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Well done to the Dublin South team who won the Cantor-Dowling trophy in the annual match against Liverpool over the weekend of 2/3 June - full details on the Liverpool Fixture page.

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Fanagan 2018 Tallaght Senior Intermediate Hugh O Neill
Fanagan 2018 Ballyroan Confined Master
Fanagan 2018 Civil Service Intermediate B
Fanagan 2018 RDS Intermediate A
Fanagan 2018 Regent Academy Intermediate B Twomey
Fanagan 2018 Tallaght Senior Intermediate Doreen O Neill
Fanagan 2018 Templeogue College Intermediate A
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The Fanagan League gala final night was held in the Templeogue Bridge Centre on Sunday 29 April, and as ever a great night was had by all.  With record numbers attending, the Templeogue complex was full to capacity, which unfortunately meant there was no room this year for the traditional open pairs for those not involved in the final night. 

Our sincere thanks to Fanagans Funeral Directors, the long-standing sponsors of this event - without their support it would not be possible - especially to David Fanagan who attended the final night and presented the prizes to the winners, and to the League Co-Ordinator, Ann Fitzmaurice, for her excellent stewardship and organisation of both the final night and the event as a whole.

Pictured with David Fanagan of the sponsors and Dublin South President Sheila Horkan, the winning teams were: 

Novice, Division 1 - Regent Academy (Nolan)

Kerri Nolan (C), Teri Farrell, Eileen Maguire, [absent: Fiona McGoldrick, Áine Mulvaney, Margaret Jensen]

Novice, Division 2 - Ballyroan

Tom Flood, Gavin Doyle (C), Mary Kilmartin, [absent: Adrian Taylor, Dorothy Gallagher, Anne Sharkey, Anne McGinn,]

Intermediate B, Division 1 - Regent Academy (McMahon)

David Connolly, Deirdre Linnane, Giles Murnin, Jim Manning, Léan McMahon (C), Carmel Murnin

Intermediate B, Division 2 - Regent Academy (Whooley)

Theresa Nanigan, Sari Winckworth, Mary Whooley (C), George Mellotte, [absent: Lillian Swaine, Anna Mellotte, Peggy McManus, Susan Lennox, Paul Swaine]

Intermediate B, Division 3 - Regent Academy (Twomey)

Clare O'Donoghue, Sharon McDermott, Triona Glacken, Brendan Ruddy, [absent: Donla Twomey (C), Marina Lynch,]

Intermediate B, Division 4 - Civil Service

Paula Tunney (C), William Reilly, Tom Bergin, Eileen Tunney, [absent: Kitty O'Reilly]

Intermediate A, Division 1 - RDS

Graeme Williams (C), Sheila Hillis, Sé O'Connor, Elsa Ranalow, Terry Dolan [absent: Roger Jupp]

Intermediate A, Division 2 - St Marys CYM

Justin Morahan, Anne Morahan, Roughan Moloney (C), Gillford D'Souza,

Intermediate A, Division 3 - Templeogue College

Evgenia Gladysheva (C), Teresa Reddy, Gerry O'Kelly, Vivienne Nealon [absent: Marguerite Staunton, Theresa Walsh, Jackie Rogers]

Intermediate A, Division 4 - Castle Golf Club

Ciara Gleeson (C), Gerry Dunne, Margaret McConville, Frank Kennedy, Maureen Nolan, [absent: Celeste Kenny]

Senior Intermediate, Division 1 - Tallaght (Hugh O'Neill)

Hugh O'Neill (C), Ursula Patterson, Fred Duffy,Tony McGowan, [absent: Joan Walsh]   

Senior Intermediate, Division 2 - Tallaght (Doreen O'Neill)

Doreen O'Neill (C), Maura Birdgeman, Maeve Ryan, Aileen Doran, [absent: Mary Prendergast]   

Confined Master - Ballyroan (also winners of the Marie Cummins Salver for the best overall performance)

Padraig McIntyre, Dermot O'Brien (C), Seamus Boyle, Gerry McKenna


Full results for the 2017/18 Fanagan League season are here Fanagan League Final Results 2017-18.xlsx



Fanagan League

The Fanagan League is a long-standing and much-loved feature of the Dublin South bridge calendar.  Kindly sponsored since 1998 by Fanagans Funeral Directors, it is an inter-club team of four competition, run on a round-robin format, on a home and away basis, across a number of grade and age categories.  The objectives of the league are to promote teams bridge and to encourage inter-club competition.  The players who have played in it over the years have really enjoyed it, and have found it a great way to visit other clubs and make new friendships (albeit competitive ones!),  It is traditional for the home team to provide a light supper for their visitors during matches, and the league concludes each year with an end-of-season gala event and prize-giving, with food and wine provided - this year's end-of-season event will be on Sunday 29 April 2018, in Templeogue.

In 2017/18 there are leagues for the following categories:


Intermediate B

Intermediate A

Confined Master (less than 100 National Points)

Senior Intermediate (aged 60+ years and of Intermediate A or B grade)

Any queries on the Fanagan League to Ann Fitzmaurice (01-4943640 or please. Entries for 2017/18 have now closed and fixtures are being completed.  All the important information in relation to the League is set out in documents below:

Fanagan League Regulations 2017-18.docx

Fanagan - Masterpoints.docx

Fanagan Match Procedure - Confined Masters and Intermediate As.docx

Fanagan Match Procedure - Senior Intermediates Intermediate Bs and Novices.docx

Fanagan Score Sheet 18 20 Boards.docx

Fanagan Score Sheet 20 24 Boards.docx

and the results of the matches played through  27 April 2018 (i.e. all apart from those to be played on the final night) are summarised here Fanagan League Results Summary 27 April 2018.xlsx