Ladies and Girls off to a good start at Home Internationals

It was a good start to the Home Internationals for the Irish Ladies and Girls on day one.  The Ladies overcame Scotland 5-4 while the girls put in a dominant display also defeating Scotland 6-3.

The girls are of course defending their crown and today both teams will face their Welsh counterparts who were beaten by England on the opening day.

Girls’ Home International Matches
Day 1 Ireland (6) vs. Scotland (3)
Morning Foursomes
​​Valerie Clancy & Sara Byrne beat Hazel McGarvie & Jillian Farrell 1 hole
Lauren Walsh & Beth Coulter lost to Louise Duncan & Hannah Darling 2&1
Rachel Thompson & Maeve Rooney beat Kirsty Brodie & Molly Richmond 4&3
Afternoon Singles
Lauren Walsh lost to Hazel McGarvie 2 holes
Beth Coulter halved with Jillian Farrell
Sara Byrne halved with Hanna Darling
Valerie Clancy beat Jasmine Mackintosh 1 hole
Emma Forbes beat Louise Duncan 4&2
Rachel Thompson beat Molly Richmond 1 hole

Ladies Home International Matches
Day 1 Ireland (5) vs. Scotland (4)
Morning Foursomes
Maria Dunne & Julie McCarthy beat Eilidh Briggs & Chloe Goadby 3&1
Annabel Wilson & Mairead Martin beat Connie Jaffrey & Clara Young 4&3
Paula Grant & Ciara Casey lost to Shannon McWilliam & Hannah McCook 1 hole
Afternoon Singles
Paula Grant beat Connie Jaffrey 2&1
Annabel Wilson beat Gemma Batty 4&2
Julie McCarthy lost to​ Eilidh Briggs 2 holes
Chloe Ryan halved with Hannah McCook
Mairead Martin lost to Chloe Goadby 4​&3​​​​​
Maria Dunne halved with Shannon McWilliam