Sunday 16th July 2017
Provincial Towns have won their semi-final final against Newbridge. Eunan Doyle and Davie Murphy won the first two matches away while Sean Hegarty, Shane Fortune and Eddie Doyle won first 3 games at home. Jim Mackey at home and Declan Byrne were called in. Denis Dunne and James Foley had earlier lost away. Congratulations to management team of Tim Morrissey and John Byrne. First leg of final is away on 6th August against winners of Headfort and the Heath with the home leg on 20th August. Well done to all again on a great performance getting club to final for only 2nd time in our history.
Well done to Ladies’ Junior team who qualified for regional finals today following victory over Wexford in St Helen’s Bay. Finals in Tramore early September.
Paul Conroy & Butch O’Connor have just won their match on the 18th in Charlesland to give the Barton Cup team the win that puts them into the semi-final. Earlier Shane Fortune & Martin Sludds and Adam Jordan & Nicky Murphy had won their matches at home. Paul Lynch & Liam Sheridan were beaten on 22nd hole, having being 4 down at one stage before staging a brilliant comeback. Eddie Balfe & Patsy Kavanagh put in a great effort before eventually losing their game in Charlesland.
Congratulations to all players on a great performance and also to management team of Murt Mangan, Jason Rackard & Paul Connolly. A semi-final against the winners of Woodbrook and Killeen awaits. That 3rd Barton Cup just got one step closer……
INTER CLUB TEAM RESULTS May 2017
The Provincial Towns are playing in the 3rd round of their competition with a match against Ballymoney G. C. on Sunday 4th June at 3:30 pm. We have 5 matches at home and 4 away. Please come along and support the teams if you can.
The Barton Cup team played European Club last Thursday. We had two matches at home and three matches away and we won the two home matches Paul Lynch & Liam Sheridan and Shane Fortune & Martin Sludds. The overall result was secured when Paul Conroy & Butch O’Connor won their match. Those who were called in were Frankie & James Morrissey and Eddie Balfe & Nicky Murphy. Management team were Paul Connolly, Murt Mangan and Jason Rackard. Congratulations to all concerned. For the fourth round we have a home draw against Callan G.C.
Please come along and support the teams if you can.
Our Barton Cup team have progressed to a 3rd round meeting against the European Club by defeating local rivals Bunclody G.C. on a scoreline of 4 games to 1 on Saturday 6th May. Frankie/James Morrissey and Paul Conroy/ Butch O’Connor won in Bunclody. Shane Fortune/ Martin Sludds and Adam Jordan/ Nicky Murphy won at home with our 5th pairing of Eddie Doyle and Lee Quigley putting in a great effort before eventually losing on the 16th. Congratulations and well played to all our players. The team is managed by Murt Mangan and ably assisted by Paul Connolly and Jason Rackard.
Our provincial Towns team played Wexford G.C. in the second round of the competition on a tough Wexford course in glorious sunshine and on very fast greens which were personally manicured by greenkeeper Joe Cashin. There was a great performance in particular by our away team (Declan Byrne, Eamon Doyle, Denis Dunne, James Foley and Davy Murphy) who won 4-1. The home team (Eddie Doyle, Shane Fortune, Sean Hegarty and Jim Mackey) won 2-1 with the 4th match called in. They will play either Arklow G.C. or Ballymoney G.C. in the next round. Congratulations to all the players and the managers (John Byrne and V.C. Tim Morrissey).