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There was plenty of golf action around the county last weekend, including a hole-in-one recorded by Sam Gillivan in Westport.
Having secured their place in the All Ireland Senior Colleges final at Balmoral Golf Club; Rice College under the stewardship of local teacher Joe Cuddy, clinched the first national golfing pennant for Westport in more than 30 years. Jack Healy, Matthew Golden, Sam Gillivan, Joe Hastings, and Jack O'Donnell overcame tournament favourites Ulster with some determined play in the morning semi-finals and went on to defeat De La Salle, Waterford, in the final. With every player contributing a crucial point over the two matches the result could not have been any sweeter. All five team members play golf locally at Westport Golf Club and shortly after news came through from Belfast, Westport junior convenor Joe Carty congratulated all those involved in this tremendous victory for Rice College.
In a busy weekend at the club, Martin Foley was the winner of the Stableford competition on Saturday with a score of 44pts, he finished four points ahead of Stephen Doherty. In Sunday’s competition sponsored by Coleman Electrics, Michael Tighe won out with a score of 42pts, Kenneth Sheridan came second thanks to a strong back nine finishing up with a score of 39 pts, with Robert Devrin taking third place and John Muldoon fourth.