Defending champion Leona Maguire suffered her first defeat of the year when she was dumped out of the Lancome Irish Women's Close in extra holes at Fota Island.

Maguire, 14, was bt by Bangor's Victoria Bradshaw at the 20th in the second round but her twin sister Lisa is through to face Catherine Tucker in Tuesday's quarter-finals thanks to a 5 and 4 win over past winner Karen Delaney.

Bradshaw, 19, won with a birdie at the second tie hole and will face Muskerry's Laura McCarthy for a place in the semi-finals.

Niamh Kitching bt Enniscrone's Sarah Helly 3&2 and will take on Dungannon's Caoimhe Quinn, who beat local favourite Gillian O'Leary on the 19th. 

Baltray's Deirdre Smith, the 2004 champion, lost by 4&3 to Douglas' Karen O'Neill while Mary Dowling from New Ross survived a scare to bt Warrenpoint's Tara Gribben one up.

Irish Women's Close Championship, Fota Island Resort, Cork.


(1st round)
Lisa Maguire (Slieve Russell) bt Mary Crowley (Castletroy) 9&7
Karen Delaney (Carlow) bt Vicki Power (Corrstown) 3&1   
Patrice Delaney (Birr) bt Anne McCormack (Roscommon) 4&3
Catherine Tucker (Limerick) bt Catherine Kavanagh (Mitchelstown) 7&6
Niamh Kitching (Claremorris) bt Lynda Maher (Charleville) 4&3
Sarah Helly (Enniscrone) bt Pat Doran (Donabate) 5&3
Caoimhe Quinn (Dungannon) bt Emma O'Driscoll (Ballybunion) 2up
Gillian O'Leary (Cork) bt Carla Reynolds (Seapoint) 4&3
Mary Dowling (New Ross) bt Eileen MacMullen (Donegal) 6&5
Tara Gribben (Warrenpoint) bt Orla Barry (Galway) 4&2 
Deirdre Smith (Co. Louth) bt Claire Keating (Charleville) 5&3
Karen O'Neill (Douglas) bt Aoife Lowry (Tipperary) 2&1
Laura McCarthy (Muskerry) bt Helen Jones (Strabane) 3&2
Sue Phillips (Woodbrook) bt Maria Dunne (Skerries) 2up
Victoria Bradshaw (Bangor) bt Linda Toomey (Limerick) 4&2
Leona Maguire (Slieve Russell) bt Emma Gilmore (Mountbellew) 8&7

(2nd round)
Lisa Maguire (Slieve Russell) bt Karen Delaney (Carlow) 5&4
Catherine Tucker (Limerick) bt Patrice Delaney (Birr) 1up
Niamh Kitching (Claremorris) bt Sarah Helly (Enniscrone) 3&2
Caoimhe Quinn (Dungannon) bt Gillian O'Leary (Cork) on 19th
Mary Dowling (New Ross) bt Tara Gribben (Warrenpoint) 1up
Karen O'Neill (Douglas) bt Deirdre Smith (Co. Louth) 4&3
Laura McCarthy (Muskerry) bt Sue Phillips (Woodbrook) 6&4
Victoria Bradshaw (Bangor) bt Leona Maguire (Slieve Russell) on 20th 

Quarter-final draw - Tuesday 19 May
09:00 Lisa Maguire (Slieve Russell) v Catherine Tucker (Limerick)
09:09 Niamh Kitching (Claremorris) v Caoimhe Quinn (Dungannon)
09:18 Mary Dowling (New Ross) v Karen O'Neill (Douglas)
09:27 Laura McCarthy (Muskerry) v Victoria Bradshaw (Bangor) 


Ita Wallace Trophy (Plate)

(First round)
Shauna O'Brien (Clonmel) bt Noreen Granard (Portarlington) 7&6     
Ailish Thompson (Douglas) bt Carmel Kearney (Mallow) 1up
Olivia Conroy (Co. Longford) bt Amanda Welch (Cork) at 19th 
Doireann Carney (Galway) bt Mary Geaney (Killarney) 4&3
Mary Kavanagh (New Ross) bt Mary Mackey (Mallow) 3&2 
Julie Coyne (Youghal) bt Ruth Maguire (Corrstown) 9&8
Rhona Brennan (Bandon) bt Marian Finn (Thurles) 1up
Violet McBride (Belvoir Park) bt Edel Coyne (Youghal) 6&5

Ailish Thompson (Douglas) bt Shauna O'Brien (Clonmel) 1up
Doireann Carney (Galway) bt Olivia Conroy (Co. Longford) 4&3
Julie Coyne (Youghal) bt Mary Kavanagh (New Ross) 3&1
Violet McBride (Belvoir Park) bt Rhona Brennan (Bandon) 7&5 

Semi-final draw, Tuesday 19 May
09:36 Ailish Thompson (Douglas) v Doireann Carney (Galway)
09:45 Julie Coyne (Youghal) v Violet McBride (Belvoir Park)