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Carrick-on-Shannon  Last Sunday’s 18 hole stroke was won by Albert Hogg with 65, courtesy of a Tiger-like finish of 3,3,3, including a chip in on 16 after a lengthy search of 4 min. and 30 seconds! Noel Sharkey took runner-up spot with 67, from 73 gross. Good to see Peter Feely back on the podium in 3rd spot with 68. Jerry Scullion took the gross prize with 76, 2 ahead of Johnny Martin whose bogey bogey finish cost him. 1st Albert Hogg (9) 65 2nd Noel Sharkey (6) 67 Gross Jerry Scullion (7) 76 3rd Peter Feely (20) 68 Cat 2 Gordon Kavanagh (12) 68 Cat 3 Owen Gibney (13) 69 Cat 4 Hugh Bracken (22) 68. The 9 hole played on Friday evening was won by Martin Talbot with 20 points. Full result, audit and analysis on www.carrickgolfclub.ie     Next Sunday we have another GOY stroke competition off white tees, Sponsored by Jones Oil. Friday 9 hole competition, please note these competitions are now qualifying rounds and as result there will be a CSS and point 1’s are available. Timesheet online @ www.carrickgolfclub.ie . Only 5 matches played in round 2 and next Sunday is the last closing date when the coin will decide any match unplayed.   The very popular International Pairs 4 Ball Competition is running again this year