There was no joy for either Douglas or Lee Valley in Clonmel yesterday at the Munster Finals of the Irish Junior Foursomes. Hope were high for a second Cork win in Clonmel, after Muskerry won the Fred Daly Trophy the day before. Clonmel was a lot wetter and windier than it was on Monday, adding to the challenge of the tight tree lined course.
Lee Valley were out first and they were up against Faithlegg. Mel Deasy paired up with Seamus Lordan while Keelan McCarthy partnered with Sean Deasy. The Cork side battled hard but in the end they lost out to a strong team from Faithlegg. Douglas too suffered at the hands of Kilrush. Mark Hill & Sean Reddy lost by three holes while Ross Higgins and Jack Murphy were called in on the 17th.
In the afternoon it was Faithlegg who won. They recorded a seven hole win over Kilrush, although the margin didn’t record the right match until Faithlegg’s lower handicapped golfers pulled away near the end.
Irish Junior Foursomes Munster Final (Clonmel Golf Club)
Faithlegg beat Kilrush 7 holes
Rory Fives & Kieran Houlihan beat Tom Clancy & Oisin Mosrrissey 5 holes, Alex King & Cormac Cadogan beat Gearoid Kelly & David McMahon2 holes
Kilrush beat Douglas 3 holes
Tom Clancy & Oisin Mosrrissey beat Mark Hill & Sean Reddy 3 holes, Gearoid Kelly & David McMahon halved with Ross Higgins and Jack Murphy
Faithlegg beat Lee Valley 4 holes
Rory Fives & Kieran Houlihan beat Mel Deasy & Seamus Lordan 3 holes, Alex King & Cormac Cadogan beat Keelan McCarthy & Sean Deasy 1 hole