsorship and to John Eoinin’s and Roartys for hosting the events and to all the players, all who marked and checked or helped in any way thanks for your continued support.
John Gallagher 6 Dermot McGuire 4
John Gallagher 5 Michael Byrne 3
Dermot McGuire 5 John McGinley 1
John Gallagher 4 Andrew Gillespie 2
Michael Byrne 4 Hugh Doherty Jnr 1
Dermot McGuire 4 Stephen Muirhead 0
John McGinley 4 Kevin Squires 2
Full list of results on donegaldarts.com