Gents Round 3 Complete, Quarter-Finals Underway
Ladies Scratch Quarter-Finals Complete, Semi-Finals 9am Monday morning.
Ladies Nett Quarter-Finals underway
ALL OVER FOR DAY. Damien Fleming defeats Chris Scannell 5&4 while Shane Murphy defeats Ray Murphy 4&2 to set up a second Semi-Final between our 2011 and 2016 Champions in the morning. Thanks to you all for joining us. See you at 9am in the morning.
30 Holes: Damien Fleming 4up on Chris Scannell, 6 to Play.
30 Holes: Shane Murphy 3up on Ray Murphy with 6 Holes to play.
Daithi Sexton concedes to Paul Nolan on the last for a 2up win for the Dubliner and a Semi-Final Meeting with Bryan Delaney tomorrow.
Paul Nolan & Daithi Sexton going to the last with Paul now 1up!
24 Holes: Shane Murphy 4up on Ray Murphy with Damien Fleming & Chris Scannell now A/S over same distance!
30 Holes: Daithi Sexton 1up on Paul Nolan with 6 to play.
Bryan Delaney our first Gents Semi-Finalist for tomorrow as he defeats Kieran Earls 6&5 in our first Quarter-Final.
30 Holes: Bryan Delaney dormy 6up on Kieran Earls.
18 Holes: Great Chip-In by Shane Murphy on the 18th to take a 2up lead on his namesake Ray with the match turning. Damien Fleming turns 2up on Chris Scannell.
24 Holes: Bryan Delaney 4up on Kieran Earls in first Gents Quarter-Final and Daithi Sexton 2up on Paul Nolan in second Gents Quarter-Final.
Margaret O'Donovan a 3&2 winner over Nuala McNamara to set up a Semi-Final against namesake Patsy in the second Ladies Nett Semi-Final tomorrow.
Christine Mulvey into Ladies Nett Semi-Finals tomorrow after a 2&1 win over Audrey Donnelly, Christine will play Sarah O'Neill in tomorrow's first Semi-Final.
12 Holes: Damien Fleming remains 1up on Chris Scannell in our last Gents Quarter-Final tie.
12 Holes: Ray Murphy and Shane Murphy A/S in the third Gents Quarter-Final.
30 Holes: Margaret O'Donovan 5up on Nuala McNamara in fourth Ladies Nett Quarter-Final
18 Holes: Daithi Sexton 1up on Paul Nolan turning in our second Gents Quarter-Final.
Results: Sarah O'Neill defeats Elaine Quinn 5&4 with Patsy O'Donovan a 7&6 winner over Catherine Leonard in our first two results from the Ladies Nett Quarter-Finals.
30 Holes: Christine Mulvey 2up on Audrey Donnelly with 6 to play.
30 Holes: Sarah O'Neill dormy 6up on defending champion Elaine Quinn in first Ladies Nett Quarter-Final
18 Holes: Bryan Delaney 5up on Kieran Earls turning in our first Gents Quarter-Final
6 Holes: Damien Fleming 1up on Christ Scannell in our final Gents Quarter-Final.
6 Holes: A/S between Ray Murphy and Shane Murphy so far in our third Gents Quarter-Final.
24 Holes: Patsy O'Donovan 6up on Catherine Leonard, Margaret O'Donovan also 6up on Nuala McNamara in Ladies Nett Quarter-Finals.
12 Holes: Paul Nolan 2up on Daithi Sexton in second Gents Quarter-Final
12 Holes: Bryan Delaney now gone into a 2up lead on Kieran Earls in our first Gents Quarter-Final.
24 Holes: Sarah O'Neill 5up on Elaine Quinn & Christine Mulvey 3up on Audrey Donnelly in first two Ladies Nett Quarter-Finals.
