Munster Finals time in Tralee

Munster Golf AIG Barton Shield 2016

2016 Barton Shield winners Cork. Picture: Thos Caffrey /

Tralee Golf Club will host the AIG Cups & Shields finals this weekend with three Munster pennants on offer.  It’s eight years since Tralee have hosted the finals and Arnold Palmer designed links will provide a spectacular setting for the three finals.  Two competitions are down for decision on Saturday with Cork and Mallow in action.  Cork will be hoping to retain their Munster title in the AIG Barton Shield, but they’ll have to get past hosts Tralee in the semi-final.  Waterford Castle face Castletroy in the other semi-final.  Mallow unseated holders Monkstown and beat a good Cork side in the Senior Cup and they’ll be hoping to maximise their first appearance at the Munster finals in several years.  Ballybunion carry Kerry hopes in the AIG Senior Cup, the West Munster winners will face Dungarvan who were the winners in the East Munster section.  Limerick came through in North Munster and they will face Mallow who Continue reading

Fred Daly Trophy Round 1 – Rain Stops Play

Today’s four Fred Daly matches fell foul of the weather, and that won’t be too much of a surprise for anyone to hear.  Muskerry, Douglas and Monkstown were all due to host matches today.

Cork GC hosted two games yesterday.  Fota Island had an impressive 4-1 win over Muskerry in the first match.  The second match proved to be a tighter event, it took two tie holes to decide the winner, with Bantry Bay winning Continue reading