CA retains McWeeney Trophy
The CA retained the McWeeney trophy in glorious sunshine at Carrickmines thus levelling the score at fourteen-all.
Nominal 9:30 start, so usual 9:50 first ball on. 10:05 first point scored by Robert.
Paul Rigge & Peter McDermott bt Gerard Osborn-Burke & Nathaniel Healey
Phil Cordingley & Abdul Ahmed bt Robert Barklie & Podraig Thornton
Mike Porter & Neil Kellett bt Ben Reeves-Smith & Evan Newell
Phil Cordingley & Abdul Ahmed lost to Ben Reeves-Smith & Evan Newell
Mike Porter & Neil Kellett lost to Nathaniel Healey & Gerard Osbourn-Burke
Paul Rigge & Peter McDermott bt Robert Barklie & Podraig Thornton
Mike Porter & Neil Kellett lost to Robert Barklie & Podraig Thornton
Paul Rigge & Peter McDermott lost Ben Reeves-Smith & Evan Newell
Phil Cordingley & Abdul Ahmed bt Nathaniel Healey & Gerard Osborn-Burke
Phil Cordingley won a bottle of Katnook cab-sauv for being first to peg out in the third round of doubles with two hour time limits. These were put in place to ensure timely arrival at The Gables in Foxrock for the tournament dinner, generously hosted by the CAI.
Sunday: Sunny; Singles
Phil Cordingley beat Robert Barklie +10
Paul Rigge lost to Evan Newell -5 (14-19)
Peter McDermott lost to Nathaniel Healey -2( 21-23)
Mike Porter beat Ben Reeves-Smith +11
Neil Kellett beat Podraig Thornton +23
Abdul Ahmed beat Gerard Osbourn-Burke +7(23-16)
Phil Cordingley beat Evan Newell +15
Paul Rigge beat Robert Barklie +21 stp
Peter McDermott beat Ben Reeves-Smith +26
Mike Porter lost to Nathaniel Healey -5T (20-25)
Neil Kellett beat Gerard Osborn-Burke +21
Abdul Ahmed beat Podraig Thornton +26
Phil Cordingley beat Nathaniel Healey +9
Paul Rigge beat Podraig Thornton +15
Peter McDermott lost to Robert Barklie -15
Mike Porter beat Gerard Osborn-Burke +26
Neil Kellett lost to Evan Newell -17
Abdul Ahmed beat Ben Reeves-Smith +19
Paul Rigge would have won the man of steel trophy with his stp including promo peg out but it hasn't been seen for years.