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Congress 2014 Report

Monthly Competition



June Winners

Joe Walsh
Pat Egan
Overall Winner :-
Joe Walsh
Area Master 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




Calling all Intermediates
and Area Masters

1st Friday Challenge
Sep 5 / Oct 3 / Nov 7 / Dec 5 / Feb 6 / Mar 6 / Apr 10 / May 1 / Jun 5


REGENT BRIDGE CLUB
25 Waterloo Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. 01-668 4194.

Details

Thursday 24th July


Winners North/South
Ann Hanratty & Ita Fahy from
Maureen Killeavey & Peter Caplan second

Liam Maher & Dave Ryan third                 


Winners East/West

Slawomir Lubanski & Marcin Rudzinski from
Marie Slattery & Brendan Curran second

Paul Hanratty & Helen Carroll third
Ann + Ita Marcin + Slaw
Winners North South :-
Ita Fahy & Ann Hanratty
Winners East West :-
Slawomir Lubanski & Marcin Rudzinski


Full Result


Tuesday 22nd July


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Hilary Moran & Betty Murphy from
Maureen Killeavey & Sheila Howard second
Peter Stewart & Michael Gowie
third


Winners East/West
Terry Walsh & Peter Pigot from
Ita Fahy & Mary Lindopp second
Pat Blaney & Joe Walsh third

Full Result


Thursday 17th July


Thursdays Game

Winners North/South
Maurice O Leary & Michael Smyth from
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh second

Noel Minogue & Bettina Stefanini third


Winners East/West

Mary Lindopp & Mary Stanley from
Sean O Lubaigh & Marcin Rudzinski second

Dave Mulhall & Gerry Lawlor third

Full Result

Tuesday 15th July


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Mary Stanley & Ann Fitzgerald from
Carol Hawkins & Helen Carroll second
Maurice O Leary & E.V. Counihan
third


Winners East/West
Sheila Howard & Gerry Malone from
John O Mara & Sean Moynihan second
Ronan McMaugh & Sarah Gilmartin third

Full Result


Thursday 10th July


Thursdays Game

Winners North/South
Sean Moynihan & Sheila Horkan from
Frances Gill & Denis Gill second

John Reilly & Fionnuala O Hanlon third


Winners East/West

Helen Carroll & Jackie McBride from
Kate Daultrey & Krzysztof Sekula second

Robert Kicior & Rory Egan third

Full Result

Tuesday 8th July


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Fionnuala O Hanlon & Bernadette Sweeney from
Noel Minogue & Krzysztof Sekula second
Hilary Moran & Mareeda Tracey
third


Winners East/West
Michael Smyth & Gerry Lawlor from
Helen Carroll & Mary Lindopp second
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady third

Full Result


Thursday 3rd July


Bankers have a new President

Following the very successful reign of outgoing president Hilary Moran the
Bankers Bridge club has a new president.
Michael McAuliffe has been elected president at our A.G.M
Treasurer             Mareeda Tracey
Secretary             John Cantwell

Committee  
Mike Gowie
Mary Lindopp
Máiréad Ní Oistín
Gerry Kelly
Jackie McBride
Ex Officio Hilary Moran

                Michael McAuliffe   
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe


Winners North/South
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh from
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor second

Hilary Moran & Betty Murphy third


Winners East/West

Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O Hanlon from
Ruth O Dea & Krzysztof Sekula second

Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley third
Mairead + Fionnuala Martin + Sean
Winners North South :-
Fionnuala OHanlon & Mairead Ni Oistin
Winners East West :-
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh


Full Result


Tuesday 1st July


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Martin Brady & Ita Fahy from
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Pascale Wolfe second
Hilary Moran & Helen Carroll
third


Winners East/West
Dave Mulhall & Justin Mulhall from
Ruth O Dea & Billy Ronan second
Michael McAuliffe & Gerry Lawlor third

Full Result


Thursday 26th June


Monthly teams

The final monthly team competition of the season attracted twelve teams
run smoothly by Gerry Kelly



The Winners :-
Paul O Reilly & Mairead Ni Oistin Frances Gill & Denis Gill from
Peter Soutter & Michael Donnelly Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine second
Robert Kicior & Krzysztof Sekula Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor third
.

