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Gerry Kelly   
Bankers President Gerry Kelly

Committee

President Gerry Kelly
Treasurer             David Dunne
Secretary             John Cantwell

Committee 

Name
Duty
Máiréad Ní Oistín

Competition Secretary and Christmas Party

Mary Lindopp Membership Welfare
Hilary Moran Fanagan Leagues
Jackie McBride

Club Set-up

Krzysztof Sekula

Club Stationery

Mike Gowie

Bridgemates

Michael McInerney

Tournament Directors

Ex Officio Michael McAuliffe

Points for Presidents Prize, Player of the Year, Club Master Points, Players of the Month, Weekly Roll of Honour

 Bankers Launch Congress 2017

The Bankers club announce details of Congress 2017
Sat March 4th - Sun March 12th

Congress Launch


At the launch were :-
PAT DUFF President C.B.A.I.
PAUL Porteous Chief Executive C.B.A.I.
Dermot O'Brien President Dublin South Region
Gerry Kelly President Bankers Bridge Club
Grainne Dunne ​Chairperson Congress Committee




T.D Roster
for February

Thursday 2 Feb'17 Pat Egan
Tuesday 7 Feb'17 Pat Egan
Thursday 9 Feb'17 Mike Gowie
Tuesday 14 Feb'17 Martin Brady
Thursday 16 Feb'17. Charity Night Gerry Kelly
Tuesday 21 Feb'17 Mike Gowie
Thursday 23 Feb'17 John Royls
Tuesday 28 Feb'17. Gerry Kelly

If anyone finds they have a problem during the month please contact
Gerry Kelly immediately.


 



Liam
Leading Player Liam Maher

Leading Area Master Fionnuala O'Hanlon

Leading Intermediate Pat Egan

Monthly Competition


January Winners


David Dunne

Overall Winner :-
David Dunne

Kate   pat
Area Master Winner :-
Kate Daultrey

Intermediate Winner :-
Pat Egan


This competition is presented to the most successful player during the month. Points are awarded to all members
who play on Tuesday and Thursday night and the player with the most points at the end of the month win €50





Upcoming Events


Thurs 2nd March Butler IMPs



Sat 4th - 12th March


Thursday 23rd Feb


Monthly Teams
The monthly teams this month had an entry of fiftteen teams
Run efficiently as ever by our tournament director Gerry Kelly

The Winners :-
Pat Egan & Michael Gowie Kasimir Noga & Krzysztof Sekula from
Brid Kemple & Aoife MacHale Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley second
Liam Maher & Ita Fahy Mary Lindopp & John Kelly third



Feb 17 Team
Winning Team:-
Kasimir Noga Krzysztof Sekula Pat Egan & Michael Gowie

Full Result


Tuesday 21st February



Winners North/South
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane from
Michael McInerney & John Kelly second
Ita Fahy & Betty Murphy third


Winners East/West

Fionnuala O Hanlon & Gerry Kelly from
David Dunne & Dave Ryan second
Willy Clingan & Frances Kelly
third

Full Result


Thursday 16th February


Charity night

This week we had our annual charity night which this year was dedicated to
Make a Wish Ireland.
This is a wonderful charity which operates without government support to bring
joy and happiness to very sick children

Make a wish
Gerry Kelly (President Bankers Bridge club
Pauline Fitzgerald (make a wish) Deirdre Reid & Sheila Kelly (members of organising committee)

Section A

 Winners North/South

Pat Egan & Mairead Ni Oistin
from
Philina Dowd & Sheila Kelly second
David Dunne & Martin Brady third


Winners East/West
Niamh Harty & Seamus Bradley from
Marcin Rudzinski & Michelle Moloney second
Paul Kane & Grainne Courtney third

Mairead + Pat Seamus
Winners North South :-
Mairead Ni Oistin & Pat Egan
Winners East West :-
Niamh Harty & Seamus Bradley

Full Result


Section B

 Winners North/South

Sean Moynihan & Kevin O Dea
from
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple second
Kate Daultrey & Krzysztof Sekula third


Winners East/West
Christy Tierney & Peter Stewart from
E.V. Counihan & Donal Dunne second
Paul Hanratty & Liam Maher third

