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National Fun Teams

Well done to all members who took part in the National Fun 4 Teams this year on May 26th

A special mention to Huey Daly / Blanaid Morris / Sonya Hillis / Anne Downey whose team were 2nd in the second session and finished 10th overall out of 50+ teams

More great results for club members

Carolyn Dore and Joan Collins were top Novices in the Carlow Congress 2018

Sonya Hillis & Pat Dempsey were placed 6th in the IBU Pairs in Templeogue on 12th May 2018


Regional Fun Teams
Regional Fun Teams

Congratulations to Liam & Christine who were part of the Regional Fun Team which came 2nd with Bert & Marion McKay


2016/2017 Committee
2016/2017 Committee
Naas Crowd in Cambrils 2017
Naas Crowd in Cambrils 2017

The Naas crew enjoying another great year in Cambrils

Bankers Congress 2017
Bankers Congress 2017

Congratulations to Annette Head who was part of the winning B Team at the Bankers Congress on March 5th


Bray Congress
Bray Congress

Well done to Jim & Sonya who were Session Winners in the Inter B Competion

pictured here with Pat Duff - President of the CBAI


Master Points
Master Points

Well done to all members who placed in the Top 100 in their Grade in the Mid Leinster Region this year

Full details on the News Page

National Bridge Week
National Bridge Week

As part of National Bridge Week recently a number of players took to the concourse in Tescos in Naas to play some bridge and try to convince passers by that it's the best game in the world.

Pictured (from left to right) are Winifred Bermingham, Christine Mahoney, Kathie McGrath, Annette Head and Eileen Finnerty

Player of the Year
  • 2017 Annette Head
  • Kathie McGrath 2015
  • Player of the Year 2018 Melanie Hill
  • Player of the Year 2019
  • Sonya Hillis 2016
President's Cup Winners
  • 2017 Liz Jagger
  • John Perry 2016
  • Michael Mahon 2015
  • Presidents Cup Winner 2018 Mary French
  • Presidents Cup Winners 2019
Matchmaker this season is Carolyn Dore - contact her on 086-085 1744

Welcome to Naas Maudlins Bridge Club

We play every Tuesday night from 7.30pm in Craddockstown Golf Club in Naas


We have now moved the club online with BBO starting 13th October 2020

To put your name down to play online please contact Kathie McGrath on 086-153 7417


About us
About us

Having moved to new premises we now are in a position to take on new members

If you are interested, please contact our membership secretary, Carolyn Dore on 086-085 1744

or contact us by e-mail on


Regional Player of the Year
  • Annette Regional B Player
  • Michael Regional Novice Player

Last year Naas Maudlins took home both the Novice and B Grade Player of the Year awards - won by Teresa Creaton and Pat Dempsey.  We are delighted to say that this year it is again 2 of our members winning these prestigous awards.  Michael Meehan is the Novice Player of the Year and Annette Head is the B Player of the Year.

Well done to both


Naas Pairs 2020
  • Joe and Sonya
  • Naas Pairs 2020
  • Pat and Melanie Naas Pairs

The annual Naas Pairs was held in Maudlins Hotel on Saturday 11th January and there were a few good results for our members.  Sonya (partnered by Joe Coyne) came 3rd overall and Pat and Melanie took the prize for best As.

President's Cup 2019
  • Melanie 2019
  • Player of the Year 2019
  • Presidents Cup 2019 2nd Place
  • Presidents Cup 2019 3rd Place
  • Presidents Cup 2019 4th Place
  • Presidents Cup 2019 5th Place
  • Presidents Cup 2019 6th Place
  • Presidents Cup Winners 2019
  • Presidents Cup Winners Presentation 2019

Another successful season ends - with a few glasses of wine...!!

Huge Congratulations to all the prize winners in this year's President's Cup

Our first winning pair were Catherine Ryan and Carolyn Dore 

Player of the Year this year was Melanie Hill


Cunningham League 2019
  • 4th Place Novice Team
  • Kathie Christine Open Pairs
  • Winning B Team
  • Winning Novice Team 2019

Another great year for the club at the Cunningham League Finals in Westmanstown on May 19th

1st and 4th in the Novice League

1st in the B League

Well done to all team members this year - you did the club proud...!

