Horseshoe finals in Bunclody
The Leinster League pairs final night was held in Bunclody on Friday night.
The final standings in Division 1 were: 1, Tom Connors and John Giltrap (Woodsmen), eleven points; Dennis Ryan and Paddy Byrne (Gouleyduff), ten points; John Joe Byrne and Brendan Earle (Monageer), nine points.
Congratulations to Connors and Giltrap who were the best duo over the four nights and were well-deserved champions.
It was a close tournament overall, with different teams shining on different nights.
Division 2: 1, Seán O'Connor and Michael Doyle (Gouleyduff), five points; 2, Jim Sludds and Chris Sludds (Monart), four points; 3, Larry Byrne and Christy Doyle (Gouleyduff), three points.
Special thanks to Podge's Bar, Bunclody, for the use of the pub, and the All-Ireland Association for providing food for the presentation afterwards.
Upcoming events: Cooney's, Cranford (formerly McCrea's) will be running an open doubles tournament on Saturday, July 29, at 6.30 p.m.