Kevin + Sean Christy + Peter
Winners North South :-
Kevin O Dea & Sean Moynihan
Winners East West :-
Christy Tierney & Peter Stewart

Full Result


Tuesday 14th February



Winners North/South
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue from
David Dunne & Martin Brady second
Donal Dunne & Mary Lindopp third


Winners East/West

Hilary Moran & John O Mara from
Deirdre Reid & E.V. Counihan second
Sheila Williams & Paul Williams
third

Full Result


Thursday 9th February


CBAI Simultaneous Pairs


 Winners North/South

Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady
from
Pat Egan & Rosalind O Brien second
Gerry Lawlor & Paul Hanratty third


Winners East/West
Ann Hanratty & Frances Kelly from
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O Hanlon second
Gerry Tracey & Mareeda Tracey third

Stefan + Martin Ann + Frances
Winners North South :-
Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady
Winners East West :-
Ann Hanratty & Frances Kelly

Full Result


Section B

 Winners North/South

Karel DeRaeymaker & Conor Boland
from
Bettina Stefanini & Joe Walsh second
Peter Stewart & Sean Moynihan third


Winners East/West
Hilary Moran & Paul Kane from
Liam Maher & Kevin O Dea second
Erica Nasickyte & Fergus O Rafferty third

Conor + Karl Hilary + Paul
Winners North South :-
Conor Boland & Karl DeRaeymaker
Winners East West :-
Paul Kane & Hilary Moran

Full Result



Tuesday 7th February



Winners North/South
Mary Stanley & Kevin O Dea from
Ann Hanratty & Paul Williams second
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor third


Winners East/West

Krzysztof Sekula & E.V. Counihan from
Kasimir Noga & Noel Minogue second
Michael McAuliffe & Gerry Lawlor
third

Full Result


Thursday 2nd February


Butler IMPs

 Winners North/South

Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady
from
Michael McInerney & Hilary Moran second
Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy third


Winners East/West
Sunny Bavalia & Thomas MacCormac from
Erica Nasickyte & Paul Hanratty second
Kate Daultrey & Paul Delaney third

Stefan + Martin Sunny + Thomas
Winners North South :-
Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady
Winners East West :-
Sunny Bavalia &Thomas MacCormac

Full Result


Tuesday 31st January



Winners North/South
Ann Hanratty & Ita Fahy from
Paul Hanratty & Richard Hartheimer second
Michael McInerney & Dave Mulhall &
Francoise McBrien & Ruth O Dea third


Winners East/West

Pat Egan & Bernie Rountree from
Mary Lindopp & Pat Blaney second
Kieran McGarry & Sheila Williams
third

Full Result


Thursday 26th Jan


Monthly Teams
The monthly teams this month had an entry of sixteen teams
Run efficiently as ever by our tournament director John Royds


The Winners :-
Kate Daultrey & Gerry Kelly Siobhan Part & Peter Stewart from
Pat Egan & Frank Kennedy Philip Robinson & Michael Gowie second
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary Jackie McBride & Helen Friel third



Jan teams
Winning Team:-
Peter Stewart Siobhan Part Kate Daultrey & Gerry Kelly

Full Result

Hand Records with makable contracts


Tuesday 24th January



Winners North/South
Dave Ryan & Colette Allen from
Paul Delaney & David Dunne second
Brendan Curran & Kasimir Noga third


Winners East/West

Mary Lindopp & Grainne Dunne from
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane second
Kate Daultrey & Krzysztof Sekula
third

Full Result


Thursday 19th January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs was a very good night for our leading
pairs with
both leaders staying ahead and winning this years competitions.
Many thanks again to our excellent TD John Royds.