Denis Frances Mairead Paul
Leading Team:-
Paul O Reillyl Mairead Ni Oistin Frances Gill &Denis Gill

Full Result


Tuesday 24th June


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Rory Egan & Robert Kicior from
Sean O Lubaigh & Sean Moynihan second
Betty Murphy & Hilary Moran
third


Winners East/West
Marcin Rudzinski & Conor Boland from
John Reilly & John O Mara second
Kieran McGarry & Pat Egan third

Full Result


Thursday 19thJune


Thursdays Game

Winners North/South
Mary Stanley & Eileen O Donovan from
Sheila Horkan & Maurice O Leary second

Noel Minogue & Mary Lindopp third


Winners East/West

Sean O Lubaigh & Michael McAuliffe from
Sandra Newell & Aoife MacHale second

Joe Walsh & Liam Maher third
Eileen + Mary Michael + Sean
Winners North South :-
Eileen O Donovan & Mary Stanley
Winners East West :-
Michael McAuliffe & Sean O Lubaigh


Full Result


Tuesday 17th June


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Kate Daultrey & Helen Carroll and
Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine joint first
Gerry Lawlor & Paul Hanratty
third


Winners East/West
Michael McAuliffe & Ann Fitzgerald from
Kieran Crowley & Martin Brady second
Ruth O Dea & Pat Egan third

Full Result


Thursday 12thJune


Thursdays Game

Winners North/South
John Reilly & Jackie McBride from
Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery second

Hilary Moran & Pat Blaney third


Winners East/West

Sean Moynihan & Joe Walsh from
Anne Keating & Michael McAuliffe second

John Kelly & Mary Lindopp third
John + Jackie Joe +Sean
Winners North South :-
John Reilly & Jackie McBride
Winners East West :-
Sean Moynihan & Joe Walsh


Full Result


Tuesday 10th June


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Ita Fahy & Betty Murphy from
Martin Brady & Richard Hartheimer second
Martha Mulcahy & Paula Heaphy
third


Winners East/West
Joe Walsh & Paul Hanratty from
Dave Mulhall & Jackie McBride second
Breda Synnott & Helen Carroll third

Full Result


Thursday 5thJune


Butler I.M.P.s

After the excitement of the Presidents prize for the last five weeks it was back
to our normal Thursday game this week which was using the I.M.P scoring
Smoothly run by Alfie Sexton and Maurice O Leary

Winners North/South
Alfie Sexton & Maurice O Leary from
Martin Brady & David Dunne second

Joe Walsh & Liam Maher third


Winners East/West

Dave Mulhall & Kieran McGarry from
Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor second

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan third
Alfie + Maurice Dave + Kieran
Winners North South :-
Maurice O Leary & Alfie Sexton
Winners East West :-
Dave Mulhall & Kieran McGarry


Full Result


Tuesday 3rd June


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Mary Stanley from
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue second
Kieran McGarry & Ann Fitzgerald
third


Winners East/West
Grainne Dunne & Sheila Horkan from
Garry Clarke & David Beauchamp second
John Cantwell & Pat Egan third

Full Result

Thursday 29th May


Presidents Prize
Week Five
The final week of our Presidents prize had a superb
twenty tables in play run smoothly by Gerry Kelly

Terry Walsh is this years winner. playing with Aisling Considine they had an almost 61% score
to see off all the competition

Second overall was Sean O Lubaigh
Third overall Aisling Considine
Best Intermediate Conor Moore

The Winners North South :-
Terry Walsh & Aisling Considine from
Sandra Newell & Peter Stewart second
John Kelly & John O Mara third


The Winners East West:-

Wojciech Gorczyca & Faheem Ahmed from
Bettina Stefanini & John G Kennedy second
Sean O Lubaigh & Mick Lynch third


Terry Walsh
Overall Winner:-
Terry Walsh receives his prize from Bankers President Hilary Moran

Sean O Lubaigh Aisling Considine
2nd Place :-
Sean O Lubaigh
3rd Place :-
Aisling Considine


Full Result

 

Final Leaderboard

Thursday 22nd May


President's Prize
Week Four

This week we had week four of our Presidents prize competition
An amazing entry of nineteen tables turned up to support our President,
With our leader Terry Walsh not playing this week it gave the rest of the
field a chance to catch up.
With one week to go the event is wide open with a large number of players
still with a great chance of winning

