Irwin wins tourney trophy

THE Brezz’n Darts Club is now affiliated to the New Zealand Darts Council under the name Turanganui-a-kiwa Darts Association.

The association welcomes all dart players. Age groups are: juniors for those aged nine to 17, youth for those aged 18 to 23, and seniors for those 23 and over.

Anyone wanting to play darts can call into the club at 86 Derby Street on a Tuesday night to check out the club’s winter league competition. Play starts at 7.30pm.

CLUB member Tahuna Irwin won the singles section prize money and trophy at the Mad on Darts Tour Tournament in Te Kuiti last weekend.

Irwin beat John Kelly 5-0 in the semifinals and Mick Lacey 6-0 in the final.

A group of club members travelled to Te Kuiti for the tournament.

Club junior Hunter Eyles, 10, won a set of Cody Harris Signature Darts, presented to Hunter by New Zealand No.1 Harris.

The criteria for the award were attitude, conduct, dress and respect for fellow players over the two days of the tournament.

Hunter is a player to watch for in future.

SHARKS put themselves in line for an A grade place when they beat Pumas 14-7 on Tuesday night.

Two games are left in the grading round.

In the first set of singles, Sharks’ Ken Lewis defeated Rendall McDonald 2-1, Pumas’ Sonia Tom def Nikki-Jean Stevenson 2-0, Sharks’ Dallas Joseph def Chris Larby 2-0, and Stacee Fraider def Irene Taufa 2-1, Pumas’ Willie Hocquard def Missy Campbell 2-1, and Sharks anchor Henare Tawhai def Eric Moses 2-0.

In the pairs, Pumas struck first, McDonald and Tom defeating Lewis and Stevenson 2-1.

Sharks hit back, Joseph and Fraider defeating Larby and Taufa 2-1, before Pumas’ Hocquard and Moses defeated Campbell and Tawhai 2-1.

Pumas’ McDonald and Tom won their second pairs game, defeating Joseph and Fraider 2-0.

Sharks then showed their strength in depth, winning the next five games. Campbell and Tawhai defeated Larby and Taufa 2-0, Lewis and Stevenson def Hocquard and Moses 2-0, Campbell and Tawhai def McDonald and Tom 2-0, Lewis and Stevenson def Larby and Taufa 2-0, and Joseph and Fraider def Hocquard and Moses 2-1.

That meant Sharks led 10-5 going into the reverse singles.

Sharks went further ahead, Tawhai defeating McDonald 2-1, Campbell def Tom 2-1, Fraider def Larby 2-1, and Joseph def Taufa 2-0.

Pumas anchors Hocquard and Moses had the last say, defeating Lewis 2-0 and Stevenson 2-1 respectively to make the final score 14-7 to Sharks.

HighLights

180s: Jordan Ngarangione (2), Leroy Eyles (2), Shiloh Henry, Tyson Eyles.

Highest start (160): Matiu Hawea, Sam Kirikino.

Highest finish (128): Kazius Unuwai-Collier.

Most high scores (17): Jordan Ngarangione.

Results from Tuesday

Pumas 7 Sharks 14: R McDonald (6 high scores) 120, 100 (5); S Tom 112; C Larby (5) 125, 121, 116, 100 (2); I Taufa 115, 100; W Hocquard (5) 120st, 120 (2), 101, 100; E Moses 121, 100 (2). K Lewis 125, 100 (2); N Stevenson 135, 121; D Joseph 111, 100; S Fraider(9) 125, 120, 100 (7); M Campbell (6) 100 (6); H Tawhai (10) 140 (2), 122, 121, 120, 116, 100 (4).

Humming Birds 4 Scorpions 17: B Eyles 138, 119, 100; Nikila Irwin (4) 103, 100 (3); A Collier 100. J Lynch (4) 135, 117, 100 (2); B Allen 111st; H Eyles (9) 140, 138, 130, 121, 100 (5); V Mackey (4) 130st, 109, 100 (2).

