Big win in Moore Cup

CASTLECOMER had a good win over Courtown GC in the Michael Moore Cup. Castlecomer won 4-2, with one match called in on the 17th hole.

CASTLECOMER had a good win over Courtown GC in the Michael Moore Cup. Castlecomer won 4-2, with one match called in on the 17th hole.

This was a tight match, with all games going to the 17th, ’Comer won three matches away with Patsy Brennan winning the all-important match at home.

Playing in the away matches for Castlecomer were Pat Haughton, Gerrie Dunne, Tom Casey and Dick Farrell. At home were Patsy Brennan, Malachy Murphy and Paddy Mahon. Other panel members were Christy Ryan and Ned Kenny. Managers: Martin Whelan, Gerry Mealy, Tony Carr.

SINGLES – Results, Men’s open 18 hole singles, July 9/10 (sponsor Foodworks Kilkenny): 1 Michael Brennan, 41pts back nine; 2 Pat Comerford, 41pts back six; gross Declan Dooley, 37 gross. Class One: Michael Bollard, 41pts. Class Two: John Phelan, 40pts back nine. Class Three: Gerard Dunne, 38pts.

Results, Thursday Open singles, July 7: 1 Brian Young, 39pts; 2 Pat Comerford, 36pts; gross John Smith, 30pts.

SENIORS – Results, July 6: 1 Dick Cass (16), Diarmuid Furlong (16), Malachy Murphy (16), Danny Walsh (22), 75pts; 2 Ray O’Donnell (15), Christy Lynch (20), Christy Ryan (23), Jean Ryan (28), 72pts; 3 John Hardy (18), Eamonn McEvoy (18), TJ McDonald (18), Liam Farrell (19), 69pts.

The Seniors Captain’s Day for ladies and men will be held on Wednesday, August 3. Golf will be followed by meal and presentation of prizes.

JUNIORS – The juniors/juvenile competitions continue on Monday at 9.30am. New members welcome. 

LOTTO – There was no winner of the club lotto. Prize-winners: E100 Fiona Dunne; E70 Vincent Dwyer; E30 Teresa Hetherington, Marguerite Delaney. Sellers’ lucky dip: E30 Tom Mooney, Noel Brennan. Jackpot now E2,300. 

DIARY - Saturday/Sunday: Open Men’s/Ladies 18 hole singles. Friday, July 22: Open Week.