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Congress Results

Monthly Competition


June Winners


Martin Brady Fionnuala
Overall Winner :-
Martin Brady
Area Master Winner :-
Fionnuala O Hanlon


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


Thursday 2nd July


Bankers A.G.M night

The Bankers bridge held it's A.G.M. this week.
Our President Michael McAuliffe thanked his officers and committee for ~
their excellent work and commitment throughout the year and looked forward to another
successful year ahead

Incoming Committee
President
Michael McAuliffe
Treasurer             Mareeda Tracey
Secretary             John Cantwell

Committee  
Mary Lindopp
Máiréad Ní Oistín
Gerry Kelly
Jackie McBride
Krzysztof Sekula

                Michael McAuliffe   
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe

We had twelve and a half tables for our thursday game.
Very well done to Ita Fahy and Paul Hanratty who produced
a very rare 71% score to win as North/South

Winners North/South

Ita Fahy & Paul Hanratty from
Ron Tacchi & Mary Stanley second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third


Winners East/West
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp from
Philina Dowd & Blathnaid Trayer second
Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine third


Paul + Ita John + Mary
Winners North South :-
Paul Hanratty & Ita Fahy
Winners East West :-
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp


Full Result


Tuesday 30th June


Winners North/South

Kasimir Noga & Krzysztof Sekula from
David Dunne & Sean O Lubaigh second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third


Winners East/West
Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady from
John Kelly & Sheila Horkan second
Sheila Kelly & Michael McAuliffe third

Full Result



Bankers Golf Outing Fri 26th June
Beech Park Golf Club

The annual golf outing this year took place at Beech Park G.C.
The weather was excellent which added greatly to our enjoyment
The scores were tied for first place, but winning on the back nine this
years winner is Virginia McGreal who held her nerve around Amen corner
to pip last year's winner Dave Ryan

Individual Winners

Virginiaa McGreal from
Dave Ryan second
Daphne Kaye third


Team Winners

Virginiaa McGreal Liam Maher Betty Murphy Ann Hanratty from
Daphne Kaye Gerry Lawlor Noel Minogue Kieran McGarry second

Golf 15


Overall Winner :-
Virginia McGreal receives her prize from Paul Hanratty

Golft team


Winning Team:-
Betty Murphy Liam Maher Ann Hanratty
Virginia McGreal
Thursday 25th June


Monthly Teams

This week we held our final monthly teams competitionof the season
Twelve teams took part run smoothly by Maurice O Leary

The Winners :-

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan Michael McInerney & John Reilly from
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh Ronan McMaugh & Michael McAuliffe second
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley third
.

Monthly Teams

Winning Team:-
Wojciech Gorczyca Eileen O Donovan Michael McInerney John Reilly

Full Result

Next Week

A.G.M @ 18.30

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan Michael McInerney & John Reilly


Tuesday 23rd June


Winners North/South

John O Mara & Fionnuala O Hanlon from
Donal Dunne & Sheila Horkan second
Grainne Dunne & Michael McAuliffe third


Winners East/West
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski from
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady second
Gerry Lawlor & Paul Hanratty third

Full Result


Thursday 18th June

Thursdays Game


Winners North/South
Ursula Devine & Brendan Curran from
Carol Hawkins & Maurice O Leary second

John O Mara & Fionnuala O Hanlon third


Winners East/West
Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor and
Frances Gill & Denis Gill joint first
Conor Boland & Michael Donnelly third


Brendan + Ursula
Winners North South :-
Brendan Curran & Ursula Devine
Gills Gerry + Maura
Joint Winners East West :-
Frances Gill & Denis Gill
Joint Winners East West :-
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor

Full Result

Next Week
Monthly Teams Thurs 25th


Bankers Golf Outing Fri 26th June
Beech Park Golf Club @15.20

Tuesday 16th June


Winners North/South

David Dunne & Martin Brady from
Conor Moore & Pascale Wolfe second
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty third


Winners East/West
Michael McInerney & Keith McDonald from
Sean Moynihan & Sheila Horkan second
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca third

Full Result


Thursday 11th June

Thursdays Game


Winners North/South
Mary Stanley & Michael McInerney from
John Reilly & Ruth O Dea second

Ursula Devine & Brendan Curran third


Winners East/West
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh
from
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore second

