Thursday, September 13, 2018

Scotland go down 7-8 to England in Home Internationals, Ireland on verge of 5th title

Ireland will be Men's Home Internationals champions for a fifth year in a row if they can beat England, the only other team with a 100 per cent record after two days' play at Conwy Golf Club, North Wales, on the third and final day.
Ireland beat Wales 9.5-5.5 today while England made hard work of beating Scotland 8-7.
The Scots had a mountain to climb after losing the foursomes 4-1 but fought back to take the singles 6-4, afternoon wins coming from the two North-east players in the Scotland team - Jeff Wright (3 and 2)and Stephen Roger (3 and 1) - as well as Ryan Lumsden, Euan Walker, Kieran Cantley and James Wilson.

DETAILS

SCOTLAND 7, ENGLAND 8
Foursomes: 1-4
R Lumsden and Euan McIntosh lost to A Wilson 5 and 3.
M Clark and J Wright lost to T Plumb and T Sluman 3 and 2.
K Cantley and C Fyfe lost to M Waite and J Long 2 and 1.
J Johnston and J Wilson lost to B Jones and J Burnage 1 hole.
S Easton and E Walker bt B Gill and N Poppleton 2 and 1.
Singles: 6-4
Lumsden bt Wilson 1 hole.
Walker bt Sloman 3 and 1.
McIntosh lost to Waite 5 and 4.
Johnston lost to Hague 4 and 3.
Easton lost to Plumb 4 and 3.
Cantley bt D Langley 3 and 2.
S Roger bt Long 3 and 1.
Wright bt Gill 3 and 2.
Wilson bt Burnage 3 and 2.
Clark lost to Jones 5 and 4.

OTHER MATCH:
IRELAND 9.5, WALES 5.5.

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