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Girls Interprovincial Matches at Donaghadee Golf Club, 20th – 21st August 2014

Leinster win series….

Final Points Table

Leinster 3 (14 matches)
Munster 2 (11 matches)
Ulster 1 (9½ matches)
Connacht 0 (1½ matches)

Leinster won the Girls Interprovincial title at Donaghadee golf club for the first time since 2003 by defeating Ulster who were defending champions having won the title 8 times in the last 9 years on the final day.

Leinster were determined from the outset and in the revised format of 2 foursomes and 4 singles in each round, team manager Mary Culliton’s strategy of maintaining the same foursomes pairings paid off with both pairs remaining unbeaten over the 3 rounds. Mary was “very proud of her team who  all contributed to the success and is delighted to win the trophy for Leinster after 11 years”

Round 3

LEINSTER 4 ULSTER 2

Foursomes

Meadhbh Doyle & Lauren Walsh beat Clare Calvert & Laura McCaw 1up
Nicole McGavisk & Elisa Corcoran beat Becky McNiece & Anna Morwood 3&2

Singles

Julie McCarthy beat Annabel Wilson 3&2
Rachel Taylor lost to Hannah Henderson 3&2
Ciara Casey beat Judithe Allen 5&4
Molly Dowling lost to Maeve Cummins 2up

CONNACHT 0  MUNSTER 6

Foursomes

Roisin Timothy & Lorna Mullally lost to Katie Aherne & Caitriona Griffin 5&4
Roisin O’Brien & Ailbhe Bourke lost to Ciara Leonard & Rachel Thompson 4&3

Singles

Zoe Collins lost to Mairead Martin 2&1
Maeve Rooney lost to Gemma McCathy 3&1
Maeve Kelly lost to Tara Whelan 3&2
Niamh Cronin lost to Valerie Clancy 4&2

Round 2

MUNSTER 1½ LEINSTER 4½

Foursomes

Tara Whelan & Valerie Clancy lost to Meadhbh Doyle & Lauren Walsh 2&1
Mairead Martin & Ciara Leonard halved with Elisa Corcoran & Nicole McGavisk

Singles

Caitriona Griffin lost to Julie McCarthy 2up
Katie Aherne loat to  Rachel Taylor 3&2
Gemma McCarthy beat Ciara Casey 3&2
Rachel Thompson lost to Molly Dowling 4&3

ULSTER 5 CONNACHT 1

Foursomes

Hannah Henderson & Judithe Allen beat  Maeve Kelly & Lorna Mullally 6&5
Annabel Wilson & Maeve Cummins beat Niamh Cronin & Ailbhe Bourke 6&5

Singles

Clare Calvert beat Zoe Collins 2&1
Laura McCaw lost to Maeve Rooney 2&1
Anna Morwood beat Roisin Timothy 1up
Becky McNiece beat Roisin O’Brien 3&2

Round 1

CONNACHT ½ LEINSTER 5½

Foursomes

Roisin O’Brien &  Niamh Cronin lost to Meadhbh Doyle & Lauren Walsh 8&7
Lorna Mullally & Ailbhe Bourke lost to Nicole McGavisk & Elisa Corcoran 6&4

Singles

Zoe Collins lost to Julie McCarthy 1up
Maeve Rooney halved with Ciara Casey
Maeve Kelly lost to Rachel Taylor 2&1
Roisin Timothy lost to  Molly Dowling 3&2

ULSTER 2½ MUNSTER 3½

Foursomes

Clare Calvert & Laura McCaw lost to Tara Whelan & Valerie Clancy 7&6
Anna Morwood & Becky McNiece beat  Caitriona Griffin & Ciara Leonard 5&3

Singles

Annabel Wilson lost to Mairead Martin 2&1
Hannah Henderson halved with Katie Aherne
Judithe Allen lost to Gemma McCarthy 2&1
Maeve Cummins beat Rachel Thompson 3&1

Source: Sandra Barnett, Irish Ladies Golf Union

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