Leinster and Ulster to face off for Women's Interpros

Leinster and Ulster to face off for Women's Interpros
 Clodagh Hopkins. Picture courtesy ILGU by Pat Cashman  www.cashmanphotography.ie

Clodagh Hopkins. Picture courtesy ILGU by Pat Cashman www.cashmanphotography.ie

Leinster and Ulster will fight it out for the Women's Interprovincial crown on Thursday after cruising to clearcut wins on day two at Tramore.

Ulster beat underdogs Connacht 8-1, winning all three foursomes inside the distance before Clodagh Hopkins prevented a whitewash with a 2 and 1 victory over Victoria Bradshaw in the singles.

Leinster led Munster 2-1 after the foursomes and closed out a 6-3 win thanks to singles victories for Amy Farrell, Mary Carroll and Ariana Doyle and halves for Maria Dunne against Emma O’Driscoll and Deirdre Smith against Jean O’Driscoll.

ILGU Interprovincial Matches
Tramore Golf Club, 15-17 April 2014

Points Table (after day 2)
Leinster 2
Ulster 2
Munster 0
Connacht 0

Draw for Thursday 17 April
Foursomes

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

Results for Wednesday 16th April
Ulster 8 Connacht 1

Foursomes
Olivia Mehaffey & Jessica Ross beat Shannon Burke & Maeve Kelly 5&4
Louise Coffey & Kelsey Coey beat Marie Carr & Clodagh Hopkins 6&5
Niamh Ward & Niamh McSherry beat Anne McCormack & Meave Rooney 2up
Singles
Olivia Mehaffey beat Regina Power 6&5
Louise Coffey beat Shannon Burke 3&2
Jessica Ross beat Anne McCormack 4&3
Victoria Bradshaw lost to Clodagh Hopkins 2&1
Chloe Weir beat Maeve Rooney 7&6
Kelsey Coey beat Marie Carr 4&3

Munster 3 Leinster 6
Foursomes
Sarah Cunningham & Karen O’Neill lost to Maria Dunne & Mary Doyle 5&4
Jean O’Driscoll & Laura McCarthy beat Amy Farrell & Karen Delaney 2&1
Emma O’Driscoll & Sinead Sexton lost to Deirdre Smith & Aedin Murphy 5&4
Singles
Emma O’Driscoll halved with Maria Dunne
Sarah Cunningham lost to Amy Farrell 3&2
Sinead Sexton lost to Mary Doyle 4&2
Lisa O’Shea lost to Ariana Coyle Diez 4&3
Karen O’Neill beat Aedin Murphy 7&5
Jean O’Driscoll halved with Deirdre Smith