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Committee

 President:

 Fionnuala Duddy,

Vice President

Deirdre Gill,

Hon. Secretary

 Nicole Kennan,

Hon. Treasurer:

Dorothy Collins,

Hon. Tournament Director:

Philip O Dwyer,

Hon Membership Secretary 

Janet O Huiginn,

Committee Members:

Ciaran O'Huiginn, 

Ursula O'Connell, 

Vera McCague, 

Oliver Rye,

Joan Valkenburg,

Mary Sheerin

Trustees:

Roy Ball

Mary Dillon

Moira McGettrick

Memorial Trophy winners
Memorial Trophy winners

Willy Clingan and Mary Murray

Welcome to Blackrock College Bridge Club
Dates for your diary

 Team of 4 championship will be held on 16th and 23rd February

 

Ladies and Mens Pairs  9th March

 

Handicap Pairs 30th March

 

 

 

Calling all MEN for 9th March
Calling all MEN  for 9th March

Calling all men.

Your club needs you on 9th March.

There will be a draw for partners for men.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dunn Trophy Winners 2022
Dunn Trophy Winners 2022

   Eoin and Mary Hodkinson

President's Prize Winners 2022
President's Prize Winners 2022

Isa Sauren and Marie Igoe

Contact:

secretary@blackrockcollegebridgeclub.ie

 

 

Results
Bar Side
Director: Jason Doyle
Scorer: Phiip 0'Dwyer
Window side
Director: Jason Doyle
Scorer: Phiip 0'Dwyer
Bar Section
Director: Nathan Doyle
Scorer: Nathan Doyle

All Competitions commence at 7.15 pm. Sharp. 

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

Player of the year 2022
Player of the year 2022

Don O Donovan