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3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2


Deirdre Reid

Bankers President Deirdre Reid


T.D Roster
November

Tue Nov 5th  Fergus O Rafferty

Thurs Nov 7th Fiona O Gorman

Tue Nov 12th. Maurice O Leary

Thurs Nov 14th. Frank Kennedy

Tue Nov 19th  Bernard Higgins

Thurs Nov 21st  Teresa Gavin

Tue Nov 26th Bernard Higgins

Thurs Nov 28th
Angela O Neill




Bridge Room Set-up Rota
Month
Day
Date
Rota
November
Tuesday
05/11/2019
Jackie McBride,
Thursday 
07/11/2019
Paul Kane
Tuesday
12/1012019
Jackie McBride
Thursday 
14/11/2019
John O Mara
Tuesday
19/11/2019
Jackie McBride
Thursday 
21/11/2019
Peter Caplan
Tuesday
26/11/2019
Jackie McBride
Thursday 
28/11/2019
Seamus Bradley

More Volunteers are very welcome please email bankersbc@gmail.com


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N.B.
Thursday nights are now pre-entry nights.
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Booking will open one week in advance at 00:01.


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Tuesday nights are now pre-entry nights

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

Upcoming Events


Tue 26th Noreen O Connor Teams

Tue 3rd December IMPs

Tue 10th December Christmas Party

Tuesday 19th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we have the first week of the Noreen O Connor teams.
An excellent entry of twenty three teams are taking part.
The defending champions look like they wish to hold on to their crown but their lead is
still within the chasing pack's reach so all to play for next week !!!!


The Leaders :-
Thomas MacCormac, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Siobhán Part from
David Dunne , Sheila Kelly, Michael McAuliffe, Sean O Lubaigh second
Paul Delaney
, Tomas Roche, Sean Moynihan, Dave Ryan third
Maurice O Leary Blathnaid Trayer, Hilary Moran, Philina Dowd, fourth
Deirdre Reid, Christy Tierney, Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery fifth


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The Leaders :-
Siobhán Part, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Thomas MacCormac

Full Result

Thursday 14th November

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Michael McInerney & Frank Kennedy from
Gerry Lawlor & Paul Hanratty second
Sheila Kelly & Maura Lawlor third

Winners East/West
Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche from
Ann Hanratty & Frances Kelly second
Terry Walsh & Peter Goodman third

Full Result

Tuesday 12th November


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
John Kelly & Michael McInerney third


Winners East/West
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca,from
Sean Moynihan & Tomas Roche second
John Cantwell & John Reilly third


Ronan + Thomas Marcin + Wo
Winners North/South :-
Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac
Winners East West :-
Wojciech Gorczyca & Marcin Rudzinski

Full Result

Thursday 7th November

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Ita Fahy & Rosalind O Brien from
Paul Kane & Niamh Harty second
Peeter Brehhov & Kate Daultrey third

Winners East/West
Michael McAuliffe & Conor Boland from
Eileen O Donovan & Maria Whelan second
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor third

Full Result

Tuesday 5th November


Tuesdays Game
IBU Simultaneous Pairs
Upstairs


Winners North/South

Mary Lindopp & Ann Marie Heavey from
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor second
Fionnuala McInerney & BJ O Brien third


Winners East/West
Christy Tierney & John Kelly from
Sheila Howard & Hilary Moran second
Carol Hawkins & Helen Friel third


Downstairs


Winners North/South

Gerry Kelly & Grainne Dunne from
John Reilly & Seamus Bradley second
Maria Whelan & Ann Fitzgerald third


Winners East/West
Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy from
Peter Goodman & Aoife MacHale second
Evgenia Gladysheva & Peeter Brehhov third


Full Result

Thursday 31st October

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Frances Kelly & Ann Hanratty from
Pat Blaney & Marie Slattery second
Noel Minogue & Mary Lindopp third

Winners East/West
Eileen O Donovan & Maria Whelan from
Rachel Connellan & Kieran Crowley second
Collette Allen & Aisling O Grady third

Full Result

Tuesday 29th Oct


Monthly Teams
Upstairs


 Winners
Carmel Murnin Giles Murnin David Connolly & Ronan Nolan from
Ita Fahy Liam Maher Mary Lindopp & John Kelly second
Evgenia Gladysheva Peeter Brehhov Ruth O Dea Marie Slattery third

Monthly teams
Carmel Murnin David Connolly Ronan Nolan Murnin Giles

Full Result


Downstairs

 Winners
Conor Moore Mick Lynch Kevin O Dea & Sean Moynihan from
Kazimierz Noga Colette O Callaghan Colette Allen & Jackie McBride second
Ann Hanratty Paul Hanratty Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor third

Monthly Teams

Sean Moynihan Kevin O Dea Conor Moore (absent Mick Lynch)

Full Result

Thursday 24th October

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Peter Caplan & Krzysztof Sekula from
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary second
Deirdre Reid & Helen Friel and
Paul Kane & Mary Stanley joint third


Winners East/West
Denis Gill & Frances Gill from
Pat Egan & Maria Whelan second
Brendan Curran & Kate Daultrey third

Full Result

Tuesday 22nd Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

The second session of the Rose Gibson pairs had some excellent hands which
made for a lot of change at the top of the leaderboard, proving once again anything
can happen and often does.
Very well done to John Kelly and Liam Maher who are this years winners
Special thanks to our tournament director Bernard Higgins for another excellent job.

