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ROSCOMMON GOLF CLUB  Ladies Section. Results of 18 hole stroke competition sponsored by Western Masters, John Pimley on 10 th July: 1 st Laura Grehan 73 nett, 2 nd Margaret Brennan 74 nett, Gross Paula Quinn 82 Gross, 3 rd Paula Miley 76 nett.  Congratulations to Aisling Hill on being selected on the Connacht Girls U-15 Interprovincial Team, and to Ailbhe Farrell and Ann McCormack on being selected to the Connacht Ladies Interprovincial team and Mary Seymour on being selected a reserve on the same team.  Also congratulations to our Senior Cup team who have qualified for the All Ireland quarter finals which takes place in Milltown Golf Club, Dublin on 31 st August.  The best of luck is wished to the Intermediate team who won 4 matches against Westport in atrocious weather conditions on Monday 9 th and go to the second leg of the semi finals in Westport next week, and also the Junior Cup team who play Portumna in the semi final on 21 st July.  Results of 18 Hole competition for Past Presidents and Captains on 12 th July: 1 st Helen Sweeney, 39 Points, 2 nd Paula Mulry, 38 Points, Gross Paula Quinn, 3 rd Mary Mellett. Results of the Seniors Championship (Golden years) competition played on 11 th July and sponsored by  Lanvin Fragrances: 1 st Nett 37 pts Moira Mahon (Roscommon) (on last 9); 2 nd Nett 37 pts Eileen Madigan (Co. Longford); Gross 28 pts Mary Madden (Ballinasloe); Category A 35 pts Frances O’Dowd (Castlebar); Category B 36 pts Eileen Burke (Athenry); Category C 32 pts Maureen Browne (Co. Longford). Roscommon Golf Club Results of the 18-hole stroke competition for Sunday 15th July Woolmerchants Cup sponsored by Brian Keenan. 1 st : P. Walsh (65), 2 nd C. Farrell (66), 3 rd : R. Hill (68) and Gross: T. Grehan (73).  The Cecil Ewing team won their matches on Saturday and now go to meet Athlone in the next round.  The Jack O’Sullivan team won their match on Thursday and now go on to meet Curragh West in the next round.  Smithwick’s Cup Draw is on the Men’s notice board.  Now accepting bookings for societies. Contact S. Corcoran on 087 2220576. CASTLEREA GOLF CLUB Castlerea Open Festival: Golf on Friday and Saturday 20 th and 21 st July. Over 18 separate valuable prizes. 8 wonderful vouchers to be won. Time sheet in operation, phone (094) 9620068 after 6 p.m. Come along and support the Rose Festival and enjoy food all day in Clubhouse if weather unsuitable.  Results for Sunday 15 July 18 Hole Stableford sponsored by Michael Holland Tyres: 1 st : John Caulfield (46pts), 2 nd : Simon Clarke (38pts), Cat 1: Jimmy Joyce (37pts), Cat 2: Paulo Haydes (36pts) and Cat 3: Tony O’Keefe (36pts).  Mulligan Matchplay semi-final Joe McElhone beat M. Healy 6/5. Dara Bruen beat Jim McDonnell 4/3. Final: Joe McElhone (11) beat Dara Bruen (4) on the 19 th .  Next weekend Roscommon Festival Open Golf Friday and Saturday. Time sheet in operation. Sunday next July 22 – Mulvihill Cup, 18 Hole Stroke. STROKESTOWN GOLF CLUB Strokestown GAA & Soccer Club Classic: The club classic was played at Strokestown Golf Club on Friday 13 th , Saturday 14 th and Sunday 15 th July 2007. Winners – Danny O Connell, Micheal Cox, Paddy Murray & Martin Crinigan; 2nd: John McDonagh, Ian McDonagh, Sean Hanley & Willie Mc Auliffe; 3rd: Sean O’Connell, Sean Naughton, Tony O’Keeffe, Joe McHugh; Longest drive – Micheal Cox; Nearest the pin: Declan Dolan. The committee would like to thank all golfers, sponsors, volunteers, Liz Gibbons and ladies committee for their hospitality and support on the day. Inter Club Competitions: Strokestown Vs Boyle – Cecil Ewing Competition. Strokestown were narrowly beaten by Boyle 2-3, a well fought contest by Strokestown. We wish Boyle well in the next round.  