We are grateful to Prested Hall for welcoming us for the 2017 Irish Closed event, our fifteenth.

Congratulations to champion Rupert Derham and doubles champions Richard Ramjane and David Lowry! Full report to follow.

Gallery

Singles results

Rustom Manecksha (4; h/cap 36·6)
Manecksha
1/6, 6/5, 6/5
Mark Heffernan (5; h/cap 41·9)
Budd
4/6, 6/5, 6/3
Vince Lucey (8; h/cap 48·7)Lucey
Jack Woods (9; h/cap 52·3)6/4, 4/6, 6/5Budd
6/2, 6/5
Roland Budd (1; h/cap 30·1)
Derham
Rupert Derham (2; h/cap 33·6)6/3, 6/4
Derham
 (Penny injured)
Tony Penny (7; h/cap 46·3)Penny
Simon Cripps (10; h/cap 67·5)6/4, 6/4 Derham
6/3, 6/4
Richard Ramjane (3; h/cap 35·7)
Ramjane
6/2, 6/4
David Lowry (6; h/cap 46·2)

Doubles results

ABCDEMatches / Games
Rupert Derham, Simon Cripps — A10010 / 2
Roland Budd, Jack Woods — B62663 / 20
Richard Ramjane, David Lowry — C66653 / 23
Mark Heffernan, Tony Penny — D62101 / 9
Rustom Manecksha, Vince Lucey — E62663 / 20

Eligibility criteria

A person shall be eligible to play in the Irish Championship if

  • the person holds a current Irish passport; or
  • the person was born in the island of Ireland; or
  • at the time of the person’s birth either parent was an Irish citizen or would if alive have been an Irish citizen; or
  • the person has had one year’s continuous residence in the island of Ireland immediately before the Championship and intends to continue residence in the island of Ireland.