On Friday 25th August we saw the conclusion of the 8 Week Competition held at the Seahorse in Whitley Bay.Finals night also saw the Plate take place with John Watson claiming victory with a 19.31 average in the final.
Results from the Plate –
Andy Cochrane 2 David Porritt 3
Connor Jones 0 John Watson 3
David Porritt 2 John Watson 3
Avgs – Davey 18.86 John 19.31
The 16 qualifiers from the main competition battled it out in a straight bracket draw with Ryan Joyce going all the way. He had a comfortable first game, where he whitewashed John Purcell 4-0, before a tight game against Alan Davie in the last 8. A cracking last leg saw Ryan clinch the 4-3 win to move into the semi finals where he was up against young PDC star, Callan Rydz. Again a tight victory in a last leg decider, with the game ending 5-4 to Ryan.
In the final Ryan whitewashed David Gradwell, 6-0 with a 27.58 average to see out a great win and a fantastic tournament.
Micky Wood 0 Davey Gradwell 4
Robbie Parker 4 Adam Taylor 0
Ant hasson 4 Stevie Lees 0
Mark Stephenson 4 Tom Norton 2
Ian Gleeson 1 Alan davie 4
John Purcell 0 Ryan joyce 4
Greg Falcus 1 Callan Rydz 4
Paul Hodge 2 Chris Mathews 4
Davey Gradwell 4 Robbie Parker 3
Ant Hasson 2 Mark Stephenson 4
Alan Davie 3 Ryan Joyce 4
Callan Rydz 4 Chris mathews 1
Davey Gradwell 5 Mark Stephenson 2
Ryan Joyce 5 Callan Rydz 4
Final: Ryan Joyce 6 David Gradwell 0
Aves for final… Ryan 27.58 Gradz 21.41