The ladies inter-club competitions are in full swing. We have approx 45 members members participating on 8 teams and with first round games largely over we have a 50% success rate. Congratulations to all participants and to team Captains for keeping their teams organised and motivated!. A special word of thanks and appreciation to Evelyn Brady. She took on the task of co-ordinating all the inter club competitions. She has worked conscientiously with team Captains and behind the scenes. She is totally dedicated to ensuring success for all the teams and she is ensuring all participants have an enjoyable time while representing their club. Details of competitions to date are as follows:
Handicap range: + /- 14 (individually), with minimum combined 14. (3 foursomes matches)
Team Captain: Margaret Tighe
Handicap range: 15 to 30 (individually), with minimum combined 35. (3 foursomes matches)
Team captain:- Pauline O Donohue
Match: – Tuam v Castlebar
Team:- Margaret Tighe and Regina Kerr, Ger Lyons and Bernie Burke, Carmel Moran and Ann Gallagher
Well done to Pauline and the Team playing Tuam in Claremorris ( neutral venue )
Next round is against Ballyhaunis in Claremorris ( neutral venue) on the 25th May at 1.30pm
Handicap range: 8 to 15 (5 singles matches)
Team Captain:- Connie White
Team:- Sheila Baynes, Evelyn Brady, Ger Lyons, Lorna Irwin, Mary Rose McNulty,
Well done to Connie and the Team, A great win against Ballina.
Next round is against Co Sligo on the 9th June.
Handicap range 16 to 22 (5 singles matches)
Team Captain: Breta Fitzmaurice
Match: - Westport v Castlebar
Team: Evelyn Brady, Breda Gilvarry, Margaret Tighe, Regina Kerr and Derval Molloy.
Played in absolutely atrocious conditions on Saturday afternoon, Castlebar had 3 matches in Westport and 2 at home. Highlights of the round were the 5 and 4 win of Evelyn Brady as well as the 4 and 3 win of Regina Kerr. Derval Molloy secured the win for Castlebar when she won her match on the 20th.
Well done to the team on a wonderful and battling performance under what was very trying conditions.
Handicap range: 23 to 29 (5 singles matches)
Team Captain: Ilish McGing
Match: – Castlebar v Claremorris
Team:- Mary McHale, Pauline O Donohue, Terri Fahy, Vena Brett, Cora Mulroy.
Thanks to Ilish and the Team for their commitment. Unfortunately we missed out on progressing to next round.
Handicap range: 30 to 36 (5 singles matches)
Team Captain:- Phyllis Carney and Kate Kane McCusker
Match: – Castlebar v Westport
Team:- Margaret Naughton, Teresa Mannion, Martina Kelly, Beverly Flynn, Joan Rowland.
Thanks to Phyllis and Kate and the team. A great effort but unfortunately missed going to the next round
MIELE ALL-IRELAND LADIES INTERCLUB FOURBALL
There are 4 regional qualifiers, North, South, East, West.
Combined Handicap: Minimum combined 19, maximum 46
Team Captain:- Breda Gilvarry
Match: – Claremorris v Castlebar
Team:- Connie White, Pauline O Donohue, Mary Rose Mc Nulty, Terri Fahy, Sheila Baynes, Vena Brett, Carmel Moran, Ann Gallagher
Well done to Breda and the Team, a great win against Claremorris
Next round is against Westport or Ballinrobe
IRISH MIXED FOURSOMES
Team Captain:- Rowena Kilkelly and Joey O Donnell
Match Wed 29th May: Claremorris v Castlebar
Good luck to Joey and Rowena and the Team.
Team:- Mary Caulfield, Frances O Dowd, Carmel Moran, Susanna Kenny, Edel Burke, Ann Gallagher, Dolores Towey.
Hosted by Claremorris on the 12th May. We did not manage to retain the Cup but had a good day out.