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All over, John Walsh is the champion and only the third man in history to do the National Matchplay and National Strokeplay double in the one year as his total of -15 gives him a four shot victory over John Ross Crangle, Junior Smith and Kieran Earls who all finished on -11. John Ross gets second on countback with Junior getting the bronze medal on countback from Kieran who is automatic for next year's event by virtue of his fourth place finish. More info to follow!
John Walsh shoots a final round of six under par to take the lead now on -15. Conor McCarthy has level par to finish on -7 for the event.
Junior Smith shoots a final round of four under par to finish on -11 for the tournament alongside JR Crangle. John Walsh on final green, looking good for the win!
Ray Murphy shoots a final round of three under to finish the tournament on -8. A one under par round for Martin O'Neill sees him finish on -6.
Damien Fleming finishes tournament on -9, Kieran Dunscombe becomes the fifth player so far to post a final total of -5!
Mick Fennell and Eoin Walsh both finish on -5 for the tournament as well. Jason Larkin finishes on a tournament total of +1. John Ross Crangle has a final round of -7 to post a clubhouse lead of -11. Kieran Earls leader on course with -13.
John Walsh -2 for his nine holes (-11 for tournament) , Conor McCarthy -1 for his round. Kieran Earls -3 for his nine (-13 for tournament). Chris Gallagher level through nine holes.
Martin O'Neill and Ray Murphy both -1 after their first nine holes. Junior Smith -2 for his nine holes and Declan Freeman level par over same distance. Eamon Gibney NR, Eoin Mithen and Owen Smith both finished -5 for the tournament. William Hudson finishes -2.
Damien Fleming and Kieran Dunscombe both -1 for their first nine holes of the playoff.
Eddie Hennessy finishes -4 for the tournament, Sean Goggin finished -2. JR Crangle -3 for his first nine holes of playoff, Jason Larkin is +1 for his nine holes.
Eoin Walsh -2 for his first nine holes of the playoff, Michael Fennell Level Par.
Owen Smith and William Hudson both +1 for their first nine holes in the playoff.
Eamon Gibney +3 for his first nine holes in the playoff, Eoin Mithen -1 over same distance.
Eddie Hennessy -1 after the first nine holes of the playoff, Sean Goggin +1.
Standings ahead of the Playoff
|1||Kieran Earls||Parteen||98||2||Chris Gallagher||Lucan||99|
|3||John Walsh||Collins||99||4||Conor McCarthy||Deerpark||101|
|5||Junior Smith||RGSC||101||6||Declan Freeman||Fermoy||102|
|7||Martin O'Neill||St Patricks||103||8||Ray Murphy||St Annes||103|
|9||Damien Fleming||Deerpark||103||10||Kieran Dunscombe||St Annes||104|
|11||John Ross Crangle||Loughlinstown||104||12||Jason Larkin||Erins Isle||104|
|13||Eoin Walsh||Collins||105||14||Michael Fennell||Lakeside||105|
|15||William Hudson||St Patricks||105||16||Owen Smith||McBride||105|
|17||Eamon Gibney||Castletown||106||18||Eoin Mithen||Loughlinstown||106|
|19||Sean Goggin||Cement||106||20||Edward Hennessy||Tramore||106|
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Michael Fennell finishes on -3 with Sean Goggin and Eoin Mithen both shooting -2. List of Final 18 Qualifiers to follow.
New leader in the clubhouse with Kieran Earls shooting -10. Conor McCarthy shoots -7. We await the final three ball to complete their rounds before starting the playoff.
JR Crangle finishes on -4 with Bryan Delaney shooting +2.
Shane Murphy finishes on -1 with John Browne +1, apologies for the delay as torrential rain has created a torrent of surplus water on the 18th green!
Kieran Dunscombe finishes on -4 with Daniel O'Sullivan shooting -1.
Eoin Walsh finishes on -3 with James Ryan +2.
William Hudson finishes on -3 with James McLaughlin shooting +17.
Noel Claire finishes on +6, Lorcan Bracken shoots +14.
Chris Gallagher has joined John Walsh in a share of the clubhouse lead on -9 after finishing his round. Tony Blake finished on +1 meanwhile.
Monty Galvin finishes -1 with Aonghus Coughlan finishing on +5.
Ronan Whelan finishes Level Par with Anthony Malone +1.
Owen Smith finishes -3, Declan Mulpeter Snr +11.
Denis Looney finishes on +6, Colin Donovan +9.
Joe Ronan finishes on Level Par, Derek Courtney +5 meanwhile.
John Walsh now takes the lead in the clubhouse on -9. Gary Healy finished +7 meanwhile.
Martin O'Neill of St Patricks finishes on -5 with Jason O'Brien +9.
Jason Larkin finishes on -4, John McGrath +1 Sean Downes finished Level Par with Ian Dillon +10.
