Turanganui a Kiwa Darts Association results

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Turanganui a Kiwa Dart Association’s 2019 winter league got under way on Tuesday night with Brezz’n Darts Club play.

This season the club has 14 teams competing — a great platform for those taking part in out-of-town and in-house tournaments.

A 15-game format was used in the grading-round games on Tuesday.

Reigning champions Ford Falcons may have defeated Ruahine Green 15-0 but Ruahine’s Ripeka Te Kira scored her first 180 of the season, and it was the only one in the match.

Falcons’ Tahuna Irwin scored the most 100s — 25.

Last year’s runners-up Rhinos didn’t quite get the 15 games they were looking for but defeated new-season team Outlaws 14-1.

Outlaws’ Bray Reeves defeated Jan Joubert 3-1 in the singles to stave off the whitewash.

Highlights were Rhinos’ Mike Price scoring his first 180 of the season, Ani Tangira recording the highest finish of 106, and Joe Kiri scoring the most 100s — 15.

Outlaws’ Tristan Reeves had the highest start — 140.

In a match between new teams, Assassins defeated GMC 14-1.

Highlights were a 160 start by Assassins’ Dallas Joseph and a 160 finish by his teammate Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard.

The match between Pythons and Ruahine Black went to the last game of the match. Ruahine Black’s Pauline (Hupz) Haapu defeated Louise Laulau 3-0 to give her team an 8-7 win.

Match highlights were a 130 start and a 121 finish by Pythons’ Shannan Eyles.

Stallions defeated Scorpions 15-0, a highlight being a 102 finish by Scorpions’ J. Reedy.

Tigers defeated Humming Birds 14-1, with Tigers’ John White scoring most 100s, 20, which included a 180 and a high start of 120.

Humming Birds had 100 starts from Bobbie Eyles, Kino White, Tommi Irwin and Eraka Kirikino (2).

New team Te Kuzzys defeated Pumas 15-0. Highlights were highest starts of 180 by Te Kuzzys’ Jono Griffiths and Marcus Leach, and 180s to Toby Ratapu (2), Errol Tamihana, Griffiths and Leach.Pumas’ highest start was Mike Evans’s 120 (2).

INDIVIDUAL HIGHLIGHTS

180s: Ripeka Te Kira, Mike Price, John White, Jono Griffiths, Marcus Leach, Errol Tamihana, Toby Ratapu (2).

Most 100s (25): Tahuna Irwin

Highest start (180): Jono Griffiths, Marcus Leach.

Highest finish (160): Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard.

Ford Falcons 15 Ruahine Green 0: T Irwin 140 (6), 130st, 125st, 100st (3), 100f, 100 (13); J Ngarangione 156, 142f, 134, 121, 100 (7); H Ngarangione 140, 100st (2), 100(8); A Curtis 140 (3), 123, 122, 110, 100 (5); S Kirikino 140, 100st (2), 100 (6); P Tom 139, 100 (4). J Smith 140, 100; R Te Kira 180; J Ahuriri 140, 105, 100 (5); M Gibbs 120, 100; Boyso Awatere 140 (2), 135, 100 (3); Tom Te Kira 120, 109.

Rhinos 14 Outlaws 1: J Kiri Snr 140 (4), 138, 125, 121, 118, 100st (2), 100 (5); Jan Joubert 160, 140, 123, 121, 120 (2), 100 (2); M Price 180, 140 (2), 114st, 100st, 100 (8); A Tangira 114, 106f, 100; H Eyles 140 (3), 123, 121, 100st, 100 (3); I Eyles 134, 125 (2), 100. B Reeves 131, 100 (2); T Takarua 110, 105, 102st; T Reeves 140st, 140 (2), 121, 120, 100 (2).

Assassins 14 GMC 1: I Kaio-Wynyard 160f, 140 (3), 123, 121, 115, 100 (2); C Kaio 140, 121, 118f, 100 (3); T Te Moananui 140 (2), 125, 121, 100 (10); L Eyles 140, 100 (3); Te Kotahi Kaio-Wynyard 140, 125, 121, 120, 100 (9); D Joseph 160st, 140 (2), 125, 105, 100 (4). N Irwin 123, 100; Waiti Campbell 106; T M Campbell 160; M Snowden 121, 120, 100 (2).

