Last weekend the second Munster Ranking Tournment, the Leeside Open took place in the James Kennelly Hall, Holly Hill Lane. First up on Saturday morning as the under 15s. With players Cian Ross, Adam Buckley, Robert Danilovskiy and Ciaran O Donoghue taking part. As always this is a tough group with many good players involved. Robert got to the semi final of the plate in his 4th tournment.  Cian lost in the quarters and came 5th over all in 5/8 playoff. Adam and Ciaran made it to the semi finals. Adam lost to Nick in this match and came 4th over all. Ciaran reached the final and went on to win the boys under 15 trophy.


We had only one players in the under 13 event. James Kingston playing in only his 4th tournment reached to semi final of the plate and learned a lot.


Sunday was the turn of the under 18s. Adam, Cian and Ciaran were joined by Oisin Herberich for this event. Our boys did very well in this event with Cian, Adam and Ciaran all reaching the semi finals. Adam played Cian and won this time. It was Ciaran v’s Adam in the final with Ciaran winning. Cian came 4th. Oisin was also in the plate final and came second.


Dan Foley was our sole representative in the vets event or Masters as it is called now. Dan played Philip Shaw in the semi final unfortunately loosing.


In this event the club had Shane O’ Connor and Ian Brown joining Adam, Ciaran and Oisin. Seniors is a very energetic event. Ian and Adam lost in the last 16. Shane was beaten in the quarters. Ciaran played in the semi final and was beaten. He took 3 over all in his second senior event. Oisin was in the plate final  and won.

Well done to all who competed last weekend, a lot learnt. A big Thank You again to Shane O’ Connor who coached the players this weekend.