CBAI SIM Pairs 2019
CBAI SIM Pairs 2019

It's Official....!!

Michael & Jim were the top placed Novices in this year's CBAI SIM Pairs

NOT just for the Tuesday night but for the WHOLE week

What can we say about our Novices - that's the second year in a row we have had the no 1 slot



We have 2 new teachers among us

Well done to Christine Mahoney and Valerie Giles who both recently passed their bridge teaching exams with flying colours

President's Charity Night- 22nd January 2019
President's Charity Night- 22nd January 2019

We got a lovely mention on the KWWSPCA Facebook page today saying thanks for our generous donation from the recent Charity Night. Thanks again to all members who supported the night. 

Regional Player of the Year
  • B Player of the Year
  • Novice Player of the Year
  • Regional Player of the Year Awards

This year the Mid Leinster Region decided to award a Player of the Year Award.  There were four awards, Master, A, B and Novice.  We are thrilled to say that TWO of those awards went to players from Naas Maudlins.

Teresa Creaton won Novice Player of the Year and Pat Dempsey won Player of the Year at B grade.

Huge congratulations to both players - well deserved.

Our Little Mermaid
Our Little Mermaid

Christine Mahoney with a well deserved bottle of champagne after completing a Channel Swim in relay last week

Bray Congress 2018

Congratulations to Eilis Martin and Kate O'Gallachoir who were 3rd in the Novice Pairs last weekend and to Pat Dempsey and Melanie Hill who came 4th in the Inter B Pairs

Well Done Guys

End of Season 2017/2018
  • And don t forget the partners
  • Cups
  • Old Treasurer to New Don t let them spend anything
  • Player of the Year 2018 Melanie Hill
  • Player of the Year Presentation
  • Presidents Cup 2nd Place Jo Mahon
  • Presidents Cup 3rd Place Joan French
  • Presidents Cup 4th Place Kathie McGrath
  • Presidents Cup 5th Place Diane Kenny
  • Presidents Cup 6th Place Melanie Hill
  • Presidents Cup Winner 2018 Mary French
  • Presidents Cup Winner Presentation

Our final night ended with the AGM, Whist, Presentations and a few drinks

Congratulations to Mary French who won the President's Cup and Melanie Hill who was Player of the Year

Have a great summer everyone and see you in September

2018 President's Cup Results
2018 President's Cup Results
Cunningham League Finals Day 2018
Cunningham League Finals Day 2018
  • 2018 3rd Place Novice Presentation
  • 2018 3rd Place Novices
  • 2018 Eileen and Eilis
  • 2018 French Father and Daughter
  • 2018 Joan and Pat with A Cup
  • 2018 John Liam and Christine
  • 2018 Pat Kay Melanie and Terry
  • 2018 Second B Team Presentation
  • 2018 Teresa with Novice Shield
  • 2018 What Club are we
  • 2018 Winning A2 Team
  • 2018 Winning A2 Team Presentation
  • 2018 Winning B Team Captain
  • 2018 Winning B Team Presentation
  • 2018 Winning Novice Team Captain
  • 2018 Winning Novice Team Presentation
  • 2018 Winning Novice Team raising a toast

We have to say a big congratulations to all who competed in this year's Cunningham League

Hard to believe we took home so much silver

Well done to everyone

Teresa Creaton, Anne Downey, Diane Kenny, Conor Delahunty, Carolyn Dore, Catherine Ryan, Helen Bagnall, Rita Koenig, Eilis Martin, Bridie Nolan, Pat Dempsey, Melanie Hill, Sonya Hillis, Marianne Lawler, Annette Head, Kathie McGrath, Liam Carroll, Christine Mahoney, Jo Mahon, Joan French, Pat Karney, Valerie Giles

Lambert / Coopers / JJ Murphy Cups 2018
Lambert / Coopers / JJ Murphy Cups 2018

Well done to Sonya & Huey who were placed 10th in the Lambert Cup (out of 98 pairs)

We also had great representation in the J J Murphy where Carolyn & Catherine were 3rd overall and winners of the second session

