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Blackrock College Leinster winners of the Irish Schools Senior Championship

​​​​Blackrock College will represent Leinster at the National Finals which will be played in Macroom Golf Club, Co Cork on 21st April.

  • 18 January 2020

​On Thursday 16th January Blackrock College played St. Benildus College in the Irish Schools Senior Championship, Leinster regional​ final at Delgany Golf Club.  Both teams played valiantly despite extreme weather conditions Blackrock College fought hard to win over a determined St. Benildus College.  Last year’s winners, Blackrock College have been in the finals or semi-finals seven times since 2010.  

65 schools took part in this year's competition with qualifying initially taking place at three venues – Greystones GC, The Heath GC and Forrest Little GC. 
Leinster Golf would like to sincerely thank all host venues that offered their course and facilities for the Leinster Qualifying and Finals of this competition.

(Blackrock names first)
Robert Galligan lost to Kevin McArdle 2/1; Tom Kelly bt Aaron Foley 4/2; Jake Foley lost to Cian O'Riordan 3/2; Adam Allahbachani bt Elliott Doyle 3/2; Matthew O'Brien bt James McClatchie 2/1 

Blackrock College Team (Back l-r) Adam Allahbachani, Jake Foley, Thomas Harte, Connor Harte, Robert Galligan, Tom Kelly, Cathal French and Matthew O'Brien (Front l-r) of Delany Golf Club Diane Reid (Lady Captain Delgany GC, Joe McNamara (Chairman Leinster Golf), Andrea Fitzgerald (Team Manager) Martin Reid (Captain of Delany GC)
Photo courtesy of Jenny Matthews, Cashman Photography​