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3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2


Deirdre Reid

Bankers President Deirdre Reid


T.D Roster
September
 

Tuesday Sept 4th  Ronan McMaugh

Thursday Sept 6th
   Blathnaid Trayer

Tuesday Sept 11th Mike Gowie

Thursday 13th Sept Maurice O Leary 

Tuesday  18th Sept External

Thursday 20th Sept 
 Fiona O’Gorman

Tuesday  25th Sept External

Thursday  27th Sept FergusO'Rafferty









 
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Presidents Prize 2018
Presidents Prize

Congtrats
Very well done to Anna Onishuk who has won the Final Mixed Pairs Trials with partner Cian Holland
and now goes forward to represent Ireland in the European Mixed Teams Championships
in Lisbon next February. with 
Gay Keaveney & Teresa Rigney 
Gay Keaveney & Teresa Rigney

Anna O nishuk

Next Week

Mixed Pairs
TUESDAY 25th SEPTEMBER week 2



N.B.
The club is now semi open on Thursday (member with guest)

Tuesday 18th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The Mixed Pairs competition has an excellent entry of thirty eight pairs.
Some very good cards to test us all.
Many thanks to our tournament director Bernard Higgins for very well run event

The Leaders :-
Thomas MacCormac & Mamie MacCormac from
Colette Stokes & Ronan Nolan second
Sheila Kelly & David Dunne
third
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty fourth


Mamie + Thomas

Full Result

Thursday 13th September

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Jim McAndrew & Mary Lindopp from
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor second
Grainne Dunne & Sheila Horkan
third


Winners East/West

David Dunne & Martin Brady from
Tomas Roche & Marcin Rudzinski second
Suzanne Hill & Maire O Connor
third


Full Result


Tuesday 11th September

Tuesday's Game
Section A upstairs
 Winners North/South

Mike Gowie & Pat Egan from
Caroline Crowley & Evgenia Gladysheva second
Erica Nasickyte & Kazimierz Noga third

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


Full Result

Section B Downstairs
 Winners North/South

Grainne Dunne & Ruth O Dea from
Maire O Connor & Paul Hanratty second
Fergus O Rafferty & Joe Walsh third

Winners East/West
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary from
Conor Moore & Sharon McDermott second
Donal Dunne & Kay Russell third


Full Result


Thursday 6th September

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Maire O Connor & Paul Hanratty from
John Reilly & Jackie McBride second
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor
third


Winners East/West

Sheila Williams & Helen Friel from
Richard Hartheimer & Pat Egan second
Mary Lindopp & Mike Gowie
third


Full Result


Tuesday 4th September

Tuesday's Game
Section A upstairs
 Winners North/South

Sean O Lubaigh & Paul Delaney from
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly second
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley third

Winners East/West
Aisling Considine & Kate Daultrey from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid second
Sue Power & Philip Robinison third


Full Result

Section B Downstairs
 Winners North/South

Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor from
David Connolly & Martin Purdy second
Pat Egan & MTeresa Gavin third

Winners East/West
Colette Stokes & Ronan Nolan from
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Kazimierz Noga second
Rosiland O Brien & Michele Purcell third


Full Result


Thursday 30th August

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Kevin O Dea & Breda Synnott from
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Mairead Ni Oistin second
Siobhan Part & Ita Fahy
third


Winners East/West

Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche from
Kate Daultrey & Martin Brady second
Gerry Kelly & Sean Moynihan
third


Full Result


Tuesday 28th Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
saw a number of changes on our leaderboard proving yet again its only half time after the first session.
However our leaders held firm to claim victory
Many thanks to our Tournament Director Bernard Higgins


The Winners :-
Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery, Betty Murphy,Sheila Howard from
Donal Dunne, Sheila Horkan, Kate Daultrey, Caroline Crowley
Patricia Kelly, Colm O Driscoll, Pat Egan, Catherine Egan
third


2nd Session :-
Mary Lindopp, Marcin Rudzinski, Niamh Harty, Seanmus Bradley
Nolan 18


Winning Team:-
Betty Murphy, Marie Slattery, Brendan Curran Sheila Howard with Bankers President Deirdre Reid

Nolan 18
2nd Place :-
Donal Dunne, Sheila Horkan, Kate Daultrey, Caroline Crowley

Nolan Session
3rd Place :-
Colm O Driscoll, Pat Egan, Catherine Egan
(Patricia Kelly)
2nd Session :-
Niamh Harty, Marcin Rudzinski Mary Lindopp
(Seamus Bradley)

