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.