Hilary Moran & John Kelly third
Mary + Michael Martin + Sean
Winners North South :-
Mary Stanley & Michael McInerney
Winners East West :-
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady

Full Result



Tuesday 9th June


Winners North/South

Mary Stanley & Delores Guillard from
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor second
Hilary Moran & Dave Mulhall third


Winners East/West
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski from
Brian Soutter & Peter Soutter second
David Dunne & Martin Brady third

Full Result



Thursday 4th June

Presidents Prize

Week Five

This, the fifth week of the Presidents Prize competition and again, two sections.
What an exciting end we had to the competition with the
final result decided on a split tie
with the top two players scoring 38 out of a possible 40 points from their four counting weeks
surely a record well done to all who took part

President’s Prize 2015


Section A

Winners North/South
Frances Gill & Denis Gill
Carol Hawkins & Aidan Hodgers
Sheila Horkan & Mairead Ni Oistin

Winners East/West
Paul Kane & John Cantwell
Aoife MacHale & Rory Egan
Michael McAuliffe & Paul Williams

Full Result

Section B

Winners North/South

Peter Goodman & Sandra Newell
Marcin Rudzinski & Kieran Crowley
Brendan Curran & Sean O Lubaigh

Winners East/West

John G Kennedy & Sean Moynihan
Sheila Kelly & David Dunne (joint 2nd)
Deirdre Reid & Gerry Lawlor (joint 2nd)


Full Result


Overall winner, Peter Goodman




2nd place, Wojciech Gorczyca




3rd place, Marcin Rudzinski



Rory Egan

Best Area Master, Rory Egan




Intermediate Winner :-
Paul Kane






Winners at the bar .. Alan, Kieran, Terry and John O (just)



Final Leaderboard


Tuesday 2nd June


Winners North/South

Blathnaid Trayer & Caroline Crowley from
Hilary Moran & Joe Walsh second
Krzysztof Sekula & Pat Egan third


Winners East/West
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley from
Teresa Gavin & Gareth Simpson second
Dave Mulhall & Justin Mulhall. third

Full Result

Thursday 28th May

Presidents Prize
Week Four
This week was the fourth week of the Presidents Prize competition.
An entry of fifteen and a half tables which meant we had two separate sections
and again scoring as per the new rules.
The competition is getting to the serious end now and Wojciech Gorczyca
has put himself in a very strong position having already scored three wins in the competition

President’s Prize 2015



Section A

Winners North/South
David Dunne & Wojciech Gorczyca from
Kate Daultrey & Peter Goodman second
Liam Maher & Ita Fahy third


Winners East/West
Marcin Rudzinski & Willem Mevius from
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore second
Sheila Kelly & Rory Egan third

David + Wojciech Marcin + Willem
Winners North South :-
David Dunne & Wojciech Gorczyca
Winners East West :-
Marcin Rudzinski & Willem Mevius


Full Result

Section B

Winners North/South
Brendan Curran & Mareeda Tracey and
Peter Stewart & Joe Dolan joint first
Sheila Horkan & Joe Walsh third


Winners East/West
Christy Tierney & Jim Mullally from
Pat Egan & Bernie Rountree and
Bettina Stefanini & Krzysztof Sekula joint second


Full Result
Thursday 21st May

Presidents Prize
Week Three
This week was the third week of the Presidents Prize competition.
An entry of fifteen tables which meant we had two separate sections
and again scoring as per the new rules.
Some very big scores this week with one pair reaching the magical 70% score.

President’s Prize 2015



Section A

Winners North/South
Rory Egan & Eileen O Donovan from
Sean Moynihan & Bettina Stefanini second
Conor Moore & Ruth O Dea third


Winners East/West
Joe Walsh & Peter Goodman from
Ronan McMaugh & Marcin Rudzinski second
Cathy Bearpark & Aoife MacHale third

Eileen + Rory Joe + Peter
Winners North South :-
Eileen O Donovan & Rory Egan
Winners East West :-
Joe Walsh & Peter Goodman

Full Result

Section B

Winners North/South
Mary Stanley & Steve Bearpark from
Michael McAuliffe & Paul Kane second
Liam Maher & Paul Hanratty third


Winners East/West
Christy Tierney & Gerry Kelly from
Kieran Crowley & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Paul Williams & Michael McInerney third

Steve + Mary Christy + Gerry
Winners North South :-
Steve Bearpark & Mary Stanley
Winners East West :-
Gerry Kelly & Christy Tierney


Full Result
Thursday 14th May

Presidents Prize
Week Two
This week was the second week of the Presidents Prize competition.
An excellent entry of eighteen and a half tables which meant we had two separate sections
and again scoring as per the new rules.