Full Result

Thursday 23rd August

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Paul Delaney & David Dunne from
John Kelly & Liam Maher second
Helen Friel & Paul Kane
third


Winners East/West

Marcin Rudzinski & Maciej Katek from
Peter Clifford & Anna Onishuk second
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan
third


Full Result


Tuesday 21st Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
has a very good entry of nineteen teams
We had the usual excitement with the draw for teammates before play
The field is well spread after the first night, however no need to dispair as we are only halfway
Many thanks to our Tournament Director Bernard Higgins


The Leaders :-
Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery, Betty Murphy,Sheila Howard from
Patricia Kelly, Colm O Driscoll, Pat Egan, Catherine Egan second
Gilda Pender, Ann Fitzgerald, E V Counihan, Krzysztof Sekula third

Nolan 18

Leading Team:-
Sheila Howard, Marie Slattery, Betty Murphy (Brendan Curran absent)

Full Result

Thursday 16th August

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Mary Lindopp & John Kelly from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Kate Daultrey & Dinah McNutt
third


Winners East/West

Michael McInerney & Sean Moynihan from
Joe Walsh & Teresa Gavin second
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh third


Full Result


Tuesday 14th August

Tuesday's Game
 Winners North/South

Mary Lindopp & Siobhan Part from
Kate Daultrey & Joe Walsh second
Mary Stanley & Paul Kane third


Winners East/West
Marie Morrissey & Daphne Morgan
Barbara Walsh & Sheila Horkan second
Teresa Gavin & Mike Gowie third


Full Result


Thursday 9th August

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Ita Fahy & Mary Stanley from
Sean Moynihan & Grainne Dunne second
Philip Robinson & John Flavin
third


Winners East/West

Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche from
Martin Brady & Siobhan Part second
Liam Maher & Paul Hanratty third


Full Result


Tuesday 7th August

Tuesday's Game
 Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy from
Siobhan Part & BJ O Brien second
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid third

Winners East/West
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor from
Karel De Raeymaeker & Aisling Considine second
Michael McInerney & Keith MacDonald third

Ita = michael Gerry + Maura
Winners North/South :-
Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy
Winners East West :-
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor


Full Result


Thursday 2nd August

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Sean Moynihan & Tomas Roche from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan second
Barbara Walsh & Deirdre Reid
third


Winners East/West

Christy Tierney & John Kelly from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Carol Hawkins & Hilary Moran third


Full Result


Tuesday 31st July

Tuesday's Game
 Winners North/South

Ronan McMaugh
& Michael McAuliffe from
Christy Tierney & Deirdre Reid second
Wojciech Gorczyca
& Eileen O Donovan third


Winners East/West
Karel De Raeymaeker & Aisling Considine from
Caroline Crowley & Kate Daultrey second
Mary Lindopp
& Ita Fahy third


Full Result


Thursday 26th July

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Wojciech Gorczyca & Conor Boland from
Frances Gill & Denis Gill second
Donal Dunne & Betty Coady
third


Winners East/West

Tomas Roche & Paul Delaney from
Siobhan Part & BJ O Brien second
Christy Tierney & John Kelly third


Full Result


Thursday 19th July

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Daphne Morgan & Sheila Hillis from
Christy Tierney & Mike Gowie second
Sheila Kelly & Maura Lawlor
third


Winners East/West

Pat Blaney & Kay Russell from
John Reilly & Seamus Bradley second
Marcin Rudzinski & David Dunne third


Full Result


Tuesday 17th July


Tuesday's Game

 Winners North/South

Karel De Raeymaeker & Aisling Considine from
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan
second
Betty Coady & Donal Dunne

Winners East/West
Marie Slattery & Brendan Curran from
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly second
Breda Synnott & Kevin O Dea third

Karl + Aisling Brendan + Marie
Winners North/South :-
Karel De Raeymaeker & Aisling Considine
Winners East West :-
Brendan Curran & Marie Stattery


Full Result


Thursday 12th July

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh from
Mary Lindopp & Dave Ryan second
Kazimierz Noga & Angela O Neill
third


Winners East/West

B J O Brien & Siobhan Part from
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor and
Paul Delaney & Conor Boland joint second


Full Result


Tuesday 10th July


Tuesday's Game

 Winners North/South

Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan from
Niamh Harth & Seamus Bradley second
Jim Mullally & Christy Tierney third

Winners East/West
Paul Delaney & Martin Brady from
Pat Egan & Joe Walsh second
Siobhan Part & Michael McAuliffe third

Eileen + Wo Martin + Paul
Winners North/South :-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan
Winners East West :-
Martin Brady & Paul Delaney


