#DARTS: After finishing runner-up at the All Ireland Youths Championships in Kilkenny, 17-year-old Ryan Maher has decided to turn pro.
Although he only started playing three years ago, the young Dubliner has won every youths tournament in Dublin, and won Leinster and All-Ireland championship titles with the county youth team. Last year he made the Irish U21 team and also won both the All-Ireland title and the youths tournament at the John McEvoy Darts Classic in Killarney, beating Kyle Ramsell from Cork. In exhibition play, Maher has beaten the 15-times world champion Phil Taylor.
In brief: Maher decides to become pro - Other Sports, Sport - Herald.ie