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Sandra Newell & Dolores Gilliland from
Maria Whelan & Eileen O'Donovan second

Betty Cody & Ann Marie Heavey third


1st Session
Ann Hanratty & Breda Synnott

2nd Session
Brid Kemple & Sheila Kelly

Area Master
Pat Blaney & Angela O'Neill

Area Inter
Virginia McGreal & Helen Friel


Sandra +

Winners:-
Sandra Newell & Dolores Gilliland

Eileen + Maria Ann Marie + Betty
2nd Place :-
Maria Whelan Eileen O Donovan
3rd Place :-
Ann Marie Heavey, Betty Cody



2nd Session Result Ladies plus personal records

Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca from
David Dunne & Paul Delaney second

1st Session Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman
2nd Session Terry Walsh & Peter Goodman

Area Master
Paul Kane & Willy Clingan

Intermediate Prize Paul Williams & Philip Robinson

Marcin = Woi

Winners:-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski

David + Paul Paul +
2nd Place :-
David Dunne & Paul Delaney
Best Inter :-
Philip Robinson & Paul Williams


2nd Session Result Men plus personal records


Full Result


Tuesday 17th January



Winners North/South
Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
Mary Lindopp & John Cantwell second
Noel Minogue & Mairead Ni Oistin third


Winners East/West

Martin Brady & Ita Fahy from
John Kelly & John O Mara second
Pat Blaney & Betty Murphy
third

Full Result



Thursday 12th January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

This week we have the Ladies and Men's pairs competition
A superb entry of twenty eight pairs in the ladies and
twenty one in the mens means a very full house
and a busy night for our excellent TD John Royds.

Ladies Pairs :-
Sandra Newell & Dolores Gilliland from
Eileen O Donovan & Maria Whelan second

Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Cody third
Ann Hanratty & Breda Synnott fourth


Delorous + Sandra

Leaders:-
Dolores Gilliland & Sandra Newell

Full Result

Mens Pairs :-

Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca from
David Dunne & Paul Delaney second
Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman third
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch fourth


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Leaders:-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski

Full Result

Tuesday 10th January



Winners North/South
Paul Kane & Michael Rowan from
Angela O Neill & Maire O Connor second
Paul Delaney & David Dunne third


Winners East/West

Sheila Kelly & Brid Kemple from
Kevin O Dea & Sean Moynihan second
Michael McInerney & Keith McDonald
third

Full Result


Thursday 5th January


Butler IMPs

 Winners North/South

Alfie Sexton & Maurice O Leary
from
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty second
Grainne Dunne & Gerry Kelly third


Winners East/West
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Denis Gill & Frances Gill second
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore third

Alfie + Maurice David + Sheila
Winners North South :-
Maurice O Leary & Alfie Sexton
Winners East West :-
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly

Full Result


Tuesday 3rd January



Winners North/South
Kate Daultrey & Gerry Kelly from
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh second
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary third


Winners East/West

Maura Lawlor & Deirdre Reid from
Paul Delaney & David Dunne second
Michael Donnelly & Arran Bolger
third

Full Result
Thursday 24th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the final of the Noreen O Connor teams,
The bookies favourites came good and came through to win
congrats to Rónan McMaugh, Thomas MacCormac, Marçin Rudzinski,
and Wojciech Gorczyca who are this years champions
Many thanks to our excellent Tournament director John Royds

The Winners :-
Rónan McMaugh, Thomas MacCormac, Marçin Rudzinski, Wojciech Gorczyca from
Peter Stewart, Dolores Gilliland, Berni Lynch, Seán Moynihan second
Ann Fitzgerald, Kieran McGarry, Gilda Pender, AnneMarie Carroll third

Terry Walsh, Bríd Kemple, Sandra Newell, Mary Stanley fourth

Second Session
Rita O'Neill, Ann O'Connell, Gerry Kelly, Eibhlín Counihan
Second Session

Sheila Horkan, Dónal Dunne, Mary Lindopp, John Kelly
Area Master
Kryzstzof Sekula, Kazamir Noga, Catherine Egan, Pat Egan
Intermediate Prize
Paul Williams, Sheila Williams, Michael McInerney, Mike Gowie

Noreen
Winning Team:-
Ronan McMaugh Marcin Rudzinski Gerry Kelly(President) Thomas MacCormac,Wojciech Gorczyca

Noreen Noreen
2nd Place :-
Peter Stewart Dolores Gilliland, Berni Lynch, Seán Moynihan
2nd Session:-
John Kelly Mary Lindopp Sheila Horkan Donal Dunne
Noreen noreen
Winners Area Master :-
Kazamir Noga, Kryzstzof Sekula, Pat Egan Catherine Egan,
Winners Intermediate
Paul Williams, Sheila Williams, Michael McInerney,
(Mike Gowie
absent)