6 Holes: Paul Nolan 2up on Daithi Sexton in our second Gents Quarter-Final.
18 Holes: Margaret O'Donovan 5up on Nuala McNamara in remaining Ladies Nett Quarter-Final
6 Holes: Kieran Earls 1up on Bryan Delaney in our first Mens Quarter-Final.
18 Holes: Patsy O'Donovan 5up on Catherine Leonard in third Ladies Nett Quarter-Final.
18 Holes: Christine Mulvey 2up on Audrey Donnelly turning.
18 Holes: Saragh O'Neill 3up on defending champion Elaine Quinn in the first Ladies Nett Quarter-Final.
12 Holes: Margaret O'Donovan 4up on Nuala McNamara in Ladies Nett Quarter-Finals.
Shane Murphy wins at the 38th hole over George McGreal to set up a Quarter-Final Meeting with Ray Murphy.
12 Holes: Christine Mulvey 2up on Audrey Donnelly, Patsy O'Donovan 4up on Catherine Leonard.
Damien Fleming beats Shane Hoare 3&2 to set up a repeat of the 2011 Final with Chris Scannell.
Murphy & McGreal gone to sudden death, second playoff hole needed now.
Chris Scannell beats Kevin McCarthy 4&3.
12 Holes: Sarah O'Neill 4up on Elaione Quinn.
Shane Murphy & George McGreal A/S playing the last.
30 Holes: Chris Scannell 3up on Kevin McCarthy as Damien Fleming now 2up on Shane Hoare.
6 Holes: Ladies Nett Updates- Sarah O'Neill 2up on Elaine Quinn, Christine Mulvey 4up on Audrey Donnelly, Pasty O'Donovan 2up on Catherine Leonard, Margaret O'Donovan 3up on Nuala McNamara.
Ray Murphy into his third straight Quarter-Final after a 7&5 win over Denis O'Sullivan. Awaits winner of Shane Murphy vs. George McGreal.
30 Holes: Ray Murphy dormy 6up on Denis O'Sullivan
Paul Nolan defeats Frank Dineen 5&4 to set up a Quarter-Final Meeting with Daithi Sexton.
24 Holes: A/S between Damien Fleming & Shane Hoare in the final match of the Third Round.
24 Holes: Chris Scannell 1up on Shane Murphy
30 Holes: Paul Nolan remains 4up on Frank Dineen with 6 to play.
24 Holes: George McGreal 3up on Shane Murphy
Daithi Sexton through to the Quarter-Finals after an 8&7 win as well over Anthony Galvin. Awaiting winner of Paul Nolan & Frank Dineen.
24 Holes: Ray Murphy now 5up on Denis O'Sullivan
Kieran Earls through to a Quarter-Final meeting with Bryan Delaney after an 8&7 win over Thomas Hanley.
24 Holes: Paul Nolan remains 4up on Frank Dineen
18 Holes: Damien Fleming back into a 1up lead on Shane Hoare turning.
24 Holes: Daithi Sexton 8up on Anthony Galvin
18 Holes: George McGreal 2up on Shane Murphy and Chris Scannell 3up on Kevin McCarthy
24 Holes: Kieran Earls 5up over Thomas Hanley
18 Holes: Ray Murphy 1up on Denis O'Sullivan.
18 Holes: Paul Nolan 4up on Frank Dineen.
12 Holes: Shane Hoare now gone 1up on Damien Fleming.
Result: Bryan Delaney into Quarter-Finals after 12&11 win over Paul Sweeney.
18 Holes: Daithi Sexton 5up on Anthony Galvin
12 Holes: Chris Scannell 3up on Kevin McCarthy
24 Holes: Bryan Delaney 11up and closing in on the win over Paul Sweeney.
18 Holes: Kieran Earls 4up on Thomas Hanley
12 Holes: Ray Murphy 2up on Denis O'Sullivan, George McGreal 1up on Shane Murphy.
12 Holes: Paul Nolan 2up on Frank Dineen
Margaret Hogan beats Paula Nolan 2&1 to complete our Ladies Scratch Quarter-Finals.
18 Holes: Bryan Delaney 8up on Paul Sweeney turning.
12 Holes: Kieran Earls 3up on Thomas Hanley, Daithi Sexton 4up on Anthony Galvin
6 Holes: Shane Murphy 2up on George McGreal, Chris Scannell 3up on Kevin McCarthy and Damien Fleming 1up after 6 Holes.
6 Holes: Ray Murphy 1up on Denis O'Sullivan in Gents Third Round.
Big News here in Rocklodge as for the first time since 2015 Ger Ward has been beaten in the National Ladies Matchplay. 2014 Champion Breda White got the better of her at the last 1up!
