Senior Cup teams lose out against good Claremorris

THE Senior Cup team was defeated 3-2 by the Connacht champions, Claremorris in the All-Ireland finals at Malone golf club on Friday. Mary Dowling lost 2 and 1. Eileen Rose Power won 5 and 4 and Orla Dunphy won 1-up. Mary Leahy Browne lost 5 and 4 and Bridie McGarry lost on the 18th.

THE Senior Cup team was defeated 3-2 by the Connacht champions, Claremorris in the All-Ireland finals at Malone golf club on Friday. Mary Dowling lost 2 and 1. Eileen Rose Power won 5 and 4 and Orla Dunphy won 1-up. Mary Leahy Browne lost 5 and 4 and Bridie McGarry lost on the 18th.

The other members of the panel were Mags Cuddihy and Niamh Kelly.

Claremorris then beat tournament favourites Royal Portrush 4-1 in the semi-final. In the other semi Douglas beat Enniscorthy by 3 ½ matches to 1½. They beat Claremorris 3½ to 1½ in the final.

Great credit is due to the panel, club pro Jimmy Bolger, team managers Liz Cleere and Margaret McCreery for all their hard work in preparing for the campaign.

MIXED SOCIAL GOLF: 13-holes, August 12, 1 Dervilla O’Byrne (27), Conal O’Neill (18), Myles McCabe (20) 62pts; 2 Ollie Cullen (8), Gabriel Maher (17), Ronan Morrissey (18), Hilda Richardson (23) 58pts; 3 Colin Furlong (13), Michael Egan (17), Barbara Teehan (26), 57pts (b6).

SOLHEIM CUP: Daily tickets for the ladies Solheim Cup in September between Europe and the US have become available for sale. Details on the notice boards in the clubhouse.

LADY PRESIDENT’S PRIZE: Results of the Lady President’s prise to men, August 13, 1 Michael Egan (17) 43pts; 2 Seamus O’Neill (19) 41pts (b9); 3 Christy Hickey (19) 41pts (b9); gross, Kieran Wall (5) 36pts; 5 Anthony Cleere (6) 41pts (b9); 6 Tony Teehan (17) 41pts (b9); 7 Paul Colfer (19) 41pts.

Presentation by Lady President on Sunday, August 21 (10pm).

Two’s Club, August 13, Paul Colfer, James Farrell, Patrick Walshe, Aidan Phelan Jack Naughton at 6th, Nick O’Donnell at 10th, Tony Butler, Leo Byrne, Patrick J Martin, Dick Walsh at 15th, Paul Colfer, Ollie Cullen, Conor Boland, Noel Power, Terence Mannion at 17th. Each receives €16.50 credited to their account in the pro shop.

AUGUST MONTHLY MEDAL: August 12, 1 Noel Power (9) 64pts; 2 John Marnell (10) 65pts; 3 Larry Gittens (14) 65pts; gross, Paul O’Hara (1) 70pts; 5 Paddy McKee (6) 66pts (b9); 6 Patrick Hennessy (17) 66pts (b9); 7 Joe Casey (13) 66pts.

Junior prize, Kevin Power (14) 66pts.

Pat Walshe had an unbelievable score of two at the first and second holes. Presentation on Friday, September 2 (9.30pm).

Two’s Club, August 14, Patrick Walshe at 1st and 2nd, James Young at 5th, Larry Gittens, David Dooley, Alan Snype, Richard Mulrooney, John Curtis at 6th, Luke Wall, Brendan Hogan, Peter Gowan, Owen Phelan at 15th, James McDermott, Christy Forde, Norman Williams. Brian Leahy, Alan Buckley, Rory Conlon, Brendan Hogan,

Each receives €13.60 credited to their account in the pro shop.

