2011 Bridge Bar Cup

Created: Monday, 03 September 2012 Last Updated: Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Written by James Byrne

John McGinley is the 2011 Bridge Bar Cup Champion

2011 Bridge Bar Cup winner John McGinley receiving the cup from Patricia Byrne of the Bridge Bar

John Con McGinley won the Bridge Bar cup for the second time following his 2007 win with a 6-3 win over Adrian Byrne in the Bridge Bar on Friday 16th September last, John went 4-0 up in the final with, double 20, 5, 5 and 10 finishes and also had a 180 in the second leg before Adrian took the next two legs with double 1 and 4 checkouts. The next two legs were shared to make it 5-3 before John took out double 5 to clinch the title. Defeated semi finalists were two times winner Mike Naulty who was beaten 5-3 by John and Rodney McBrearty (who put out holder James Byrne earlier in the evening) who lost 5-1 to Adrian, 18 players took part in the night in the sixth holding of this event thanks to all who supported. The youth cup was cancelled due to lack of interest.

Final

John McGinley 6 Adrian Byrne 3

Semi Finals

John McGinley 5 Mike Naulty 3

Adrian Byrne 5 Rodney McBrearty 1

Quarter Finals

John McGinley 4 Dermot McGuire 3

Mike Naulty 4 Michael Naulty 1

Adrian Byrne 4 Philip Gallagher 1

Rodney McBrearty 4 Raymond Hegarty 2

First Round

John McGinley 3 Kieran Carr 1

Dermot McGuire 3 John McHugh 0

Mike Naulty 4 Adrian Hamilton 1

Michael Naulty 3 Gerry McBrearty 2

Adrian Byrne 3 Jason Cunnea 1

Philip Gallagher 3 Andrew Gillespie 1

Rodney McBrearty 3 James Byrne 1

Raymond Hegarty 3 Dara O’Gara 1

Plem Round

James Byrne 3 John Gallagher 2

Mike Naulty 3 Padraig Sharkey 0

2011 Bridge Bar Cup runner up receiving the runners up price from Patricia Byrne of the Bridge Bar

2011 Bridge Bar Cup runner up receiving the runners up price from Patricia Byrne of the Bridge Bar

Losing semi finalist Rodney McBrearty

Losing semi finalist Rodney McBrearty

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