Darts: IL-55 Edizzjoni tal-Kampjonati Nazzjonali

Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12:40

Note:This article has been published in both English and Maltese
Nota:Dan l-artiklu ġie miktub bl-Ingliż u bil-Malti

Gavin Muscat

IL-55 EDIZZJONI TAL-KAMPJONATI NAZZJONALI

Wieħed u għoxrin ġimgħa ilu intemmu l-kampjonati tal-istaġun 2015/16 u issa ninsabu biss ftit ijiem il-bod mil bidu tal-kampjonat għall-istaġun 2016/17. Matul ix-xhur tas-sajf il-kumitat ħadem minajr weqfin biex jassigura li l-isport ikompli fuq it-triq it-tajba hekk kif bħalissa għaddej min eżerċizzju ta “re-branding” fuq vari aspetti.

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IL-KAMPJONATI NAZZJONALI

 Fl-ewwel diviżjoni l indikazzjonijiet juru li ser tkun battalja bejn tliet timijiet għal-unur prinċipali fejn ic-Ċhampions renjanti, Kalkara St Joseph flimkien ma Florjana Ajax A u n-neo promossi Mosta Horseshoe Bar A jibdew l-istaġun b target li jtemmu l-impenji tahom fil-quċċata tal-klassifika. Ftit hemm x tifred bejn il-ħames tims l oħra fid-diviżjoni u b hekk mistennija kompetizzjoni kumbatuta biex tiġi evitata ir-relegazjoni.

Fit-tieni diviżjoni kollox possibbli peress li xejn anqas min sitt mit-tmien timijiet jibdew l-istaġun bil-mira li jirbħu l-promozzjoni għal-għola diviżjoni.

Għal-istaġun 2016/17 ser jerġa jiġi introdott it-tielet diviżjoni li ser jiġi ikkontestat min seba’ timijiet ġodda.

Il-format tal-għola żewġ diviżjonijiet ser jinbidel wkoll fejn jintalbu żewġ rawnds u wara it-tims jinqasmu f żewġ gruppi, Championship u Relegation pools.

 Il-logħob tal-ewwel ġurnata (07/10):

L-ewwel diviżjoni – BBugia Cox Sports Club A vs Kalkara St Joseph; Zejtun Beland Bullseye vs Mosta Horseshoe Bar A; Zejtun Juventutis Domus vs Floriana Ajax A; Gudja POs Bar A vs Bormla Bocci Club.

It-tieni diviżjoni – Floriana Ajax B vs Senglea M. Conquest; Cospicua Rangers vs Bugibba Munchies Pub; Mosta Bocci Club vs BBugia Cox Sports Club B; Hamrun Education Bar A vs Gudja POs Bar B.

It-tielet diviżjoni – Mosta Horseshoe Bar B vs St Pauls Diamonds; Mqabba St Mary BC vs Mgarr The Hatch Sports Bar; Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City vs St. Venera Red Square; Hamrun Education Bar B (Bye).

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L-EWWEL EDIZZJONI TAL MALTA PREMIER LEAGUE OF DARTS

 Introduzzjoni oħra ġdida ser tkun dik tal-Malta Premier League of Darts li ser tara numru kbir ta plejers lokali jikkompetu f fażi ta kwalifikazjoni fix-xhur ta Ottubru u Novembru, bl-għan li jiksbu post fil-fażi finali ta din il-kompetizzjoni fejn ir-rebbieħ jiġi inkurunat bħala ic-Ċhampion ta Malta għall-istaġun 2016/17. Il-plejers li jispiċċaw fit-tieni, it-tielet u raba post jinaqdu mar-rebbieħ biex jiffurmaw parti mit-tim nazzjonali li fix-xhur tas-sajf ser jikkompeti fi tazza tal-Mediterran li ser issir fi Franza.

F isem il-Malta Darts Association nixtiequ nawguraw lit-tims kollha staġun ta suċċess.

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55th EDITION OF THE NATIONAL COMPETITIONS

 Twenty-one weeks have passed on from the end of the 2015/16 season and we are only a couple of days away from the new season. Hours and hours of planning, organization and hard work from the committee over the summer months to ensure another successful season for the Malta Darts Association which is currently undergoing a full re-branding exercise.

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NATIONAL LEAGUES

 Early indications point towards a three horse race for the major honour in division one with current Champions Kalkara St Joseph, Floriana Ajax A and the newly promoted Mosta Horseshoe Bar A battling it out to be crowned National champions. There is little to separate the remaining five teams and a fierce relegation battle is on the cards.

In division two, anything can happen with no less than six of the eight teams pre-season target being that of finishing in the top two spots which ensures promotion to the highest division.

Next season will also see the re-introduce of division three which will host all seven new teams enrolled to take part in the national leagues.

The format for the top two division has also been revamped with two rounds of matches played before teams are split into a Championship and Relegation pools, with further two round played.

 Opening day fixtures (07/10):

Division 1 – BBugia Cox Sports Club A vs Kalkara St Joseph; Zejtun Beland Bullseye vs Mosta Horseshoe Bar A; Zejtun Juventutis Domus vs Floriana Ajax A; Gudja POs Bar A vs Bormla Bocci Club.

Division 2 – Floriana Ajax B vs Senglea M. Conquest; Cospicua Rangers vs Bugibba Munchies Pub; Mosta Bocci Club vs BBugia Cox Sports Club B; Hamrun Education Bar A vs Gudja POs Bar B.

Division 3 – Mosta Horseshoe Bar B vs St Pauls Diamonds; Mqabba St Mary BC vs Mgarr The Hatch Sports Bar; Bugibba Intercontinental Sun City vs St. Venera Red Square; Hamrun Education Bar B (Bye).

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 1st EDITION OF THE MALTA PREMIER LEAGUE OF DARTS

 The upcoming season will also feature a new singles competition which will see numerous local players taking part in qualifiers during the months of October and November with the aim to secure one of the eight spots up for grabs in the 1st edition of the Malta Premier League of Darts. At the end of this competition, the winner will be crowned Malta Singles Champions and will be joined by the 2nd, 3rd and 4th ranked players in the official Maltese national team which will be participating in the Mediterranean Cup taking place in 2017.

On behalf of the Malta Darts Association we would like to wish all participating teams a successful and enjoyable season.

 





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