Euros: Girls in Flight B Final, Men face France for 5th, Women seek 15th
Killarney's Valerie Clancy. Picture by Pat Cashman

Killarney's Valerie Clancy. Picture by Pat Cashman

Ireland will face hosts France for fifth place in the European Amateur Team Championships with Sweden taking on Scotland for the title.

Tony Goode's charges beat Spain 3.5 to 1.5 as the Scots beat Ireland's nemesis 5-2 to take their place in the title decider at Golf de Chantilly.

There was good news in Norway where the Irish girls team beat the Netherlands in their semi-final match in Flight B as the foursomes pairing of Niamh McSherry and Valerie Clancy secured them a place in the final with a win on the 22nd. 

They now face Slovakia for ninth place while in Iceland, Ireland's women's team will face the hosts for 15th place after they fell 3.5 to 1.5 to the Netherlands in their Flight B

Jessica Ross and Sinead Sexton won 5&4 but the Netherlands took charge in the singles. Olivia Mehaffey, Louise Coffey and Jessica Carty lost on the 18th, 17th and 13th, respectively and Maria Dunne’s match was halved.

European Girls’ Team Championship - Flight B, Oslo Golfklubb


Semi-Final – Ireland 3 Netherlands 2

  • Niamh McSherry & Valerie Clancy beat Jennifer Seepers & Lizzy Peeters on the 22nd 
  • Julie McCarthy lost to Anouk Sohier 2 down 
  • Annabel Wilson beat Mayka Hoogeboom 2up
  • Mairead Martin lost to Chantal Paassen 1 down 
  • Rachel Thompson beat Danielle Modder 2up

Today, Final – Ireland –v- Slovakia 

  • 10:40 Valerie Clancy & Rachel Thompson –v- Olga Pracharova & Sara Zrinikova
  • 10:49 Niamh McSherry –v- Anika Bolcikova 
  • 10:57 Annabel Wilson –v- Katarina Drocarova 
  • 11:05 Mairead Martin –v- Lea Klimentova 
  • 11:13 Julie McCarthy –v- Lalia Hrindov 


European Amateur Team Championship, Golf de Chantilly, France 


Ireland 3.5, Spain 1.5


European Ladies’ Team Championship 2016, Oddur Golf Club, Iceland

Flight B Ireland 1.5 Netherlands 3.5

  • Jessica Ross & Sinead Sexton beat Marit Harryvan & Romy Meekers 5&4 
  • Olivia Mehaffey lost to Charlotte Outs 1 down 
  • Maria Dunne halved with Roos Haarman 
  • Louise Coffey lost to Dewi Weber 2&1 
  • Jessica Carty lost to Zhen Bontan 6&