Golf: McCartan pulls off shock in girls intermediates

Eilish McCartan from Greenore pulled off a major shock at Belvoir Park yesterday in the Irish Girls' Intermediate Championship.

Eilish McCartan from Greenore pulled off a major shock at Belvoir Park yesterday in the Irish Girls' Intermediate Championship.

McCartan defeated new Ulster senior interpro cap Joanne Black from Knock by one hole in the semi-finals and will clash with Dunmurry member Jill McAuley in this morning's final.

Black, a semi-finalists recently in the North West Senior Scratch Cup, was a short-priced candidate to take the Irish title but McCartan proved her worth in the blustery sunshine.

McAuley is also an Ulster senior interpro and she reached the semi-finals of the Ulster Championship at Lisburn before losing to English international Fiona Brown.

McAuley fought off the challenge of Leinster senior player Fiona Healy, winning with a birdie three at the first tie-hole. This morning's final will tee-off at 9 o'clock.



J Black (Knock) bt L Murphy (Mt Wolseley) 5&4;

E McCartan (Greenore) bt M Riordan (Tipperary) one hole;

J McAuley (Dunmurry) bt A Doggett (Co Louth) 8&6;

F Healy (Headfort) bt E Oliver (Co Armagh) 5&4.

Semi-finals - McCartan bt Black one hole; McAuley bt Healy at 19th.


A Duggan (Killarney) w.o K Boyle (Balmoral)/

J Cronin (Killarney) bt S Scullion (Co Armagh) 3&2;

S O'Sullivan (Galway) bt K Farrell (Donaghadee) 5&4;

S Hayes (Hermitage) bt L Boal (Scrabo) 6&5;

G O'Leary (Cork) bt S McGee (City of Derry) 4&3;

N Mullooly (Donegal) bt M Canty (Tramore) 4&2;

DM Conaty (Ashbourne) bt V McWilliams (Holywood) 2&1;

AM Dalton (Coollattin) bt A Kingston (Bandon) at 19th;

H Nolan (Shannon) bt F Donnelly (Co Armagh) 8&7;

L Mullen (Kirkistown C) bt C Quigley (Greencastle) 2&1;

C Tucker (Limrick) bt T Delaney (Carlow) 3&2;

R Convery (Cairndhu) bt K Canty (Tramore) 6&4;

J Kinnear (Belvoir Pk) bt M Diamond (Portstewart) 2 holes;

M Dunne (Skerries) bt L Humphries (Co Armagh) 4&2;

B McLarnon (Fortwilliam) bt S McVeigh (Kilkeel) 4&3;

K Delaney (Carlow) bt S McCartan (Greenore) 3&1.


E O'Flynn (Kirkistown C) bt K Leyden (The Island) 2&1;

D McVeigh (Kilkeel) bt A Theunis (Luxembourg) 4&3;

L Rogers (Mahee Is) bt B Grant (Ballyliffin) 2 holes;

K Coll (Bangor) bt K McVea (Kirkistown) 6&5;

V Power (Brampton Pk) bt A Magee (Clandeboye) 4&3;

S Mooney (Skerries) bt K Power (Brampton) 3&1;

N Murray (Tramore) bt S Skilling (Carrickfergus) 2 holes;

L Brennan (Bandon) bt C Hunniford (Malone) 5&4.



M McTernan (Co Sligo) bt R O'Siochianin (R Dublin) 4&3; M Mulryan (Athenry) bt G Carew (Edenderry) 4&3; P Millar (Ardglass) bt J Heaslip (Ballyclare) 2&1; D Walshe (Castletroy) bt P Abernethy (Donaghadee) 3&1;

J Martin (Ballinasloe) bt C Murray (Moyola Pk) 6&5; R Lonergan (Kilkenny) bt R Cassidy (Rosapenna) 2 holes; C Montgomery (Malone) bt A O'Callaghan (Douglas) 1 hole; T Higgins (Moate) bt A Ward (Kilkeel) at 19th.

R McCormick (Ballycastle) bt C McAleavey (Banbridge); W McCully (Donaghadee) bt G Doyle (Grange) 4&3; D Van Der Watt (Paal) bt C Bell (Ardglass) 3&2; V OI'Dowd (Limrick) bt A Boyle (Malone) 5&4; J Caldwell (Clandeboye) bt D McQuaid (Rossmore) 4&3; A Gates (Lurgan) bt S Stevenson (Co Armagh) one hole; C O'Malley (Westport) bt C McCormick (Holywood) 5&4; D Daly (Muskerry) bt A Conway (Clandeboye) at 19th.

G Shaw (Lurgan) bt S McMahon (Downpatrick) 7&6; K Duffy (Old Conna) bt K Duffy (Grange) 4&3; P McClelland (Tandragee) B McCarroll (Ballyliffin) 3&2; R O'Connor (Strandhill) bt R Fothergill (Ballycastle) at 20th; K Dunn (Carnalea) bt D McWilliams (Holywood) 2&1; J Watt (Malone) bt M Hoey (Lurgan) 5&3; C McCusker (Portarlington) bt C Daly (Castletroy) 3&2.

M Yayon (South Africa) bt R Aston (Portadown) 4&2; D Scott (Dunmurry) bt M Gallagher (Killymoon) one hole; S crowe (Dunmurry) bt B Eastwood (Clandeboye) 3&2; R Doran (Banbridge) bt M Kennedy (Portarlington) 2&1; P O'Rourke (Portumna) bt A Snoddy (Massereene) 5&4; S White (Edmonstown) bt M Stapleton (Turvy) 6&5; P Tuite (Dundalk) bt A Pigott (Dunmurry) 6&5; H Diamond (Holywood) bt D McKee (Massereene) 3&1.

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