Jack McDonnell

Leona Maguire eighth in California; Yates and Maynooth B take Irish Colleges Strokeplay

World amateur No 1 Leona Maguire battled to a share of eighth place in her first outing of 2016 in California.

Leona Maguire eighth in California; Yates and Maynooth B take Irish Colleges Strokeplay

Round-up: Yates leads Irish Colleges Strokeplay; McBride struggles at Jones Cup;

UCD's Jonathan Yates fired a one over par 71 to lead the individual standings by one stroke from Maynooth University's Sean Walsh and by two from Maynooth's Jack McDonnell after the first round of the Irish Colleges Stroke Play Championship at stormy Strandhill.

Round-up: Yates leads Irish Colleges Strokeplay; McBride struggles at Jones Cup;