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Portumna and Ballybofey & Stranorlar to contest Mixed final

Portumna will face Ballybofey & Stranorlar in the final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes at Milltown on Wednesday ​

  • 02 October 2018

PHOTO: Tony Griffen and Mary McHugh​ (Ballybofey & Stranorlar) celebrate their semi-final success (Image by Cashman Photography)

Portumna will face Ballybofey & Stranorlar in the final of the Irish Mixed Foursomes at Milltown on Wednesday as both sides progressed at the expense of Lee Valley and Craddockstown.

There were wins  for James McLoughlin and Rachel Madden, Damien Burke and Mary McElroy and Padric Cahalan and Anne Fahey as the Connacht champions Portumna eased past Cork side Lee Valley by four matches to one.

The Ulster qualifiers set their stall out early with a win in the top match for Freddie Wilson and Dolores Devaney (5/4) while Tony Griffen and Sharon Maloney and Edward Bradley and Margaret McConnell added the winning points in a 3.5 to 1.5 win.

The final gets underway at the Dublin venue at 9.30am on Wednesday.

Irish Mixed Foursomes
Semi Finals
At Milltown Golf Club, Dublin

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Portumna 4 Lee Valley 1
(Portumna names first)
J McLoughlin (0) & R Madden (22) bt J Galway (1) & C O'Callaghan (19) 3&2; G Lynch (6) & B Kilmartin (19) halved with J Murray (2) & P O'Sullivan (18); D Burke (4) & M McElroy (17) bt J Boyd (4) & C O'Sullivan (16) 3&2; P Cahalan (12) & A Fahey (13) bt John O'Neill (1) & Jane O'Neill (21) 2 holes; A Page (15) & C Cunningham (13) halved with I Bohane (+1) & R Driscoll (20).

Ballybofey & Stranorlar 3.5 Craddockstown 1.5
(B&S names first)
F Wilson (10) & D Devaney (11) bt A McLoughlin (8) & J Fitzgerald (18) 5&4; J McMenamin (8) & S Maloney (18) lost to E Porter (6) & R Murphy (16) 3&2; T Griffen (8) & M McHugh (15) bt J Byrne (4) & M Hourigan (22) 2&1; E Bradley (14) & M McConnell (10) by G Higgins (5) & M Bradshaw (17) 3&2; S Carlin (10) & J Stewart (19) halved with K O'Brien (6) & S Hegarty (16).

Final
Wednesday 3 October 2018
at 0930

Portumna v Ballybofey & Stranorlar
J McLoughlin (0) & R Madden (22) v T Griffen (8) M McHugh (15)
G Lynch (6) & B Kilmartin (19) v F Wilson (10) & D Devaney (11)
D Burke (4) & M McElroy (17)  v J McMenamin (8) & S Maloney (18)
P Cahalan (12) & A Fahey (13) v E Bradley (14) & M McConnell (10)
G Brehony (14) & M Kelly (13) v S Carlin (10) & J Stewart (19)



Scoring and draws can be found here.