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Club scores a big win in the Moore Cup

CASTLECOMER GC had a great win in the Michael Moore Cup. The club’s team beat Bunclody GC by four matches to nil, with three matches called in.

Castlecomer won two matches at home, while one match was called in on the 17th. They also won two matches away, with two more called in. The team featured Tom Casey, Pat Haughton, Dick Farrell, Gerry Dunne (away), Paul Morrissey, Ned Kenny, Paddy Mahon (home). Managers were Tony Carr, Martin Whelan and Michael Furlong.

FIELDS PRIZE - Results, Stan Fields Memorial Prize, June 18/19: 1 Gerry Mealy, 41pts; 2 Colum Lynch, 39pts; gross Declan Dooley, 35pts gross. Class One: Sean O’Shea, 37pts. Class Two: Johnny Brennan, 36pts back nine. Class Three: Matt Dooley, 35pts.

DIARY - Saturday/Sunday: Open Men’s/Ladies 18 hole singles (sponsored by Martin Buggy). Sunday, July 3: Open Men’s 18 hole singles (sponsored by Cathal O’Connell).

SENIORS - Results, Senior competition, June 15: 1 Ned Kenny (17), T.J. McDonald (18), Eamonn McEvoy

(19), Nuala Kenny (31), 87pts; 2 Jimmy Byrne (8), Murty Coonan (10), Ned Buggy (17), Jean Ryan (28), 82pts; 3 Dick Cass (17), Jim Tunstead (19), Ned Holland (23), Enid Abbott (26), 80pts.

Results, Seniors’ outing to Mountrath, June 13: 1 Pat Morrissey (17), Jim Tunstead (22), Christy Ryan (23), 88pts; 2 Pat O’Connell (13), Loughlin Nolan (24), Mai McEvoy (30), 82pts; 3 Ned Kenny (17), Jim Doran (21), John Shore (24), Kathleen Holland (28), 79pts.

THURSDAY - Results, Thursday Open Singles, June 16: 1 Alan O’Rourke (Kilkenny), 39pts back nine; 2

Graham Lawlor, 39pts; gross Richard Walsh (Kilkenny), 35pts.

All winners of Thursday competitions will go forward to a grand final in October. Entry fee is E5 for members and E15 for visitors. A special early bird rate for visitors of E30 for three ball and E40 for four ball applies from 9.30am to 1pm every Thursday.

RESULTS - Results, Ladies Calor Gas 18 hole singles, June 18/19: 1 Margaret Furlong, 37pts; 2 Aoife Carr, 34pts back nine; 3 Claire Dowling, 33pts.

Results, Scramble, June 14: 1 Adrian Brennan (17), Eddie Kenny (12), David O’Neill (19), 25pts; 2 Gerry Mealy (14), Ger Comerford (21), Frances Rodgers (18), 25&1/6pts.

Results, nine hole mixed competition, June 10: 1 M. Daly & E. Murphy, 25pts.

JUNIORS - A new series of weekly competitions for all junior golfers will start on Monday at 9.30am. New

junior and juvenile members are welcome. Further information is available from 056-4441139.

LOTTO - There was no winner of the lotto jackpot. Prize-winners were E100 Ann Maria Dermody; E70 Margaret Campion; E30 Pat Comerford, Catherine Dowling. Sellers’ Lucky Dip: E30 Catherine Flood, John Phelan. The jackpot is now E4,700.

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