Saturday, September 03, 2016


The winning Irish Team return Home with the European Team Championship Trophy
The holders, Ireland,  came through a tough match against Belgium to win the European Seniors Team Championship at Sierra Golf Club, Poland today.
New team member, Mary Sheehy,  had to go to the 21st to secure her match and Ireland's win.
England took bronze medal position with a 3.5 to 1.5 win against Sweden.
Scotland lost to Austria by 3 matches to 2 in Flight B,  and finished the series in 12th position.


Flight A
Ireland 3 Belgium 2
England 3.5 Sweden 1.5
France 4 Netherlands 1
Spain 4 Switzerland 1

Flight B
Italy 3 Germany 2
Austria 3 Scotland 2
Czech Republic 3.5 Iceland 1.5
Denmark 3.5 Poland 1.5

Selected Detailed Results

Ireland 3 Belgium 2
Sheena McElroy and Carol Wickham beat Marie-Anne Toussaint and Anne Joris 3&2
Suzanne Corcoran beat Marianne Trussart 9&7
Mary Sheehy beat Annick Riff at the 21st
Laura Webb lost to Laurette Vanderlinden 3&2
Gertie McMullen lost to Sylvie van Molle 1 hole

Scotland 2  Austria 3
Alex Glennie and Mary Smith lost to Angelika Zeiser and Elisabeth Jenull 1 hole
Fiona deVries lost to Ruth Gruber 6&5
Gillian Kyle lost to Karin Kocher 2&1
Lesley Lloyd beat Alexandra Hardegg 3&2
Lorna McKinlay beat Margit Schautzer 5&3