Roscommon clinch Fred Daly Trophy

Michael Connaughton (Team Captain) with the victorious Roscommon Golf Club team and supporters at the 2019 Fred Daly Trophy All Ireland Finals at Castle Dargan Golf Club. (Photo: Pat Cashman)

There was an epic battle at Castle Dargan as the Fred Daly trophy came to a conclusion with teams from Mullingar, Muskerry, Roscommon and Slieve Russell battling it out over the   parkland layout in County Sligo.

With both the semi-finals and final being decided on the same day and extra holes required in two of the final matches, it was late in the day when Roscommon eventually overcame a valiant Muskerry team in the final by a score of 3-2.

Roscommon had defeated Slieve Russell 3.5-1.5 earlier in the day while Muskerry enjoyed a 4-1 win over Mullingar with all games played in excellent spirits with superb sportsmanship.



Muskerry 2 Roscommon 3

Fionn Hickey lost to Simon Walker 2 holes; Jack Egan lost to Thomas Higgins 3&2; Zak Collins bt Cian O’Connor 3&2; Stephen Riordan lost to Fionn Hoare 20th ; Eoghan O’Shaughnessy bt Kevin Connaughton 19th


Mullingar 1 Muskerry 4

Adam Smith halved with Fionn Hickey; Shane Murtagh lost to Jack Egan 7&5; Michael McCormack lost to Zak Collin 3&2s; Lucas Kane halved with Stephen Riordan; Mikev Mina Ronayne lost to Eoghan O’Shaughnessy 6&5

Roscommon 3.5 Slieve Russell 1.5

Simon Walker bt Ryan McNelis 3&1; Thomas Higgins bt Odhran Maguire 6&4; Cian O’Connor lost to Dillon Beirne 4&3; Fionn Hoare halved wtih Jamie Hughes; Kevin Connaughton bt Oisin Rooney 4&3

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