Ireland WIN Senior Home Internationals Title

​​​​​​​Seniors set for Home Internationals​​

  • 05 October 2017

Caption: Suzanne Corcoran (Portumna)

Tournament Information HERE
Day 3
Ireland have beaten England 4.5 - 3.5 to claim the Senior Home Internationals title. Both sides were level on points going into today's match leaving it all to play for. A very tight morning saw both teams take 1.5 points from the foursomes but Ireland won 3 out of the 5 singles matches securing a 4.5 - 3.5 win on the day and a 1 point victory overall. See scoring details below.

Overall Points Table
Ireland - 3pts
England - 2pts
Wales - 0.5pts
Scotland - 0.5pts
Morning Foursomes - Ireland 1.5 - 1.5 England
Catherine Reilly & Margaret McAuliffe lost to Julie Brown & Aileen Greenfield 5&4
Suzanne Corcoran & Gertie McMullen beat Jackie Foster & Felicity Christine 2&1
Laura Webb & Sheena McElroy halved with Lulu Housman & Caroline Berry

Afternoon Singles - Ireland 3 - 2 England 
Suzanne Corcoran lost to Julie Brown 3&1
Gertie McMullen beat Fiona Edmond 1up
Mary MacLaren lost to Jackie Foster 2&1
Sheena McElroy beat Caroline Berry 2up
Laura Webb beat Lulu Housman 3&1

Day 2
Morning Foursomes - Ireland 2 - 1 Wales
Laura Webb & Sheena McElroy beat Jane Rees & Chris Harries 2&1
Suzanne Corcoran & Gertie McMullen beat Sharon Roberts & Olwen Davies 7&5
Margaret McAuliffe & Catherine Reilly lost to Ann Lewis & Fernon Patricia 3&2

Afternoon Singles - Ireland 4 - 1 Wales
Gertie McMullen beat Patricia Fernon 3&2
Suzanne Corcoran beat Ann Lewis 4&2
Mary MacLaren lost to Patricia Fernon by 1 hole
Sheena McElroy beat Sharon Roberts 5&3
Laura Webb beat Chris Harries 7&6

Day 1
Morning Foursomes - Ireland 3 - 0 Scotland 
Gertie McMullen & Suzanne Corcoran beat Sheena Wood & Gillian Kyle -  2&1
Laura Webb & Sheena McElroy beat  Fiona De Vries & Frances Millar - 3&2
Catherine Reilly & Margaret McAulife beat Lorna McKinlay & Donna Jackson - 1 hole

Afternoon Singles - Ireland 3 - 2 Scotland
Suzanne Corcoran lost to Fiona De Vries 4&3
Mary MacLaren lost to Sheena Wood 5&3
Gertie McMullen beat Gillian Kyle 3&2
Laura Webb beat Frances Millar 7&5
Sheena McElroy beat Lorna McKinlay 4&3

The Senior Women’s Home Internationals take place at Newport in Wales from October 3rd to 5th.
Teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales compete against each other in individual matches with the winner being crowned Senior Home International Champions 2017.
European Champions in 2016, Ireland narrowly lost out to England who won their 10th Senior title in last year’s matches. Hoping to get back to winning ways, the strong 7-woman team lead by Pauline Walsh (Headfort) get their matches underway against Scotland on Tuesday.
The Irish team have won the matches just twice since its inception in 2003, the last of which was in 2013.
The Senior Women’s Home Internationals Team
Suzanne Corcoran (Portumna)
Mary MacLaren (Royal Portrush)
Margaret McAuliffe (Ballybunnion)
Sheena McElroy (Grange)
Gertie McMullen (The Island)
Catherine Reilly (The Heath)
Laura Webb (East Berkshire)
Team Manager: Pauline Walsh (Headfort)