Neil Mulholland produces dramatic late burst to see off Beggs in NIBA singles final

Lisnagarvey's Neil Mulholland

Lisnagarvey's Neil Mulholland

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Lisnagarvey’s Neil Mulholland produced a devastating late recovery to snatch the NIBA singles title away from the hands of Nigel Beggs in a dramatic final at Carrickfergus in midweek.

Mulholland, still basking in the glory of his Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games silver medal success, was staring defeat squarely in the face as he trailed the Whitehead man 15-8 at 15 ends

But in an astonishing turn around, he managed to reel in his in-form opponent, winning eight ends on the trot and piling in 13 shots to take him over the finish line -- the match finishing in almost total darkness.

 

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