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CBAI contact details: 

Contract Bridge Association of Ireland
Templeogue House
Templeogue Road
Dublin 6W
Telephone 01 492 9666 
BCBC Committee 2018/19

President – Dorothy Collins, VP - Joan Valkenburg, Hon. Sec. - Fionnuala Duddy, Hon. Treasurer - Philip O’Dwyer, Hon. Membership Sec. -Oliver Rye, Hon. Tournament Dir.- Janet O'Huiginn.  Committee Members: Ciaran O'Huiginn, Nancy Malone, Ursula O'Connell, Vera McCague, George Kavanagh, Yvonne Sheerin.


"Kay Meade is Player of the Year 2017"

Congratulations from all club members go to Kay, on a great year of Bridge.

Massey League Results
Massey League Results

Congratulations to the BCBC  Team  - Winners of the Massey League A section! 

For the 3rd year running.

Welcome to Blackrock College Bridge Club
BCBC GDPR Data Protection Policy

GDPR and Data Protection Policy is now availale to view under Information in the Main navigation menu


Dunn Trophy 2019
  • Dunn19BestA 3
  • Dunn 19BestB
  • Dunn19Sess1W
  • Dunn19Sess2W
  • Dunn19Winners
  • Dunn 2nd 3
  • Dunn3rd 3
  • Dunn 4th 3
  • Dunn 5th 3
  • Dunn 6th 3

Congratulations to 2019, Dunn Trophy Winners Joyce Maguire & Ann Willis 


Notice of New Members Applications Sept. 2020

The current list of applicants and Proposers, is, in no order - as follows.

  1. Mai Tan,                     A. Polley/ M. McGettrick
  2. Ken Halpenny,           M.Igoe/M. Lee
  3. Mary Halpenny,         J. Hennebry/H.Waters
  4. Gabriel McGovern,    C.Davenport/S.Doyle
  5. Adrienne O'Reilly,      S. O'Kelly/B.Keogh
  6. Eva Reynolds,            P.Cooper/V.McCague
  7. Fiona Timlin,              P.O'Dwyer/C. O'Dwyer
Team of 4 Championship Winners 2019
  • 1st session team 4
  • 2 team of 4
  • 5th team of 4
  • Ist team of 4
  • 2nd session team 4
  • 3rd Team of 4
  • 4th team of 4


Intermediate Pairs Winners Bray Congress August 2019
Intermediate Pairs Winners Bray Congress August 2019

Well done Philip O'Dwyer and Ciaran O'Huiginn winners of the Intermediate Pairs in Bray recently!

Memorial Trophy Winners 2019

Congratulations to 2019 Memorial Trophy Winners Do Kavanagh & Jemma Costello! Well played Ladies!

Runners up, Dorothy Collins & Mary Toomey 3rd Philip O 'Dwyer & Ciaran O'Huiginn, 4th Nancy Malone & Phil McMahon, 5th Maura Byrne & Mary Murray 6th, Cathy Halpin & Aine Doyle

  • Memorial winners19
  • Memorialfourth19
  • Memorialsecond19
  • Memorialsixth19

All Competitions require pre-entry and commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp.

Members are responsible for putting their names on the competition list and MUST notify theTournament Director if unable to play in any pre-entry competition.

To be eligible to win a prize in a major Competition members must have played on 4 club nights prior to that event, during the current club year


Interesting facts

The origin of playing cards: 

The origin of playing cards was in China and dates back to around the year 1120.  

Originally, cards were used for fortune telling and gambling. 
Cards were introduced into Italy and Spain around 1370, probably coming from Egypt. 
Tarot cards, used for fortune telling, were introduced in Italy in 1440.

The origin of Bridge: 

The origin of Bridge can be traced back to a card game 1st played in the 16th century, what was the name of that game? 

= "Whist" - The 1st entirely devoted to Whist was written by Edmund Hoyle in 1742

#48811 Pairs BCBC Thursday Game
Scorer: Carol-Ann Cummins
#17194 Pairs. BCBC Private Monday Bar. Side Compet
Scorer: Carol Ann Cummins
#17195 Pairs. BCBC Private Monday Window Competiti
Scorer: Carol Ann Cummins