Pythons 7 Ruahine Black 8: C Tamihana 121 (2), 112st, 100st; G Rakei 116; S Eyles 130st, 121f, 120, 107, 100st, 100 (2); M Edwards 116, 100 (2); S Laulau 140; L Laulau 121. Chris Te Moni 121 (2), 101, 100 (2); U Heurea 132, 121; T Kauika 156, 121, 100 (2); M Awatere 103, 100 (3); P Haapu 134, 120, 100.

Scorpions 0 Stallions 15: V Mackey 135, 100f, 100 (3); J Reedy 125, 120, 102f, 100 (5). D Wilson 140, 100st (2), 100 (2); T Hindmarsh 140, 100 (4); W Brown 140, 120, 100st, 100; E Brown 140 (2), 100 (3); C Beattie 120, 100 (2).

Tigers 14 Humming Birds 1: E Pu 140 (2), 100 (3); S Reeves 140, 128, 120, 100 (9); S Henry 117, 100 (2); W Edwards 140 (2), 101, 100st, 100 (2); J Reeves 140, 100; J White 180, 140 (3), 125, 121, 120st, 120, 100st, 100 (11). B Eyles 100st, 100 (2); K White 140, 132, 101, 100st, 100 (5); L Edwards 118; E Kirikino 100st (2), 100 (2); T Irwin 110, 100st, 100; R Davis 121, 115.

Pumas 0 Te Kuzzys 15: I Te Ahorangi 120, 100 (3); S Tom 100 (2); R McDonald 135, 100; J Larby 140, 100; M Evans 140, 121, 120st (2), 100 (7); P Ellingham 140, 100. E Tamihana 180, 140, 120, 100st, 100 (4); L Tamihana 140, 135, 120, 100 (4); J Griffiths 180st, 140 (5), 123, 121, 105, 101, 100 (6); M Leach 180st, 140 (2), 100 (8); T Ratapu 180 (2), 140 (3), 139, 122, 100st, 100f, 100 (7); H Brown 140st, 140 (3), 100st, 100 (5).

draw: Ford Falcons v Tigers, Rhinos v Pumas, Humming Birds v GMC, Outlaws v Ruahine Green, Assassins v Stallions, Pythons v Te Kuzzys, Scorpions v Ruahine Black.

Turanganui a Kiwa Dart Association’s 2019 winter league got under way on Tuesday night with Brezz’n Darts Club play.

This season the club has 14 teams competing — a great platform for those taking part in out-of-town and in-house tournaments.

A 15-game format was used in the grading-round games on Tuesday.

Reigning champions Ford Falcons may have defeated Ruahine Green 15-0 but Ruahine’s Ripeka Te Kira scored her first 180 of the season, and it was the only one in the match.

Falcons’ Tahuna Irwin scored the most 100s — 25.

Last year’s runners-up Rhinos didn’t quite get the 15 games they were looking for but defeated new-season team Outlaws 14-1.

Outlaws’ Bray Reeves defeated Jan Joubert 3-1 in the singles to stave off the whitewash.

Highlights were Rhinos’ Mike Price scoring his first 180 of the season, Ani Tangira recording the highest finish of 106, and Joe Kiri scoring the most 100s — 15.

Outlaws’ Tristan Reeves had the highest start — 140.

In a match between new teams, Assassins defeated GMC 14-1.

Highlights were a 160 start by Assassins’ Dallas Joseph and a 160 finish by his teammate Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard.

The match between Pythons and Ruahine Black went to the last game of the match. Ruahine Black’s Pauline (Hupz) Haapu defeated Louise Laulau 3-0 to give her team an 8-7 win.

Match highlights were a 130 start and a 121 finish by Pythons’ Shannan Eyles.

Stallions defeated Scorpions 15-0, a highlight being a 102 finish by Scorpions’ J. Reedy.

Tigers defeated Humming Birds 14-1, with Tigers’ John White scoring most 100s, 20, which included a 180 and a high start of 120.

Humming Birds had 100 starts from Bobbie Eyles, Kino White, Tommi Irwin and Eraka Kirikino (2).

New team Te Kuzzys defeated Pumas 15-0. Highlights were highest starts of 180 by Te Kuzzys’ Jono Griffiths and Marcus Leach, and 180s to Toby Ratapu (2), Errol Tamihana, Griffiths and Leach.Pumas’ highest start was Mike Evans’s 120 (2).

