Monkstown came up just short of winning a Munster pennant at the Irish Junior Foursomes yesterday. Woodstock in Co Clare was the venue for the Munster finals and the Cork club beat Newcastlewest in an exciting semi-final match. That led to an afternoon final against Ballbunion. Unfortunately for Monkstown they were well beaten in the final, Sean Desmond and Cillian Desmond lost in the first match and Shane Livesey and Fionn Murray also lost in the second match.
he final qualifying match of the Munster Cups & Shields took place last night and Tramore overcame Waterford Castle in Dungarvan.
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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.
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
Pictures from Sunday morning’s action in the AIG Senior Cup at Fota Island: Continue reading
Monkstown’s Cian McNamara followed yesterday’s good performance with another one today to Continue reading
Kinsale’s John Murphy went low on the final day of the Irish Boys Open in Tuam, and doing so rocketed up the leaderboard to 4th place. Murphy had a poor finish on Thursday, after starting well he dropped five shots on the back nine. There were no such mistakes on Friday, he was the only golfer to beak 70 as he recorded five birdies and two bogies for a closing 69. Murphy won recently won the Under 18 Medal at the Leinster Youths has shown great form at inter-club level and will no doubt be looking forward to the Munster Boys Open Championship in Mallow in two weeks.
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Monkstown’s Sean Desmond is joined by four Kinsale goflers in qualifying for the final round of the Irish Boys Open Championship in Tuam tomorrow. Of all the Cork golfers involved Continue reading
Monkstown’s Sean Desmond shot a one under par 71 in the second round of the Irish Boys to climb into the top 10. Tuam Golf Club is the venue for the 72 hole competition and Desmond carded five birdies in his round today. He was three under through the 13th hole but he gave back two shots with bogeys on the 14th and 15th. A 36 hole total of 145 (+1) see’s the Monkstown golfer in a tie for 7th place. Continue reading
Kinsale’s John Murrphy had an eventful final day at the Leinster Youths in Charlesland. Murphy was only three shots off the lead at the halfway point last evening, but he dropped eight shots in four holes on the front nine this morning, That included two bogies, a dougle bogey and a quadruple bogey 9 at the par five 5th hole. Murphy followed up with Continue reading
Kinsale’s John Murphy is only three shots off the lead going into the final day of the Leinster Youths Amateur Championship. Murphy shot a one under par 71 on day two, and his round included an eagle 2 at the short par four 6th hole. Monkstown’s Sean Desmond also Continue reading