Winners North/South
Michael McAuliffe & Sean O Lubaigh and
Jim Mullally & Liam Maher second

Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh third


Winners East/West

Sean Moynihan & Dave Ryan from
Ann Hanratty & Sandra Newell second

Sheila Horkan & Noel Minogue third

Michael Dave Sean

Winners :-
Sean Moynihan Michael McAuliffe & Dave Ryan (missing Sean O Lubaigh)


Full Result
Thursday 15th May


President's Prize
Week three

This week we had week three of our Presidents prize competition
Another excellent entry of sixteen tables turned up to support our President,
Half the field get no points towards the overall prize so it time for the tough to get going
Still early days yet so all still to play for over the next two weeks

Winners North/South
Ronan McMaugh & Aisling Considine and
Mary Lindopp & Ita Fahy Joint first

Marcin Rudzinski & Kieran Crowley third


Winners East/West

Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh from
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple second

Wojciech Gorczyca & Christy Tierney third
Aisling Ita Mary Ronan Martin Sean
Winners North South :-
Mary Lindopp ita Fahy & Aisling Consodine Ronan McMaugh
Winners East West :-
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady


Full Result


Thursday 8th May


President's Prize
Week two

This week we had week two of our Presidents prize competition
Another excellent entry of seventeen tables turned up to support our President,
This means that over half the field get no points towards the overall prize which
should make for a very close and interesting competition over the next few weeks.

Winners North/South
Christy Tierney & Michael Gowie from
Donal Dunne & Gerry Malone second

Slawomir Lubanski & Robert Kicior third


Winners East/West

Sheila Kelly & Terry Walsh from
Marcin Rudzinski & Karel DeRaeymaker second

Aisling Considine & Krzysztof Sekula third
Christy + Mike Sheila + Terry
Winners North South :-
Mike Gowie & Terry Walsh
Winners East West :-
Sheila Kelly & Terry Walsh


Full Result
Thursday 1st May


President's Prize
Week one

This week we had the start of our five week Presidents prize competition
A superb eighteen tables turned up to support our President, very well done to all
Some difficult hands made for a very interesting nights bridge.
Thanks to Martin Brady for his smooth running of the night

Winners North/South
Joe Walsh & Hilary Moran from
Breda Synnott & Frances Kelly second

Michael O Brien & Patricia Kelly third


Winners East/West

Liam Maher & Conor Moore from
Ruth O Dea & John G Kennedy second
Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley third

Hilary + Joe Conor + Liam
Winners North South :-
Hilary Moran & Joe Walsh
Winners East West :-
Conor Moore & Liam Maher



Full Result



Thursday 17th April


Joe McHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe McHale Memorial mixed teams turned out to be a stress free night for our
leaders who were never caught and won with a round to spare despite suffering a heavy
loss three round from home
.

The Winners :-
Helen Carroll, Liam Maher, Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty Ann Fitzgerald from
Cathy Bearpark, Steve Bearpark, Bridget Shearman, Tony O'Gallagher second
Marie Slattery, Brendan Curran, Breda Synnott, Joe Walsh third
.

Second Session
Sheila Horkan, Donal Dunne, Carol Hawkins, Faheem Ahmed
Area Master
Pat Blaney, Joe Dolan, Hilary Moran, Mike Gowie

Best Intermediate
Brideen Downes,Conor Moore,Michael Lynch,Mary Kavanagh


Helen Liam Paul Ann
Winning Team:-
Helen Carroll Liam Maher, Ann Fitzgerald, Paul Hanratty &
Bankers President Hilary Moran (missing Ann Hanratty)

Steve Cathy Brid Hilary Mike Joe Pat
2nd Place :-
Bridget Shearman, Tony O Gallagher
Steve Bearpark, Cathy Bearpark

Area Master:-
Joe Dolan, Patricia Blaney, Mike Gowie, Hilary Moran

Full Results

Thursday 23rd January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs held no fear for our leaders as both
held on to win.
Very well done to Bettina Stefanini & Sheila Horkan who also won the second session
to leave the final result in no doubt

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Bettina Stefanini & Sheila Horkan from
Brid Kemple & Sheila Kelly second