Final Results

Thursday 17th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we have the Noreen O Connor teams, a superb entry of twenty one teams
are taking part.The competition is being run on a swiss scoring system
all in the hands ot our excellent Tournament director John Royds .
This is the first time the club is running a major club competition using the swiss system
so feedback is welcome re future use

The Leaders :-
Brid Kemple, Terry Walsh, Sandra Newell, Mary Stanley from
Dolores Gilliland, Peter Stewart, Berni Lynch, Seán Moynihan second
Dolores Gilliland, Peter Stewart, Berni Lynch, Seán Moynihan third

Terry Brid Sandra Mary
Leading Team:-
Mary Stanley Brid Kemple Terry Walsh Sandra Newell


Full Result


Thursday 20th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac are this years winners of the Rose Gibson trophy
They retain their title with an excellent defence winning both sessions.
As usual smooth running by Tournament director John Roydsr led to a very enjoyable event.

The Winners :-
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac from
Michael McAuliffe & Paul Delaney second
Brendan Curran & Martin Brady third
Liam Maher & John Kelly fourth

First Session Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon
Second Session Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor
Area Master Kate Daultrey & Paul Kane
Best Intermediate Michael McInerney & Kasimir Noga


Thomas + Ronan
Winning Pair:-
Thomas MacCormac
& Ronan McMaugh

Michael + Paul Martin + Brendan
2nd Place :-
Paul Delaney Michael McAuliffe
3rd Place :-
Martin Brady Brendan Curran
Kate + Paul Kazamir
Area Master:-
Kate Daultrey Paul Kane
Best Inter :-
Kasimir Noga Michael McInerney


Final Result

2nd Session Result

Thursday 13th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

The second major of the season the Rose Gibson pairs has an excellent entry of 32 pairs
Scoring is very close with only one pair managing to break the 60% barrier
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac are the early leaders
making a great defense of the trophy they won last year
But as the field are closely bunched behind its all still to play for.

The Leaders :-
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac from
Michael McAuliffe & Paul Delaney second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Mairead Ni Oistin third


Ronan + Thomas
Leading Pair:-
Ronan McMaugh
& Thomas MacCormac

Full Result
Thursday 22nd Sept


Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition was an excellent night for our leaders
which saw them hold off all challengers and ease to victory.
Very well done to Sandra Newell and
Michael McAuliffe who took the honours.
Special thanks to our tournamenr director John Royds for another excellent job

The Winners :-
Sandra Newell & Michael McAuliffe from
Aisling Considine & Karel DeRaeymaker second
Marie Slattery & Dave Ryan
third
Peter Stewart & Siobhan Part fourth

First Session
Bettina Stefanini & Joe Walsh
Second Session

Liam Maher & Patricia Kelly
Area Master
Jackie McBride & John Reilly
Best Intermediate
Paul Kane & Leisa Part

Sandra + Michael
Winning Pair:-
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell with Bankers President Gerry Kelly

Karel + Aisling Dave + Marie
2nd Place :-
Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine
3rd Place :-
Dave Ryan & Marie Slattery

John + Jackie Paul + Lisa
Area Master :-
John Reilly & Jackie McBride
Best Intermediate
Leisa Part & Paul Kane

Peter + Siobhan

4th Place :-
Peter Stewart & Siobhan Part


Full Results

2nd Session Result

Thursday 15th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The second major of the season the Mixed Pairs competition has an excellent entry of
thirty five pairs, very well done to all.
Scoring is very good with four pairs scoring above 60%
But we are only half way all to play for next week.

