Monkstown’s Martina McCarthy celebrates with team mates and supporters after her victory on the 19th green to clinch the Minor Cup Final at the 2018 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Finals (Munster District) at Tipperary Golf Club today (02/09/2018). Picture by Pat Cashman
Congratulations to the Minor Cup team who beat Dromoland in a thrilling and nail-biting Munster Final at Tipperary Golf Club yesterday, 2nd September. Commiserations to our Junior Cup team who battled valiantly against a strong East Cork team. The weather held and conditions were excellent – as usual great support from the members was visible across the course.
So it is off to the All-Ireland Finals in Knightsbrook for the Minor Team with our semi-final match against Gort G.C, the Connacht Champions, on Thursday 27th September and the All-Ireland decider on Friday 28th September.
Monkstown 3 Dromoland 2
Sarah Fox (22) lost to Sieglinde Murphy (22) on 19th
Mary O’Donnell O’Brien bt (23) v Jane O’Hagan (23) on 19th
Claire Bracken bt (26) v Nina Kearney (23) 2 up
Michelle Bennett (27) lost to Martina McCarthy (24) on 19th
Dorothea Madden (27) lost to Catherine Rice (26) 2 down
Reserves: Mary D. O’Sullivan & Pauline James.
Team Manager: Geraldine O’Keeffe
3 matches went down the 19th culminating in the win from the last hole played.
Junior Cup Results
Monkstown lost to East Cork 1.5 & 3.5
Niamh Clohosey (9) lost to Deirdre O’Mahony (9) 4&3
Anne O’Rahilly (12) lost to Mairead Ni Mhurchu (10) 1up
Eileen Guiry (12) lost to Tara McCarthy (13) 5&4
Hilary Harte (12) halved with Sel O’Leary (14)
Leone Levis (14) won against Marie O’Brien (15) 3&2
Reserves: Susan O’Sullivan, Vera O’Byrne & Mary Bergin
Team Manager: Marian Reidy.