1st Session
Sandra Newell & Aoife MacHale
2nd Session
Philina Dowd & Deirdre Reid

Area Master
Carol Hawkins & Barbara Walsh
Intermediate Prize Pascale Wolfe & Francoise McBrien

Ladies Pairs

Winners:-
Sheila Horkan &
Bettina Stefanini


2nd Session Result Ladies plus personal records

Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
Slawomir Lubanski & Wojciech Gorczyca from
Terry Walsh & Dave Ryan second

1st Session Gerry Lawlor & Michael O'Brien
2nd Session
Dave Mulhall & Kieran McGarry

Area Master
Denis Gill & Gerry Tracey
Intermediate Prize Conor Moore & Mick Lynch

Men14

Winners:-
Sawomir Lubanski & Wojciech Gorczyca


2nd Session Result Men plus personal records


Full Result

Thursday 28th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the final of the Noreen O Connor teams, no nerves from our leaders
who simply blitzed the field to win by a massive 38 Victory Points
Performance of the night must go to Gerry Lawlor's team who had a huge session to come
from last to third place.
As usual smooth running by Tournament director John Royds led to a very enjoyable event.

The Winners :-
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Ita Fahy Liam Maher from
Helen Carroll Mary Lindopp John Kelly Noel Minogue second
Gerry Lawlor Maura Lawlor Sheila Kelly David Dunne third

Second Session
Martin Brady Mary Stanley Joe Walsh Peter Stewart

Area Master
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch Mairead Ni Oistin & John Cantwell

Christy Deirdre Liam Ita
Winning Team:-
Christy Tierney Deirdre Reid Hilary Moran (President) Ita Fahy Liam Maher

Helen Mary Noel John Gerry Maura Sheila David
2nd Place :-
Mary Lindopp Helen Carroll Noel Minogue John Kelly
3rd Place :-
Gerry Lawlor Maura Lawlor Sheila Kelly David Dunne



Final Results

2nd Session Results +Score Sheets


Thursday 17th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

Sandra Newell & Brid Kemple are the winners of the Rose Gibson trophy this year,
afer a very close and exciting finish They finished joint first with John Kelly and Liam Maher
but won on a split tie
Performance of the night goes to Gerry and Mareeda Tracey who had a 66% second session score
winning the session and Best Area Master prize

The Winners :-
Sandra Newell
& Brid Kemple from
John Kelly & Liam Maher
second
Martin Brady & Michael McAuliffe third

Kieran McGarry & Rory Egan fourth
First Session Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid
Second Session Gerry Kelly & Patricia Kelly
Area Master Gerry and Mareeda Tracey
Best Inter Conor Moore & Mick Lynch

Brid + Sandra
Winning Pair:-
Brid Kemple & Sandra Newell

John + Liam
2nd Place :-
John Kelly & Liam Maher

Final Results

Thursday 19th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition saw some remarkable scoring
with four pairs scoring above 60 %
and one pair topping 70%

The Winners :-
Sheila Horkan and John Kelly from
Carol Hawkins & Faheem Ahmed second
Mary Lindopp & Dave Mulhall
third

First Session
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell
Second Session

Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue
Area Master
Maurice O Leary & Barbara Walsh


Sheila + John
Winning Pair:-
Sheila Horkan & John Kelly with Bankers President Hilary Moran

Carol = fAHEEM bETTINA + Noel
2nd Place :-
Carol Hawkins Faheem Ahmed
2nd Session :-
Bettina Stefanini Noel Minogue


Full Results

2nd Session Result
Thursday 29th Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
was an excellent one with the lead changing a number of times during the last session.
Thanks to tournament director John Royds for a very well run event

The Winners :-
 Pat Egan Carol Hawkins , Ita Fahy, Liam Maher from
 
Barbara Walsh Sheila Horkan, Rory Egan, Peter Pigot second
Jim Mullally Noel Minogue
Paul Hanratty Faheem Ahmed third
2nd Session :-
John Kelly Mary Lindopp Alfie Sexton Michael Smyth

Nolan 13 winners

Winning Team:-
Liam Maher Ita Fahy Pat Egan Carol Hawkins with Bankers President Hilary Moran


Full Result

2nd Session Result






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