The Winners :-
John Kelly & Liam Maher from
Sheila Horkan & Joe Walsh and
Sean O Lubaigh & Michael McAuliffe joint second
Bríd Kemple & Terry Walsh fourth
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Coady fifth

First Session Conor Moore & Mick Lynch
Second Session Kevin O Dea & Sean Moynihan
Area Master Hilary Moran and Patricia Blaney
Best Intermediate Frank Kennedy and Carmel Murnin

John Liam
Winning Pair:-
John Kelly & Liam Maher

Joe Sheila Brid + Terry
Joint 2nd Place :-
Joe Walsh & Sheila Horkan
4th Place :-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple

Hilary Pat Frank Carmel
Area Master :-
Patricia Blaney & Hilary Moran
Intermediate
Carmel Murnin & Frank Kennedy

Sean Kevin
2nd Session
Sean Moynihan & Kevin O Dea


Full Result

Thursday 17th October

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Peter Stewart & Bernie Lynch from
Paul Delaney & Tomas Roche second
Barbara Walsh & Deirdre Reid

Winners East/West
Siobhan Part & Suzanne Hill from
Brendan Curran & Marie Slattery second
Pat Blaney & Mary Lindopp third

Full Result

Tuesday 15th Oct


Rose Gibson Pairs

This week we had the first session of the Rose Gibson pairs
An excellent entry of forty four pairs taking part.
Some wonderful cards to generate plenty of swings !!!
Very well done to Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple who lead the field again

The Leaders :-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple from
Ann Marie Heavey & Betty Coady second
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch third
John Kelly & Liam Maher fourth


Brid Terry

Full Result

Thursday 10th October

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Colette Allen & Angela O Neill from
Mary Stanley & Ita Fahy second
Elaine Fitzpatrick & Michele Purcell

Winners East/West
Michael McAuliffe & David Dunne from
Paul Kane & Peeter Brehhov second
Pat Blaney & Kay Russell third

Full Result

 

Tuesday 8th October


Tuesdays Game

Winners North/South

Liam Maher & Ruth O Dea from
Ann Marie Heavey & Mary Lindopp second
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch third


Winners East/West
Niamh Harty & Elaine Fitzpatrick from
Sheila Howard & Betty Murphy second
Kazimierz Noga & Helen Friel third


Ruth Liam Elaine Niamh
Winners North/South :-
Liam Maher & Ruth O Dea
Winners East West :-
Elaine Fitzpatrick & Niamh Harty

Full Result

Thursday 3rd October

Thursdays Game


 Winners North/South
Alfie Sexton & Suzanne Hill from
Hilary Moran & John Reilly second
Ann Marie Heavey & John Kelly third


Winners East/West
Karel De Raeymaeker & Peter Pigot from
Michael McAuliffe & Sean O Lubaigh second
Fergus O'Rafferty & Marie James third

Full Result

Tuesday 1st October


Tuesdays Game
Butler IMPs Upstairs


Winners North/South

Gerry Kelly & Grainne Dunne from
Siobhan Part & Mary Lindopp second
Peter Caplan & Fergus O Rafferty third


Winners East/West
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Pat Blaney & Hilary Moran and
Evgenia Gladysheva & Peeter Brehhov joint third


Gerry Grainne Deirdre Maura
Winners North/South :-
Grainne Dunne & Gerry Kelly
Winners East West :-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor


Downstairs


Winners North/South

Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple from
Teresa Gavin & Catherine Egan second
Niamh Harty & Sheila Williams third


Winners East/West
Sean Moynihan & Michael McInerney from
Brendan Curran & Ann Fitzgerald second
Pat Egan & Mike Gowie third


Brid Terry Michael Sean
Winners North/South :-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple
Winners East West :-
Michael McInerney & Sean Moynihan



Full Result

 

Tuesday 24th Sept


Mixed Pairs

The final night of the Mixed Pairs competition saw little change in
the overall leaderboard with the top four places changing only slightly .
Very well done to
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple who coasted to victory.
Special thanks to our tournament director
Bernard Higgins for another excellent job

The Winners :-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple from
Tomas Roche & Mary Roche second
Grainne Dunne & Gerry Kelly
third
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor fourth