Full Result


Thursday 5th July

Thursdays Game

 Winners North/South

Martin Brady & Siobhan Part from
Gilda Pender & Ann Fitzgerald second
Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche
third


Winners East/West

Dayvid Dunne & Dave Ryan from
Sheila Horkan & Mary Lindopp second
Paul Kane & Niamh Harty third


Full Result

Tuesday 3rd July

A.G.M.
Bankers have a new President

Gerry Kelly signed off his Presidency with a fine speech where he tanked all of
his outgoing committee, sub committees and the many people who helped him during
his two year term

Special thanks to a number of people stepping down from committee
our secretary Paul Williams, Mary Lindopp, Jackie McBride and Michael McInerney
Our new President Deirdre Reid thanked Gerry for his nomination and for his stewardship of the club for the last two years and promised to work hard with her committee to ensure continued success and enjoyment for all the members


Committee
President Deirdre Reid
Hon Secretary Niamh Harty
Hon Treasurer David Dunne
Fergus O Rafferty
Ronan McMaugh
Angela O Neill
Marie Slattery
Marie Morrissey
Mike Gowie
Krzysztof Sekula


President

Tuesday's Game

 Winners North/South

Mike Gowie & Pat Egan from
Liam Maher & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Martin Brady & Sean O Lubaigh third

Winners East/West
Carol Hawkins & Joe Walsh from
Peter Caplan & Roisin Troy second
Angela O Neill & Krzysztof Sekula third

Mike Pat Carol
Winners North/South :-
Mike Gowie & Pat Egan
Winners East West :-
Carol Hawkins & Joe Walsh (hiding)


Full Result

Thursday 26th June


Monthly teams


The Winners :-
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Marie Slattery,Brendan Curran from
Paul Delaney, Martin Brady, Stefan Ekman, Marcin Rudzinski second
Breda Synnott, Kevin O Dea, Ann Hanratty, Frances Kelly third
.

June Team
Winning Team:-
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Marie Slattery, Brendan Curran,


Full Result

Friday 1st June

Bankers Golf Outing
A most enjoyable day in the Castle golf club
Scoring was very good with first and second only separated on count back
Winners:-
1st Kieran Crowley
2nd Betty Murphy
3rd Liam Maher
Best Lady Sheila Williams
Best Gent Fergus O Rafferty
Winning Team Betty Murphy Fred Daly

Kieran

Overall Winner Kieran Crowley

Golf Team
Winning Team Betty Murphy Fred Daly


Tuesday 29th May

Presidents Prize Week 5
The Presidents prize this year proved to be a tremendous success
We again had a full house of twenty four tables
Congratulations to
all the winners :-

Marcin Rudzinski - 1st prize
Mary Lindopp - 2nd prize
Kevin O'Dea - 3rd prize
Bettina Stefanini* - Best Area Master
Gráinne Dunne - Best Woman
Mike Gowie** - Best Intermediate
Seán Moynihan† - Best Regional Master
Michael McInerney** - Best Man

Pres winner


Overall Leaderboard

Player of the Year
Player of the Year

Mary Lindopp

Player of the year18
Area Master Winner Kate Daultrey
Intermediate Winner Michael McInerney


Thursday 20th March


Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams saw a very exciting finish
and heartbreak for our leaders who lead all the way to the end only to be pipped
by the narrowest of margins at the end when the winners picked up a maximum
in the last round to claim the title

Our Tournament director Brian Lawlor again did so proud Thank you Brian


The Winners :-
Siobhán Part,Stefan Ekman,Kate Daultrey,Martin Brady from
Sheila Williams,Paul Williams,Caroline Crowley,Frank Kennedy second
Deirdre Reid,Christy Tierney,Marie Slattery,Brendan Curran third
.

Second Session
Aoife MacHale,Peter Goodman,Sandra Newell,Seán Ó Lúbaigh

Area Master
Rosalind O'Brien,Michael McInerney,Catherine Egan,Pat Egan


Joe Machale
Winning Team:-
Bankers President Gerry Kelly with
Stefan Ekman, Siobhán Part, Kate Daultrey,Martin Brady
Club treasurer David Dunne and Aoife MacHale

Second Place Area Master
2nd Place :-
Paul Williams Caroline Crowley
Sheila Williams Frank Kennedy

