The clubs who attended the 640kg championship in Lordship were Ballinagh, Ballinastoe, Ballyhagen, Carndonagh, Cuan Rithe, Country Club, Gort na Cloiche, Maharees, Mountain View, St. Pats, Stapeltons & Rockies.
Five teams entered the senior 640kg competitions. Mountain View defeated Carndonagh in straight ends in the first semi final. St. Pats defeated Cuan Rithe in the second semi final but needed a third and deciding end to do it. St. Pats won the first end of the final against Mountain View. The hosting club found hard in the second end and won two meters of rope but Pats were composed and recovered well to go on to win the gold medal, their third national title of the season.
Gort na Cloiche and Mountain View contested the Div 2 final. This was pulled over the best of five pulls. Mountain View took the first end but the Longford team dug deep to take the next three ends to win the title. Seven team took part in the novice 400kg championship. The teams who qualified for the semi finals were GnaC A & B, Mountain View and Rathkeale. GnaC A & B contested the first semi final with the A team winning in straight ends.
Mountain View also enjoyed a straight end victory over Rathkeale in the other semi final. Gort na Cloiche produced a great display in the final defeating Mountain View in straight ends to win the gold medal. GnaC B won the bronze medal. St. Pats ladies were dominant again in the third rounds of the 325kg & 350kg leagues. The Pats A team won the 350kg and their B team won the 325kg. St. Pats B team also won the third round of the mixed 600kg league. Ballinastoe had to settle with third position in all three leagues. There was a great turnout of 13 teams competing in the 5-a-side open 400kg competition, it was run in two groups. Country Club and Ballyhagen from Northern Ireland took part in this event. Mountain View gained some revenge on St. Pats in this event defeating them in straight ends in the final.
Click here to see the 640kg senior final between St Pats and Mountain View.
See full results on our Results page.
See updated leagues on League Tables page.
Click here to see photos from Sunday’s competition in Lordship. Thanks to the St. Pats TOW club for providing the link.