LADIES RESULTS: August 9 Open ladies 18 hole fourball, 1 Niamh Spratt (13), Marian Woods (18) 42pts (b9); 2 Mary Leahy Browne (3), Betty Byrne (17) 42pts; 3 Mary Kinsella (12), Eileen Cahir (14) 41pts; 4 Cecily Costello (21), Margaret Cuddihy (8) 39pts; 5 Mary Bradshaw (20), Teresa Bradshaw (27) 38pts (b9).

SENIOR MEN’S: August 11, 13 holes, 1 Noel O’Sullivan (15), Paddy Byrne (21), Myles McCabe (20) 66pts; 2 John O’Leary (17), Martin Treacy (21), Kevin Hogan (27), Austin Kiely (23) 65pts; 3 Pat Drennan (14), Paddy Gubbins (18), Tim O’Mahony (31), Tom McDonald (25) 60pts; 4 Paddy Smee (14), Peter McQuillan (22), Phil Lenehan (28), David Schofield (25) 59pts; 5 Denis Carey (11), Dermot Moloney (21), Tom Reade (24), Pat Kelleher (24) 57pts.

Competition this week will be on Thursday 18th from 10 to 11.45am.

SENIOR LADIES: August 11, 1 Edith Ogilvie, Paula Kavanagh, Jane Duggan 37pts; 2 Hilda Richardson, Maureen McDonald, Mary Murphy 32pts; 3 Toni Hayes, Pauline O’Sullivan, Mary Barry 30pts.

Competition this week on Thursday from 8.50 to 10am.

Junior Open Day results, August 8, overall winner, Niamh Mulrooney, Kilkenny (36) 49pts; under-19 boys, 1 Patrick Brennan, Castlecomer (22) 47pts; 2 James Leahy, Castlecomer (16) 44pts; 3 Peter Muldowney, Rosslare (18) 43pts; gross, Eanna Griffin, Waterford (3) 36pts.

Under-15 boys, 1 Adam O’Neill, Waterford (22) 42pts; 2 Jeff Kealy, Kilkenny (19) 40pts; 3 Ciaran Brady, Waterford (25) 39pts (back 9); gross, Thomas Kenny, Kilkenny (16) 24pts (back 9).

Under-13 boys, 1 James Bergin, Castlecomer (22) 40pts; 2 Nathan O’Brien, Rosslare (19) 38pts (back 9); 3 Jack McGarry, Rosslare (15) 38pts; gross, Kevin Power, Kilkenny (14) 22pts (last 6).

Under-19 girls, 1 Rachel Delahunty, Rathdowney (34) 39pts.

Under-15 girls, 1 Hollie Moore, Kilkenny (36) 38pts (last 6); 2 Isabel Walsh, Milltown (35) 38pts.

Under-13 girls, 1 Sara Browne, Kilkenny (24) 38pts; 2 Charlotte Huston, Kilkenny (36) 37pts.

CSS boys – 38pts; girls – 36pts.

PRIMARY/JUNIOR/JUVENILE: Golf outing to Rosslare on Friday. All who have their name entered should be at Kilkenny golf club at 8.30am. The bus will depart at 8.45am.

DIARY: Today (Wednesday) 8.30 to 2pm ladies and gents Open singles, 2 to 3.40pm ladies Past Captains, 3.50 to 5.30pm ladies and gents Open singles; Thursday, 8.50 to 10am senior ladies competition, 10 to 12 noon senior men’s competition, 12noon to 4.30pm O’Loughlin Gaels Classic; Friday, 8 to 4.45pm O’Loughlin Gaels Classic, mixed social golf; sign in at 6.30pm for shotgun start at 6.45pm; Saturday, 7.30 to 9.30pm members time, 11 to 12.45pm visitors, 1 to 2pm members; Sunday, 7.30 to 5pm Lady President’s prize; Monday, 9 to 11am junior/juvenile competition, 1 to 2pm members; Tuesday, 8.30 to 5pm ladies Open singles Stableford, 1 to 2pm members; Wednesday, August 24, 8.30 to 5pm St Vincent de Paul three person team, 1 to 2pm members.