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Portumna take the final Pennant of 2019

​MCC Connacht Shield triumph for Portumna over Ballinrobe

  • 07 October 2019

​Caption: Team Captain, matt Donohue receiving the Trophy & Pennant from Chairman of Connacht Golf, Michael Heaney

The Connacht Shield was first played for in 1949 and was won for their first time by Portumna in 1952. Sixty years later in 2011 they won their second and now they have three.

Please see below the results of the Connacht Shield Provincial Finals (1st & 2nd Legs).

This Tournament was kindly sponsored by MCC Multi-Color, Castlebar.

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Provincial Final: 1st Leg (28/09/2019)
Portumna beat Ballinrobe 3/2
(Portumna names first)
Ger Lynch (6) beat Ray Darcy (6) 1 up.
Martin Fahy (15) beat Aled Roberts (11) 2/1.
Damien Gibbons (13) lost to Michael Mac Manamon (5) 1 up.
John Cleary (4) & Stephen Madden (12) beat Oliver Walsh (12) & Aaron Darcy (5) 4/3.
Leslie O’ Meara (8) & Pat Healy (13) lost to Niall Staunton (6) & Rory Jennings (6) 1 up.

Provincial Final: 2nd Leg (05/10/2019)
Ballinrobe lost to Portumna 3.5/1.5
(Ballinrobe names first)
Oliver Walsh (12) lost to Ger Lynch (6) 1 up.
Paul Walsh (12) lost to Pat Healy (13) 2/1.
Micheal Mc Manamon (5) lost to Damien Burke (3) 4/3.
Ray Darcy (6) & Aaron Darcy (5) beat Tony Cleary (4) & Stephen Madden (12) 3/2.
Tony O’Toole (5) & Niall Staunton (6) halved with Leslie O’Meara (8) & Damien Gibbons (13).

Overall Result: Portumna beat Ballinrobe 6.5/3.5

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