SIM Pairs 2018
SIM Pairs 2018

A brilliant result for Catherine & Carolyn in this year's Simultaneous Pairs

2nd in the WHOLE country for the Tuesday Night


Congratulations to Valerie Golden & Liz Dowling on winning this years's Easter Competition

President's Charity Night 2018
President's Charity Night 2018

Helen Bagnall presenting a cheque for €1000.00 from this year's Charity Night

Thank you to everyone for their generosity


Naas Pairs
  • Naas Pairs Catherine Carolyn
  • Naas Pairs Christine Liam
  • Naas Pairs Frank Joan
  • Naas Pairs Mary Teresa
  • Naas Pairs Pat Melanie
  • Naas Pairs Ronnie Liz
  • Naas Pairs Sonya Marianne
  • Naas Pairs TD
  • Naas Pairs Veronica Liz
  • Naas Pairs Vincent Annette

The inaugural Naas Pairs Competition was held in Maudlins Hotel on Saturday 18th November 2017

There were 19 tables which was an excellent turn out and it was a great day of bridge and fun

Well done to Annette and the regional committee for all the hard work they put in to making it such a success

Naas Maudlins figured very well in the prizes

Best Novices (and 13th overall) were Catherine Ryan & Carolyn Dore

Best Bs (and 4th overall) were Sonya Hillis & Marianne Lawlor

2nd in the Bs (and 9th overall) were Veronica Kilkelly & Liz Dowling

3rd in the Bs (and 25th overall) were Pat Dempsey & Melanie Hill

2nd Session Winners (and 10th overall) were Frank Lawlor & Joan French


Autumn Pairs 2017
Autumn Pairs 2017

Well done to Pat Dempsey & Melanie Hill

Winners of our inaugural Autumn Pairs Competition


Regional President's Cup 2017
Regional President's Cup 2017

Congratulations to Helen Bagnall & Carolyn Dore 

Highest placed Novices in Westmanstown on 1st October 2017


Bray Congress 2017
  • Bray Congress Annette and Celine
  • Bray Congress Carolyn and Catherine

Great results for the club in Bray again this year

Catherine & Carolyn were 4th in the Novice Pairs

Eilis Martin & Donal Higgins were 7th in the Novice Pairs

Annette & Celine were 3rd in the Inter B Pairs

Christine & Liam were 7th in the Inter B Pairs

Melanie & Pat were 9th in the Inter B Pairs


Dublin Summer Congress 2017
Dublin Summer Congress 2017

Well done to Pat Dempsey & Melanie Hill who were 2nd in the Inter B Section of the Dublin Summer Congress

Also well placed in the Bs were Annette & Sonya (6th) and Liam & Christine (10th)

Carolyn & Laura also did brilliantly in the Novice Section coming 4th


End of 2016/2017 Season
  • 2017 Anne Jo Liz
  • 2017 Annette Kathie
  • 2017 Committee
  • 2017 Esther Nora Sheila Bernadette
  • 2017 John Michael Michael
  • 2017 Kathie Liam Christine John
  • 2017 Leela Joan Catherine Carolyn
  • 2017 Liam John
  • 2017 Liz Edward
  • 2017 Liz Laura Valerie Noreen
  • 2017 Liz Rita
  • 2017 Mary Teresa Yvonne
  • 2017 Pat Liz
  • 2017 Pat Rita Melanie
  • 2017 Rita Annette
  • 2017 Rita Annette Kathie
  • 2017 The 2 Margarets

Another season comes to an end

We hope everyone enjoyed the cards

Have a great summer

President's Cup & Player of the Year 2017
  • 2017 John Perry 6th
  • 2017 Liam Carroll 3rd
  • 2017 Margaret Mahon 4th
  • 2017 Melanie Hill 2nd
  • 2017 Player of the Year
  • 2017 Presidents Cup Winner
  • 2017 Teresa Creaton 5th

Congratulations to this year's winner of the President's Cup - Liz Jagger and to Annette Head who was Player of the Year


1st - Liz Jagger (300 Masterpoints)

2nd - Melanie Hill (270 Masterpoints)

3rd - Liam Carroll (240 Masterpoints)

4th - Margaret Mahon (210 Masterpoints)

5th - Teresa Creaton (180 Masterpoints)

6th - John Perry (150 Masterpoints)

