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Loughgall win at Strabane

Loughgall defeat Strabane in the Fred Perry Trophy (Ulster section)​

  • 10 September 2019

Loughgall collected their first Ulster pennant when winning the Ulster section of the Fred Perry Trophy on Saturday. Carrying a 3.5 to 1.5 advantage over fellow finalists Strabane from the first leg, they took an early lead after three holes only down in one match, and they never conceded this advantage. 


 

When Seamus Golding and James Corkin won 5 and 4, their hole advantage was also improved substantially. The win was confirmed when Patrick McElmeel and James O’Hagan won the sixteenth hole for a four and two success.

 

Full results (Loughgall names first)

Kevin Keegan & James Willis 2 down after sixteen against Damian Carey & George McCay

Cecil Brownlee & Stephen Wilson all square after 16 against Kevin Keegan & Gerry Quinn

Patrick McElmeel & James O’Hagan won 4/2 against Denis Porter & Odran McGettigan

Seamus Golding & James Corkin won 5/4 against Chris McDermott & Eddie McHugh

Henry Clougher & Adrian Faulkner 1up after 14 against Pat Corry & Oliver McNally

 

Loughgall now go forward to the Irish Final in Co Sligo Golf Club later in the month .​