The club hosted a qualifying round of the Jimmy Carroll competition on Wednesday last where all the clubs from Monaghan participated. This is a Senior’s fourball better ball competition playing off three quarters handicap and the scoring all round was excellent. Charlie Browne and Conor Smith returned 47 points which was the best score of the day and helped Clones to qualify in first place on 131 points. Rossmore were second with 142 points and Castleblayney third on 118. Both of those club will now play each other to determine the second qualifying place for the Ulster final which will be held in Omagh in June. The other members of the Clones team were John Copas and Paddy Kerr, Frankie Dolan and Sean Bonner, George Crowe and Joe Smith.