Senior Cup

Historic win for Spanish Point; Rosapenna next?

Spanish Point Pierce Purcell teamEoghan O’Loughlin (Captain, Spanish Point Golf Club) and team members pictured with the Pierce Purcell Shield after their victory at the AIG sponsored GUI Cups and Shields National Finals at Royal Tara (20/09/2013). Picture by Pat CashmanOn a day when Ruaidhri McGee topped the tour school qualifiers in England, his former club booked their place in the final of the Senior Cup at the AIG Cups and Shields in Royal Tara, writes the GUI.

Royal Tara ready for annual festival of golf

Magnificent Royal Tara will host the AIG All Ireland Cups and Shields finals this week. It’s arguably the greatest club competition on the planet - a chance for the sweet swinging elite, the improving middle classes and the struggling weekend hackers to rub shoulders, don the club sweater and put their necks on the line for one of those precious green pennants in the AIG sponsored All Ireland Cups and Shields national finals.

Carton House claim Leinster Senior Cup

Colin Cunningham celebrates Carton House’s victory over Dun Laighaire in the Leinster Senior Cup final at Bray. Picture Pat Cashman/www.cashmanphotography.ieCarton House beat Dun Laoghaire 3.5 - 1.5 to claim the Leinster title in the Irish Senior Cup at Bray.

Joy for Maynooth and Donaghadee

Donaghadee celebrate their historic Junior Cup win at Kinsale. Pciture by Pat CashmanInspiration comes in many forms, but for the Donaghadee Junior Cup team it was in the form of two of Ulster’s brightest golfing talents as the north Down club triumphed at the Chartis Europe sponsored Cups and Shields in Kinsale, writes the Golfing Union of Ireland.

Castle young guns blast Portmarnock, first Senior Cup pennant for 99 years

Kevin McIntyre presents Paschal Taggart with the Chartis Insurance sponsored 2012 Senior Cup pennant after their victory over Portmarnock at Hermitage. Front (L-R) Alex Gleeson, Fintan Buckley (President, GUI), Daniel Holland. Back (L-R) Jim Pender, James Hamby, Jack Walsh, Peter McKeever, Conor Deegan, Ronan Burke, Jim Mulready and Harry Gleeson. Picture by Pat CashmanTeenagers Alex Gleeson, Jack Walsh and Dan Holland all won their matches to give Castle a 3-2 win over All Ireland champions Portmarnock at Hermitage and the first Senior Cup pennant in the club’s 99-year history.