Barrett joins Desmond, Healy & Murphy on Munster Boys Interprovincials team

Fred Daly Trophy Munster Finals

Greg Barrett at the Fred Daly Trophy Munster semi-finals at Gold Coast Golf Club. Picture: Niall O’Shea

Mallow’s Greg Barrett was named on a strong Munster Boys team this afternoon.  Team Captain Michael Coote named the team after the Munster Boys Amateur Open had finished and three of the top eight made the Munster team.  Barrett has been having a good run of form and his scores of 74,76,78 gave him a top 30 finish this week and kept him in sight of the selectors.  Barrett finished in 5th place at the Leinster Boys recently and hopes will be high that his current form will continue next week in Tullamore as the Munster Boys team will aim to win the inter-provincial title next week.  He was also a member of the Munster Under 16 team last year.

Munster Boys winner John Murphy was an obvious choice for the team, and his Kinsale club-mate Mark Healy also made the team, both retaining their places from last year.  Monkstown Sean Desmond also retained his place, Desmond shot a 66 yesterday and finished in the top ten.  He has also been a key player on the Monkstown team that has reached the Munster Finals of the AIG Senior Cup.  The four Cork golfers are clearly on form as are Andrew Mulhall and Ciaran Vaughan.  Hopes will be high Continue reading

Munster Boys Team Announced

The long wait is over and the names of th seven strong Munster Boys Inter-Provincial team has been announced.

As expected Kinsale feature strongly with Cathal Butler, John Murphy and Mark Healy all getting the call-up.  Anyone from Kinsale could have argued for one or even two more inclusions but the selectors went with the three.  Monkstown’s Sean Desmond is the fourth Cork member of the team that will take part in the Inter-Provincial Championships next week in Athlone Golf Club.

Kinsale's Mark Healy

Kinsale’s Mark Healy

Munster Boy’s Inter-Provincial Team
Cathal Butler (Kinsale)
John Murphy (Kinsale)
Mark Healy (Kinsale)
Sean Desmond (Monkstown)
Luke Cummins (West Waterford)
John Molyneaux (Ballybunion)
Joseph O’Neill (Tralee)

Team Captain – Joe Rouine (Adare Manor)
Team Manager – Michael Coote (Tralee)
Provincial Coach – Fred Twomey

Sean Desmond (Monkstown Golf Club) pictured in action in the AIG Senior Cup at Fota Island Golf Club. Picture: Niall O'Shea

Sean Desmond (Monkstown Golf Club) pictured in action in the AIG Senior Cup at Fota Island Golf Club.
Picture: Niall O’Shea