First Session
Paul Delaney & Maeve Delaney
Second Session

Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney
Area Master
Helen Friel & Denis Gill
2nd Area Master
Niamh Harty & John Reilly

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Winning Pair:-
Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple with Bankers President Deirdre Reid

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2nd Place :-
Tomas Roche & Mary Roche
3rd Place :-
Gerry Kelly & Grainne Dunne

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4th Place :-
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor
2nd Session
Deirdre Reid & Christy Tierney

  Mixedam

Area Masters
Helen Friel John Reilly & Niamh Harty (absent Denis Gill)


Full Result

 

Tuesday 27th 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.
Hard luck to our leaders who were unable to keep their run going and finished just out of the prizes
Many thanks to our Tournament Director Bernard Higgins


The Winners :-
Paul Hanratty, Barbara Walsh, Giles Murnin, David Connolly from
Paul Delaney , Maeve Delaney, Colette Allen, Jackie McBride
Ita Fahy, Liam Maher, Fiona O Gorman, Mary Seaver third

Deirdre Reid, Christy Tierney, Denis Gill, Frances Gill fourth

2nd Session :-
Sean Moynihan , Michael McInerney , Mike Gowie, Roisin Troy


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Winning Team:-
Giles Murnin , Barbara Walsh, Paul Hanratty David Connolly with Bankers President Deirdre Reid

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2nd Place :-
Collette Allen, Maeve Delaney, Jackie McBride,
Paul Delaney

3rd Place :-
Ita Fahy, Liam Maher, Mary Seaver
Fiona O Gorman

Full Result

 

Tuesday 20th Aug


Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
has a very good entry of twenty 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.
Roll on next week !!!
Many thanks to our Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

The Leaders :-
John Kelly , Mary Lindopp, Kay Russell, Rita Delaney from
Christy Tierney , Deirdre Reid, Denis Gill, Frances Gill second
Barbara Walsh , Paul Hanratty, Giles Murnin, David Connolly third


Full Result

 


     

Tuesday 2nd July

A.G.M.

Deirdre Reid in accepting her second year as President thanked all of
her outgoing committee, sub committees and the many people who helped her during
her
first year in office
Special thanks to a number of people stepping down from committee
Gerry Kelly steps down having completed his very successful time on committee
David Dunne has completed three years as Honorary Treasurer.
Fergus O’Rafferty and Krzysztof Sekula are standing down having served the club very well during their term
This year we elected for the first time a vice President so congrats to Ronan McMagh on the honour


Committee
President Deirdre Reid
Hon Secretary Niamh Harty
Hon Treasurer Angela O’Neill
Vice President Ronan McMaugh

Giles Murnin
John Reilly
Helen Friel
Mick Lynch
Marie Slattery
Marie Morrissey
Mike Gowie

Friday 21st June

Golf outing
The Bankers held a very successful and enjoyable outing to Castleknock golf club
weather was excellent and course in great condition.
There was a very close finish with the top three players
all sharing the same score

Overall winner Gerry Lawlor from

Dave Ryan second
Ann Hanratty third
Winning team Betty Murphy & Willy Clingan from
Collette Allen & Brendan Curran

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Gerry Lawlor with Ann Hanratty

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Winning team Betty Murphy & Willy Clingan

Tuesday 4th June

Presidents Prize 2019

The final night of the Presidents prize brings the curtain down on another season of bridge
Very well done to our President Deirdre Reid and her hard working team
for another wonderful year
The night saw Martin Brady claim
the honours by one point from Paul Delaney
and Liam Maher crowned Player of the Year

MARTIN BRADY - 1st prize
Paul Delaney - 2nd prize
Bríd Kemple - 3rd prize
Conor Moore† - Best Man
Mary Stanley - Best Woman
Maeve Delaney** - Best Intermediate
John Kelly† - Best Regional Master
Caroline Crowley* - Best Area Master

winner
Martin Brady with Bankers President Deirdre Reid

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2nd Place :-
Paul Delaney
3rd Place :-
Brid Kemple


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Best Lady :-
Mary Stanley
Best Man :-
Conor Moore

Presmen PresAM
Regional Master :-
John Kelly
Area Master :-
Caroline Crowley

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Best Intermediate :-
Maeve Delaney

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Player of the year 2019 :-
Liam Maher

Paul Kane Intermediate
Area Master :-
Paul Kane
Intermediate :-
Helen Friel

 

Tuesday 26th March


Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The final of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams saw a very exciting finish
with less than one and a half victory points separating the top two
.
A storming second session from our winners brought them from eight place all the way to the top.
Some very difficult and challenging hands led to a very exciting nights bridge with IMPs flying
in all directions.
Congrats to our winners :-
Aoife MacHale Peter Goodman Brid Kemple Terry Walsh
Thanks to our Tournament director Bernard Higgins and all his assistants


