Captain’s ‘Drive-In’ tomorrow morning

Redcastle Captain, Mr John Weir, invites members to take part in his Captain’s “Drive-In” which will take place tomorrow (Sat.) at the Inishowen club.

Members are advised to attend at 9.30 a.m. for a 10.00 a.m. tee-off time, fingers crossed for good weather.

Despite difficult conditions Redcastle remained true to form and continued to battle it out for the Spring League title over 12 holes.

Full results of recent weeks - week four - 1, Paul Murray, 30 points; 2, Howard Clarke, 29; 3, Danny McCartney, 28.

Week five - 1, Willie Havlin, 29 points; 2, Seamus McGeehan, 27; 3, Billy Harkin, 26.

Week six - 1, Michael Havlin, 27 points; 2, Paul Murray; 3, Vincent Glenn, 26.

Week seven - 1, Kevin McLaughlin, 34 points; 2, Terry Green, 28; 3, Willie Havlin, 27.

Week eight - 1, Billy Harkin, 28 points; 2, Willie Havlin, 27; 3, break of tie, Kris McClelland, 26.

Week nine - 1, Bo Kelly, 27 points; 2, Willie Havlin, 26; 3, break of tie, Dan Joe McLaughlin, 26.

Willie Havlin, therefore, appears to be well on track to win the Spring League with 61 points followed by his brother Michael on 48 with Dan Joe McLaughlin third on 39.

NEW midweek events AT CITY OF DERRY

A new Monday Seniors Open (Over-50’s) will be on offer at City of Derry Golf Club from Monday, March 31st and the event will run everyMonday. The entry fee is £3 (members) and £10 (visitors).

The Wednesday “Meal Deal” returns on Wednesday April 2nd next and the cost is £13 which includes golf and food.

The Thursday Opens tee-off on Thursday, April 10th and the the cost is £4 (members) and £15 (visitors).

To book for any of the above contact the Pro Shop on 71311496.

Congratulations to Simon Swaby’s team on taking the top spot in the St. Patrick’s Day Teams of Four competition at City of Derry.

The team amassed a fantastic total of 94 points with 4 points to spare over the second placed team led by Alan Simpson

Full results - 1, Simon Swaby, Shane Kelly, Matthew Orr and Peter Dean, 94 points; 2, Alan Simpson, Ralph Hamilton, Tom mcClintock and Ricky Porter, 90.

North-West Ladies

Wednesday’s competition was reduced to nine holes due to the stormy conditions.

Roisín Timoney emerged the winner with Margaret O’Hea the runner up.

Next week’s competition is the Donegal Shield Qualifier and it will be the first 18 hole competition of the season.

The draw has been posted in the locker room but if you missed out ring Deirdre Britton to be included.


Results from the St. Patrick’s Weekend re-entry competition - 1, Marian Keating, 36 points; 2, break of tie, Cynthia Fuery, 33; 3, Tracy Spence 33.

An information evening for all juniors and their parents or guardians will take place on Sunday at 7pm. For more information, contact Mary on (086) 8415612 or Catherine on (086) 8047782.

City of Derry Ladies

Results from City of Derry Ladies Branch for Tuesday last, March 18th - Bring ‘n Win Stableford, 13 holes - 1, Brenda Chauhan (12) 20 points; 2, break of tie, Marie Clifford (17) 18; 3, Frances McLaughlin (18) 18.

Next week’s competition is the Nan Green Greensomes, also over 13 holes, choose partners, draw for markers.

Buncrana Ladies

Results from Friday, March 14th - singles stableford - 1, Colette Gallanagh (34) 34 points; 2, Marian Simpson (27) 32; best 34+ Evelyn Simpson (36) 30.

Today’s competition is another 18 holes stableford event. Draw in place.