Wednesday, August 03, 2016

 Scotland v England title decider in Boys'

 Home Internationals at Ballyliffen, Ireland

Scotland beat Ireland 9-6 to set up a title-decider against England, who also maintained a 100 per cent record by beating Wales 10-5 on the second day of the boys' home international at Ballyliffen Golf Club, Co Donegal in Ireland.
The Scots, last year's champions, shaded the morning foursomes 3-2 and had to fight all the way to subdue the host nation  6-4 in the foursomes.
Banchory's Sam Locke again played well to record a victory in the singles and there was also a win for Rory Franssen of Inverness by one hole after he had been all square on the 17th tee.
Deeside's Michael Lawrie was three down after 12 in his match but staged a rousing finish to salvage a square match
Darren Howie's 7 and 6 win was the biggest of the day and clinched a Scotland victory

Foursomes: 3-2
J Stewart and E McIntosh bt T Mulligan and R Kelly 3 and 2.
B Ferguson and R Franssen bt M Power and J Brady 1 hole.
M McCulloch and L Irvine lost to O Crooks, H O'Hare 3 and 2.
S Locke and M Lawrie lost to C Raymond and A Fahy 1 hole.
M Watt and D Howie bt J Murphy and A Mulhall 5 and 4.
Singles: 6-4
Stewart bt Mulligan 1 hole.
McIntosh lost to Power 4 and 2.
Ferguson bt Brady 3 and 2.
Franssen bt R Kelly 1 hole.
G Greer halved with M McKinstry
Irvine lost to O'Hare 1 hole. 
Lawrie halved with Cameron
Locke bt Fahy 4 and 3
Watt lost to Murphy 2 and 1
Howie bt Mulhall 7 and 6.

Foursomes: 1.5-3.5
Singles: 3.5- 6.5



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