The four-day Brennan Cup campaign ended with another 5½-½ defeat, while I found out that simul exhibitions are harder than they look!
A battling Brennan Cup performance was ultimately spoiled by two unfortunate king and rook forks – and something far worse too!
Next Wednesday is the last club night before the summer break.
There was no joy again in a rather polarised All-Ireland Schools Finals in Downpatrick at the weekend.
The May ratings list has been published.
The Branagan are outsiders to make it through to the semi-finals after going down 4-2 to Dublin on Wednesday.
St Benildus couldn’t quite make it two wins in a row in the O’Connell Cup at the weekend.
The club has entered two teams in the end-of-season Cups, and the fixtures are now available.
The LCU AGM will take place in the usual venue of the United Arts Club on Fitzwilliam Street on Wednesday 17th June at 7pm.
Any motions are to be received by 27th May (21 days before the AGM). Motions can be submitted through the club committee – Gerry, myself or John.