Butler moves up to second place at Lahinch, Inter-Varsity Championship Day 2.

Munster Strokeplay Championship 2016Cathal Butler (Maynooth) added a second 69 today at round two of the inter-varsities in Lahinch, and he no in second place just two shots off the lead.  Munster Youths winner Jack McDonnell is the leader on -8 after recording a 67 in his second round.  First round leader Kyle McCarron shot a 72 which sees him remain in second place level with Butler.

John Hickey (CIT) shot one of the low rounds of the day with a 68.  The Cork GC Barton Shield member had a flawless four under par round with birdies on the 4th, 5th and 9th, and he added a fourth on the 12th.  The round saw Hickey jump back into the top ten.  James Sugrue added a level par 72 to his opening 71 and he’s in 15th place going into the final round.  Adam McSweeney (CIT) dropped back today after a 76, he’s on +1 in a tie for 18th place.

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Kieran Lynch (Maynooth) just make the cut on +4 but John Murphy (Maynooth) was one shot outside it on +5.  Timmy Broderick, John Boylan and Conor Roche were also among the golfers to miss the cut.  In the ladies competition, Paula Walsh missed the cut after an 82 in the second round.

Irish Intervarsity Championships Round 2 at Lahinch
MEN
136 Jack McDonnell (MU) 69 67 Smartphones Direct
138 Cathal Butler (MU) 69 69, Kyle McCarron (MU) 66 72
140 Gareth Mann (UCD) 72 68, Stefan Greenberg (UU) 71 69, Kevin Le Blanc (MU) 69 71, James Lindsay (UU) 69 71, Sean Flanagan (MU) 68 72
141 Jordan Hood (MU) 75 66, John Hickey (CIT) 73 68, Ted Collins (UCD) 70 71
142 Robin Dawson (MU) 72 70, Ronan Mullarney (MU) 71 71, Marc Nolan (IADT) 69 73
143 James Sugrue (CIT) 71 72, Eoin O’Brien (MU) 69 74
144 Eugene Smith (MU) 71 73
145 Shane McDermott (NUIG) 74 71, Sean Burke (NUIG) 71 74, Andrew McCormack (UL) 71 74, Adam McSweeney (CIT) 69 76
146 Marc McKinstry (QUB) 76 70, Gavin Fitzmaurice (UCD) 75 71, David Foy (UL) 74 72, Neil McKinstry (UU) 72 74, Ross Dutton (UU) 71 75
147 Marc McCormack (MU) 77 70, Jonathan Quinn (DCU) 75 72, Eoghan Collins (DCU) 70 77
148 Michael Kennelly (NUIG) 75 73, Eanna Griffin (MU) 74 74, Kieran Lynch (MU) 74 74, Paul Kelly (MU) 73 75, James McVicker (UU) 71 77
NON-QUALIFYING
149 John Murphy (MU) 74 75, Liam Grehan (MU) 74 75, Niall Worth (DIT) 74 75
150 Colin Woodroofe (MU) 78 72
151 Ryan McCullough (UU) 74 77
152 Timmy Broderick (UL) 77 75, Ross Steedman (MU) 76 76, Ryan O’Doherty (NUIG) 75 77, James Lawlor (MU) 73 79
153 James Andrew O’Rourke (UCD) 78 75
154 Micheal Shiel (NUIG) 80 74, William Eickholt (DCU) 76 78, Michael O’Farrell (NUIG) 75 79
155 John Boylan (UCC) 80 75, Conor Roche (CIT) 78 77, Robert Browne (UCD) 77 78, Alastair McQuillan (UU) 77 78, Thomas Dillon (QUB) 77 78
156 Jonathan Doherty (DCU) 78 78, Aaron Ryan (MU) 77 79
157 Luke Branagan (DIT) 83 74, Bill Murray (UCC) 79 78, Eoin Goggin (CIT) 78 79
158 Gareth Carr (MU) 81 77
159 Philip O’Sullivan (QUB) 80 79, Nicholas Armstrong (TCD) 77 82, Aodan Comerford (NUIG) 72 87
160 John McCarthy (UCD) 77 83, Charles McGoldrick (NUIG) 77 83, Craig Foley (CIT) 76 84
162 Luke Cummins (CIT) 79 83
163 William Byrne (MU) 77 86, Patrick Hartnett (UU) 77 86
164 Alex Murray (DIT) 82 82
165 Jack Murphy (CIT) 85 80, Anton Brennan (NUIG) 80 85
166 Barry Fitzpatrick (DIT) 89 77, Eoin Conway (UCD) 81 85
167 Jason Daly (LIT) 90 77, Cian Feeney (MU) 84 83, Aaron Donegan (UCC) 81 86
170 Shane O’Neill Jnr (LIT) 83 87
173 Conor Harte (UCD) 84 89
NR Ronan O’Callaghan (MU) NR 76, Tristan Coakley (CIT) 86 NR, Barry O’Sullivan-Geaney (CIT) 86 NR
WD Craig Melvin (MU) 76 WD
WOMEN
146 Chloe Ryan (UCD) 73 73
147 Mary Doyle (MU) 72 75
148 Raychelle Santos (UU) 73 75
149 Meadhbh Doyle (MU) 73 76
152 Clodagh Walsh (MU) 78 74
154 Shannon Burke (MU) 77 77
156 Gemma McCarthy (MU) 78 78
NON-QUALIFYING
157 Rachel McDonnell (UCD) 76 81
160 Paula Walsh (UCC) 78 82 
161 Aoife Ni Thuama (UCC) 82 79, Judithe Allen (UU) 80 81
167 Eleanor Metcalfe (MU) 86 81
172 Ruth Dillon (UCD) 85 87