Congratulations to the winners of the national pairs championships, held over the weekend of 23/24 March in Athlone.
The Davidson Cup (Open) was won by Martin Brady & Paul Delaney (Dublin South), with Jim Doyle & Sean Connor (South Eastern) second, and Charlie Whyte & Denis Ellis (Northern/Donegal) third. Full results are here.
The Laird Trophy (Intermediate A) was won by Clare Bradley & Jean Sayers (South Munster), with Debbie Leahy & Martin Staunton (North Eastern) second, and Nora Wayte & Kay Coghlan (North Eastern) third. The two leading pairs did remarkably well given that both are from the A2 category. Full results are here.
The Civil Service Trophy (Intermediate B) was won by James Cavanagh & Athol Stewart (Northern/Donegal), with Camilla McLoughlin & Kat Hynes (North Eastern) second, and Patricia Hanney & Pat Lyons (North Western) third. Full results are here.
Well done to all the prizewinners, and thanks to TD Fearghal O’Boyle and his crew for the usual excellent job.