INDIVIDUAL HIGHLIGHTS

180s: Ripeka Te Kira, Mike Price, John White, Jono Griffiths, Marcus Leach, Errol Tamihana, Toby Ratapu (2).

Most 100s (25): Tahuna Irwin

Highest start (180): Jono Griffiths, Marcus Leach.

Highest finish (160): Ihaka Kaio-Wynyard.

Ford Falcons 15 Ruahine Green 0: T Irwin 140 (6), 130st, 125st, 100st (3), 100f, 100 (13); J Ngarangione 156, 142f, 134, 121, 100 (7); H Ngarangione 140, 100st (2), 100(8); A Curtis 140 (3), 123, 122, 110, 100 (5); S Kirikino 140, 100st (2), 100 (6); P Tom 139, 100 (4). J Smith 140, 100; R Te Kira 180; J Ahuriri 140, 105, 100 (5); M Gibbs 120, 100; Boyso Awatere 140 (2), 135, 100 (3); Tom Te Kira 120, 109.

Rhinos 14 Outlaws 1: J Kiri Snr 140 (4), 138, 125, 121, 118, 100st (2), 100 (5); Jan Joubert 160, 140, 123, 121, 120 (2), 100 (2); M Price 180, 140 (2), 114st, 100st, 100 (8); A Tangira 114, 106f, 100; H Eyles 140 (3), 123, 121, 100st, 100 (3); I Eyles 134, 125 (2), 100. B Reeves 131, 100 (2); T Takarua 110, 105, 102st; T Reeves 140st, 140 (2), 121, 120, 100 (2).

Assassins 14 GMC 1: I Kaio-Wynyard 160f, 140 (3), 123, 121, 115, 100 (2); C Kaio 140, 121, 118f, 100 (3); T Te Moananui 140 (2), 125, 121, 100 (10); L Eyles 140, 100 (3); Te Kotahi Kaio-Wynyard 140, 125, 121, 120, 100 (9); D Joseph 160st, 140 (2), 125, 105, 100 (4). N Irwin 123, 100; Waiti Campbell 106; T M Campbell 160; M Snowden 121, 120, 100 (2).

Pythons 7 Ruahine Black 8: C Tamihana 121 (2), 112st, 100st; G Rakei 116; S Eyles 130st, 121f, 120, 107, 100st, 100 (2); M Edwards 116, 100 (2); S Laulau 140; L Laulau 121. Chris Te Moni 121 (2), 101, 100 (2); U Heurea 132, 121; T Kauika 156, 121, 100 (2); M Awatere 103, 100 (3); P Haapu 134, 120, 100.

Scorpions 0 Stallions 15: V Mackey 135, 100f, 100 (3); J Reedy 125, 120, 102f, 100 (5). D Wilson 140, 100st (2), 100 (2); T Hindmarsh 140, 100 (4); W Brown 140, 120, 100st, 100; E Brown 140 (2), 100 (3); C Beattie 120, 100 (2).

Tigers 14 Humming Birds 1: E Pu 140 (2), 100 (3); S Reeves 140, 128, 120, 100 (9); S Henry 117, 100 (2); W Edwards 140 (2), 101, 100st, 100 (2); J Reeves 140, 100; J White 180, 140 (3), 125, 121, 120st, 120, 100st, 100 (11). B Eyles 100st, 100 (2); K White 140, 132, 101, 100st, 100 (5); L Edwards 118; E Kirikino 100st (2), 100 (2); T Irwin 110, 100st, 100; R Davis 121, 115.

Pumas 0 Te Kuzzys 15: I Te Ahorangi 120, 100 (3); S Tom 100 (2); R McDonald 135, 100; J Larby 140, 100; M Evans 140, 121, 120st (2), 100 (7); P Ellingham 140, 100. E Tamihana 180, 140, 120, 100st, 100 (4); L Tamihana 140, 135, 120, 100 (4); J Griffiths 180st, 140 (5), 123, 121, 105, 101, 100 (6); M Leach 180st, 140 (2), 100 (8); T Ratapu 180 (2), 140 (3), 139, 122, 100st, 100f, 100 (7); H Brown 140st, 140 (3), 100st, 100 (5).

draw: Ford Falcons v Tigers, Rhinos v Pumas, Humming Birds v GMC, Outlaws v Ruahine Green, Assassins v Stallions, Pythons v Te Kuzzys, Scorpions v Ruahine Black.

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