Roarty & Crawford to Contest Junior Final.


The section (A) final of the Sports Centre Junior Springers event will be contested between Patrick Roarty and Caolan Crawford after both players booked their place after week six of the competition on Sunday last,  third place overall was claimed by Ciaran Roarty with 40 pts while  Eoin o’Neill and new Junior Captain Jordan Arthur shared fourth place with 20 pts respectively.

  In section (B) of the competition first place went to Brandon o’Neill who has played consistently well throughout and finished well out in front with 56 pts Eathan Corry took second with 46 pts with Conor Taylor third with 42 pts, competitors should note there will be a separate stableford competition this Sunday followed by dinner and the presentations for this event.

  In ladies golf the new season has got underway this week after the conclusion of the Spring league which was won in some style by team One-  Anne Sharkey, Betty Kelly, Maeve Crowe, Teresa Logue and Laura mcCay  finishing well out in front with 30.5 pts with Team 8 the runners up  Shauna Patton ,Lisa Patton, Magdalene mcColgan ,Patricia Kelly and Donna Doherty finishing back on 22 pts.

  This week’s Thursday club was played over 16 holes with Pascal McGillion emerging as this week’s winner with an excellent 39 pts in testing conditions getting home only on break of tie from Oliver McNally with Liam McCool third with 38 pts. The final day of this year’s Thursday club  will be held on Thursday  5TH May at Rosapenna G.C Old course, also note the Thursday club will continue as normal on St Patricks day with all members welcome to play.

  There was a very good turnout for Saturday’s stableford competition played over 15 holes with Noel o’Kane returning the winning total with 37 pts one clear of Paul McLaughlin with Denis Porter third with 35pts , Keith Patterson claimed yet another gross prize with a tidy  two over par round.

With only two weeks remaining in the Super Valu Springer’s League the current leaders” 2 up 2 down” would seem to have already built up an unassailable lead after another convincing outing on Sunday past in the first of the scramble events, they returned a winning total of 49.7 which was seven under par gross for the competition leaving George Turner, Pat McAneny, Joe Doherty and Denis Porter with a   10 point lead after team 20 “3 men and a little Lady” who had a poor week by their standards  fell back towards the chasing pack.  Second in the Sunday sweep were “Teenage Kicks” with 49.3 they have consolidated third position and will still have aspirations of finishing higher, “Them Boys” took the final prize on Sunday with a solid return of 48.6 , next week’s format will again be a scramble format and players should note that the presentation meal will be held on Saturday 19th March at 8.30pm.

  Mondays team event entrants were greeted with a fabulous day for golf with 11 teams going to post this week, the winners were Seamus McPhilemy, Gerry Quinn, Foncie McNally and Jimmy Duncan with 87.25 nett two clear of the runners up Danny McGinley, Angus Callaghan ,Cahir Doherty and Liam McCool.

   The season’s first two timesheets will be posted on Saturday morning for the season opener The John Kelly Stableford and the B.McNamee competitions on Sat 19th March and Saturday 26th March respectively.

  There is music and dancing in the clubhouse this Saturday night with Sharon and Gary Nixon providing the entertainment everyone is welcome and it kicks off at 10.30pm.

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