Clean sweep by Galway Schools at Connacht U15 Schoolboys Events

​Colaiste Einde, Galway take home the Charlie McGoldrick Cup for 2019

  • 03 May 2019

​Colaiste Einde, Galway capture the 'Charlie McGoldrick Cup' and are crown Connacht U15 Schoolboys Champions for 2019.


On a please day for golf and an excellently presented Ballinrobe Golf Club on Thursday May 2nd last Connacht Golf staged its twelfth edition of the its development Championships, Team & Individual, for U15 Schoolboys.


This a handicap event played in stableford format over 18 Holes. The aggregate best two scores from the Teams of three boys determined the placings in the Team event.


Scoring was very good on the day reflecting the talent that currently exists at this age grouping in Connacht with the Leading Individual on the day returning 44pts and Runner-up and Third both returning 43pts.

Padraig McNeela (Colaiste Einde) 1st placed Individual.JPG

When the scores were counted up the Winner of the Charlie McGoldrick Cup, was Colaiste Einde, Galway who had an aggregate of 80pts. This gave them a 3pt winning margin over the defending champions Holy Rosary Secondary School, Mountbellew. St. Joseph's College Garbally, Ballinasloe took third place on 74pts.




Images attached

Michael Heaney (Chairman Connacht Golf) presents Padraig McNeela, Leading Individual with his Prize.

Michael Heaney (Chairman Connacht Golf) presents the members of the Colaiste Einde School Team, Padraig McNeela & Leo Kilfeather, with the Pennant and Cup.



Enda Lonergan

Executive Officer

3 May 2019