8-0 win for Munster Girls, Healy secures top ten in Connacht

Valerie Clancy

Valerie Clancy

The Munster Girls side won their second match today to finish up in runner up spot at the Interprovincials in Slieve Russell.  There were wins for everyone today as the Munster side had an 8-0 whitewash of Connacht.  Sarah Byrne (Douglas) and Grace McGrath (East Cork) won their foursomes match on the 18th while Mitchelstown’s Ciara Leonard wrapped up her match on the 15th.  In the singles there were wins for Byrne and Leonard as McGrath was rested.  There was no joy for the Munster Ladies as they drew with Connacht to finish in fourth place.

Valerie Clancy, Mairead Martin and Rachel Thompson were all in action in European Girls Championships in Norway again today, this time playing in the matchplay (flight b) stage.  Clancy won her foursomes match and there was a win too for Martin while Thompson halved her match.  The Irish girls team go on to play Netherlands tomorrow in the semi-final

A final round 76 saw Kinsale’s Mark Healy secured a top ten finish at the Connacht Boys in Galway Golf Club today.  John Murphy had a 74 in his final round and he finished in a tie for 15th place.  The competition was won by Limerick’s Ciaran Vaughan who finished two clear of the field.

The date for the Bruen Youths in Muskerry has been confirmed and entries are now open.  The 36 hole strokeplay event takes place on Monday 15th August and marks the start of Muskerry’s Bruen Open Week.

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