Ship Inn sink Creaton’s

The Connacht’s Darts Final: The Ship Inn, Sligo Town 5 Creaton’s, Loughglynn 3. The Ship Inn won the 2008 Connaught Darts Championships Final on Friday night in Walsh’s Public House, Charlestown, defeating Creaton’s of Loughglynn on a 5-3 scoreline.   Presentations of trophies to both teams and that of the prestigious Connaught’s Cup were made by tournament organiser Pat Walsh.   The Youths of Roscommon made the long journey to Rosslare, Co. Wexford at the weekend for the I.N.D.O. Wexford Open. It was to prove to be a worthwhile journey with David Concannon, Mark Finneran and Gary Concannon all featuring well in three different grades.   In what was two very impressive results David Concannon added to his tally of ranking points for the season after reaching the quarter-finals of both the U-21’s and Wexford Mens National Open event. Over 70 players took part in the mens event which was won by Kilkenny’s Shane Nolan.   Mark Finneran was beaten in the last 16 of the U-21 event and was a beaten semi-finalist in the Wexford Youths Open in which a credible 30 players took part. Gary Concannon was also a beaten semi-finalist of the Youths Open and made a first-round exit in the U-21 event which had 35 participants and was won by Kildare’s John McKenna.