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CBAI Western Region
CBAI Western Region

Welcome to the website of the Western Region of the Contract Bridge Association of Ireland. The CBAI is the national body that administers the game of contract bridge across the 26 counties of Ireland. This national association is made up of various regional branches including the Western Region which administers the game in County Galway. 

Each region is run by a committee comprised of representatives of the affiliated clubs. The region's officers (President, Secretary, Treasurer, etc,) are elected at the AGM which is traditionally held in December. The position of President rotates equally between the various clubs of the region.

At present there are 32 clubs affiliated to the Western Region. Click the following link to view a list of clubs currently affiliated to the Western Region: Clubs affiliated with Western Region CBAI.

The Western Region organises regional events (Regional Pairs, Regional Mixed Pairs, Regional T/4) which facilitate qualification to the relevant National Events organised by the CBAI. See the Western Region Calendar for the schedule of regional events. Note that Regional events are highlighted in red whereas National events are listed in green and charity events in purple.

Posted by Western Region, 15th December 2016

Western Region to the fore in 2017 National Inter 'B' T/4 Final (Tierney Trophy)
Western Region to the fore in 2017 National Inter 'B' T/4 Final (Tierney Trophy)

Congratulations to Margaret Forde & Orla O'Carroll and Fiona Place & Andree Concannon who finished a very close 2nd in the National Intermediate 'B' T/4 Championships which were held this past weekend in Ballinasloe. A bittersweet moment for the 4 team-mates who were leading the competition going into the last round and were unfortunatnately overtaken as the finish line beckoned. But a mighty performance indeed. Finishing in 2nd place in a National Championship is no mean feat!  Well done to all four players. 

 

Western Region, 25th April 2017

Congratulations to Margaret Forde & Orla O'Carroll - National Inter 'B' Pairs Champions
Congratulations to Margaret Forde & Orla O'Carroll - National Inter 'B' Pairs Champions

Congratulations to Margaret Forde and Orla O'Carroll (Western Region) who led the field through three sessions of the National Inter 'B' Pairs Final.

Pictured in photo (L to R): Mairead Basquille (Tournament Director), Margaret Forde, Pat Duff (Pres CBAI), Orla O'Carroll, Feargal O'Boyle (Tournament Director)

Click this link for detailed results

Congratulations to Susan Cranley and Sharon Phelan (Western Region) who finished 4th overall and leading B2 pair.

And to complete a fine performance by the Western Region congratulations also go to Frances Mc Carthy and Marie Connolly who were 6th, Fiona Place and Andree Concannon who finished 11th in a field of 36 pairs.

 

Posted by Western Region, 22nd March 2017

 

 

Regional Pairs - Qualifier for National Finals

Congratulations go to those who won the respective Regional Pairs Championships in the separate Masters and Inter grade competitions held last Sunday. And well done to the pairs that qualified for the respective National Final which will take place in Balliansloe over the weekend 18/19 March 2017.

Detailed results and hand records can be found on the Home Page under 'Results' or via the 'Calendar' option which is alos accessed via the Home Page.

Winners and Qualifiers as follows:

Masters:

1st Enda Glynn & David Walsh (RTC and Tribes Bridge Clubs)

2nd Joan Kenny and Maura O'Farrell (Grattan Bridge Club)

 

Intermediate A

1st Geraldine Carroll & Rhona Bolger (RTC Bridge Club)

2nd Norma O'Connell & Nora Hanratty

 

Intermediate B:

1st Frances McCarthy & Anne Fleming (KST Bridge Club)

2nd Susan Cranley & Sharon Phelan (Kinvara Bridge Club)

 

Well done to all and bestw wishes for the National Final.

 

Posted by Western Region, 7th December 2016 

 

Western Region members to the fore in Lady Milne Qualifier
Western Region members to the fore in Lady Milne Qualifier

Congratulations, also belated, to Emer Joyce and Joan Kenny, who with their partners, qualified respectively in 1st and 2nd place in the recent Lady Milne qualifier. The Lady Milne Trophy is presented to the winning team in the annual Ladies Home Internationals championhsip..

Both players have represented the CBAI in previous years in this event and indeed have represented their country in other international events over several years.

Well done to both players (and their parttners) and we wish them well in the Lady Milne 2017 series which will take place in Wales in April 2017.

 

Detailed results can be found at the following link: http://www.bridgewebs.com/cgi-bin/bwok/bw.cgi?pid=display_rank&msec=1&sessid=718695100768101&event=20161029_1&wd=1&club=fob

 

Photo shows Emer & Joan (on right) together with team-mates Teresa Rigney and Jill Kulchycky receiving the McMennamin Bowl (National Ladies T/4) in 2009

 

Posted by Western Region, 7th December 2016

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

Congratulations are due in several directions re recent performances by Western Region Members at Regional and National level.

First off, a belated 'Well Done' to the members of the Western Region on their success in helping Connacht to retain the IBU Inter-Provinvial Championships.

Included in the Connacht Squad were the following members of the Western Region:

Gay Keaveney (PC), Henry Curran, Enda Glynn, Sean Glynn, Emer Joyce, Joan Kenny, Paul Scannell and David Walsh.

And all other members of the squad were former members of the Western Region but are now playing their bridge in other Regions around the country.

 

Posted by Western Region, 7th December 2016 

 

 

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Calendar
8th October 2017
Interprovincial Qualifiers
Galway Bridge Centre 2pm
Finals to be held in Cavan Crystal Hotel 18th/19th November
3rd December 2017
Regional Pairs Qualifier
Galway Bridge Centre 2pm
Final to be held in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone 24th/25th March. Entries to rhonambolger@gmail.com by Fri 1st December
21st January 2018
Burke & O'Connor Qualifer - Team Event
Galway Bridge Centre 2pm
Finals to be held in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane 24th/25th February March. Entries to rhonambolger@gmail.com by Fri 19th Januarry
Results
4th December 2016
Regional Pairs - Inter Rank
Director: Michael O'Connor
Scorer: Michael O'Connor
4th December 2016
Regional Pairs - Masters Rank
Director: Michael O'Connor
Scorer: Michael O'Connor
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Calendar
8th October 2017
Interprovincial Qualifiers
Galway Bridge Centre 2pm
Finals to be held in Cavan Crystal Hotel 18th/19th November
3rd December 2017
Regional Pairs Qualifier
Galway Bridge Centre 2pm
Final to be held in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone 24th/25th March. Entries to rhonambolger@gmail.com by Fri 1st December
21st January 2018
Burke & O'Connor Qualifer - Team Event
Galway Bridge Centre 2pm
Finals to be held in the Westgrove Hotel, Clane 24th/25th February March. Entries to rhonambolger@gmail.com by Fri 19th Januarry
Results
4th December 2016
Regional Pairs - Inter Rank
Director: Michael O'Connor
Scorer: Michael O'Connor
4th December 2016
Regional Pairs - Masters Rank
Director: Michael O'Connor
Scorer: Michael O'Connor