Munster inter-provincial player Edward Walsh led a strong charge from Mallow today at the Munster U15/17 Close at Carrick on Suir. Walsh was two clear of the field at the end of play, posting a one under par 71. Walsh got off to a great start with a birdie on the first hole but he went on to bogey the index two 4th hole. He played some very steady golf after that, carding 12 pars and 2 birdies. He stood on the 18th tee on -2 but a frustrating three putt on the final hole was the only blemish on a great performance. Walsh, playing off 2, was a member of the victorious Munster U16 Interprovincial team recently. He finished two shots clear of Cahir Park’s Ian Halpin and Fota Island’s Shane Galvin was third with a 74.
Killarney’s Luke Walsh won the Under 15 prize, thanks to a birdie on the last which meant that he beat Mallow’s Daniel O’Sullivan by a single stroke with a 75. There was more good news for Mallow when Ronan Feerick took third place, carding Continue reading
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Douglas proved that perseverance pays when they won the Fred Daly Plate final in Ballyneety today. They overcame Monkstown, Bandon and Killarney on their way to a final meeting with Lahinch. Douglas fielded a strong side with three players from their AIG Junior Cup team. Barry O’Sullivan Geaney and Brian Barry put points on the board for Douglas when they both wrapped up their matches on the 16th green. Daniel O’Sullivan and Darren Hourihan were both all square in their matches when John Boylan won his match (also on the 16th) to secure the win for the Cork side.
Munster Fred Daly Plate Final, Ballyneety Golf Club
Douglas 4, Lahinch 1.
Brian Barry beat Darragh Conneely 3&2.
Barry O’Sullivan Geaney beat Barry Dunworth 3&2.
Daniel O’Sullivan halved with Anthony Lacey.
John D Boylan beat Cathal Hegarty 3&2.
Darren Hourihan halved with Jonathan Keane.
13 year old Daniel O’Sullivan was the hero for Mallow as his win on the 18th sealed a 4-3 win for Mallow against Kinsale in the Fred Daly Trophy final. The final was a titanic affair with one match going to the 21st and another going to the 20th. Kinsale got early wins from James Bohan and Mark Healy and Mallow got an early point from Eoin Ahern.
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Gary Ward’s match was finally settled on the 20th, when he beat Mallow’s Ed Walsh with a birdie. Eoin Ahern added appoint for Mallow to make the score 3-2. Conor Roche and John Murphy had a Continue reading