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Kay Downes Trophy

The Kay Downes Trophy, for Novice pairs, was held in Leopardstown Hospital on Monday 30 January, and saw an excellent entry of 24 pairs. Our thanks to the King Of Clubs for hosting, and to Thomas MacCormac and his assistants for directing. We were delighted that Kay Downes herself was able to attend to present the trophy.

Home advantage paid off for the winners Patricia McDonald & Theresa Connell (King Of Clubs).  Well done to all who took part.   

Regional Teams Results
BJ OBrien Trophy 2017 Winners
Pigot Cup Seamus Dowling Trophy Winners 2017
Ruth Giddings Trophy 2017 Winners
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The Dublin South Regional Teams competitions were held in the Templeogue Bridge Centre on Saturday 28 January.  Our thanks to Tournament Directors Brian Lawlor and Bernard Higgins for an excellent job.  These events are qualifiers for the national teams finals to be held in Ballinasloe on 22/23 April 2017, the Open Team via a series of playoffs.

The winners were:

Pigot Cup (Open):  Petra & Tony O'Neill, Liz Taaffe, and Kathleen Vaughan

BJ O'Brien Trophy (Intermediate A):  Paul & Sheila Williams, Frank Kennedy, and Kazimierz Noga

Ruth Giddings Trophy (Intermediate B):  Donla Twomey, Triona Glacken, Mia Nelson, and Jeremy James

The Pigot Cup winners also took home the Seamus Dowling Trophy (Dublin South County qualifier for the IBU Burke Trophy) which this year was played in conjunction with the Pigot.

All the winners are pictured with Dublin South President Dermot O'Brien, and, in the case of the BJ O'Brien Trophy, the man it honours.

Regional Pairs Results
Duffy Cup 2016 Winners
Joe Moran Trophy 2016 Winners
Quin Cup 2016 Winners
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The Dublin South Regional Pairs competitons were held in the Templeogue Bridge Centre on Saturday 3 December.  Our thanks to Tournament Directors Brian Lawlor and John Crimmins for three excellently run competitions.  These events are qualifiers for the national pairs finals to be held in Ballinasloe on 18/19 March 2017.

The winners were:

Quin Cup (Open) - BJ O'Brien & David Jackson (for the third time in the past four years!)

Joe Moran Trophy (Intermediate A) - Maire O'Connor & John O'Mara

Duffy Cup (Intermediate B) - Lillian Swaine & Mary Whooley

Congratulations to the winners, shown pictured with Dublin South President Dermot O'Brien. 

Congratulations Carroll Cup Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Carroll Cup, held recently in the Regent BC - BJ O'Brien, Terry Walsh, Padraig O Briain, and Micheal O Briain, pictured receiving the trophy from Dublin South President Dermot O'Brien.

The Carroll Cup is the Dublin City qualifier for the IBU Burke Trophy.  Our thanks to the Regent BC for hosting this event and to John Royds for his excellent direction of the competition.

 

Congratulations Carroll Cup Winners
Congratulations Paul O'Reilly Trophy Winners
Congratulations Paul O'Reilly Trophy Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Paul O'Reilly Trophy, held recently in the Regent BC - Donal Garvey, Eimer Beirne, Evgenia Gladysheva, and Vivienne Nealon. The winners are pictured with LizAnn O'Reilly, wife of the late Paul, who made the presentation and said a few words in his memory.

The Paul O'Reilly Trophy is the Dublin South qualifier for the IBU Michael O'ConnorTrophy.  Our thanks to Thomas MacCormac (Session 1) and John Royds (Session 2) for directing the competition, and to the Regent BC, and their club manager Declan Byrne for hosting it.

Fanagan League Results 2016/17

Up-to-date results through the end of January for this year's Fanagan Leagues are included in the Fanagan League section of the website.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

The Bankers Bridge Club is holding its 49th annual bridge congress between 4 and 12 March 2017, with a full programme of events across all playing grades.  We encourage all Dublin South members to support Dublin's longest-running congress, and its sponsors.  A brochure with all the details is here  Bankers Congress Brochure 2017.pdf

 

Calendar
Sun 7th May 2017
Fanagan League Final Night
Templeogue CCBC 19:00
Director: Brian Lawlor
Description: Gala final night of season-long competition. Open pairs for players not in action on final night.
Entries: Ann Fitzmaurice (01) 4943640; annfitzmau@gmail.com
Results
30th January 2017
Kay Downes Trophy
Director: Thomas MacCormac
Description: Novice & Beginners Pairs
Entries: No pre-entry required
28th January 2017
Ruth Giddings Trophy
Director: Brian Lawlor
Entries: dsrbridge@gmail.com
28th January 2017
Pigot Cup
Director: Brian Lawlor
Fanagan League Results 2016/17

Up-to-date results through the end of January for this year's Fanagan Leagues are included in the Fanagan League section of the website.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

The Bankers Bridge Club is holding its 49th annual bridge congress between 4 and 12 March 2017, with a full programme of events across all playing grades.  We encourage all Dublin South members to support Dublin's longest-running congress, and its sponsors.  A brochure with all the details is here  Bankers Congress Brochure 2017.pdf

 

Calendar
Sun 7th May 2017
Fanagan League Final Night
Templeogue CCBC 19:00
Director: Brian Lawlor
Description: Gala final night of season-long competition. Open pairs for players not in action on final night.
Entries: Ann Fitzmaurice (01) 4943640; annfitzmau@gmail.com
Results
30th January 2017
Kay Downes Trophy
Director: Thomas MacCormac
Description: Novice & Beginners Pairs
Entries: No pre-entry required
28th January 2017
Ruth Giddings Trophy
Director: Brian Lawlor
Entries: dsrbridge@gmail.com
28th January 2017
Pigot Cup
Director: Brian Lawlor