Michael Fennell turns -1 after his First Round, Sean Goggin Level Par with Eoin Mithen +1. All second session now on their second 18.
JR Crangle -1 after his First Round, Bryan Delaney +4 meanwhile.
Kieran Earls -5 after his First Round with Conor McCarthy -2 over same distance.
John Browne -4 after his First Round, Shane Murphy +2 for his round.
Kieran Dunscombe and Daniel Sullivan both level par after their First Rounds.
James Ryan is Level Par after his First 18 holes, Eoin Walsh is +3 for his.
William Hudson -1 after his first 18 holes while James McLoughlin is +7.
Noel Ring +5 for his First Round while Lorcan Bracken posted +9.
Liam O'Donovan Level Par after his First Round, Darren Collins +6 for his.
Chris Gallagher -3 after his First Round, while Tony Blake was +3.
Aongus Coughlan +4 after his First Round, Monty Galvin +5 meanwhile.
Owen Smith -3 after his First Round with Declan Mulpeter +6 after his. Anthony Malone is -1 after his First Round with Ronan Whelan Level Par.
Both Denis Looney and Colin Donovan are +4 after their First Rounds.
Joe Ronan -1 and Derek Courtney +2 after their first 18 holes.
John Walsh -4 after his First Round, Gary Healy +5.
Martin O'Neill Level Par after his First Round, Jason O'Brien +4.
Jason Larkin shoots -3 for his First Round, Sean Downes Level Par, John McGrath +1 and Ian Dillon is +3 after his First Round.
Francis Feeley +5, John Fitzgerald and Harry O'Hanlon both NR. All of first session complete. All of second session teed off.
Jason O'Regan finishes on -1, Stephen O'Reilly Level Par, Barry Morrissey +3 and David Doyle +8.
Damien Fleming shoots -5, Eamon Gibney -2, DJ Lynch +5 and William Buckley Snr +14.
Patrick McBride finishes +1, Dessie Baker +14.
Pat O'Shea finishes +4, Thomas Mason +6.
Mark Millar finishes +5, Mark Ryan shoots +8.
Ray Murphy finishes -5, Darren O'Connell +5.
Pacelli Darcy finishes +2 and Laurence Maher +4.
Joseph O'Gorman +6, Thomas O'Reilly NR.
Michael Buckley shoots level par, Stephen Murray +6, Kevin Kirby +7 and Jimmy Scanlon +15.
Patrick Farrell shoots +6, Anthony Galvin shoots +13.
Junior Smith shoots -7, Thomas Hanly shoots +5.
Second Session Underway
First Completed 36 hole scores: Declan Freeman -6, Eddie Hennessy -2, Chris Scannell Level Par, William Buckley Jnr +5, Larry McGinn +8 and Marty Fawl +10.
Jason O'Regan 53 (26 and 27), and Barry Morrissey 57 (29 and 28) for their first 18 holes. John Fitzgerald 54 (26 and 29), Harry O'Hanlon 61 (29 and 32) and Francis Feeley 56 (27 and 29) for their first 18 holes.
Stephen O'Reilly 55 (27 and 28) and David Doyle 61 (31 and 30) for their first 18 holes.
DJ Lynch (27 and 29) and Eamon Gibney (30 and 26) both 56 for their first 18 holes. Damien Fleming 52 (26 and 26) and William Buckley Jnr 66 (31 and 35) for their first 18 holes.
St John O'Connor 52 (26 and 26) and Keith Redmond 56 (28 and 28) for their first 18 holes.
Patrick McBride 54 (26 and 28) and Dessie Baker 63 (33 and 30) for their first 18 holes.
Thomas Mason 54 (25 and 29) and Pat O'Shea 56 (27 and 29) for their first 18 holes.
Mark Ryan 56 (29 and 27) and Mark Millar 57 (30 and 27) for their first 18 holes.
Thomas O'Reilly 58 (27 and 31), Joseph Gorman 57 (30 and 27), Laurence Maher 54 (27 and 27), Pacelli Darcy 56 (28 and 28), Ray Murphy 53 (24 and 29) and Darren O'Connell 56 (27 and 29) for their first 18 holes.
Kevin Kirby 55 (27 and 28) Jimmy Scanlon 67 (35 and 32) for their first 18 holes.
Michael Buckley 54 (30 and 24) and Stephen Murray 60 (27 and 33) for their first 18 holes.
Junior Smith 50 (26 and 24), Patrick Farrell 55 (28 and 27), Thomas Hanly 57 (30 and 27) and Anthony Galvin 62 (31 and 31) for their first 18 holes.
Eddie Hennesy 53 (28 and 25) and Chris Scannell 54 (28 and 26) for their first 18 holes.
Declan Freeman 50 (23 and 27) Larry McGinn 61 (32 and 29) for their first 18 holes.
Marty Fawl 66 (33 and 33), Billy Buckley 58 (31 and 27) for their first 18 holes.