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20230421- Lady Internationals Team- Joan Kenny

A big congratulations to Joan Kenny who represented Ireland in the women's home international championship held in Scotland. The Irish team had a super performance and were pipped by just 1.95 victory points to England.

Pictured left to right:  Rebecca Brown-O’Keeffe, Joan Kenny, Jeannie Fitzgerald, (NPC Paul Porteous), Teresa Rigney, Siobhan Part and Gilda Pender.

Full details of the weekend competition may be found here.

20230402 Presidents Prize ( Ann Killilea)

Ann Killilea of Tuam Bridge Club, held her president's prize in the Ard Ri hotel, Tuam on the 2nd April, 2023. There was a super turnout (24 tables) and attendance from all bridge clubs throughout the western region.

See the pictures and the results here of Ann Killilea presenting the Stack Trophy to the overall winners and the annual plaques to the winners of each grade.

 

 

Pres Prize Tuam 2nd April 2023

20221218 Tuam Charity Drive

Tuam Bridge Club

Tuam Bridge Club Charity Drive in aid of Saint Vincent de Paul,
@ 3pm, Sunday December 18th

The Ard Rí House Hotel,  Eircode H54 V276,  (In the Kilcloghans Room on the 1 st floor)

Come along and meet old friends – lots of prizes

Contact: Michael Waldron : Email: tuamsham2020@yahoo.com :  Mobile: 087 982 8048

 

20221207: Galway Bridge Congress, Feb 3rd-5th, 2023, Ardilaun Hotel

Galway   Bridge Congress  3rd -5th February,  2023,  @ The Ardilaun Hotel Ph. No. 091 521433.

Programme


Friday 3rd February
7.15pm Official Opening
7.30pm Mixed Pairs -€10 p.p.
7.30pm Open Pairs-€10 p.p.
7.30pm Novice Pairs-€10 p.p.

Saturday 4th February
1.30pm Congress Pairs 1 st Session-€20 p.p.
1.30pm Intermediate Pairs 1 st Session-€20 p.p.
1.30pm Open Pairs-€10 p.p.
7.00pm Congress Pairs 2 nd Session
7.00pm Intermediate Pairs 2 nd Session
7.00pm Open Pairs-€10 p.p.
10.30pm Complimentary Supper


Sunday 5 th February
11.00am Congress Team of Four 1 st Session- €20 p.p
11.00am Restricted Team of Four 1 st Session-€20 p.p.
(For players below 30 National Points)
1.00pm Open Pairs-€10 p.p.
3.00pm Congress Team of Four (2nd Session)
3.00pm Restricted Team of Four (2nd Session)
6.30pm Closing Ceremony with final presentation of prizes
7.30pm Open Pairs €10 p.p.


Contact Details and entries:- Marcella Mitchell 087 2417341
Dr Gay Keaveney 091 755406

20221204 : Regional Pairs

The Regional Pairs event took place in Galway Bridge Centre on Sunday 4th Dec, 1.30 pm.  This s a qualifier round for the National Pairs event which takes place on April 1st and 2nd in Ennistymon.

Congratulations to those players who finished in 1st and 2nd place in each section and we wish them the best of luck in the National Finals.

Master Pairs: Joan Kenny /Enda Glynn and  Colette Mulhern/May O' Sullivan

Inter A Pairs: Patrica Eames/Kay Duddy and  Fiona Place/ Joe Lavelle

Inter B Pairs: Mary Earley/Angela Lawless and Helen Henry/Mary Cummins

See detailed results and hand records here  

2022117 Inter Provincials

Wishing our three Inter-Provincial Teams (12 players per team ) the best of luck in Dublin this weekend.

20221112 Ladies Irish Trials ( Lady Milne Trials)

The qualifier for the Irish ladies' team (CBAI Lady Milne Trials) took place in Templeogue, Dublin  12th-13th November 2022. 

We had two ladies on teams contending to make the team to represent Ireland.  Congratulations to Joan Kenny and her teammates on winning the competition and qualifying to represent Ireland.

