I.B.O.A House Stephen Street Upper Dublin 8



Gerry Kelly   
Bankers President Gerry Kelly


President Gerry Kelly
Treasurer             David Dunne
Secretary             John Cantwell


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


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


T.D Roster

Tues 04 - Martin Brady
Thurs 06 - Michael Gowie
Tues 11 - Gerry Kelly
Thurs 13 - JOHN ROYDS
Tues 18  - Maurice  O'Laoire
Thurs 20 - JOHN ROYDS
Tues 25  - Blathnaid  Trayer
Thurs 27 - JOHN ROYDS

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

Monthly Competition

September Winners

Donal Dunne

Overall Winner :-
Donal Dunne

Fionnuala John O Mara
Area Master Winner :-
Fionnuala O Hanlon
Intermediate Winner :-
John O Mara

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

Next Week
Butler IMPs

Upcoming Event
Rose Gibson Pairs Oct 13th & 20th

Thursday 29th Sept

Monthly Teams
The first monthly teams had an excellent entry of fourteen teams
Run efficiently as ever by our tournament director John Royds

The Winners :-
Liam Maher & Ita Fahy Joe Walsh & Donal Dunne from
Sean Moynihan & Richard Hartheimer Kieran McGarry & Roisin Troy second
Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley Brid Kemple & Aoife MacHale third

Liam Ita Donal Joe

Winning Team:-
Liam Maher Ita Fahy Donal Dunne Joe Walsh

Full Result

Tuesday 27th September

Winners North/South

John Kelly & Michael McInerney from
John O Mara & Carmel Armstrong second
Kate Daultrey & Maire O Connor third

Winners East/West

Joe Walsh & Kasimir Noga from
Paul Kane & Mary Lindopp second
Kay Russell & John Reilly

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
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

Tuesday 20th September

Winners North/South

Philina Dowd & Maura Lawlor from
Grainne Dunne & Dave Ryan second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Mairead Ni Oistin third

Winners East/West

Noel Minogue & Bettina Stefanini from
Donal Dunne & Gerry Murtagh second
Catherine Egan & Pat Egan

Full 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

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

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

Tuesday 6th September

Winners North/South

Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Donal Dunne & Gerry Murtagh second
Paul Kane & Michael Rowan third

Winners East/West

Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney from
David Synnott & Michael McAuliffe second
Marcin Rudzinski & Maciej Katek

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

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

Full Result

2nd Session

Tuesday 30th August

Winners North/South

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Sheila Horkan & John Kelly second
Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher third

Winners East/West

Mary Lindopp & Noel Minogue from
Brendan Curran & Steve Bearpark second
Sean O Lubaigh & Bernie Lynch and
Peter Stewart & Michael Gowie joint third

Full Result

Thursday 25th Aug

Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
has an excellent entry of sixteen teams.
Lots of excitement in the bar as the draw is made for teammates
Thanks to our tournament director John Royds for a very well run event

The Leaders :-
Richard Hartheimer & Paul Hanratty Kasimir Noga & Frank Kennedy from
Tony O Gallagher & Brigid Shearman Sheila Williams & Michael McInerney and
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid Helen Friel & Paul Murphy
joint second

Leading Team:-
Kasimir Noga Paul Hanratty Richard Hartheimer (missing Frank Kennedy)

Full Result
Tuesday 23rd August

Winners North/South

Donal Dunne & Betty Murphy from
Thomas MacCormac & Ronan McMaugh second
Paul Hanratty & Dave Ryan third

Winners East/West

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Gerry Lawlor & Jim Mullally second
E.V. Counihan & Krzysztof Sekula third

Full Result

Thursday 18th August

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Conor Moore & Mick Lynch from
Liam Maher & Ruth O Dea second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & John O Mara third

Winners East/West
Gerry Kelly & Christy Tierney from
Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney second
Ita Fahy & Siobhan Part third
Conor + Mick Christy + Gerry
Winners North South :-
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch
Winners East West :-
Christy Tierney & Gerry Kelly

Full Result

Tuesday 16th August

Winners North/South

Ronan McMaugh & Maciej Katek from
Thomas MacCormac & Rory Egan second
Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery third

Winners East/West

David Dunne & Paul Delaney from
Sarah Gilmartin & Partner second
Liam Maher & Gerry Lawlor third

Full Result

Thursday 11th August

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Mary Lindopp & Ann Fitzgerald from
Philina Dowd & Sheila Kelly second
Michael McAuliffe & Bernie Lynch third

Winners East/West
Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
John Reilly & Mairead Ni Oistin second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third
Ann + Mary Dave + Paul
Winners North South :-
Ann Fitzgerald & Mary Lindopp
Winners East West :-
David Dunne & Paul Delaney

Full Result

Tuesday 9th August

Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Mary Lindopp from
Kasimir Noga & Piotr Pietraszek second
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Pat Egan third