12 Holes: Bryan Delaney 8up on Paul Sweeney
6 Holes: Paul Nolan 2up on Frank Dineen
Chrissie Byrne defeats Tara Dillon 9&8 to make tomorrow's Semi-Finals
30 Holes: Paula Nolan 1up on Margaret Hogan now with 6 to play!
6 Holes: Kieran Earls 2up on Thomas Hanley in second Gents Third Round encounter.
6 Holes: Bryan Delaney 3up on Paul Sweeney in the first of Gents Third Round encounters.
Mary Murray a 9&7 winner over Mairead Manning to become the first Ladies to reach tomorrow's Scratch Semi-Finals.
24 Holes: Chrissie Byrne nearing victory over Tara Dillon, 9up with 12 to play.
24 Holes: Margaret Hogan's lead over Paula Nolan now 1up.
24 Holes: Ger Ward stays 2up on Breda White. Mary Murray now 10up on Mairead Manning over same distance.
18 Holes: Margaret Hogan 3up on Paula Nolan with Chrissie Byrne 7up on Tara Dillon turning.
18 Holes: Mary Murray 7up on Mairead Manning turning.
18 Holes: Ger Ward 2up on Breda White turning.
12 Holes: Margaret Hogan 2up on Paula Nolan, Chrissie Byrne 7up on Tara Dillon.
Shane Hoare defeats Eoin Walsh 2&1 to set up a Last 16 Meeting with Damien Fleming. Gents Third Round from 1pm.
Chris Scannell defeats Mark Millar 1up at the last hole. One Second Round match left on course.
Damien Fleming beats Anthony Malone 6&5 with Kevin McCarthy a 4&3 winner over Aaron O Droighneainn. George McGreal beats Cian Morisson 1up at the last.
12 Holes: Ger Ward 4up on Breda White and Mary Murray 6up on Mairead Manning in Ladies Scratch QF's.
Shane Murphy beats John Walsh 3&2
30 Holes: Damien Fleming dormy 6up on Anthony Malone
30 Holes: Kevin McCarthy 4up on Aaron O Droigheainn
6 Holes: Chrissie Byrne 2up on Tara Dillon in last Ladies Scratch QF
Denis O'Sullivan beats Eoin Keating 4&3
30 Holes: Mark Millar 1up on Chris Scannell now
6 Holes: Mary Murray in an early 3up lead in Mairead Manning. Paula Nolan 1up on Margaret Hogan.
Daithi Sexton nails his tee-shot to the third playoff hole as Kieran Dunscombe misses his putt to keep the match going. Daithi into Round 3
30 Holes: Shane Murphy 1up on John Walsh
6 Holes: Ger Ward 2up on Breda White in our first Ladies Scratch QF.
Daithi & Kieran going to a second playoff hole
30 Holes: Denis O'Sullivan 3up on Eoin Keating
24 Holes: Shane Hoare 4up on Eoin Walsh, Damien Fleming 7up on Anthony Malone
Daithi Sexton & Kieran Dunscombe gone to sudden death.
Anthony Galvin a 4&3 winner over Patsy Farrell
30 Holes: Geoorge McGreal 2up on Cian Morrisson.
Frank Dineen a 7&6 winner over Stephen Shoer to knock the fourth seed out.
