Four Munster Titles head to Cork, ILGU Southern District Finals

2018 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Finals (Munster District) at Ti

Monkstown’s Martina McCarthy celebrates with team mates and supporters after her victory on the 19th green to clinch the AIG Minor Cup Munster Final. Picture: Pat Cashman

There was cause for celebration in Tipperary on Sunday as Cork clubs came away with four of the six pennants on offer.  Macroom and Monkstown both had two teams in action but each club came away with one win. Macroom losing the Junior Foursomes and Monkstown losing the Junior Cup to East Cork.  The four Cork sides won all of the singles events, and now look forward to the All Ireland finals in Knightsbrook at the end of this month.

Junior Cup: 
Monkstown 1-4 East Cork
2018 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Finals (Munster District) at Ti
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) halved with Marie O’Brien (15)
Intermediate Cup: 
Dooks 1-4 Douglas 
2018 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Finals (Munster District) at TiCaroline Breen (16) lost to Jessica Kavanagh (16) 3&2
Jenny Pigott (17) lost to Orla Coughlan (16) 3&2
Angela Lyons (17) lost to Jill Morris (16) 2&1
Bridie Fitzgerald halved with Mary O’Leary Cooney
Delia Foley(18) halved with Helen Barry (20)
Minor Cup:
Dromoland 2-3 Monkstown 
2018 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Finals (Munster District) at Ti
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
Challenge Cup: 
Macroom 3½-1½ Clonmel 
2018 AIG Ladies Cups and Shields Finals (Munster District) at Ti
Noreen O’Sullivan (28) bt Liz Joy (28)  4&2
Cait Breathnach (28) bt Alison Sullivan (29) 3&1
Margaret Keating (28) bt Janice Keating (28) 7&6
Geraldine Cullinane (29) lost to Mary Jo Kehoe (32)
Annie Piotrowski (31) halved with Christine Hickey (34)
Pictures courtesy of ILGU, (c)Pat Cashman, Cashman Photography
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