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Team South Win United Cup

Team South Win United Cup

‘Team South’ captained by Jimmy Lennox comfortably beat ‘Team North’ captained by Jonathan Adair to win the coveted United Cup at Carton House yesterday, with a decisive score of 7.5 to 1.5.

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Team South Captain Jimmy Lennox accepts the United Cup from Yvonne Muldoon and Barry Jackson of United

Yvonne Lennox, United’s Sales Manager Ireland, said: “We have been absolutely blessed with the weather today – after the sheets of rain last year! Thanking Team North for coming down, she added: “Maybe we will go North next year!”

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Pat Reede, Yvonne Muldoon and Aoife Gregg of United present the trophy and the prizes

Jonathan Adair said of Carton House: “You can bring us down here any time you like!”. Succinctly admitting that “We got stuffed”, he said that he had been delighted to represent the team as Captain for the past two years and announced that Jimmy Murphy would be taking over the role next year. Team South will be captained next year by John Cassidy.

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The happy winning team

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Still happy despite the result were Jonathan Ritchie, Terence Murphy, Damian Murphy, Jonathan Adair (Team North Captain), Peter McMinn, Neil Walker, and Stephen Aston

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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