30 Holes: Paul Nolan 1up on Fred McMahon with 6 to play
24 Holes: Chris Scannell 1up on Mark Millar
Ray Murphy a 10&8 winner over Kevin McCarron
Paul Sweeney a 4&3 winner over Jason O'Regan
30 Holes: Anthony Galvin 3up on Patsy Farrell
24 Holes: Shane Murphy 2up on John Walsh
Bryan Delaney a 5&4 winner over Brian Cahill
30 Holes: Kieran Dunscombe now 1up on Daithi Sexton
24 Holes: Denis O'Sullivan 1up on Eoin Keating
28 Holes: Damien Fleming turns 8up on Anthony Malone
Start of Ladies Scratch QF's shortly
18 Holes: Shane Hoare 2up on Eoin Walsh
Thomas Hanley defeats Kevin Knox 6&5
First Result of morning sees Kieran Earls defeat Darren Keogh 7&6
30 Holes: Paul Sweeney 5up on Jason O'Regan
24 Holes: Frank Dineen 5up on Stephen Shoer & Ray Murphy 7up on Kevin McCarron
18 Holes: Chris Scannell 2up on Mark Millar and Aaron O Droigheainn 1up on Kevin McCarthy.
30 Holes: Bryan Delaney 3up on Brian Cahill, 6 to play.
24 Holes: Paul Nolan 3up on Fred McMahon
18 Holes: Cian Morrison 2up on George McGreal
24 Holes: Kieran Dunscombe 1up on Daithi Sexton, Anthony Galvin remains 4up on Patsy Farrell
18 Holes: Shane Murphy still 1up on John Walsh
12 Holes: Kevin McCarthy & Aaron O Droighneainn A/S, Shane Hoare 4up on Eoin Walsh and Damien Fleming 6up on Anthony Malone
18 Holes: Denis O'Sullivan 2up on Eoin Keating
24 Holes: Thomas Hanley 6up on Kevin Knox
18 Holes: Ray Murphy turns 6up on Kevin McCarron
12 Holes: Chris Scannell 2up on Mark Millar
24 Holes: Bryan Delaney 1up on Brian Cahill, 12 to play.
18 Holes: Frank Dineen 4up on Stephen Shoer
12 Holes: George McGreal A/S with Cian Morrison
18 Holes: A/S between Paul Nolan & Fred McMahon turning.
12 Holes: Shane Murphy 1up on John Walsh
18 Holes: Anthony Kavanagh 4up on Patsy Farrell
12 Holes: A/S between Eoin Keating & Denis O'Sullivan
6 Holes: Shane Hoare 3up on Eoin Walsh & Damien Fleming 3up on Anthony Malone
18 Holes: Kieran Dunscombe 3up on Daithi Sexton turning
12 Holes: Ray Murphy still 4up on Kevin McCarron
6 Holes: Kevin McCarthy A/S with Aaron O Droigheainn
18 Holes: Kieran Earls 5up on Darren Keogh turning.
18 Holes: Thomas Hanley 4up on Kevin Knox
12 Holes: Frank Dineen 2up on Stephen Shoer
6 Holes: Chris Scannell 3up on Mark Millar
18 Holes: Paul Sweeney 1up on Jason O'Regan turning.
12 Holes: Fred McMahon 3up on Paul Nolan
6 Holes: Cian Morisson 2up on George McGreal
18 Holes: Bryan Delaney turns 1up on Brian Cahill
12 Holes: Anthony Galvin 1up on Patsy Farrell
6 Holes: Shane Murphy 1up on John Walsh
12 Holes: Kieran Dunscombe 3up on Daithi Sexton
6 Holes: Eoin Keating 1up on Denis O'Sullivan
12 Holes: Kieran Earls 3up on Darren Keogh
6 Holes: Ray Murphy 4up on Kevin McCarron
12 Holes: Thomas Hanley 2up on Kevin Knox
6 Holes: Frank Dineen 1up on Stephen Shoer.
12 Holes: Bryan Delaney 3up on Brian Cahill, Paul Sweeney 2up on Jason O'Regan.
6 Holes: Fred McMahon 2up on Paul Nolan.
A/S between Anthony Galvin & Patsy Farrell.
Kieran Dunscombe 1up on Daithi Sexton after 6 Holes.
Kieran Earls 2up on Darren Keogh after 6 Holes.
Thomas Hanley 1up on Kevin Knox after 6 Holes.
A/S between Jason O'Regan and Paul Sweeney after 6 Holes
Bryan Delaney 3up on Brian Cahill after 6 Holes.
Underway now in Rocklodge on Day Two
While we are waiting for Score Updates here is a video with our Communications & Press Officer Jason O'Connor and Rocklodge's John Byron looking ahead to Day Two:
Good morning from Rocklodge on Day Two of the National Matchplay Championships. Thankfully no rain this morning but some ominous clouds overhead! Brian Delaney and Brian Cahill in the first match of the Gents Second Round will get a long day underway here in the next 15 minutes.