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Congress Results

Monthly Competition

August Winners

Overall Winner :-
Martin Brady
Area Master Winner :-
Jackie McBride

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

D.S.P.C.A. Donation
The members of the Bankers Bridge club have raised
€1000 to donate
the D.S.P.C.A. in memory of the late Helen Carroll who is fondly
remembered by all.
Bankers President Michael McAuliffe & Treasurer Mareeda Tracey with Natasha Eames from the D.S.P.C.A
Thursday 27th Aug

Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
was a great success for our leaders and defending champions Denis and Frances Gill
this year playing with our president Michael McAuliffe and Bernie Lynch
Thanks to our tournament director Brian Lawlor for a very well run event

The Winners :-
Michael McAuliffe, Bernie Lynch, Frances Gill & Denis Gill from
Peter Stewart, Joe Walsh, Betty Cody, Ann Marie Heavey second
Ann Hanratty, Paul Hanratty, Ann Fitzgerald, Kieran McGarry third

2nd Session :-
Tony O'Gallagher, Brigid Shearman, Sheila Horkan, John Kelly


Winning Team:-
Michael McAuliffe Bernie Lynch Denis Gill & Frances Gill
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2nd Place :-
Peter Stewart, Betty Cody
Ann Marie Heavey, Joe Walsh

3rd Place:-
Kieran McGarry, Paul Hanratty
Ann Hanratty, Ann Fitzgerald

2nd Session:-
Brigid Shearman, Tony O'Gallagher, Sheila Horkan, John Kelly

Full Result

Score Cards


Next Week
IMP Scoring

Tuesday 25th August

Winners North/South

Grainne Dunne & Mary Lindopp from
Pat Blaney & Joe Walsh second
Stefan Ekman & Martin Brady third

Winners East/West
Sheila Kelly & Ann Fitzgerald from
Sheila Howard & Emer Coleman and
Caroline Crowley & Mary Stanley joint second

Full Result

Thursday 20th Aug

Nolan Memorial Teams
The first major competition of the season the Nolan Memorial Teams
is always a very interesting one as luck plays an even bigger role as teammates
are decided by drawing names from the infamous hat.
An excellent entry of fifteen teams are taking part well done to all.

The Leaders :-
Michael McAuliffe & Bernie Lynch, Frances Gill & Denis Gill from
Frances Kelly & Breda Synnott Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh Betty Cody & Ann Marie Heavey third

Full Result

Tuesday 18th August

Winners North/South

Mary Stanley & Kate Daultrey from
Carol Hawkins & Conor Moore second
Martin Brady & Paul Kane third

Winners East/West
Sean O Lubaigh & David Dunne from
Ronan McMaugh & Kasimir Noga second
Ann Fitzgerald & Sheila Kelly third

Full Result

Thursday 13th August

Thursdays Game  

Winners North/South

David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Liam Maher & John Kelly second
Pat Blaney & Mary Lindopp third

Winners East/West
Michael McAuliffe & David Synnott from
Kay Russell & Donal Dunne second

Jackie McBride & Carmel Armstrong third

Sheila Dave Michael
Winners :-
David Dunne Sheila Kelly& Michael McAuliffe (missing David Synnott)

Full Result

Next week 20th & 27th

 Nolan Memorial Teams.
Tuesday 11th August

Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Grainne Dunne from
Aidan Hodgers & Mairead Ni Oistin second
Mary Stanley & Michael McInerney third

Winners East/West
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch from
Mary Lindopp & Sheila Horkan second
David Dunne & Richard Hartheimer third

Full Result

Thursday 6th August

Thursdays Game  

Winners North/South

Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady from
Brendan Curran & Mary Stanley second
Karel DeRaeymaker & Willem Mevius third

Winners East/West
Cathy Bearpark & Liz Ann O Reilly from
Virginia McGreal & Jackie McBride second

Aoife MacHale & Sandra Newell

Martin + Sean Cathy + LizAnn
Winners North South :-
Sean O Lubaigh & Martin Brady
Winners East West :-
Cathy Bearpark & Liz Ann o Reilly

