Headfort golfer Maria O'Reilly was today edged into second place in the final of the Irish Senior Women’s Close Championship
O'Reilly gave it her best shot, but the title went to Suzanne Corcoran (Portumna) who completed three-in-a-row with a 4&3 success over the Meath woman at Naas.
To get to the final, O'Reilly defeated Sheena McElroy (Grange) 5&4 in the semi-final after enjoying a 3&2 quarter-final victory against Deirdre Walsh (Milltown).
Another Meath golfer, Carol Wickham from Laytown & Bettystown, exited in the last eight when faltering against McElroy who won 3&2,
In the first round, O'Reilly defeated Mary Duane (Hermitage) 2&1 and Wickham won on the same scoreline against
Kate Evans (Frilford Heath & RCD Ladies).
The teams for the Women's and Girls' Interprovincial Matches have been announced this week with Eleanor Metcalfe (Laytown & Bettystown) and Caoimhe O’Grady (Black Bush) both selected.
The event will take place at Mount Wolseley Hotel and Golf Resort from Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th of July.
Each province shall play each other by match play which will consist of three foursomes’ and five singles.
Eleanor Metcalfe (Laytown & Bettystown), Ciara Casey (Hermitage), Elisa Corcoran (Grange), Meadhbh Doyle (Portarlington), Molly Dowling (Lucan), Louise Mernagh (Elm Park), Deirdre Smith (Co. Louth)
Caoimhe O’Grady (Black Bush), Jan Browne (Kilkenny), Emma Fleming (Elm Park), Lucia Masding (Old Conna), Emily Murray (Co. Louth), Canice Screene (Hermitage), Leah Temple Lang (Elm Park)
Tuesday 9th July - Munster v Connacht; Leinster v Ulster
Wednesday 10th July - Ulster v Connacht; Leinster v Munster
Thursday 11th July - Connacht v Leinster; Munster v Ulster