Ulster and Leinster make winning starts in Tramore
 Olivia Mehaffey was a winner for Ulster in the Women's Interprovincial Matches at Tramore. Picture Pat Cashman  www.cashmanphotography.ie

Olivia Mehaffey was a winner for Ulster in the Women's Interprovincial Matches at Tramore. Picture Pat Cashman www.cashmanphotography.ie

Ulster and Leinster got off to winning starts on the opening day of the Women's Interprovincial Matches at Tramore.

Defending champions Ulster beat edged out host Munster 5-4 while Leinster had a comfortable win over Connacht.

Leinster now face a tough match against Munster today with Ulster expected to ease past minnows Connacht.

Women's Interprovincial Matches
Tramore Golf Club, 15-17 April 2014

Points table

  1. Leinster 1
  2. Ulster 1
  3. Munster 0
  4. Connacht 0


Draw for Wednesday 16th April
Foursomes
Ulster –v- Connacht
08:00 Olivia Mehaffey & Jessica Ross –v- Shannon Burke & Maeve Kelly
08:10 Louise Coffey & Kelsey Coey –v- Marie Carr & Clodagh Hopkins
08:20 Niamh Ward & Niamh McSherry –v- Anne McCormack & Meave Rooney
Munster –v- Leinster
08:30 Sarah Cunningham & Karen O’Neill -v- Maria Dunne & Mary Doyle
08:40 Jean O’Driscoll & Laura McCarthy -v- Amy Farrell & Karen Delaney
08:50 Emma O’Driscoll & Sinead Sexton -v- Deirdre Smith & Aedin Murphy

Tuesday 15th April
Leinster 8½ Connacht ½
Foursomes
Mary Doyle & Maria Dunne beat Shannon Burke & Maeve Kelly 4&2  
Karen Delaney & Amy Farrell beat Marie Carr & Clodagh Hopkins 5&4
Deirdre Smith & Ariana Coyle Diez beat Anne McCormack & Meave Rooney 1up
Singles
Mary Doyle beat Shannon Burke 2&1
Aedin Murphy halved with Anne McCormack
Maria Dunne beat Marie Carr 8&6
Ariana Coyle Diez beat Clodagh Hopkins 4&3
Amy Farrell beat Maeve Kelly 5&4
Karen Delaney beat Regina Power 4&3

Munster 4 Ulster 5
Foursomes
Sarah Cunningham & Karen O’Neill lost to Olivia Mehaffey & Jessica Ross 2&1
Jean O’Driscoll & Laura McCarthy beat Louise Coffey & Victoria Bradshaw 4&3
Emma O’Driscoll & Sinead Sexton beat Chloe Weir & Niamh Ward 2up
Singles
Jean O’Driscoll lost to Olivia Mehaffey 6&4
Emma O’Driscoll beat Louise Coffey 2&1
Gillian O’Leary lost to Jessica Ross 4&3
Laura McCarthy lost to Chloe Weir 4&3
Karen O’Neill lost to Niamh Ward 2&1
Sinead Sexton beat Niamh McSherry 2&1