2017 National Inter-County Championships: Day Two

Titles go to Cork, Kildare & Waterford

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Gents B completed Waterford -37, Carlow -14, Longford -4 

Ladies completed Kildare -37, Dublin -4 Cork -1 

Gents A completed Cork -99, Dublin -94 (6th Card), Louth -94, Wexford -88, Kerry -84 


Pictured above are the three winning captains from this weekend's events with PPUI President Mervyn Cooney. They are Chrissie Byrne (Kildare Ladies), Declan Freeman (Cork Gents) and Ian Flynn representing Brian Farrell for the Waterford Gents.

Thanks to Ryston for being great hosts this weekend, Energia for their sponsorship and Irish Sports Network for filming it. We look forward to seeing it all on TV in due course. We finished the weekend the way we started it with a great rendition of Amhrain na bhFainn on trumpet by Charlie O'Neill. We hope to have more infor on the event in due course but for now it's a goodbye and safe home from Newbridge.


ALL OVER IN THE ANCHOR CUP and Cork have regained the title with a five shot win over both Dublin and Louth with a winning score of 99 under par as the defending champions get second on the sixth card from Louth. More to follow. 


Kerry finish the tournament on -84 with Limerick four shots behind on -80. 


Dublin new leaders in clubhouse on -94 with Wexford second on -88. 


Kildare take the clubhouse lead on -77 while Meath finish on -53 


Down finish the Anchor Cup on -49 while Tipperary finish -58 for the tournament. 


Offaly finish the Anchor Cup on -45 with Westmeath one shot behind them finishing on -44. 


With all Gents A counties having completed their Foursomes, Louth have gone into an eight shot lead over Cork ahead of the closing Singles with a total of -78. Kerry and Limerick share third at the moment meanwhile on -66 each. Singles in Progress. 



Waterford have won their third consecutive Gents B title with a score of 37 under par, 23 shots clear of Carlow in second on 14 under with Longford third on four under par. Gents A now to be decided this afternoon. 



All over in the Ladies and Kildare have won the event for the first time since 2014 after finishing with a combined score of 37 under par, 33 shots clear of Dublin in second on four under par with Cork third three shots further behind. 


Cork finish +11 for their Singles in the Ladies and -1 for the tournament. Tipperary finish +18 for their Singles and +22 for the tournament. 


Offaly finish +54 for their Singles in the Ladies and +74 for the tournament. Louth finish +53 for the Singles and +76 for the tournament. 


Waterford -7 for their Foursomes rounds and -26 for the tournament as a combined total of +12 for Longford has dropped them back to -6 for the tournament. Carlow now second, nine shots behind Waterford ahead of the Singles. 


Carlow -6 for their Foursomes and -17 for tournament ahead of Singles. Clare +4 for their Foursomes and +1 for the tournament. 


Gents B: Monaghan +23 combined for their Foursomes, +64 for the tournament. Kilkenny +9 for their Foursomes, +7 for the tournament. 


Good morning from Ryston at the conclusion of what we hope will be an exciting day in all grades. We are delighted to welcome Will Downing and his team from the Irish Sports Network who are here to film the second day of play. Gents B underway. Following the scoresheets for up to the minute updates while here on the blog we will do more sporadic updates.