Byrne, Somers take turkeys home
THE FIRST horseshoe ' turkey tournament' was held in Ferns on Sunday last. It was the first of the Christmas season and 14 players took part.
Semi-finals: John Joe Byrne (Woodsmen) and Joe Somers (Monageer) beat Pad Jordan (McCrea's) and Mick Connors (Doran's Bridge), 21-17; Denis Larkin Snr. (Monart) and Peter Molloy (McCrea's) beat Mikey Sunderland (Monageer) and Gavin Collier (Doran's Bridge), 21-15.
Final: John Joe Byrne and Joe Somers beat Denis Larkin Snr. and Peter Molloy, 21-19.
It was a great final with the lead changing hands on multiple occasions. There were turkeys for the winners and chickens for the runners-up. Each player may only win two turkeys altogether.
Next Sunday's tournament will be held in Monageer and will have a 2.30 p.m. start, weather permitting.