Full Result

Tuesday 4th August

Winners North/South

Grainne Dunne & Ruth O Dea from
Robert Kicior & Wojciech Gorczyca second
Martin Brady & David Dunne third

Winners East/West
James Heneghan & Ranald Milne from
Noel Minogue & Michael McInerney second
Mary Lindopp & Ita Fahy third

Full Result

Thursday 30th July

Thursdays Game  

Winners North/South

Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine from
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly second
Jackie McBride & Rosalind O Brien third

Winners East/West
Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley from
Paul Hanratty & Liam Maher second
Mary Lindopp & John Kelly and
Ita Fahy & Ann Hanratty joint third

Karl + Aisling Sandra = Mary
Winners North South :-
Karel DeRaeymaker & Aisling Considine
Winners East West :-
Sandra Newell & Mary Stanley

Full Result

Tuesday 28th July

Winners North/South

Robert Kicior & Piotr Pietraszek from
John Kelly & Ita Fahy second
Mary Lindopp & Noel Minogue third

Winners East/West
Sean O Lubaigh & David Dunne from
Pat Egan & Peter Stewart second
Harold Jacobs & Richard Hartheimer third

Full Result

Thursday 23rd July

Thursdays Game  

Winners North/South

Peter Stewart & Sean Moynihan from
Robert Kicior & Slawomir Lubanski second
Dave Ryan & Paul Hanratty third

Winners East/West
Sheila Horkan & Barbara Walsh from
Bernie Lynch & Brendan Curran second
Ann Hanratty & Mary Lindopp third

Peter + Sean Barbara + Sheila
Winners North South :-
Peter Stewart & Sean Moynihan
Winners East West :-
Sheila Horkan & Barbara Walsh

Full Result

Tuesday 21st July

Winners North/South

Robert Kicior & Piotr Pietraszek from
Michael McInerney & Kate Daultrey second
Grainne Dunne & Sean Moynihan third

Winners East/West
Dave Melody & Tony Smyth from
Peter Stewart & Billy Ronan second
Ita Fahy & Noel Minogue third

Full Result

Thursday 16th July

Thursdays Game  

Winners North/South

Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh from
Ursula Devine & Michael Smyth second
Philina Dowd & Maurice O Leary third

Winners East/West
Keith McDonald & Michael McInerney from
Liam Maher & Christy Tierney second
Kate Daultrey & Krzysztof Sekula third

Peter + Joe Keith + Michael
Winners North South :-
Joe Walsh & Peter Stewart
Winners East West :-
Michael McInerney & Keith McDonald

Full Result

Tuesday 14th July

Winners North/South

Conor Moore & Mick Lynch from
Martin Brady & Michael McAuliffe second
Paul Murphy & Helen Friel third

Winners East/West
Sheila Kelly & Joe Walsh from
Sheila Howard & Betty Murphy second
Noel Minogue & Bettina Stefanini third

Full Result

Thursday 9th July

Thursdays Game  

Winners North/South

Mary Stanley & Delores Gilliland from
Conor Moore & Mick Lynch second
Ann Hanratty & Peter Stewart third

Winners East/West
Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman from
Michael McAuliffe & Sean Moynihan second
Philina Dowd & Carol Hawkins third

Mary = Delorous Stefan + Martin
Winners North South :-
Delores Gilliland & Mary Stanley
Winners East West :-
Martin Brady & Stefan Ekman

Full Result

Tuesday 7th July

Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Brid Kemple from
Fionnuala O Hanlon & Sheila Howard second
Martin Brady & Paul Kane third

Winners East/West
Terry Walsh & David Dunne from
Gerry Tracey & Krzysztof Sekula second
Frances Kelly & Paula Tolan third

Full Result

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
Michael McAuliffe
Treasurer             Mareeda Tracey
Secretary             John Cantwell

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

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

Thursday 4th June

Presidents Prize

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

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
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

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

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
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

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

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