Gents B Completed: Winners Waterford, Second: Longford, Third: Clare
Ladies Completed: Winners: Dublin, Second: Kildare, Third: Cork
Gents A Completed Winners: Dublin, 2nd: Louth, 3rd Wexford
Pictured above are our three winning captains from this year's National Inter-County Championships, Junior Smith of Dublin (Gents A), Siobhan Keely of Dublin (Ladies) and Brian Farrell of Waterford (Gents B) pictured with the Anchor, Vaughan and Birchall Cups alongside our President Mewrvyn Cooney and Patron Eamon Birchall.
Well done to both Dublin teams as well as Waterford on their success and thanks to RGSC for being great hosts this weekend. More photos and features from the weekend's play will follow during the week but for now its a goodbye from the 2016 Natiional Inter-Counties. Safe home to all.
All over in the Anchor Cup and for ther first time in 17 years Dublin are National Inter-County Champions after a tremendous score of -82 gives them a three shot victory over Louth with Wexford third. More to follow!
Defending Champions Cork finish the tournament on -73, one shot behind Wexford as Meath finish on -54.
Wexford finish the tournament on -74 while Westmeath finish on -43.
Kildare finish the tournament on a combined total of -52, Tipperary meanwhile finish on -49 meanwhile.
Limerick finish the tournament on a combined total of -54 with Down finishing on -30.
Kerry finish the tournament on a score of -56. Offaly finish on -20.
With all the Foursomes cards in Dublin have increased their lead over Louth to 10 shots with a total of -14 for their three cards as opposed to -8 for Louth. They are now a combined -75 for the tournament. Cork are a further six shots behind Louth on -59 heading into the Singles.
Gents A Foursomes Totals: Cork -8, Meath -4
Gents A Foursomes: Wexford's Total is -10, Westmeath's is -3.
9 Holes: Dublin are -8 for their three Foursomes pairings so far, Louth -3, Cork -7 and Meath -1 meaning Dublin are now 11 shots ahead of the field.
Gents A Foursomes Totals: Kildare -4 and Tipperary Level Par.
Gents A Foursomes Totals: Offaly-1, Kerry -9, Limerick -10 and Down Level Par.
Result in the Gents B section sees Waterford retain their title in coming from behind to defeat Longford in the closing round with a tournament total of 21 under par (863) as they defeated the long-time leaders by 13 shots in the end. Clare claimed third from Carlow with 868, three ahead of the Leinster County with Monaghan finishing fifth on 912. All Gents A groups have teed-off now.
All over in the Ladies and Dublin are the winners on home turf for the first time since 2011 in Portmarnock as their total of 23 under par beats Kildare by a total of 11 shots. Cork finish third on one over par.
Cork finish the Ladies event on 595 (+1 for the tournament) as Louth finish in fourth on 637.
After 9 holes between Dublin & Kildare in the Ladies, Kildare are a combined total of +4 with Dublin +1 meaning that the host county's lead is 9 shots approaching the final 9 holes.
Ladies: Tipperary finish the tournament on 643, Meath finish on 643 as well with Offaly on 669.
Waterford's Eddie Hennessy & Daniel Sullivan along with Anthony Roy Buke of Longford both finish on +1 meaning Longford continue to lead the Gents B ahead of the closing Singles round. They are on -17 as opposed to -15 for the Decies. Carlow are in third on -5 with Clare on +4 overall. Monaghan are back on +38.
Waterford's Noel Farrell & Stephen Costello finish -2 with Brian Farrell & Sean Hennebry +5. Longford's Declan & Noel Comiskley Snr finish level par with Richard Burke & Noel Comiskey Jnr +2. Kildare & Dublin about to tee-off in Ladies
Carlow's Martin Baird & John Dowling finish +1, Clare's Martin Walsh & Billy Griffin finish +3 with Monaghan's John Roland & Aiden Quinn +5.
Carlow's Patrick Robinson & Anthony Dermody finish Level Par with Peter Murphy & Sean Doyle +3. Monaghan's Michael Vuaghan & Bob Hillard finish +3 with Clare's Declan Sheedy & Ger Hanrahan +6.
Clare's Brian O'Flynn & Niall Seery finish +3 with Monaghan's Issac Smith & Ciaran McCreesh finishing +1.
Waterford's Eddie Hennessy & Daniel O'Sullivan Level Par with Anthony & Roy Burke +1 after 9 holes.
Longford's Declan & Noel Comiskey Snr Level Par with Waterford's Brian Farrell & Sean Hennebry +3 after 9 holes.
Carlow's John Dowling & Martin Baird +5 after 9 holes.
Waterford's Noel Farrell & Stephen Costello -2 with Longford's Richard Burke & Noel Comiskey Jnr -1 after 9 holes.
Monaghan's Bob Hillard & Michael Vuaghan Level with John Roland & Aidan Quinn +3. Carlow's Anthony Dermody & Patrick Robinson +1 with Martin Walsh & Billy Griffin of Clare +3.
Carlow's Peter Doyle & Sean Murphy +2 after 9 holes. Clare's Ger Hanrahan & Niall Seery +3 over same distance.
Monaghan's Issac Smith & Ciaran McCreesh -1 and Clare's Niall Seery & Brian O'Flynn +1 after 9 holes.
A brighter morning here as the counties of Monaghan, Clare and Carlow get us underway in the Gents B this morning.
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