The Leaders :-
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell from
Bettina Stefanini & Joe Walsh second
Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine
third

sANDRA + Michael
Leading Pair:-
Sandra Newell & Michael McAuliffe

Full Result
Tuesday 13th September



Winners North/South

Ann Hanratty & Betty Murphy from
Sheila Kelly & Maura Lawlor second
Martin Brady & Ita Fahy third


Winners East/West

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Ruth O Dea & Fionnuala O Hanlon second
Pascale Wolfe & Conor Moore
third

Full Result


Thursday 8th September


Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney from
Donal Dunne & John Kelly second
Liam Maher & Frank Kennedy third


Winners East/West
Sheila Horkan & Bettina Stefanini from
Hilary Moran & Paul Kane second
Angela O Neill & Sheila Williams third
Paul + Sean Bettina + Sheila
Winners North South :-
Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney
Winners East West :-
Sheila Horkan & Bettina Stefanini


Full Result
Thursday 27th Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
saw a lot of change on our leaderboard proving yet again its only half time after the first session
A great night for defending pair Denis and Frances Gill who have now won this competition
three years in a row. Not such a good night for our leading team who had to settle for second
Thanks to our tournament director John Royds for a very well run event

The Winners :-
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch, Frances Gill & Denis Gill from
Richard Hartheimer & Paul Hanratty Kasimir Noga & Frank Kennedy second
Tony O Gallagher & Brigid Shearman Sheila Williams & Michael McInerney third

2nd Session :-
Michael McAuliffe & Bernie Lynch Kay Russell & E.V. Counihan

Conor Mick Denis Frances


Winning Team:-
Denis Gill & Frances Gill Conor Moore (Missing Mick Lynch) with Bankers President Gerry Kelly
Paul Richard Frank Michael
2nd Place :-
Paul Hanratty Richard Hartheimer
Kasimir Noga
Frank Kennedy
3rd Place:-
Michael McInerney Sheila Williams
Brigid Shearman Tony O'Gallagher

    Michael
2nd Session:-
Michael McAuliffe E.V. Counihan Bernie Lynch Kay Russell

Full Result

2nd Session




Bankers Golf outing Fri June 3rd

The weather added immensely to the enjoyment of our annual golf outing
played this year in the Castle golf club many thanks to Captain Paul Williams
for arranging it. The course was in magnificent condition.
The big winner on the day was Mike Gowie
2nd place Sheila Williams
3rd Daphne Kaye


Golf

Overall winner Mike Gowie receives his prize from Ann Hannratty
with mind coach Noel Minogue


The team competition was won by
Betty Murphy Virginia McGreal & Mary Lindopp from
Fred Daly Ann Hanratty & Patricia Blaney second
Noel Minogue Kieran McGarry & Jim McAndrew

golf
Winning Team:-
Virginia McGreal Mary Lindopp, Betty Murphy

Thursday 2nd June


Thursdays Game 
Presidents Prize
Week 5
      
The final week of our Presidents Prize attraceed an excellent entry of twenty two
tables which again meant we had two section in play
Special thanks to our Tournament Director Gerry Kelly

mARCIN Rudzinski
Overall winner Presidents Prize 2016 Marcin Rudzinski
Sean Moynihan Mary Stanley
2nd Place :-
Sean Moynihan
3rd Place :-
Mary Stanley
Bettina Pat Egan
Area Master Winner :-
Bettina Stefanini
Intermediate Winner :-
Pat Egan


Thursday 24th April


Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams was an excellent night for
the team coming in second place who surged to victory despite a heavy loss in
the last round to thwart last years winners from holding on to their trophy

Our Tournament director John Royds again did so proud Thank you John.


The Winners :-
Breda Synnott Kieran McGarry David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty, Liam Maher & Ita Fahy
second
Peter Stewart Ruth O'Dea, Siobhan Part & Joe Walsh third
.

Second Session
Conor Moore & Carol Hawkins Ann Marie Heavey & Mick Lynch

Area Master
John Cantwell & Mairead Ni Oistin Denis Gill & Frances Gill

Best Intermediate
Kate Daultrey & Michael McInerney Fionnuala O'Hanlon & John O'Mara

David Sheila Kieran Breda
Winning Team:-
Sheila Kelly David Dunne,
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe
Kieran McGarry Breda Synnott

Ann Paul Ita Liam Conor Ann Carol
2nd Place :-
Ita Fahy, Liam Maher,
Paul Hanratty
Ann Hanratty
2nd Session :-
Ann Marie Heavey, Carol Hawkins
Conor Moore, (missing Mick Lynch)

Full Results

2nd Session Result plus personal records














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