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CBAI AGM

For details click here

Club Competitions 2023-2024

Any club member may play in a club competition and win a prize. However, a player may only win the trophy (main prize) if they have a played a minimum of three times on that particular night before the competition during the current bridge season. Competitions are played with the same partner unless 'Draw' is stated beside a competition date. 

 

Club Competitions 2024 

Thursday Night / Red Island Cup

Week 1: 11th January

Week 2: 18th January

Friday Night / Johnny Murray Trophy

Week 1: 9th February

Week 2: 16th February

Monday Night / Paddy Hand Cup

Week 1: 8th April

Week 2: 15th April

Wednesday Night / Cup

Week 1: 10th April

Week 2: 17th April

Thursday Night / President's Prize

Week 1: 2nd May (Draw)

Week 2: 9th May (Arrange)

Week 3: 16th May (Arrange)

Friday Night / President's Prize

Week 1: 3rd May (Draw)

Week 2: 10th May (Arrange)

Week 3: 17th May (Arrange)

Monday Night / President's Prize

Week 1: 29th April (Draw)

[Competition not running on bank holiday Monday 6th May[

Week 2: 13th May (Arrange)

Week 3: 20th May (Arrange)

SABC AGM May 30th at 7.30pm, followed by bridge for all

 

 

For North Eastern Regional Calendar of events click on this link: CBAI and North Eastern Region Fixtures for 2023-2024

 

For details of CBAI Calendar of events  Click Here

 

For up-to-date information re online events click on the links below:

 

Here for Fearghal O'Boyle's webpage

 

Here for CBAI Calendar of Events

 

Click Here for online registration for National Competitions

 

 

SABC Committee 23/24

Maureen Walsh          President

Kay Goldsworthy       Vice-President

Helena Browner         Secretary

Mary Healy                 Treasurer

Margaret Winters

Mary Mulholland

Camilla McLoughlin

Margaret Byrne

May Wherity

Noel Fanning

Joe Rochford

Ray Ryan

Grainne Dancy

Simon Healy

 

 
 
Welcome to S.A.B.C. Bridge Club
SABC AGM

Members are hereby given notice that they are invited to attend

SABC AGM

on Thursday the 30th of May at 7.30pm in the clubhouse

4Fun Teams CBAI

CBAI are running a 4Fun Teams event in Westmanstown on the 25th of May. 

In this event a Master and Novice player pair as one half of a team and an Intermediate A and B player pair as the other half. 

Entries to the Regional Secretary Seamus Costello 0872890814 or Helena 086 8757133

Morning Bridge

 

Morning Bridge will start

Thursday 25th April

 10.30  - 13.00  All Welcome

no partner required

SABC Clubhouse Bridge Sessions

 

♠  SABC clubhouse OPEN for live bridge  ♣ 

All bridge games are live in clubhouse

 

Monday Evening

 

 

7.30pm sharp start time

Tuesday Afternoon

No Partner required

2pm sharp start time

Wednesday Evening  

 

Beginners and Novices

No Partner Required

7.30 pm sharp start time

 

 

 

 

Thursday Morning

 

 

Thursday Evening

No Partner Required

 

 

 

 

10.30 am -  1.00pm

 

 

7.30pm sharp start time

Friday Evening

 

No partner required

7.30pm sharp

start time

 

*This schedule is regularly reviewed depending on numbers attending. Contact a committee member to give your feedback about live bridge sessions (days / times, etc.).

 

Safety Measures in Place in Clubhouse

Happy 2023 to one and all!

SABC continue to ensure that members play in as safe an environment as is possible. There are air filter units in use on both floors of the the clubhouse. The number of tables is limited to 10 and half on the ground floor. If table numbers exceed this for any game, the room is split and upstairs is used. We welcome all members to the clubhouse but if unwell we ask that members stay home to limit the spread of infection. 

Ratio of Tables / Winner Prizes (Amended)

The following is the prize money awarded to winners of live bridge tournaments in the clubhouse

Where there are less than 3 tables, no prize is awarded

Where there are 3 - 5.5 tables, 1st prize is awarded

Where there are 6 - 8 tables, 1st & 2nd prize is awarded

Where there are 8+ tables, 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes are awarded

The following are the value of each prize: 

1st = €6

2nd = €4

3rd = €3

 

90 Years Young
90 Years Young

 Maureen Walsh Club President congratulating Hilda Forsythe on her 90th Birthday

Winters Cup
Winters Cup

Margaret Winters and Vice President Kay Goldsworthy presenting the Winters Cup to

