Gillian O'Leary

Grehan named in six strong Irish contingent for World University Games

Stuart Grehan is dreaming of an Irish cap in this year's Home Internationals but he'll get a chance to experience the green jersey in July when he represents Ireland in the World University Golf Games in Korea.

Grehan named in six strong Irish contingent for World University Games

Arthurs and Dunne win East of Ireland mixed

Niall Gorey (Muskerry) and Gillian O’Leary (The Island) congratulate Maria Dunne (Skerries) and Eoin Arthurs (Forrest Little) on the 18th green after their victory in the 2013 East of Ireland Mixed Foursomes Championship at Craddockstown Golf Club (15/09/2013). Picture by Pat CashmanSkerries’ Maria Dunne shook off the fatigue of a long week representing Ireland in the Home Internationals when she teamed up with Forrest Little’s Eoin Arthurs to retain the East of Ireland Mixed Foursomes Championship title at Craddockstown on Sunday.

O'Leary leads at The Island

Gillian O’Leary leads the Irish Women’s Open Strokeplay at the IslandCork’s Gillian O’Leary added a 77 to her opening 79 to lead the Irish Women’s Open Amateur Strokeplay by one stroke going into Sunday’s final round at The Island Golf Club, writes the ILGU.

Leona Maguire 8 behind in Portugal

Leona Maguire left with Louise Mernagh centre and sister Lisa right on the 18th tee during Tuesday’s practice round. Picture courtesy ilgu.ieDefending champion Leona Maguire fell eight shots behind runaway leader Rebecca Roeller of Germany entering the final round of the Portuguese Ladies Amateur Open in Lisbon.

The 17-year old fired a level par 72 to move up to joint second place at Montado Golf Resort but Roeller hit a two under par 70 to lead on six under par.

As twin sister Lisa hit a 70 in cold and damp conditions to move up to fourth, nine shots off the pace, Leona got off to a poor start when her opening tee shot ricocheted off the branch of a tree and out of bounds.

Leona Maguire six off the lead in Portugal

Leona MaguireDefending champion Leona Maguire is six shots off the pace at the halfway stage of the Portuguese Ladies Amateur at Montado Golf Resort near Lisbon.

The 17-year old from Slieve Russell posted a two-over par 74 on a bright and breezy day, reaching the turn in level par before the wind strengthened on the tougher inward nine.

Her sister Lisa played well but was left to rue double bogeys at her first and last holes as she posted a frustrating 76 to finish the second round nine strokes behind Germany’s Rebecca Roeller, who leads the field by four after adding a 74 to her opening 66.