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President’s Prize 2015

May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4


Bankers Golf Outing Fri 26th June

Monthly Competition


April Winners


David Dunne Sheila Kelly
Overall Winner :-
David Dunne
Area Master Winner :-
Sheila Kelly


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



Fanagan League winners


Very well done to our Area Master team who won the recent Fanagan League

Fanagan League Winners

 Conor Moore – John Fanagan (of Fanagan Funeral Directors, the league sponsors) -
Rory Egan - Sheila Kelly -
Mick Lynch.



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


Early Leaderboard


Tuesday 19th May


Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Pat Egan and
Hilary Moran & John Kelly Joint first
Martin Brady & Anders Svare third


Winners East/West
Ita Fahy & Mary Lindopp from
Sheila Horkan & Mairead Ni Oistin second
Kasimir Noga & Robert Kicior. third

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


Early Leaderboard


Tuesday 12th May


Winners North/South

Michael Rowan & Michael Kennedy from
Mary Lindopp & John Cantwell second
Kieran Crowley & Pat Egan third


Winners East/West
Michael McAuliffe & Marcin Rudzinski from
Sheila Horkan & Grainne Dunne second
Paul Hanratty & John Kelly. third

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


Early Leaderboard

Tuesday 5th May


Winners North/South

Robert Kicior & Kasimir Noga from
Carol Hawkins & Barbara Walsh second
Gerry Lawlor & Paul Hanratty third


Winners East/West
Mairead Ni Oistin & Fionnuala O Hanlon from
Krzysztof Sekula & John Reilly second
Ann Fitzgerald & Mary Stanley. third

Full Result


Thursday 30th April


Monthly Teams

This week we held our monthly teams competition.

The Winners :-

Maura Lawlor, Gerry Lawlor, David Dunne, Sheila Kelly from
Ronan McMaugh, Michael McAuliffe, Marcin Rudzinski,Wojciech Gorczyca second
Sandra Newell, Bríd Kemple, Terry Walsh, Mary Stanley third
.


Full Result

Next Week

President’s Prize 2015

May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4
Tuesday 28th April


Winners North/South

Martin Brady & David Dunne from
Michael McAuliffe & Grainne Dunne second
Mary Stanley & Kieran Crowley third


Winners East/West
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue from
Barbara Walsh & Sheila Horkan second
Ita Fahy & John Kelly. third

Full Result


Thursday 23rd April

I.B.U.Qualifier


Winners North/South
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly from
Francoise McBrien & Ruth O Dea second

Terry Walsh & Brid Kemple third


Winners East/West
Sandra Newell & Peter Stewart
from
Gerry Kelly & Liam Maher second

Joe Walsh & Breda Synnott third
Dave + Sheila Sandra = Peter
Winners North South :-
David Dunne & Sheila Kelly
Winners East West :-
Sandra Newell & Peter Stewart

Full Result


Tuesday 21st April


Winners North/South

Marcin Rudzinski & Ronan McMaugh from
Sean Moynihan & Grainne Dunne second
Ita Fahy & Maura Lawlor third


Winners East/West
Gerry Lawlor & Mairead Ni Oistin from
Sheila Williams & Ciara Gleeson second
Fergus O Rafferty & Erica Nasickyte. 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

Tuesday 14th April


Winners North/South

Sheila Horkan & John Kelly from
Martha Mulcahy & Paula Heaphy second
Blathnaid Trayer & Maurice O Leary third


Winners East/West
Mick Lynch & Conor Moore from
Catherine Egan & Pat Egan second
Wojciech Gorczyca & Michael McAuliffe. third

Full Result


Thursday 9th April


Joe MacHale Memorial
Mixed teams

The first week of the Joe MacHale Memorial mixed teams has an excellent entry of sixteen teams.
The field are still tightly bunched, so all to play for next week
After a re-check we have a revised result with joint leaders heading to next week.
John Royds is again at the helm so a smooth running is assured
.

The Leaders :-
Aidan Hodgers & Mairead Ni Oistin. John O Mara & Fionnuala O Hanlon and
Michael McAuliffe & Sandra Newell, Aoife MacHale & Peter Goodman Joint first
Liz Ann O Reilly & Paul O Reilly, Frances Kelly & Sean Moynihan third
.