Martin Tolan and in absentia Imelda O'Shea

Paddy Hand 2024
Paddy Hand 2024

Paddy Hand Trophy 2024

Presented by Kay Goldsworthy (Regional President) and

Eilish Kevitt  To

winners Mary & Simon Healy

2nd Frances Hanly & Mary Mulholland

3rd Margaret  Craven & Patricia O'Mahony

1st Session Kay Goldsworthy & Tim Carroll

2nd session Ann McKeown & Susan McNulty

Regional Pairs 24

Regional Men's Pairs Winners 2024

Pat Duff & Brian Carroll

Receiving the Des Scully Cup from

 Regional President Kay Goldsworthy

 

Regional Ladies Pairs

3rd Deirdre Tuckey & Helen Sheridan

Noel Grimes Trophy
Noel Grimes Trophy

Winners 

Brian Carroll and Pat Duff

Intermediate A winners

Lesley O'Shea and Camilla McLoughlin

 

Laur Sherran 29-3 2024
Laur Sherran 29-3 2024

Kay Goldsworthy & Tim Carroll

Area Masters Winners

Laur Sherran 29-3 2024
Laur Sherran 29-3 2024

Veronica Buttimer & Vincent Bissett

Intermediate A Winners

Malahide Bridge Congress 2024

Congratulations to the Intermediate Runner Up Team who competed in Malahide Congress on 3rd of March, great achievement

Lesley O'Shea, Pyllis Carew, Vincent Bissett & Camilla McLoughlin

Presented with prize money by CBAI President, Gordon Lessells and Malahide Club President, Donat O'Brien

Johnny Murray Plate 2024
Johnny Murray Plate 2024

Winners 

Tina McGee & Phyllis Carew

with Club President Maureen Walsh

NE Regional John Lane Cup

SABC were delighted to welcome 17.5 tables to the clubhouse on Sunday, 4th of February for the NE Regional John Lane Cup pairs competition. A pleasant and competitive game was enjoyed by all and expertly directed by Peter Byrne. The cup was presented by Aileen Lane, daughter-in-law of the renowned Skerries bridge player, John Lane, whom the cup honours. The cup was first played in Skerries in 1977.

This year's worthy winners were Noreen Pender and Frank Davey.

Maureen Walsh, SABC President is also photographed in the cup presentations. 

 

2nd place were Bernie Bissett & Pat Mulholland

3rd were Brian Kieran & Liam Farrell

Best Local were Maeve & Brian Carroll

Best Intermediate A were Bina McMorrow & Ann McKeown

Best Intermediate B / Novice were Marie & Paddy O'Shea

For full results click here

Regional Teams Qualifier Event

Rose Bowl Winners 2024 Area Master

Bernie Bissett, Vivienne Donnelly,

Kay Goldsworthy & Tim Carroll

With Regional President Kay Goldsworthy

2nd Place Masters Team

Margaret Winters, Maureen Walsh, Ray Ryan and Other

3rd Place Masters Team

Seamus Costello and Team Members

3rd Place Intermediate A Team

Camilla McLoughlin, Phyllis Carew, Joe Bissett and Vincent Bissett

WINNERS OF THE NORTH EASTERN REGIONAL

INTERMEDIATE B TEAM OF 4

Susan McNulty, Marie O'Shea & Team Members

With North East Regional President Kay Goldsworthy

 

Red Island Club Cup

Congratulations to the winners of the Red Island Cup 2024

Kay Goldsworthy & Tim Carroll

Cup presented by Club President, Maureen Walsh

2nd place, Sean & Frances Newcomen

3rd place, Simon & Mary Healy

Cuchullain Cup

Cuchullain Cup 2024

Winners

Frances & Sean Newcomen

with Club President Colette King

Cuchullain Cup 2024 Winners

Gate McQuillan Cup 2024

Congratulations to 

Kath Hynes & Partner 

3rd in the McQuillan Cup

North Eastern Bridge Region

2023-24 CBAI N.E. President

Congratulations to Kay Goldsworthy.  President  of the North Eastern Region of the CBAI for 2023-2024.

SABC (Skerries Amalgamated Bridge Clubs)

Skerries Bridge Club was founded in the 1940's,

Holmpatrick Bridge Club founded in 1980 and

John Lane Bridge founded in 1995, have amalgamated to form

Looking for a Bridge Partner

If you wish to be included in an SABC 'Find A Partner' whatsapp group, let Simon (086 2432991), Noel (086 0748895)or Helena (086 8757133) know and your number will be added to the group chat. You can then post a message looking for a partner or respond to someone seeking a partner.  

Results
Friday
Scorer: Mary Mulholland
Thursday Morning
Scorer: Camilla McLoughlin
Presidents Prize 3
Scorer: Noel Fanning
Wednsday
Scorer: Noel Fanning
Tuesday
Scorer: Mary Mulholland
Presidents Prize 2
Scorer: Noel Fanning
Friday
Scorer: Mary Mulholland
Thursday Morning
Scorer: Noel Fanning