September 4, 2005
Well the North American Champions ran into fierce competition in West Port, County Mayo, Ireland at the All Irelands Finals, Junior C, Novice I and Novice II September 3 and 4.
Con O Callaghan, Boston was defeated in Junior C by a bowl and a half of odds, Brendan Fleming, Boston was defeated by over three bowls of odds in Novice I, and Barry Curran, Boston was beaten on the final shot in Novice II. These bowlers have brought back All Ireland trophies to the USA in the past, so good luck for next time.
Thanks to Margaret O Callaghan, Boston for sending this report.
What a great weekend of bowling in Wompatuck State Park Hingham!
This is where the North American Bowling finals took part to see who would
represent North America in the All Irelands in West Port Co. Mayo on Sept
3rd and 4th. There were players from West Virginia, New York and Boston.
Boston came our champs by winning all three grades.
Results of the weekend:
Novice 2 semi finals Sat
Barry Curran Boston beat Travis Craig W.Va and Kevin O'Connor NY
John Finn Boston beat Jerod Putnam W.Va and Colm Murphy NY
Sun. North American Finals
Brendan Fleming Boston beat Paul Lavery NY in Novice 1 final
Barry Curran Boston beat John Finn Boston in the Novice 2 final
Con O'Callaghan Boston beat Adrian Lappin NY in the Junior C final.
Best of luck to all our representatives in Ireland!
For more info about upcoming matches, contact Con O Callaghan 781 492 2593 or David Powell 202 387 1680.
Results - today July 31st
Junior C Roger O'Riordan beat Con'Callaghan by two bowls of odds.
Sunday July 17th
Novice 1 Brendan Fleming beat Mike Fleming by a bowl of odds
Niovice 2 Barry Curran beat Frank Finn by two bowl of odds.
Thurs. July 14th
Novice 2 John Finn beat Kevin Twohig
Sunday July 10 - Junior C - Adrian Lappin, NY defeated Florrie O Mahoney, Boston by two bowls of odds. Mike Fleming and Frank Finn, Boston beat Mike Moloney and Eoin O'Riordan, NY.
Saturday July 9th - Junior C - Adrian Lappin, NY defeated Roger O Riordan, Boston in Wompatuck State Park course record bowling when he covered the line and beat the cross in fifteen shots. In a pickup score Mike Maloney, NY defeated Frank Finn, Boston by two bowls of odds.
Sunday July 3d - Junior C - Con O'Callaghan beat Florrie O'Mahoney.
Sunday June 5
Novice 2 - Barry Curran beat Gerald Leahy "Boogie" by two bowls of odds.
Junior C - Con O' Callaghan of Boston got off to a great start by beating Adrian Lappin of New York by two bowls of odds.
The Boston Bowling Club would like to thank those who came from New York to bowl for the weekend.
Sunday June 12
Junior C - Florrie O'Mahoney defeated Roger O'Riordan.
Sunday June 19
Novice 1- Brendan Fleming defeated Mike Fleming and Brendan O' Donovan, three handed score.
Thursday June 23
Novice 2 - Kevin McGrath vs. Kevin Twohig.
Monday June 27
Novice 1 - second round between Brendan Fleming, Brendan O Donovan, and Mike Fleming will be thrown.
(Ed. - Thanks to Margaret O Callaghan for sending this report.)