President’s Prize 2015



Section A

Winners North/South
Ann Fitzgerald & Sheila Kelly from
Pat Blaney & Noel Minogue second
Barbara Walsh & Maurice O Leary third


Winners East/West
Wojciech Gorczyca & Slawomir Lubanski from
Martin Brady & Cathy Bearpark second
Mary Lindopp & Bettina Stefanini third

Ann + Sheila Slawomir + Woij
Winners North South :-
Ann Fitzgerald Sheila Kelly
Winners East West :-
Slawomir Lubanski & Wojciech Gorczyca

Full Result

Section B

Winners North/South
Dave Ryan & Richard Hartheimer from
Pat Egan & Sean O Lubaigh second
Aidan Hodgers & Joe Dolan third


Winners East/West
Peter Goodman & Terry Walsh from
Rory Egan & David Dunne second
Ruth O Dea & Ann Hanratty third

Dave + Richard Peter + Terry
Winners North South :-
Dave Ryan & Richard Hartheimer
Winners East West :-
Peter Goodman & Terry Walsh


Full Result


Thursday 7th May


Presidents Prize
Week One

This week we held the first week of the Presidents Prize competition.
We had an excellent entry of sixteen tables which meant we had two separate sections
and scoring as per the new rules

President’s Prize 2015



Section A

Winners North/South
Ann Hanratty & Breda Synnott from
Brendan Curran & Gerry Kelly second

Steve Bearpark & Cathy Bearpark third


Winners East/West
Brid Kemple & Terry Walsh
from
Kieran McGarry & Ann Fitzgerald second

Dave Ryan & Paul Hanratty third
Ann + Breda Brid + Terry
Winners North South :-
Ann Hannratty & Breda Synnott
Winners East West :-
Brid Kemple & Terry Walsh

Full Result

Section B

Winners North/South
Ruth O'Dea, Krzysztof Sekula from
Joe Walsh, Bláthnaid Trayer and

Hilary Moran, Joe Dolan joint second


Winners East/West
Wojciech Gorczyca, Marcin Rudzinski
from
Mary Stanley, Sandra Newell second

Alife MacHale, Peter Goodman third

Full Result

Thursday 16th April


Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams turned out to be a very interesting affair with
both
leading teams caught and overtaken.
A late surge by the holders guided no doubt by the late Helen Carroll saw them snatch victory
in the very last match

The Winners :-
Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty Ann Fitzgerald Liam Maher & Ita Fahy from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid David Dunne & Sheila Kelly second
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell, Aoife MacHale & Peter Goodman third
.

Second Session
Steve Bearpark & Cathy Bearpark Brigid Shearman & Tony O'Gallagher
Area Master
Aidan Hodgers & Mairead Ni Oistin. John O Mara & Fionnuala O Hanlon


MacHale Winners
Winning Team:-
Ann Fitzgerald Liam Maher, Paul Hanratty
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe
Ann Hanratty(missing Ita Fahy)

Christy Deirdre Dave Sheila Steve Cathy Bridgid Tony
2nd Place :-
David Dunne, Sheila Kelly
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid

2nd Session :-
Steve Bearpark, Cathy Bearpark
Bridget Shearman, Tony O Gallagher

Full Results

2nd Session Result plus personal records

Thursday 22nd January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs was a disappointing night for our leaders
as both failed to hold on .
Very well done to Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon who had a superb second session
and won the event by a clear 5% margin

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon from
Brid Kemple & Sheila Kelly second


1st Session
Eileen O'Donovan & Mary Stanley
2nd Session
Mary Lindopp & Ita Fahy

Area Master
Blathnaid Trayer & Michelle Maloney

Mairead + Fionnuala

Winners:-
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O'Hanlon

2nd Session Result Ladies plus personal records

Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
Ronan McMaugh & Tomas MacCormac from
Noel Minogue & John Kelly second

1st Session Alfie Sexton & Maurice O'Leary
2nd Session Slawomir Lubanski & Wojciech Gorczyca

Area Master
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch
Intermediate Prize Michael McInerney & Paul Kane

Ronan + Thomas

Winners:-
Ronan McMaugh & Tomas MacCormac

2nd Session Result Men plus personal records


Full Result

Thursday 27th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the final of the Noreen O Connor teams, and what a close finish
with the final destination of the trophy only decided in the last round when
our leading lead finally slipped and where pipped on the line by the narrowest of margins
As usual smooth running by Tournament director Brian Lawlor led to a very enjoyable event.