Well done also to Deirdre O' Halloran and her teammates on finishing in third. This is Deirdre's first year competing in the event, so well done to Deirdre.

See results here

20221105 Donegal Congress ( Double Victory)

The Donegal Congress took place "Live",  November 4th-6th, in the Abbey and Central Hotels Donegal.

We had great victories with our Galway players: We won both the Congress teams and the Intermediate teams. In addition, our Galway pair won the Intermediate A pairs.  Well done to Gay Keaveney and Michael O' Kane on finishing in second place, Enda Glynn and Michale O' Kane on finishing in third place in the Congress pairs and also to Michael Waldron and Billy Cunniffe on winning the Area Master section within the Congress pairs section.

Intermediate A Team Winners:

Left to Right: Margaret McCarthy and partner Declan Harte, Pat O' Mahony (President of the CBAI), Mary Roulier (President of the Donegal Bridge Congress), Mary Bourke and partner John Bourke.

 

Intermediate A Winners:

Left to Right: Mary Roulier (President of the Donegal Bridge Congress), Margaret McCarthy, Pat O' Mahony (President of the CBAI) and Declan Harte

 

Congress Team Winners:

Left to Right: Pat O' Mahony(President of the CBA), Gay Keaveney, Mary Roulier (President of the Donegal Bridge Congress), Pat McDevitt, Enda Glynn and Michael O' Kane

20221023 Coen Trophy Team /4

A big congratulations to our two Grand Masters Enda Glynn and Joan Kenny with their teammates Teresa Rigney and Conor Boland on winning the prestigious Coen Trophy which took place in the CBAI headquarters, Templeogue, Dublin, Sunday 23rd October. 

Pictured Left to Right: Enda Glynn, Joan Kenny, Pat O Mahony (President of the CBAI), Teresa Rigney and Conor Boland

A second congratulations to our young member Isabel Burke and her team on achieving fourth place.

Pictured Left to Right: Evgenia Gladysheva, Luca Crone, Pat O Mahony (President of the CBAI), Isabel Burke and Tom Gorey 

 

221016 Limerick Congress Team

Congratulations to James Ward and Eugene Gath on coming 2nd in the Premier Pairs event on Friday evening 14th October and to our Team/4 who were the best Regional Masters team in the Congress Teams event, Limerick Congress, Green Hills Hotel,  on Sunday 16th October 2022

 

2nd Place Premier Pairs:  Left to Right: President of the CBAI Pat O'Mahony, Eugene Gath, James Ward and President of the Limerick Congress, Alice Kellett

 

Regional Team winners: Left to right: Billy Cunniffe, Margaret Forde, Pat O'Mahony (President of the CBAI), Marion Donlon and Paschal Browne.

Limerick Congress Oct 14th-16th, 2022

Limerick Bridge Congress 2022 – 14th to 16th October 2022 Face -2- Face

Venue :-           Greenhills Hotel    (061 453033),  Ennis Road,  Limerick ,V94 X2RV

Click here to fill out the entry form.

Friday 14th :-  

Novice Pairs @ 7.30pm           €10.00 pp

                                                Intermediate Pairs @7.30pm €10.00 pp

                                                Gala Open Pairs @7.30pm      €10.00 pp

                                                Premier Pairs @ 7.30pm

(Best Women, Best Mixed, Best Men) €15.00 pp

Saturday 15th :-

2 Session Congress Swiss Pairs 1.30pm & 7.15 pm  €25.00 pp

                                                2 Session Intermediate Pairs 2.00pm & 7.15pm €25.00 pp

                                                Open Pairs @ 2.00pm €10.00 pp

                                                Open pairs @ 7.00pm €10.00 pp

 

Sunday 16th :- 2 Session Congress Swiss Teams 48 Brds €25.00 pp

                                                Session 1 :- 11.00 am to 2.00pm

                                                Session 2 :- 2.45pm to 5.45pm

                                                Open Pairs @ 11.00pm  :- €10.00 per person

                                                Open Pairs @ 2.00pm    :- €10.00 per person