Presidents Prize will take place on 24 th June 2007. 18 hole Stroke play competition, with a further 9-holes for the first 10 placed. Time sheet in operation at the clubhouse. Presentation will take on Sunday night at the clubhouse. Open week will take place from August 6 th to 12 th . Time sheet in operation. Congratulations to Mattie Kelly on the new arrival, he is now Motoring with a top of the range Power caddy. Remember Mattie You can’t claim mileage on the caddie. BALLINASLOE GOLF CLUB Open Week Results: Monday 9 th July 18 Hole Singles Stableford Sponsored by Barretts Hardware. Mens : 1 st Joseph O’Brien (10) 36pts, 2 nd Ciaran Smyth (14) 36pts, Gross Shane Kelly (3) 28pts, 3 rd Tom Reddington (12) 34pts. Ladies : 1 st Ann McCullagh, 31pts, 2 nd Mgt Killeen 29pts, Visitors M Brownlee, Enniskilleen 28pts. Tuesday 10 th July 18 Hole Singles Stableford Sponsor: Michael Ward Clothing & Pat Harney. Mens: 1 st David Flynn 43pts, 2 nd Michael Cormican 42pts, Gross Liam Coughlan 31pts, 3 rd Shane Divilly 38pts. Ladies: 1 st Adeline Naughton 37pts, 2 nd Alacoque Gleeson 35pts, Gross Mgt Killeen 25pts, 3 rd Teresa McGann 34pts, Front 9 Belinda Dooley 19pts, Back 9 Rita Spellman 17pts. Wednesday 11 th July 2 Ball Scramble, Sponsor: Joe Jordan Solicitors & Bord na Mona. Mens :1 st Denis Larkin (11) & Fergal Burke (13) 64.2 Nett (B9), 2 nd David Digan (3) & Joe Digan (11) (Moate) 64.2 Nett, 3 rd Seamus Grennan & Willie O’Rourke 64.8 Nett. Ladies : 1 st Teresa McGann & Nonie Burke 73.6, 2 nd Breda Farrell & Gaye Barton 74.4.  Thursday 12 th July 18 Hole Singles Stableford, Sponsor: Gerry Stronge & Dermot Murphy. Mens : 1 st Liam Coughlan (8) 40pts, 2 nd Ciaran Smith (14) 40pts, Gross Paul Whelehan (5) 34pts, 3 rd Bernard Naughton (11) 39pts. Ladies: 1 st Breda Farrell 40pts, Cat A, Emma Gilmore (M’bellew) 39pts, Cat B: Rionna Holohan (Portumna) 37pts, Cat C: Pat Kelly 29pts, Visitors: Louise Mernagh (Woodenbridge) 37pts.   Friday 13 th July 18 Hole Fourball, Sponsor: Niall Hogan, Men’s Clothing & Sara Parker. Mens: 1 st S. Grennan (7) & J. Coughlan (15) 45pts, 2 nd D. Larkin (11) & F. Burke (13) 42pts (b9), Gross S. McCormack (9) & W. Burke (8) 33pts, (b9), 3 rd S. Connell (11) & G. Dowd (12) 42pts. Ladies:   1 st Josephine Murray & Martina McDonagh 43pts, 2 nd Mary Madden & Regina Power 42pts. Saturday 14 th July 18 Hole Singles Stableford, Sponsor: Mike Horan Golf, Birr & Old Fort Restaurant. Mens: 1 st Cathal Rogers 42pts, 2 nd Tom Lucas 41pts, Gross Paul Whelehan 34pts, 3 rd Ciaran Smyth 39pts. Ladies: 1 st Mary Madden 38pts, Cat A: Rita Spellman 37pts, Cat B: Teresa McGann 35pts, Cat C: Ann Murphy 26pts.  Sunday 15 th July, 18 Hole Singles Stableford, Sponsor: Ballinasloe Credit Union. Mens: 1 st Mark Domican (15) (Athlone) 46pts, 2 nd Shane Divilly (12) 43pts, Gross Shane K Kelly (2) 33pts (b9), 3 rd Ray Jordan (16) 42pts (b9). Ladies: 1 st Louise Mernagh (Woodenbridge) 40pts, Cat A: Aisling Hill (Roscommon) 38pts, Cat B: Angela Lyons 35pts (b9), Cat C: Nora Callagy 33pts. Upcoming: Gaye Barton – Lady Captains Prize Sunday 22 nd July 2007.