The qualifying stage of the Pitchers Spring League has come to a conclusion on Sunday past, and after ten very competitive weeks play the eight teams who will progress to the match play have emerged after a very close finish with some of the qualifiers emerging from a group of sixteen teams with two cards to play with some very good scores to book their place in the final stage of the league.
Team 8 Mark Doherty, Ciaran O’ Doherty, John Jennings and Dermott Harkin finished as top qualifiers with an accumulated total of 569pts for there six best cards and hold a seven point lead over team 20, therefore after this performance they now go into the match play as clear favorites to claim the coveted Spring League title to add to the Winter League title they already hold.
Top Eight Qualifiers
|1st||Team 8||Mark Doherty – Ciaran O’ Doherty – John Jennings – Dermott Harkin||569pts|
|2nd||Team 20||Paul Mc Eleney – Sean Sands – Neil Cooke – Declan Mc Kinney||562pts|
|3rd||Team 5||David Knox – Stuart Gauld – David Knox Jun. – Paul Mc Laughlin||561pts|
|4th||Team 15||David Wilson – Robert Ewing – Declan Ryan – Brendan Gallagher||554pts|
|5th||Team 2||John Mc Dowell – Paddy Coyle – Damien Martin – Kevin Dunn||553pts|
|6th||Team 4||Cormac Mc Geady – Damian Mc Colgan – Eddie Mc Keever – Andy Mc Keever||552pts|
|7th||Team 6||Paddy Mc Cafferty – Finbar Logue – Chris Lynch – Joe Lynch||548pts B.O.T.|
|8th||Team 10||John J Logue – Kieran Duffy – Albert Gurney – Cormac Cassidy||548pts|
Match Play Draw
|Team 8||v||Team 10||Winners Play||Team 15||v||Team 2|
|Team 20||v||Team 6||Winners Play||Team 5||v||Team 4|
Quarter Finals played by 13th April Semi Final played by 27th April Final T.B.C.