This is the Eirball.club Landing Page for the All-Time Archive of Irish Curling. It is an ongoing project and part of the Eirball.ie – Irish, North American and World Sports Archives
The Business House League was run directly by Softball Ireland in the 2000s, and then, the Corporate League as it was now known, was run by Softball Leinster in the 2010s.
Paintball and Airsoft are Team Combat sports where pellet guns are used to ‘kill’ an opponent. There are usually a number of objectives to be met i each game, which can score points for the team completing the objective. The sport is usually played in a number of scenarios such as World War II Village, Desert Town, Woodlands, Wild West etc.
The main difference in the guns used are paint guns for Paintball and Woodsball, and hard pellets for Airsoft. Paintball was invented in New England, USA and Airsoft in Japan. Below you will find links to various tournaments and leagues in these sports
Laser Tag (Quasar)
Laser Tag games were invented in Texas, USA, and the most recognizable to Irish readers would be Quasar. The sport is one where two teams engage each other in combat in an indoor arena using Laser Guns. Points are scored for ‘killing’ an opponent and meeting objectives such as capturing bases.
Below you will find links to various Tournaments held in Ireland, or involving Irish Teams and Players:
Quasar Stats End of Year Team Rankings (Years):
Quasar Stats UK & Ireland Tournaments
QS UK & Ireland: Whitstable 17 March 2018
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Darts has a 500-year history in Ireland. A small dart is thrown at a target which has 20 numbers segments (scoring 1-20), with double and triple points scored for hitting smaller zones in each segment nearer the centre of the Dart board. The centre (the Bull’s Eye) scores 50. players must finish on a double. Points are scored downwards from 501 to zero.
There is a League in most counties with pubs entering teams. There is also a Pro Circuit in Britain which Irish players can enter.
INDO Darts Leagues
There are Darts Leagues in every County & District in Ireland, often more than one in each with County Playoffs following the Leagues.
Borough Darts League Harry Halligan Cup (Seasons): 1991
Borough Darts League Singles & Doubles: 1991
South County Dublin Darts League Premier Division 2016-2020
South County Dublin Darts League Division 1 2016-2020
Kildare Darts League 2009-2013
Meath Darts Organisation
South Meath Darts League 2016-2019 (Pending Review)
South Meath Darts League 2009-2014
South Meath Darts League 2005-2009
Dunboyne and District Darts League 2010-2011
Kells & District Darts League 2005-2009
Trim Summer Darts League 2010-2011
Westmeath Darts League Roll of Honour 2008-2016
Westmeath Darts League 2015-16
North Westmeath Darts League 2017-2019
Wicklow Darts Cup: 1991
Wicklow Darts Singles & Doubles: 1991
Mayo and District Darts Leagues Championship (Seasons): 2020
South Mayo Darts League (Seasons): 2019-20
Northern Ireland Darts Organisation
The Northern Ireland Darts Organisation runs Darts Competitions in Northern Ireland.
Armagh Keady & District Darts League 2014-2016
Newmarket (Belfast) Darts League 2015-2019
University Darts Association of Ireland
The University Darts Association of ireland is an All-Ireland Organisation
UDAI Rolls of Honour:
University Darts Association of Ireland All-Ireland Teams Roll of Honour 2007-2014
University Darts Association of Ireland All-Ireland Singles Roll of Honour 2007-2013
University Darts Association of Ireland All-Ireland University Darts Pairs’ Champion 2007-2013
University Darts Association of Ireland Masters Champion 2008-2014
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Irish Darts Players
Irish Darts Players who have competed at a high level, either for the National Team or on the Professional Circuit.
Irish Professional & International Darts players
An ancient sport, with clubs in Ireland promoting Archery and Crossbow.
A small number of Olympic Target Shooting Clubs exist in Ireland. Pistols, Rifles, and Crossbows are among the weapons used. It is governed by Target Shooting Ireland, and is the Olympic Sport.
Below you will find the Results and Tables of various competitions in Ireland:
Target Shooting Ireland
Target Shooting Ireland:
TSI Fingal SC Airgun Open (Seasons): 2018
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