Convent of Mercy win All-Ireland Golf title

The Convent of Mercy Roscommon have won the All Ireland Senior Girls Schools title for the second year in a row when they produced a phenomenal performance to defeat all comers at Milltown Golf Club on Monday.

The Roscommon girls finished a whopping 31 points ahead of their nearest challengers Killina Secondary School Tullamore. The team was Olivia Costello, Leah Lennon and Anna Higgins.

It capped a memorable weekend for Olivia Costello who had finished third in a world class field at the British Open Girls U-16 championship on Sunday at the Berkshire Course in the UK. A welcome home function for the Convent team was held at Roscommon Golf Club on Monday night.