The Winners :-
Aoife MacHale Peter Goodman Brid Kemple Terry Walsh from
Siobhán Part, BJ O Brien, Ronan McMaugh, Mamie MacCormac second
Deirdre Reid,Christy Tierney,Marie Slattery,Brendan Curran third
.
Liam Maher, Ita Fahy, Mary Lindopp, John Kelly fourth



Second Session
Helen Friel, Seamus Bradley, Joe Dolan, Elizabeth Dolan

Best Intermediate
Sheila Williams, Paul Williams,
Sonya Hillis Krzysztof Sekula

winners
Winning Team:-
Bankers President Deirdre Reid with
Brid Kemple, Peter Goodman, Aoife MacHale Terry Walsh

session Intermediate
2nd Session :-
Joe Dolan, Elizabeth Dolan
Helen Friel, Seamus Bradley

Best Intermediate :-
Paul Williams, Sheila Williams
Sonya Hillis Krzysztof Sekula



Full Result

Tuesday 22nd 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 Deirdre and Maura who held their place to win this years competition.
Very well done madam President.
Not so in the mens where Gerry and Liam had to give way to
Michael McAuliffe and David Synnott who had a superb second session to
take this years crown
Many thanks again to our
Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

The Winners Ladies Pairs :-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Fiona O Gorman & Niamh Harty second

Philina Dowd & Bláthnaid Trayer third



1st Session
Aisling Considine & Evgenia Gladysheva

2nd Session Mary Stanley & Rita O'Neill

Area Master
Jackie McBride , Clare O’Donoghue

Intermediate Sheila Williams & Colette Allen


Ladies


Winners:-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor

Fiona Niamh Inter
2nd Place :-
Niamh Harty Fiona O Gorman
Best Inter :-
Collette Allen, Sheila Williams



Full Result

The Winners Mens Pairs :-

Michael McAuliffe & David Synnott from

Fergus O'Rafferty & Martin Purdy second

1st Session Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher

2nd Session Ronan McMaugh & Thomas MacCormac

Area Master
Pat Egan & Michael Gowie

Intermediate Prize Giles Murnin & David Connolly

Mens Pairs
Winners:-
David Synnott & Michael McAuliffe

Fergus = Martin Mike Pat
2nd Place :-
Martin Purdy & Fergus O'Rafferty
Best AM :-
Mike Gowie Pat Egan


Full Result


Tuesday 15th January


Ladies and Mens Pairs

This week we have the Ladies and Men's pairs competition
We have a full house with the ladies having thirteen and a half tables
and the men with eight and a half
A very busy night for our
Tournament Director Bernard Higgins

Ladies Pairs :-

Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor from
Aisling Considine & Evgenia Gladysheva second

Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O Hanlon third


Deirdre Maura


Leaders:-
Deirdre Reid & Maura Lawlor

Full Result


Mens Pairs :-

Gerry Lawlor & Liam Maher from
Fergus O Rafferty & Martin Purdy second
Pat Egan & Mike Gowie third


Gerry Liam
Winners:-
Liam Maher & Gerry Lawlor


Full Result

Tuesday 27th November


Noreen O Connor Teams

This week we had the second half of the Noreen O Connor teams.
No shocks here with the three leading teams all going further away from the field
The finishing order was as you were with only three IMPs separating the top two teams
Very well done to : -
Thomas MacCormac, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Siobhán Part who are this years champions
Many thanks to our excellent Tournament director Bernard Higgins


The Winners :-
Thomas MacCormac, Ronan McMaugh, BJ O’Brien, Siobhán Part from
Liam Maher, Ita Fahy, John Kelly, Mary Lindopp second
Marcin Rudzinski, Wojciech Gorczyca, Michael McAuliffe, David Synnott third

Marie Morrissey, Rita Delaney, Frank Kennedy, Krzysztof Sekula fourth

Deirdre Reid, Christy Tierney, Brendan Curran, Marie Slattery fifth


Area Master
Colette Allen, Evgenia Gladysheva, Helen Friel, Séamus Bradley
     Giles Murnin, David Connolly, Joe Dolan, Elizabeth Dolan

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Winning Team:-
Siobhán Part Ronan McMaugh Deirdre Reid (President)Thomas MacCormac, BJ O’Brien

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2nd Place :-
John Kelly Mary Lindopp Ita Fahy & Liam Maher
3rd Place :-
David Synnott Marcin Rudzinski,
Michael McAuliffe, & Wojciech Gorczyca
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4th Place :-
Marie Morrissey, Frank Kennedy, Rita Delaney,missing Krzysztof Sekula
Winners Area Master :-
Colette Allen, Séamus Bradley,
Evgenia Gladysheva, & Helen Friel,


Full Result