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stokes winnersIreland’s u12’s win the Stokes Cup.. Congratulations to

Padraig, Ross Tom, Michael, Fiachra and David.

What a team!!!

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Irish Girls beat Scotland 3.0 in round 6 Well done

U12;s Ireland beat Wales 4.5 – 1.5

England beat Scotland 5-1

Ireland u12’s go in to last round leading by half a point..

Wales Wales Scotland Scotland Ireland Ireland England England Total Pos
England 5 – 1 2-1 5 – 1 5-1 2½-3½ 3 – 3 22.5(2) 2
Ireland 3 – 3 4½-1½ 6 – 0  3.5-.5 3½-2½ 3.5-2.5 24(2) 1
Scotland 3 – 3 3½-2½ 0 – 6 .5-3.5 1 – 5 1-5 9 4
Wales 3 – 3 2½-3½ 3 – 3 1½-4½ 1 – 5  1-2 13.5 3

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The players received a letter of encouragement from President Michael D. Higgins

glorney8None of this would be possible without the enormous support and encouragement of their parents who travelled with them to Wales. Pictured here with Michael, Fiachra and Scott (back row left to right) are Gerry Mulligan, Paul Higgins and Nick Scallan.

Round 4

After a very long game Ireland u12  beat England u12’s 3.5 to 2.5. This puts Ireland ahead in the tournament by a very close 1 point. It will be all to play for tomorrow when both Ireland and England take on Scotland and Wales in the remaining two rounds. Well done. Still waiting for other team results

Wales Wales Scotland Scotland Ireland Ireland England England Total Pos
England 5 – 1 5 – 1 5-1 2½-3½ 3 – 3 20 2
Ireland 3 – 3 4-1(1) 6 – 0 3.5-2.5 3 – 3 20 1
Scotland 3 – 3 3½-2½ 0 – 6 1 – 5 1-5 8½ 4
Wales 3 – 3 2½-3½ 3 – 3 1-4 (1) 1 – 5 10½ 3
3 rounds down, 3 to go
u12’s neck and neck with England in 1st place
Wales Wales Scotland Scotland Ireland Ireland England England Total Pos
England 5 – 1 5 – 1 2½-3½ 12½ 1=
Ireland 3 – 3 6 – 0 3½-2½ 12½ 1=
Scotland 3 – 3 0 – 6 1 – 5 4 4
Wales 3 – 3 3 – 3 1 – 5 7 3

glorney3Pictured here are the board 1 and 2 of the Irish U 12’s, Padraig Hughes and Ross Beatty, in the background,  TomO’Gorman, Michael Higgins, Fiachra Scallan and David Halpenny.

U14’s in excellent form, in 2nd place , behind England , after 3 rounds.
Wales Wales Scotland Scotland Ireland Ireland England England Total Pos
England 3½-2½ 5 – 1 3½-2½ 12 1
Ireland 3 – 3 4 – 2 2½-3½ 9 2
Scotland 3 – 3 2 – 4 1 – 5 6 4
Wales 3 – 3 3 – 3 2½-3½ 8½ 3
glorney 4 Nice win for Scott against England.

Nice draw for Ireland v England in rd 2, 2.5/2.5 for the boys with wins for Conor O’Donnell and James Danaher and draw for John Courtney. In round 1 , wins for Conor and John Courtney v Wales.glorney5

Lovely win for Alice O Gorman on the Gilbert Team against Walesglorney6

Ready for the off

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Focused
Fiachra and Michael focused on the task

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First up, Wales v Ireland. Scott on Board 1. u14


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