Stallions 2 Falcons 19: T Hindmarsh (5) 140, 125, 120, 100 (2); K Akurangi (4) 140, 120st, 100 (2); K Unuwai (5) 128f, 121 (2), 100 (2); E Brown (7) 138, 113, 100 (5); M Morrell 110st; W Brown 140, 105, 100. H Ngarangione (16) 140 (4), 121, 120st, 101st (2), 100st, 100 (7); A Curtis (7) 140 (2), 121, 100 (4); J Ngarangione (17) 180 (2), 140 (4), 121, 120, 105st, 100 (8); C Saddlier (4) 113f, 100 (3); S Kirikino (7) 160st, 100 (6); P Tom (12) 168, 140, 100 (10).

Rhinos 15 Ruahine 6: E Tamihana (15) 140 (5), 125, 119f, 100 (8); H Kiri 121, 100; Tyson Eyles (15) 180, 140 (2), 132, 129, 123, 121, 100st, 100f, 100 (6); C Kiri (5) 140 (2), 103f, 100 (2); J Kiri snr (10) 133, 125, 120st, 120, 100st, 100 (5). R Te Kira 100; M Awatere (4) 125, 100 (3); C Te Moni 105st, 100; T Te Kira 121, 116, 100.

Hawks 3 Tigers 18: M Hawea (7) 160st, 135, 121, 100st, 100 (3); T Brown 100 (2); M Renata 121, 100 (2); H Namana 100; N Fox 105, 100 (2); T Mauheni 140, 100. T Ratapu (6) 140 (2), 121, 100 (3); S Henry (6) 180, 140, 132, 120st, 100 (2); Tipi Eyles (4) 121, 100st, 100 (2); C Timothy (6) 140, 121, 100 (4); T Te Moananui (5) 140, 112st, 100 (3); L Eyles (14) 180 (2), 125, 101st, 100st, 100 (9).

Draw: Ruahine v Humming Birds, Scorpions v Stallions, Falcons v Hawks, Tigers v Pumas, Sharks v Pythons. Rhinos have the bye.

THE Brezz’n Darts Club is now affiliated to the New Zealand Darts Council under the name Turanganui-a-kiwa Darts Association.

The association welcomes all dart players. Age groups are: juniors for those aged nine to 17, youth for those aged 18 to 23, and seniors for those 23 and over.

Anyone wanting to play darts can call into the club at 86 Derby Street on a Tuesday night to check out the club’s winter league competition. Play starts at 7.30pm.

CLUB member Tahuna Irwin won the singles section prize money and trophy at the Mad on Darts Tour Tournament in Te Kuiti last weekend.

Irwin beat John Kelly 5-0 in the semifinals and Mick Lacey 6-0 in the final.

A group of club members travelled to Te Kuiti for the tournament.

Club junior Hunter Eyles, 10, won a set of Cody Harris Signature Darts, presented to Hunter by New Zealand No.1 Harris.

The criteria for the award were attitude, conduct, dress and respect for fellow players over the two days of the tournament.

Hunter is a player to watch for in future.

SHARKS put themselves in line for an A grade place when they beat Pumas 14-7 on Tuesday night.

Two games are left in the grading round.

In the first set of singles, Sharks’ Ken Lewis defeated Rendall McDonald 2-1, Pumas’ Sonia Tom def Nikki-Jean Stevenson 2-0, Sharks’ Dallas Joseph def Chris Larby 2-0, and Stacee Fraider def Irene Taufa 2-1, Pumas’ Willie Hocquard def Missy Campbell 2-1, and Sharks anchor Henare Tawhai def Eric Moses 2-0.

In the pairs, Pumas struck first, McDonald and Tom defeating Lewis and Stevenson 2-1.

Sharks hit back, Joseph and Fraider defeating Larby and Taufa 2-1, before Pumas’ Hocquard and Moses defeated Campbell and Tawhai 2-1.

Pumas’ McDonald and Tom won their second pairs game, defeating Joseph and Fraider 2-0.

