Munster Bridge Academy
Club Members Honour Role

National Competitions
JJ Murphy Trophy (National Novice Trophy)
2017   Liz Burke &
2014   Barry Murphy & Olive Mulcahy
2012   Audrey-Hehir Callan & Paul Callan

2013   Eilish Ryan & Brendan Kelleher (2nd place)

Waterford Crystal Trophy (National Novice Trophy)
2011   Audrey-Hehir Callan & Paul Callan
2016   Liz Burke & Louise Mullen (4th place)

Civil Service Cup (National Intermediate B Trophy)
2013   Audrey-Hehir Callan & Paul Callan
            Eilish Ryan & Brendan Kelleher (2nd place)

2007   Rose Pratt & Peter Talbot

Tierney Trophy  National Intermediate B Teams
2013   Audrey Hehir-Callan, Paul Callan,
          Eilish Ryan & Brendan Kelleher



North Munster regionals

Novice and Intermediate B Regional

Novice
1st Eillis Ryan and Brendan Kelleher
2nd Barry Murphy and Yoga Nathan

Intermediate B
2nd Audrey Hehir Callan and Paul Callan

Intermediate A and B Regional

Intermediate B
2nd Eillis Ryan and Brendan Kelleher

Kilkenny Bridge Congress 
Intermediate B
1st Audrey Hehir Callan and Paul Callan

Fermoy Bridge Gala Congress
Intermediate A & B
Best B: Audrey Hehir Callan and Paul Callan

Limerick Bridge Congress

Novice Pairs:
2nd: 
Eillis Ryan and Brendan Kelleher
3rd: Angela Treacy and Treasa Griffin

 

Intermediate B Pairs:
1st: 
Audrey Hehir Callan and Paul Callan



Congress Teams:

Second Intermediate: 
Michael Holmes, Trish Stack, Audrey Hehir Callan and Paul Callan




JJ Murphy National Trophy 2012

CONGRATULATIONS TO AUDREY AND PAUL
 

Audrey and Paul started lesson's in Autumn 2009 and list of achievements so far are 
Ennis Novice Congress in 2011,
 The National Waterford Crystal Trophy in 2011,
 Limerick Novice Congress 2011 and the
J.J. Murphy National Trophy  2012

Audrey and Paul have now graduated to Intermediate B level
leaving the path clear for all aspiring  Novices to do better

Very well done to Marie Louise and Rene who were 12th over all in 2012.
They are now setting their sites on next years.

 
The Club encourages as all members of
MUNSTER BRIDGE ACADEMY
to take part in all Competitions

Success for Club Members
at 50th Limerick Congress 2014
Bernie Nicolas & Cathy Murphy 3rd Novice Pairs
Joan Ahern & Martin Kennedy 4th Novice Pairs

Eilish Ryan & Paul Callan Best Inter A Mixed Pairs
Olive Mulcahy & Barry Murphy 60th Gala Pairs

Eithne Foley & Kaye Twoney 50% Inter B Pairs
Barry Murphy & Aidan Leonard Session 1 Inter B Pairs

Brendan Kelleher Best Inter Congress Teams



 J.J. MURPHY NATIONAL NOVICE TROPHY
is brought home

CONGRATULATIONS TO BARRY MURPHY AND OLIVE MULCAHY


WINNERS OF THIS VERY PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL COMPETITION.

THIS IS THE SECOND TIME THAT MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMY HAVE WON THIS TROPHY 

PAUL AND AUDREY 2012

BARRY AND OLIVE 2014.

I HOPE THIS WILL BE VERY ENCOURAGING FOR ALL OUR MEMBERS TO BEGIN PLAYING COMPETITIVE BRIDGE.

Trophies arrive in the Murphy Household This weekend


Monaleen GAA win County trophy




Raises a massive

 €1,200 Euro for Cancer research

Members of the Munster Bridge Academy

with Deputy Manager Fiona O Shea,

Castletroy Park Hotel.

I wish to thank all the local businesses who

 sponsored prizes.

Thank you all for your very generous contributions.



Portlaoise
Tierney Trophy 2013 National Intermediate B Teams
1st Audrey, Paul, Eilish & Brendan
Loughrea
1st Rose Pratt & Liam Gavin  Margaret Mulcahy & John O'Keefe

After the first Session
1st Marie-Louise Kearney & Renee Hurley
4th Eilish Ryan & Brendan Kelleher
6th Barry Murphy & Yoga Nathan

Final Result
2nd Eilish Ryan & Brendan Kelleher
7th Marie-Louise Kearney & Renee Hurley (1st session Win)
9th Barry Murphy & Yoga Nathan


Ballinasloe

1st Audrey and Paul Callan
2nd Eilish Ryan and Brendan Kelleher.

The competition is held over three rounds.
After round one Eilish and Brendan where out in first place
with Audrey and Paul in  a close fourth. 

After round two Dearbhla Butler and her partner where first,
Eilish and Brendan in a close second
and Audrey and Paul still held a close fourth.

 In the third round, a magnificent  69% score saw 
Audrey and Paul overtake the leaders to claim the trophy.

Congratulations to Dearbhla Butler and her partner who came third.

In 2007 the Civil Service Cup was won by 
Rose Pratt and Peter Talbot ,
 It is with great pride that we have the Cup back in the
Munster Bridge Academy.

We have a lot of up and coming players, I hope,
you will keep the cup in our club for many years to come;
Very well done to our worthy winners and runners up.