Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Athenry GAA win FBD Connaught Final
ATHENRY GAA CLUB OF GALWAY WIN CONNAUGHT FINAL OF FBD ALL IRELAND GOLF CHALLENGE 2006
Athenry GAA, Galway landed the prestigious title of Connaught champions in the FBD All Ireland GAA Golf Challenge in Claremorris Golf Club, Co Mayo on Friday 11th August. The team was represented by Jarlath Cloonan (15), Luke Glynn (13), Juno Barrett (10) and Colin Parr (16) who put a score together of 83 pts.
Athenry GAA, Co Galway will now take on the best of GAA golfers from Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Overseas at the All Ireland Final of the Challenge over two days at Faithlegg Hotel and Golf Club, Waterford on September 9th and 10th. Athenry GAA is the fourth team to qualify for the All Ireland finals this year. Competition debutants St. Brigid's of Dublin will represent Leinster following a strong challenge against Round Towers, Clondalkin, Derrygonnelly Harps GAA club from Fermanagh will represent Ulster and Dunhill GAA will represent Munster following their recent great performance to clinch the provincial title at Thurles Golf club.