August 29, 2005

Killane Shield 2005

Curragh Win the Inaugural Killane Shield 2005!

Photo: Dermot Earls, Derek Stacey, Noel Lynch, Charlie Talbot and Mark McLoughlin are presented with Killane Shield by Tony Gregory T.D.

The Curragh Chess Club won the inaugural Killane Shield 2005.  The competition was open to teams in Divisions 3-6 of the Leinster Leagues and played at the end of the League Season.The Curragh defeated teams from Rathmines, Inchicore, Bray/Greystones and Elm Mount on their way to winning the Shield. The trophy was presented on 28th August 2005 at the City of Dublin Championships.

The Club will reopen for the new season on Thursday 8th September 2005 at 8pm in the Curragh branch library (Beside the Fire Station). New members always welcome!


Photo: Club Chairman Derek Stacey is presented with the Killane Shield by Tony Gregory T.D. at the City of Dublin Championships on 28th August 2005.

This is the Curragh's first trophy since 1992!!   Team members were Richard Arundell, Mark McLoughlin,  Noel Lynch (Capt), Peter Klompers, Dermot Earls & Derek Stacey.  Congratulations to all!

Results of the competition were as follows:-

Round 1: Curragh v Rathmines

Saturday, 25 June 2005 :  Curragh 3-1 Rathmines

Round 2: Inchicore v Curragh

Thursday,  7 July 2005 :   Inchicore 1.5-3.5 Curragh

Semi-Final: Curragh v Bray/Greystones

Saturday, 14 July 2005 :    Curragh 3.5 - 1.5 Bray/Greystones

Final: Curragh v  Elm Mount

Saturday, 30 July 2005 :    Curragh 4-1 Elm Mount

Posted by mmcloughlin at August 29, 2005 09:00 AM