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15 July 2018
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Sports round-up

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Results: 09th. July 2018

1st. Marguerite Cunningham & Jacinta McKelvey
2nd. Helena McIntyre & Anne Moore
3rd. Alice Gallagher & Yvonne Middleton

1st. Miriam Doyle & Margaret Nardone
2nd. Eileen Lynch & Sheila Fallon
3rd. Monica Gaffney & Phil Devlin



Lucan Harriers put in some great performances at the Clontarf 5 Mile and Half Marathon held on Saturday 7th July. Hot conditions for all but were rewarded at the end with a finishers medal and a doughnut!

In the Half Marathon, first home for Lucan was Sinead Fleet and she was joined amongst others by first time half marathoner Mandy Drury. The half marathoners found the section along Dollymount Stand tough as the sand was softer than normal. In the 5 Mile Race first home for Lucan was Fiona McGovern with first time 5 milers Aoife Bradley, Mary Wallace, Jenny Garland, Mary Wheeler and Amanda Breen all running well. All reported back of the great support along the route which helped when the heat made its impact.

The 5 Mile race was also used as a training race by the Lucan Harrier athletes training for Dublin City Marathon using a Run /Walk method and they were joined by Joe Coxon whose pacing helped get them across the line.

In the 5 Mile Josephine Dignam completed the trilogy of Wicklow 10k, Wexford 10k and Clontarf 5 Mile. Congratulations to all.




Trish Byrne, Fiona McGovern and Catherine Dunne (all 5 Miles)


Josephine Dignam with her 3 medals



Captain’s Day (36 Strokeplay Nett) 7 July 2018
Gents Overall Winner Stephen Needham 85 Nett
Ladies Overall Winner Maria Rooney 87 Nett
Gents Overall R up Sean McGrath 88 Nett
Ladies Overall R up Dolores Pegley 90 Nett
Gents Class 1 Winner Dave Hayden 94 Nett
Ladies Class 1 Winner Brenda Purcell 96 Nett
Gents Class 2 Winner Val Poleon 92 Nett back 18
Ladies Class 2 Winner Rosaleen Thompson 93 Nett
Gents Class 3 Winner Kevin Ward 92 Nett
Ladies Class 3 Winner Rita Dillon 95 Nett
36 Gross Winner Damian Creevey 98 Gross
18 Nett Winner Oliver Kavanagh 40 Nett
Gents Past Captain Winner Joe Murphy 95 Nett back 18
Ladies Past Captain Winner Agnes Dignam 96 Nett

Captains’ Day
What a turn out last Saturday for our Captains – Philip and Tracey. They were busy all day leaving water/ice on the course for all the competitors – thank you to your both. We had our Captains’ Dinner on the Saturday night which was most enjoyable. Both Captains welcomed our guests and thanked the members for all the cards and gifts they received on the day. They also thanked all committees for their hard work during the year. They thanked the competition secretary – Noel Ryan for his work during the day to have all the cards checked and now ready to announce the winners.


The winner of the Lady Captain’s prize was Maria Rooney. In her speech Maria said she was so proud to have won the Lady Captain’s prize and thanked the Lady Captain for such a fantastic choice of prize. Maria left one thank you out of her speech on the night but now wishes to correct same. Thank you to her playing partners Patricia Tully and Hugh Rooney who encouraged her throughout.


The winner of the Gents Captain’s prize was Stephen Needham. Stephen said that the pressure on the course was nothing to the pressure he feels now in having to make a speech. He thanked the Captain for his prize and thanked his playing partner Donal Cahalane who gave him great encouragement over the 36 holes.

Juvenile Captains’ Day
Our juvenile Captains’ Day was last Wednesday. We will have a full update for next week’s report


Leinster Under 16 Matchplay
What a great day for two of our Juveniles in Poulaphouca last Saturday. Maebh Ahearn is our Leinster Girls’ Matchplay Champion and Eimear Ahern was the runner up – very well done girls.

Des Flanagan – Dublin Mixed Foursomes
Once again our Club Members were in the prizes with Angela Shanahan and Noel Leonard securing the Best 18 in Ringcommons Pitch and Putt last Sunday – congratulations to you both – great scoring.


Bring a Friend
Members please note that Wednesday 8th, 15th and 29th August we will be holding a Scramble and you are asked to invite along your friend(s) and encourage them to participate in the game. These nights will be fun and we encourage any budding pitch and putt players to come along and join in the competition. The start time is 19.00 hours.

Date for your Diary
Saturday 25th August – Presidents Day

New Members Welcome – Adults and Juveniles
Our Club is now open for membership. If you would like to join our Club please contact the Secretary in writing and we will be in touch with the relevant details by return. You can join as a family or individual or indeed you are more than welcome to call into the Club House and ask for any committee member who will be only too willing to discuss your enquiry – best time to call is at the weekend or contact us at

The committee and members wish to extend their sincere sympathies to Marie and Christy O’Toole on the death of their son-in-law Declan Mullane RIP. Our thoughts are with them and the family at this very sad time



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