Area Master :-
,Pat Egan Rosalind O'Brien,
,Catherine Egan,
Michael McInerney



Full Results

2nd Session Result plus personal records


Tuesday 16th January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

The final week of the Ladies and Men's pairs was a very good night for the leading
Ladies pair Ita and Mary who held their place to win this years competition.
Not so in the mens where Martin and Stefan had a night to forget which allowed
the field to
overtake them.
Very well done to David Dunne and Dave Ryan who are this years winners
Many thanks again to our
Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Ita Fahy & Mary Lindopp from
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Coady second

Sheila Howard & Betty Murphy third


1st Session Collette Allen & Sheila Williams

2nd Session Mary Stanley & Ann Fitzgerald

Area Master
Caroline Crowley & Erica Nasickyte

Intertermediate Caroline Crowley & Erica Nasickyte
Ita Mary


Winners:-
Ita Fahy & Mary Lindopp

Ann Marie Betty Collette Caroline
2nd Place :-
,Betty Cody Ann Marie Heavey
Ist Session :-
Collette Allen, Sheila Williams



Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-
David Dunne Dave Ryan from
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca second

1st Session Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman

2nd Session John Kelly & Noel Minogue

Area Master
Michael McInerney & Pat Egan

Intermediate Prize Paul Williams & Philip Robinson

David Dave
Winners:-
Dave Ryan & David Dunne

Marcin + Woij Michael + Pat
2nd Place :-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski
Best AM :-
Pat Egan Michael McInerney


Full Result


Thursday 30th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the Noreen O Connor teams.
Due to unfortunate circumstances this year the competition was run as a
one session swiss event.
This was an excellent event with everyone playing the same boards each round
Many thanks to our excellent Tournament director John Royds

Ita Fahy continued her great run of form, fresh from her recent wins in Kilkenny
she led her team to victory

The Winners :-
Liam Maher, Ita Fahy, John Kelly, Mary Lindopp from
Steve Bearpark, Brendan Curran, Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid second
Gráinne Dunne, Gerry Kelly, Rita O'Neill, Seán Moynihan third

Michelle Moloney, Ruth O'Dea, Mick Lynch, Conor Moore fourth


Area Master
Paul Williams, Sheila Williams, Philip Robinson, Colette Allen

Liam Ita John Mary

Winning Team:-
Liam Maher Ita Fahy Gerry Kelly(President) Mary Lindopp,John Kelly


Paul Sheila Collette Philip
Winners Area Master :-
Colette Allen, Philip Robinson, Sheila Williams, Paul Williams,


Final Results

 

Thursday 19th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

The second session of the Rose gibson pairs had some excellent hands which
made life very difficult for many players
Very well done to Martin Brady and Stefan Ekman who are this years worthy winners
As usual smooth running by Tournament director John Roydsr led to a very enjoyable event.

The Winners :-
Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman from
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac second
Liam Maher & John Kelly third
Bettina Stefanini & Joe Walsh fourth

First Session Ann Fitzgerald & Mary Stanley
Second Session Mairead Ni Oistin & Aidan Hodgers
Area Master John O'Mara & Fionnuala O'Hanlon
Best Intermediate Michelle Purcell & Rosalind O'Brien

Martin + Stefan
Winning Pair:-
Stefan Ekman
& Martin Brady

Ronan + Thomas John + Liam
2nd Place :-
Ronan McMaugh Thomas MacCormac
3rd Place :-
John Kelly Liam Maher
Area Master Michelle + Roslin
Area Master:-
Fionnuala O Hanlon John O Mara
Best Inter :-
Michelle Purcell Rosalind O Brien

Mairead + Aidan
Second Session
Mairead Ni Oistin & Aidan Hodgers

Final Result

2nd Session Result


Thursday 28th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition proved an excellent night for our defending
champions who powered to the top of the leaderboard with an excellent session
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
Mary Lindopp & John Kellyr second
Ronan McMaugh & Mamie MacCormac
third
Ann Hanratty & Paul Hanratty fourth


First Session
Jackie McBride & John Reilly
Second Session

Gerry Tracey & Mareeda Tracey
Area Master
Michael McInerney & Fionnuala O'Hanlon
Best Intermediate
Philip Robinson & Colette Allen

mIXED17
Winning Pair:-
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell with Bankers President Gerry Kelly
and friends

John + Mary Mamie + Ronan
2nd Place :-
John Kelly & Mary Lindopp
3rd Place :-
Mamie MacCormac & Ronan McMaugh

John + Jackie Traceys
1st Session :-
John Reilly & Jackie McBride
2nd Session
Mareeda Tracey & Gerry Tracey


Fionnuala Collette + Philip
Area Master :-
Fionnuala O'Hanlon & Michael McInerney
Best Intermediate
Philip Robinson & Colette Allen




Full Results

2nd Session Result



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