Gannon to the fore in Roscommon

It was a mixed weekend weather wise as golfers across the county took to the fairways and greens.

  In Roscommon, Ian Gannon won the men’s competition with 41 points ahead of Brian Campbell while Bernie Browne took the ladies’ with 36 points, which was matched by second placed Joan Hannon.

  In Castlerea, the Ladies Gala Open day takes place on Thursday, May 19th. There will be lots of prizes on offer in this 18-hole Stableford competition. For the timesheet contact Mary on 087-7974803. The Open Classic that was due to be held this weekend (May 13th – 15th) has been postponed, to be arranged at a later date.

  Congratulations to the Ladies Junior Foursomes team who defeated Carrick-on- Shannon on Saturday. The Cllr Michael Creaton sponsored men’s competition results are as follows: Winner Padraig Henry, 2nd Liam O’Connell, Cat 1: Peter Hester, Cat 2: Myles Hawkshaw, Cat 3: Bernie O’Connell.

  Up in Carrick-on-Shannon, Tom Daly won The Murphy Cup with 41 points beating Seamus Sweeney on the count back which went down to the best score on the last hole. Dolores Mulvey won the ladies’ version with 42 points ahead of Attracta O’Connor on 35.

  Last Sunday in Strokestown the Cecil Ewing team made it to the next round of the competition with a hard fought win over Castle Dargan. The seniors enjoyed golf in the Slieve Russell with Ollie Keenan taking 1st place and Liam Rosemond in second, Paddy Murray completed the top three.