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Spain-Ireland GC Match 2023

The 3rd match between the Spanish and Irish women’s GC teams took place in the magnificent grounds of the Real Club Pineda in Seville.
The Spanish team, led by Captain Elena Adarve, was not as strong as in previous years, but with some excellent long hoop running and clearances, were still too strong for the Irish team, made up of players from Rushbrooke, Newbridge House, Carrickmines and Herbert Park as well as a handful of UK based players.

Irish Open 2023 Results

The results of the Irish Open Championships in Carrickmines on 5th -12th August 2023 are as follows:

Singles Championship of Ireland.
Winner: Danny Johnston.
Runner up: Simon Williams

Doubles Championship of Ireland:
Winners: Andy Johnston and Danny Johnston,
Runners up: Sandy Greig and Nathaniel Healy.

Handicap Singles:
Winner: Fiachra Carroll,
Runner up:  Gerard Osborne Burke.

Irish Open 2023 Review by Dave McGrath

Dave McGrath has written his usual entertaining and witty summary of the first 7 days of the tournament and sets the scene in advance of the finals on Saturday 12th August.
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Croquet World Championships

Three Irish-based players will be representing Ireland in the World Association Croquet Championships which are being held in London from 15 to 23 July. Sandy Greig and Simon Williams are members at Carrickmines and Andrew Johnston plays at Newcastle (Co. Wicklow).

The photo shows Sandy, Simon and Andrew in their Irish kit. We wish them all the best in the Championships.