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Ireland boys win Quadragular Series

​Ireland under-16s beat England to win Quadrangular Series

  • 13 April 2017

Caption: Ireland's Patrick Callaghan who secured a victory in his singles match on the final day - image courtesy of Golffile


Ireland's Under-16 Boys team swooped to victory in Wales today as they completed a grand slam triple crown over their rivals in the Quadrangular International Boys Event.

Played at  Prestatyn, Wales the annual matches see Ireland pitted against Wales, England and The Netherlands in a series of match play encounters.

On day one Ireland accounted for the hosts by nine matches to three and on day two stormed to victory over the Dutch with a 10 - 2 margin.

The final day was poised perfectly in a showdown with England who had also notched up two wins.

England looked to be cruising in the morning session, taking the foursomes 3-1 leaving the Irish teenagers a massive challenge in the afternoon singles.

Taking 4.5 points from the top five matches helped Ireland to edge ahead and then wins from Patrick Callaghan and Jack Egan​ helped to seal a one point win over England and Ireland went one better from their 2016 runner up spot.

The Ireland Boys Under 16 team are supported by Sport Ireland's​ High Performance Programme.