Rory Murphy wins Allianz Grange Dublin Boys'

Rory Murphy during the recent Irish Boys at Thurles.. Picture: Thos Caffrey /

Dun Laoghaire's Rory Murphy topped an entry of 63 to win the 21st anniversary staging of the Allianz Grange Dublin Boys” golf championship.

Excellent rounds of 73-72 gave the four-handicapper a two-shot cushion from host club member George Morgan (77-70), while Brendan O’Neill (City West) finished in third place with rounds of 75-73.

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The popular competition, which is open to players of 16 years and under, is endorsed by Allianz ambassador Paul McGinley, this year’s European Ryder Cup team captain who has a lifelong attachment with the Grange club.

From left, Donal Bollard (Allianz), winner Rory Murphy (Dun Laoghaire) and Grange GC Captain, Tony Frew.

Other prize winners

Best Net: Stephen Finn (27) Grange 124 (64, 60);

2nd Net: Eoin McKinney (18) Grange 132 (66, 66);

1st 18 Gross: Garreth Carr (3) Mullingar 72;

1st 18 Net: Rory McGrath (8)   Grange  66;

2nd 18 Gross: Conor Keown (2) Greystones 71;

2nd 18 Net: Niall Dowling (11) Edmonstown 65;

Best Grange member: Patrick Somers (6)  158 (81,77).