Mixed Teams
Leading Team:-
Fionnuala O Hanlon John O Mara, Mairead Ni Oistin, Aidan Hodgers

N.B We now have joint leaders

Full Result

Tuesday 7th April


Winners North/South

Bernie Rountree & Maurice O Leary from
David Dunne & Gerry Lawlor second
Paul Hanratty & John Kelly third


Winners East/West
Kieran McGarry & Michael McAuliffe from
Maura Lawlor & Philina Dowd second
Bettina Stefanini & Noel Minogue. third

Full Result


Thursday 2nd April

Butler I.M.P.s
Easter egg night

Winners North/South
Bernie Rountree & Pat Egan from
Brendan Curran & Steve Bearpark second

Philina Dowd & Maurice O Leary third


Winners East/West
Liam Maher & John Kelly
from
Brid Kemple & Sandra Newell second

Cathy Bearpark & Frances Kelly third
John Kelly Liam Pat + bernie
Winners North South :-
John Kelly & Liam Maher
Winners East West :-
Bernie Rountree & Pat Egan

Full Result


Tuesday 31st March


Winners North/South

Paul Hanratty, Martin Brady from
Mary Stanley, Kate Daultrey second
John Reilly, John O’Mara third


Winners East/West
Noel Minogue, Bettina Stefanini from
Michael Kennedy, Michael Rowan second
Evelyn O’Donnell, Fred Daly. third

Full Result

Thursday 26th March


Monthly Teams


The Winners :-
Martin Brady, Seán Ó Lúbaigh, Paul Hanratty, Richard Hartheimer from
Wojciech Gorczyca, Marcin Rudzinski, Sandra Newell, Mary Stanley second
Frances Gill, Denis Gill, John Kelly, Sheila Horkan third
.


Sean Paul Martin
Winning Team:-
Richard Hartheimer Sean O Lubaigh Paul Hanratty Martin Brady

Full Result


Tuesday 24th March


Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Grainne Dunne and
Pascale Wolfe & Visitor 3 second
Wojciech Gorczyca & Eileen O Donovan third


Winners East/West
Fergus O Rafferty & Erica Nasickyte from
Joe Dolan & Visitor 2 second
Maura Lawlor & Gerry Lawlor third

Full Result


Thursday 19th March

Thursdays Game

Winners
Mareeda Tracey & Fionnuala O Hanlon from
Liam Maher & Ita Fahy second

Blathnaid Trayer & Sandra Newell third

Fionnuala + Mareeda

Winners Overall :-
Fionnuala O'Hanlon & Mareeda Tracey

Full Result

Tuesday 17th March


Winners North/South

Martin Brady & David Dunne and
Alan O Sullivan & Mamie MacCormac Joint first
Michael McAuliffe & Maurice O Leary third


Winners East/West
Marcin Rudzinski & Wojciech Gorczyca from
Sandra Newell & Brid Kemple second
Pat Blaney & Hilary Moran and
Eileen Vickers & Rita O Neill joint third

Full Result


Thursday 5th March

Butler I.M.P.s

Winners North/South
Alfie Sexton & Ann Fitzgerald from
Mairead Ni Oistin & Gerry Kelly second

Ann Hanratty & Patricia Kelly third


Winners East/West
Peter Stewart & Joe Walsh
from
Kate Daultrey & Virginia McGreal and

Michael McAuliffe & Ita Fahy joint second
Ann + Alfie Joe + Peter
Winners North South :-
Ann Fitzgerald & Alfie Sexton
Winners East West :-
Joe Walshh & Peter Stewart

Full Result


Tuesday 3rd March


Winners North/South

Michael McAuliffe & Liam Maher from
David Dunne & Sean O Lubaigh second
Stefan Ekman & Richard Hartheimer third


Winners East/West
Ita Fahy & Grainne Dunne from
Gerry Lawlor & Maura Lawlor second
Dave Melody & Tony Smyth third

Full Result


Thursday 26th February


Monthly Teams

This week we held our monthly teams competition.
An excellent entry of fourteen teams and some tricky hands
led to a very enjoyable game

The Winners :-
Michael McAuliffe, Ronan McMaugh, Martin Brady, Sean O Lubaigh and
Peter Stewart, Joe Walsh, Ruth O'Dea, Krzysztof Sekula joint first
Christy Tierney, Deirdre Reid, Maura Lawlor, Gerry Lawlor third
.


Full Result
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


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
                
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





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