Somerset win trophy in memorial darts
DARTS: The Yvonne Carmody Memorial Darts Day was such a success it will become an annual event.
The first day was organised by the Premier Darts Association of which Yvonne Carmody was a long-time official, player and volunteer.
The Premier teams was two of eight which played in the tournament.
Somerset 1 won with a score of 11/64, 11 points for game wins and 64 legs.
Singles, doubles and team competitions were played. The host association Premier was second with 10/49.
The mystery peg was won by Jim Jackson from Somerset who hit 73, the age Yvonne was when she died late last year.
The highest peg at the tournament was Danyon Leck from Brisbane Valley with 115.
There were three 180s on the day to Jackson (Somerset), Leck (Brisbane Valley) and Jess Mullins (Warwick).
Yvonne's husband Keith Carmody said three family members came from Townsville for the day, sons Bryan and Andrew, and grandson Damon.
"Everyone is looking forward to the tournament next year," he said.
"The tournament will be a regular event in Warwick each year."
Premier Darts Association of Warwick president Kathleen Martin said she was hoping to grow the event in the future.
"We are hoping to get more teams involved next year from as far as Roma and over all of southeast Queensland.
The Premier association plays darts three times a week at the Warwick City Band Hall in Albert St.
New members always welcome.
Somerset 1 11/64, Premier 1 10/49, Brisbane Valley 1 10/45, Beenleigh 7/43, Premier 2 6/40, Roma 6/39, Brisbane Valley 2 3/35, Somerset 2 3/31