Eanna Griffin

9 results

Ireland internationals Tiarnan McLarnon and John Murphy made their exit as the shocks continued in the Pierse Motors VW sponsored South of Ireland Ama(...)

Ronan Mullarney recovered to see off England’s Jake Bolton and progress in the British Amateur Championship. Photograph: R&A/Getty

If it were strokeplay, chances are that even Ronan Mullarney’s powers of recovery would have proven insufficient. In matchplay, though, things are dif(...)

Caolan Rafferty shot a round of 68 at Portmarnock Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

You couldn’t really picture Caolan Rafferty as any version of Mr Angry. He goes about playing the game with a beautifully rhythmic swing and possesses(...)

Conor Purcell: faces a battle to make the top 64 and the matchplay stages following a 76 at The Island. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The 10th hole at The Island Golf Club, the superbly manicured links in Donabate which in the old days used to be reached by a boat across the estuary (...)

James Sugrue celebrates victory in last year’s South of Ireland Championship at  Lahinch Golf Club, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Arthur

Lahinch is no stranger to great feats of derring-do so it’s entirely realistic to believe Mallow’s James Sugrue can become the first player for 55 ye(...)

Portmarnock’s Darragh Coughlan  plays the seventh hole in his third-round match against Robin Dawson of Tramore. Photograph: Brian Arthur

He might have fallen in the semi-finals of the “West” but in the end a cruel westerly gust helped Newlands’s Jake Whelan make the last 16 in incredib(...)

Robert Abernethy: young Dun Laoghaire member is through to the last 16 of the West of Ireland where he will meet Naas’s Robert Brazill.  Picture by Pat Cashman

Schoolboy Robert Abernethy was one of the unlikely heroes as a host of big guns were silenced and the West of Ireland Amateur Open was blown wide ope(...)

Leader Colm Campbell Jnr (Warrenpoint) watches  his birdie putt on the 18th green during  the second round of the Irish Amateur Open at  Royal Dublin.  Photo: Pat Cashman

It’s not often a player shoots a pair of impressive 68s to lead at Royal Dublin and ends up overshadowed by a player two shots behind him. But Warre(...)

Jack Hume (Naas) finds trouble at the 13th hole during the first round at The Royal Dublin Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman.

The weather might have been surprisingly benign but there was nothing unusual about the name at the top of the leaderboard as Walker Cup player Jack (...)