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Kelly Mallon wins senior road bowls title

Kelly Mallon
Andy Watters

KELLY Mallon made it nine in-a-row when she won another Ulster ladies’ senior title by defeating Siobhan Mackle and Erin Connolly on Sunday.

The format was a three corner score with the first to win three becoming Ulster Champion. Mallon secured all three wins giving her yet another Ulster title.

Last year Kelly brought her tally of All-Ireland titles to seven, matching Gretta Cormican’s all-time recordand she now has an outstanding chance of becoming the most successful woman ever in the All-Ireland final next weekend.

Meanwhile, Conor McGuigan beat Jamsie Oliver in the Mens’ Intermediate Championships and, in Men’s Junior A final, Shaun Donnelly from Eglish beat Pete Carr junior (Keady Tassagh) over the Tullysaran course.

All Ireland fixtures

Saturday, August 4

Chapel, 11am: Boys’ U18: Ronan Toal v Cork (Ref and Markers: Madden)

O'Neill's, 12.30pm: Girls’ U18: Geraldine Kiernan v Hanna Sexton (Ref and markers: Portmor)

Chapel, 3.30pm: Junior A: Sean Donnelly and John O’Rourke (Ref and markers: Tullysaran and Tieve Tara)

Sunday, August 5

Chapel, 11am: Ladies’ Senior: Kelly Mallon v Carmel Ryan (ref and mkrs: Keady Tassagh)

O’Neill’s, 12.30pm: Boys’ U14: Niall Stevenson v Cork (Ref: Paddy O’Neill, mkrs: Rock Rd and Eglish)

Chapel, 3.30pm: Men’s intermediate: Conor McGuigan v Eamonn Bowen (Ref and mkrs: Drumcairn, Navan and Newtown)

Dinners and refreshments will be on sale in Tullysaran Community Centre on both days from 1.30pm.

Bol Chumann Na Meirleach

Tuesday, July 31

7pm G1 Shane Feighan v Ryan Gamble; 7:30pm Eamonn Connolly v Shay Gamble

Thursday, August 2

7pm Stephen Donnelly G2 Shorty John Grimley v Paul Hughes

7.30pm Malachy Lappin and Joe Darragh v Joe Shortt and Malachy Quigley (this score must take place)

Tieve Tara

Friday, August 3

Knappagh 4pm: Johnny Kelly/Shane Feighan v Jim Coffey/TBC; Cundy corner, 5.30pm: Malachy Lappin/Philip Corrigan v David Hubbard/Mark Sheaghan; Knappagh 7pm: Gary Daly v Colm Rafferty


Seamus Fox Cup

Tuesday, July 31

Grade 3, 7pm, Moy Point: Conor Daly v Mark Gallagher (+ standing shot) v Micky Donnelly (+ full shot), Grade 3, 7.40pm, Crewe Lane: Damien Daly v Caolan Smith v Don Stevenson (+ standing shot)

Tuesday, August 7

Grade 3 7pm: Moy Point Frank Oliver v Chris Gribben (+ standing shot) v Damien McVeigh (+ standing shot) Grade 3; 7.40pm: Crewe Lane Paul McVeigh v Chris Fields v Jim Fay (+ full shot)

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