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Skerries Teams Updates

It has been a very busy month of matches and there have been great wins and sadly some losses.

  • The mens Barton Cup narrowly lost out to Balbriggan
  • The JB Carr team had a great win 3/2 win over Forest Little, congratulations to Brendan Shanahan with a hole in one on the 7th

Some of the Ladies’ teams are still very much in contention including the following –

  • The Challenge Cup team had a great win against Corrstown.
  • The Minor Cup team beat Luttrellstown on Sunday 22nd May
  • The Revive Active team beat Hollywood Lakes and now go forward to the next round to play Balbriggan.
  • The Senior Cup lost out narrowly on Saturday to Laytown and Bettystown, with Jen O Loghlen taking it to the 21st hole and unfortunately was pipped by a birdie.

It was great to see so many of the teams, supporters, caddies and managers out on the course. Here are a few pictures of the teams.

Golf updates – Competitions, Teams etc.

Ladies Overall Team Manager (Mary Dowling) update

Mary McKenna
A most exciting evening of golf went all the way to the 19th on Wednesday 27th April after ten matches (five in Ballinascourney and five in Skerries). Skerries made a fantastic comeback only to lose on the 19th when the opposition sank an exceptionally long putt. Well done to all the players, the Team Manager Grainne O’Connor and her Assistant Catherine Noone.

Fingal Seniors
Skerries played the first of six matches against The Island on Monday 25th April. The Island won 6 points and Skerries 2 points. The next match is against Elm Green on the 30th April.

Upcoming matches

Sunday 1st May – Junior Foursomes v Ardee. 2 matches away at 3 pm and one match in Skerries at 15.45pm.

Saturday 7th May – Intermediate Cup v Co Louth. 3 matches at home and 2 away at 3.30pm.

Sunday 8th May – Senior Cup v Dundalk. 3 matches at home and 2 away at 3.30 pm.

Spring League
The 3rd Round is underway and is due to be completed by 30th April. The two teams with the best aggregate points will go head to head in the Final.

Men’s Team update

Uden Cup
Skerries were just edged out of the competition by the current Uden Cup holders The Island with wins of 3 matches to 2. Well done to all the players and manager Gerry Lloyd.

Next matches

Thursday 28 April – J.B. Carr Trophy vs Beaverstown G.C. @14:30

Saturday 30th April – McDonnell Cup vs Howth @15.00 (3 matches at home ,2 away)

Saturday 30th April – All Ireland 4 ball vs St. Annes @15.00 (3 matches at home, 2 away )

Sunday 1st May – Barton Shield v Portmarnock

Please support the teams both home and away.

Leinster Finalists Pennant for our Mary McKenna Team

Very hard luck to our Mary McKenna Diamond Trophy Team

who, despite a great performance, could not overturn a big lead by Newlands in the second leg of the Leinster Final in Skerries on Thursday.

The national finals are hosted by Woodenbridge Golf Club and their Vice-Captain, Hilary Gale, was on hand to present the Leinster Finalists pennant to team manager, Grainne O’Connor.

A great achievement to get so far and huge congratulations to all who played throughout.

Leinster Final of Mary McKenna – Second Leg

The Best of luck to our Mary McKenna Diamond Trophy Team

who play Newlands in the second leg of the Leinster Final in Skerries on Thursday.

The first leg was played in Newlands Golf Club in July with home advantage helping Newlands to a clean sweep of all five matches.

Undaunted, The Skerries team, managed by Grainne O’Connor, will relish the challenge of returning the compliment on Thursday.

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