The Winners :-
Mary Lindopp, John Kelly, Joe Walsh, Patricia Kelly from
Michael McAuliffe, Ronan McMaugh, Wojciech Gorczyca & Slawomir Lubanski second
Bríd  Kemple, Terry Walsh, Aoife MacHale, Peter Goodman third

Second Session
Steve Bearpark, Colm O'Driscoll, Seán Moynihan, Richard Hartheimer
Area Master
Conor Moore,Mick Lynch,Carol Hawkins,Barbara Walsh

Intermediate Prize
Sheila Williams, Paul Williams, Paul Kane, Gráinne Courtney

John Mary Patricia Joe
Winning Team:-
John Kelly Mary Lindopp Michael McAuliffe(President) Patricia Kelly Joe Walsh

Ronan Terry Brid
2nd Place :-
Slawomir Lubanski Wojciech Gorczyca Ronan McMaugh Michael McAuliffe
3rd Place :-
Brid Kemple Peter Goodman Aoife McHale Terry Walsh



Final Results


Thursday 16th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

John Kelly and Liam Maher are the winners of the Rose Gibson trophy this year,
Scoring was high with all top four pairs finishing with a plus 60% score, however
our leaders had enough carry over from last week to see them hold on.

The Winners :-
John Kelly & Liam Maher
from
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh second
Ronan McMaugh & Michael McAuliffe third
Marcin Rudzinski & Sean O Lubaigh fourth
First Session Brendan Curran & Steve Bearpark
Second Session Alfie Sexton & Breda Synnott
Area Master Pascale Wolfe & Francoise McBrien


John + Liam
Winning Pair:-
Liam Maher
& John Kelly

Joe + Peter Michael Marcin Sean Ronan
2nd Place :-
Joe Walsh Peter Stewart
3rd/4th Place :-
Michael McAuliffe Marcin Rudzinski,
Ronan McMaugh Sean O Lubaigh


Final Result

2nd Session Result

Thursday 18th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition was a bad night for our leaders
which saw them drop back into the pack
Very well done to Terry Walsh and Brid Kemple who took the honours.
The competition was very well run as always by John Royds

The Winners :-
Brid Kemple & Terry Walsh from
Barbara Walsh & Maurice O'Leary second
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O'Donovan
third

First Session
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty
Second Session

Noel Minogue & Mary Lindopp

Area Master
Carol Hawkins & Conor Moore

Terry + Brid
Winning Pair:-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple with Bankers President Michael McAuliffe

Maurice + Barbara Noel + Mary
2nd Place :-
Maurice O Leary & Barbara Walsh
2nd Session :-
Noel Minogue
& Mary Lindopp


Full Results

2nd Session Result

Thursday 28th Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
was a very close competition despite the leaders having a huge lead from the first session.
They did manage to hang on but only by 0.15 of an IMP
is that cutting it fine or what
very well done to Mary Stanley Sandra Newell Frances Gill & Denis Gill
Thanks to tournament director Brian Lawlor for a very well run event

The Winners :-
 Mary Stanley Sandra Newell Frances Gill & Denis Gill from
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Alfie Sexton, Michael Smith second
,Michael McAuliffe, Martin Brady John O'Mara, Fionuala O'Hanlon third
2nd Session :-
Conor Moore, Mick Lynch, Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery



Winning Team:-
Mary Stanley Sandra Newell Denis Gill & Frances Gill with Bankers President Michael McAuliffe

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2nd Place :-
Christy Tierney, Michael Smyth
Deirdre Reid, Alfie Sexton

3rd Place:-
Michael McAuliffe, Martin Brady,
John O Mara, Fionnuala O Hanlon



                






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