Cream rises as Lahinch & Killarney face off in Senior Cup final

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Lahinch celebrate after beating Woodbrook during the 2019 Senior Cup All-Ireland Semi Finals at Killarney Golf Club. image by Jenny Matthews (

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Lahinch will face home side Killarney in the final of the All-Ireland Senior Cup Final after both teams cruised through their respective knockout matches.

After getting the better of Laytown & Bettystown 4-1 in the quarter finals, Chloe Ryan picked up where she left off in the semi-final encounter against Woodbrook to set Lahinch on their way to a dominant 4.5 – .5 win.

Meanwhile, Killarney were just as impressive, making home advantage count in a 5-0 drubbing of Kilkenny before Mairead Martin got the better of Annabel Wilson in a huge battle in the first match against Lurgan in the semi-finals to inspire Killarney to a resounding 4-1 win.

The two best sides in the competition come face to face from 9am tomorrow


Quarter Finals

Lahinch (4) Laytown & Bettystown (1) (Lahinch name first)

Chloe Ryan beat Carol Wickham 3&2; Sinead Sexton halved with Ellie Metcalfe (called-in); Aideen Wash beat Rachel Taylor 6&5; Niamh O’Dwyer beat Barbara Cooney 5&4; Sarah Cunningham halved with Aimee Wickham (called-in)

Woodbrook (4.5) Roscommon (0.5) (Woodbrook names first)

Sue Phillips beat Ruth Lennon 2&1; Lauren Murray halved with Blaithin O’Brien (called-in); Nicola Coffey beat Olivia Costello 5&4; Siobhan McCartan beat Rosemary O’Brien 8&6; Caroline Hewitt beat Mary Lalor 6&5

Kilkenny (0) Killarney (5) (Kilkenny names first)

Mary Dowling lost to Mairead Martin 6&4; Jan Browne lost to Kelly Brotherton 4&2; Mary Leahy-Browne lost to Tracy Eakin 6&5; Sarah Molloy lost to Mary Sheehy 4&3; Anne Smee lost to Corrina Griffin 6&4

Royal County Down Ladies (2) Lurgan (3) (RCDL name first)

Paula Grant lost to Annabel Wilson 5&4; Katie Poots lost to Niamh Ward 5&4; Molly O’Hara beat Cara Murphy 2&1; Kate Evans lost to Aoife Browne 1 hole; Anita McCaw beat Fiona McGrady 4&3

Semi Finals

Lahinch (4.5) Woodbrook (0.5) (Lahinch names first)

Chloe Ryan beat Sue Phillips 3&1; Sinead Sexton beat Lauren Murray 5&4; Aideen Walsh beat Nicola Coffey 2&1; Niamh O’Dwyer halved with Siobhan McCartan (called-in); Sarah Cunningham beat Caroline Hewitt 4&3

Killarney (4) Lurgan (1) (Killarney names first)

Mairead Martin beat Annabel Wilson 19th; Kelly Brotherton lost to Niamh Ward 1 hole; Tracy Eakin beat Cara Murphy 4&3; Mary Sheehy beat Aoife Brown 7&6; Corrina Griffin beat Christine Hagan 6&4

Final – Saturday 24th August

Final 09:00 – 09:40 – Lahinch -v- Killarney

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