7th - John Brogan (120 Masterpoints)

8th - Laura Crowe (90 Masterpoints)

9th - Sonya Hillis (60 Masterpoints)

10th - Liz Hogan (30 Masterpoints)

11th - Michael Mahon (15 Masterpoints)


Cunningham League 2016/2017
  • Second Novice Team 2017
  • Winning Novice Team 2107

Well done to all our teams in this year's Cunningham League

1st Place (Novices) - Melanie Hill's Team

2nd Place (Novices) - Diane Kenny's Team

3rd Place (Novices) - Laura Crowe's Team

Easter Competition Winners 2017
  • Carmel Christine
  • Kathie Annette
  • Liz Veronica
  • Mary Teresa
  • Sean Kathleen
  • Sue Ann

Well done to all winners in this year's Easter Competition


Joint Night with Naas Trumps
  • Img 1080
  • Img 1081

March 13th saw the two clubs get together again for a night of social bridge which was thoroughly enjoyable

Winners on the night were Anna D'Arcy & Sheila Corcoran and Liam Carroll & Christine Mahoney


Waterford Congress 2017
  • Waterford
  • Waterford 5
  • Waterford 6
  • Waterford 7
  • Waterford 8


Well done to Helen Bagnall & Rita Koenig who came 4th in the Novice Pairs at the Waterford Congress

Congratulations also to Sean Conneely & Charlie Govan who came 5th


Fun 4 Teams - Regional Event
Fun 4 Teams - Regional Event

Congratulations to John Perry & Kathie McGrath who were 3rd in the Regional Fun 4 Teams on Saturday 14th May in Westmanstown

They were paired with Ann Butler (Master) and Vincent Shannon (A)

Also well placed on the day were Annette Head & Sonya Hillis who were partnered with Bert McKay (Master) and Marion McKay (A)

More photos on the Gallery Page



#7505 Pairs Naas Maudlins & Friends
#83996 Ind. Naas Individual
#64742 Pairs Naas Maudlins & Friends
President's Welcome
President's Welcome

Welcome back everyone - I hope the summer was kind to you all and you are now ready to get in from the rain and play some serious bridge!!!!  A big THANK YOU to Kathie and last year's Committee for running things so smoothly and hopefully we will do as well this year.  With the support of a wonderful committee I hope I can live up to Kathie's very high standards in the role of President for the coming season.  Let's have some fun and play lots of bridge at the same time.

 Diane Kenny



Cunningham League Results

Finals Day on Sunday April 20th

1st Place in Novices, Bs and A2s

2nd Place in Bs

3rd Place in Novices

What a brilliant result - Well done to all

Full details on the News Page


Open Pairs
Open Pairs

Well done to Pat Karney & Joan French

who came 2nd in the Open Pairs

on Cunningham League Final night on 21st May


Cunningham League
  • 1st Place Team
  • 2018 Winning Novice Team Presentation
  • Winning Novice Team 2019
  • Winning Novice Team 2107
  • Winning Team

The Novice Shield comes back to Naas for a fifth year...!

Mags EDS Charity Day
Mags EDS Charity Day

Annette Head & Clare Etherson who came 4th at the recent fundraising event

Mags EDS Charity Day
Mags EDS Charity Day

A great day out was had at the fundraising event on Sunday 23rd April in Westmanstown

A special well done to Pat Karney & Gabrielle Beg who came 1st in the Blue Section

And also to Joan French & Carmel McDermott who came 2nd

SIM Pairs 2017
SIM Pairs 2017

Congratulation to Jo Mahon & Joan French who were the highest placed A2 pair for the week in this year's SIM Pairs

Well done also to Eileen Coyle & Bridie Nolan who were the best placed B2 pair for the Tueaday night


Presentation Night
Presentation Night

The final night of the season was held on 31st May and there was a good turn out.  

Details and photos of all the winners on the Gallery Page


Dublin Summer Bridge Congress 2016
Dublin Summer Bridge Congress 2016

Another great result for Pat & Sonya

1st in the Novice Section

Well done also to Christine & Laura who were placed 11th

You gotta laugh if you're married and play bridge (together..!)
You gotta laugh if you're married and play bridge (together..!)