Sligo Grammar win schools double

Sligo Grammar school defeated St. Patrick's Classical School (Navan) by three and a half matches to one and a half to capture the Irish Schools Match Play Champoinship at Rosses Point.

The victory was the local school's second in two days having clinched the stroke play equivalent by a comfortable ten strokes on Tuesday.


St Patrick’s Classical 3 St McCartans 2
(St Patrick’s names first):
Stephen Barry (Navan) bt Ciaran Lavery(Rossmore) 2/1; Peter McMahon (Navan) lost to Daragh Meehan (Rossmore) 5/3; Paul Cullen (Royal Tara) bt Daniel McMahon(Rossmore) 19th ; Craig Cahill (Navan) bt Dylan McMahon (Rossmore) 5/4; Simon Kennedy (Headfort) lost to Christopher Brennan (Rossmore) 1 hole.

Sligo Grammar School 4 ½ Colaiste Muire ½
(Sligo Grammar names first):
Michael Durcan (Co. Sligo) bt Ross O’Sullivan (Fota Island) 2/1; Stephen Brady (Co. Sligo) bt Ian O’Rourke (Cork) 5/4; Barry Anderson (Co. Sligo) halved with Colm O’Sullivan (Fota Island); Stefan O’Hara (Co. Sligo) bt Tomas Moore (Fota Island) 4/3; Rory O’Connor (Co. Sligo) bt Ian Jones (Cobh) 6/5.


Sligo Grammar 3 ½ St Patrick’s Classical 1 ½
Michael Durcan (Co. Sligo) lost to Stephen Barry (Navan) 2/1; Stephen Brady (Co. Sligo) bt Cian Geraghty (Navan) 4/3; Barry Anderson (Co. Sligo) bt Paul Cullen (Royal Tara) 5/4; Stefan O’Hara (Co. Sligo) bt Craig Cahill (Navan) 6/5; Rory O’Connor (Co. Sligo) halved with Simon Kennedy (Headfort).