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Sunday 17 December 2017

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.

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