Sharks then showed their strength in depth, winning the next five games. Campbell and Tawhai defeated Larby and Taufa 2-0, Lewis and Stevenson def Hocquard and Moses 2-0, Campbell and Tawhai def McDonald and Tom 2-0, Lewis and Stevenson def Larby and Taufa 2-0, and Joseph and Fraider def Hocquard and Moses 2-1.

That meant Sharks led 10-5 going into the reverse singles.

Sharks went further ahead, Tawhai defeating McDonald 2-1, Campbell def Tom 2-1, Fraider def Larby 2-1, and Joseph def Taufa 2-0.

Pumas anchors Hocquard and Moses had the last say, defeating Lewis 2-0 and Stevenson 2-1 respectively to make the final score 14-7 to Sharks.

HighLights

180s: Jordan Ngarangione (2), Leroy Eyles (2), Shiloh Henry, Tyson Eyles.

Highest start (160): Matiu Hawea, Sam Kirikino.

Highest finish (128): Kazius Unuwai-Collier.

Most high scores (17): Jordan Ngarangione.

Results from Tuesday

Pumas 7 Sharks 14: R McDonald (6 high scores) 120, 100 (5); S Tom 112; C Larby (5) 125, 121, 116, 100 (2); I Taufa 115, 100; W Hocquard (5) 120st, 120 (2), 101, 100; E Moses 121, 100 (2). K Lewis 125, 100 (2); N Stevenson 135, 121; D Joseph 111, 100; S Fraider(9) 125, 120, 100 (7); M Campbell (6) 100 (6); H Tawhai (10) 140 (2), 122, 121, 120, 116, 100 (4).

Humming Birds 4 Scorpions 17: B Eyles 138, 119, 100; Nikila Irwin (4) 103, 100 (3); A Collier 100. J Lynch (4) 135, 117, 100 (2); B Allen 111st; H Eyles (9) 140, 138, 130, 121, 100 (5); V Mackey (4) 130st, 109, 100 (2).

Stallions 2 Falcons 19: T Hindmarsh (5) 140, 125, 120, 100 (2); K Akurangi (4) 140, 120st, 100 (2); K Unuwai (5) 128f, 121 (2), 100 (2); E Brown (7) 138, 113, 100 (5); M Morrell 110st; W Brown 140, 105, 100. H Ngarangione (16) 140 (4), 121, 120st, 101st (2), 100st, 100 (7); A Curtis (7) 140 (2), 121, 100 (4); J Ngarangione (17) 180 (2), 140 (4), 121, 120, 105st, 100 (8); C Saddlier (4) 113f, 100 (3); S Kirikino (7) 160st, 100 (6); P Tom (12) 168, 140, 100 (10).

Rhinos 15 Ruahine 6: E Tamihana (15) 140 (5), 125, 119f, 100 (8); H Kiri 121, 100; Tyson Eyles (15) 180, 140 (2), 132, 129, 123, 121, 100st, 100f, 100 (6); C Kiri (5) 140 (2), 103f, 100 (2); J Kiri snr (10) 133, 125, 120st, 120, 100st, 100 (5). R Te Kira 100; M Awatere (4) 125, 100 (3); C Te Moni 105st, 100; T Te Kira 121, 116, 100.

Hawks 3 Tigers 18: M Hawea (7) 160st, 135, 121, 100st, 100 (3); T Brown 100 (2); M Renata 121, 100 (2); H Namana 100; N Fox 105, 100 (2); T Mauheni 140, 100. T Ratapu (6) 140 (2), 121, 100 (3); S Henry (6) 180, 140, 132, 120st, 100 (2); Tipi Eyles (4) 121, 100st, 100 (2); C Timothy (6) 140, 121, 100 (4); T Te Moananui (5) 140, 112st, 100 (3); L Eyles (14) 180 (2), 125, 101st, 100st, 100 (9).

Draw: Ruahine v Humming Birds, Scorpions v Stallions, Falcons v Hawks, Tigers v Pumas, Sharks v Pythons. Rhinos have the bye.

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