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Lisburn win at Knock

​​​Lisburn win the Ulster Section of the Fred Daly Trophy

  • 05 September 2018

​Photo: Presentation of Ulster Pennant to the Lisburn Team Captain by Norman Bennett Hon Secretary Ulster Branch

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1st Semi-Final
Holywood's Keaton Morrison and Belvoir's Scott Jones set the pace with a clear field and good playing conditions, Keaton managed to get the upper hand and secured a convincing 4 and 3 victory
Belvoir's Darcy Hogg levelled the match standing with a 3 and 2 win over Holywood's Seb Ewing
Holywood's Patrick Greene played Charlie Cooley in the third pairing and managed another commanding 4 and 3 victory, with all to play for
Holywood's Rory Casey proved to strong for Luke Kelly beating him 4 and 2
Holywood's James McMaster and Belvoir's Ethan Press were call in as the three matches required for victory having been achieved, the overall result was declared as 3 1/2 to 1 1/2 to Holywood.

2nd Semi-Final
Aaron Marshall led Lisburn out playing against Caolan Dunn in their match against Foyle. In a good match Aaron secured Lisburn's first point with a 3 and 2 win
Lisburn's Josh Black was drawn against Ciaran Bradley, Josh hit good form and managed to get the second point with a 4 and 3 win
Lisburn's third point came when Jack Shellard beat Foyle's Barry Doherty 4 and 3
The remaining two matches Jack Duffy v Josh Robinson and DJ McGeoghegan v Kyle Patton were called in and declared half matches leaving the match result as 4 - 1 in favour of Lisburn.

Final
The final was played in good golfing conditions with some excellent golf being witnessed by the large group of spectators who came out to support the boys.
Aaron Marshall again led out the Lisburn team playing Holywood's Johnny Napier, Aaron was revelling in his great form from his morning match with birdie after birdie Aaron won the match 6 and 5
With the good news coming through the field Lisburn's second player Josh Robinson built in confidence playing Holywood's Seb Ewing,  Josh was also on the birdie trail winning 5 and 4
Lisburn's third point came from a very good match between Lisburn's Kyle Patton and Holywood's James Hamill, Kyle eventually won 3 and 2
The remaining two matches were called in and declared half matches Jack Shellard v Patrick Greene and Mark Stewart v Rory Casey
Declared result in favour of Lisburn was 4 - 1.

A presentation of prizes took place immediately after the final by Ulster Branch Hon Secretary  Mr Norman Bennett, Norman thanked Knock Golf Club for all their help in hosting the final, he also thanked all players and team captains for a great display of golf played in the true spirit of the game of golf.

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Presentation to the Lisburn Team by Norman Bennett Hon Secretary Ulster Branch

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Photo: Presentation of Runners-Up Plaque to the Holywood Team Captain