Winners East/West

Sheila Howard & Carol Hawkins from
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady second
Sheila Horkan & Dave Mulhall third

Full Result

Thursday 4th August

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

David Dunne & Martin Brady from
Sheila Horkan & John Kelly second
Conor Moore & Carol Hawkins third

Winners East/West
Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney from
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Kevin O Dea & Mary Stanley third

Full Result

Tuesday 2nd August

Winners North/South

John Reilly & John O Mara from
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary second
Paul Kane & Fionnuala O Hanlon third

Winners East/West

Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Maciej Katek second
Siobhan Part & Peter Stewart third

Full Result

Thursday 28th July

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid second
Ann Hannratty & Partner third

Winners East/West
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue from
Pat Egan & Sean O Lubaigh second
Paul Delaney & Martin Brady third
Noel + Bett Brendan + Marie
Winners North South :-
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue
Winners East West :-
Marie Slattery & Brendan Curran

Full Result
Thursday 14th July

Thursdays Game 

 Winners North/South

John Reilly & John O Mara and
Christy Tierney & Noel Minogue Joint first
Sheila Horkan & Barbara Walsh third

Winners East/West
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp from
Martin Brady & Paul Delaney second
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly third

Full Result

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


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

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
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

Thursday 21st January

Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs was a disappointing night for our leading
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon but no problem to our leading men
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh who easily held on to win
A great result in the Ladies for Siobhan Part & Leisa Part
who won their first major competition in the club

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Siobhan Part & Leisa Part from
Mary Stanley & Kate Daultrey second

1st Session
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon

2nd Session
Frances Kelly & Breda Synnott

Area Master
Hilary Moran & Patricia Blaney

Lisa + Siobhan

Siobhan Part & Leisa Part

Mary + Kate Mairead + Fionnuala
2nd Place :-
Kate Daultrey Mary Stanley
Ist Session :-
Fionnuala O Hanlon, Mairead Ni Oistin
Breda + Frances
2nd Session :-
Breda Synnott Frances Kelly

2nd Session Result Ladies plus personal records

Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh from
Noel Minogue & John Kelly second

1st Session Liam Maher & Christy Tierney
2nd Session Ronan McMaugh & Michael McAuliffe

Area Master
John O'Mara & John Reilly

Intermediate Prize Pat Egan & Kasimir Noga

Peter + Joe

Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh

jOHN + Noel Pat + Kaz
2nd Place :-
John Kelly & Noel Minogue
Best Inter :-
Kasimir Noga & Pat Egan

2nd Session Result Men plus personal records

Full Result

Thursday 26th November

Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the final of the Noreen O Connor teams, and what an exciting finish
with the final destination of the trophy only decided in the last round when
our leading team finally suffered a crushing defeat. to
finally allow their pursuers to overtake them
Our Tournament director John Royds again did so proud Thank you John.

The Winners :-
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid Liam Maher & Ita Fahy from
Mary Lindopp, John Kelly, Joe Walsh, Donal Dunne second
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor third

Second Session
Paul Delaney & Ronan McMaugh, Eileen O'Donovan & Wojciech Gorczyca
Area Master
Blathnaid Trayer & Joe Dolan, Paul Kane & Grainne Courtney

Intermediate Prize
Maire O'Connor & Michelle Purcell, Martha Mulcahy & Paula Heaphy

Christy Deirdre Liam Ita
Winning Team:-
Liam Maher Ita Fahy Michael McAuliffe(President) Deirdre Reid Christy Tierney

John Mary Donal Joe David Sheila
2nd Place :-
Mary Lindopp John Kelly Donal Dunne Joe Walsh
3rd Place :-
David Dunne Sheila Kelly Gerry & Maura Lawlor
Paul Ronan Eileen Woij Area Masters
Winners 2nd Session :-
Eileen O Donovan Paul Delaney
Wojciech Gorczyca Ronan McMaugh

Winners Area Master :-
Grainne Courtney, Paul Kane Blathnaid Trayer Joe Dolan

Final Results

2nd Session Result
Thursday 24th Oct

Rose Gibson Pairs

Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac are this years winners of the Rose Gibson trophy
An excellent second session propelled them to the top of the leaderboard
As usual smooth running by Tournament director John Roydsr led to a very enjoyable event.

The Winners :-
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac from
Brid Kemple & Terry Walsh second
Marcin Rudzinski & Willem Mevius third
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh fourth
First Session Wojciech Gorczyca & Michael McAuliffe
Second Session Mary Lindopp & Bettina Stefanini
Area Master Conor Moore & Mick Lynch
Best Intermediate Martha Mulcahy & Paula Heaphy

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

Brid + Terry Marcin + Willem
2nd Place :-
Brid Kemple Terry Walsh
3rd Place :-
Marcin Rudzinski, Willem Mevius

Final Result

2nd Session Result

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