Winter League the closest for years

The Winter League saw major upsets last night, when the top three seeds all lost.  Now there are four players tied on first place with just two rounds to go: Joona Kiiski (the defending champion and previous leader), Conall Hegarty (who beat Joona), Carlos Silva (who beat Conall in the first round, and is the only player unbeaten), and Henryk RaczkowiakFelix Calleja is just half a point behind the leaders, whilst the original second and third seeds follow behind him.  So an exciting finish on 13 March and 10 April is guaranteed, and there’s a high probability of the title being again decided in a play-off.

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  • Galway Winter League standings

    NameScore
    Alex Drimbarean
    Andrew Barber
    Barry Breen
    Brian Gallagher
    Bryn Edwards
    Dara Jennings
    David O'Connell
    Diego Pereiro
    Donal O'Donnell
    Eoin Galvin
    Gourang Jiddewar
    Jack Hannas
    James Blackwell
    Jason Rawlinson
    John Farrell
    Karolina Bronnikova
    Maureen Gallagher
    Michael Corless
    Moe Alsaleh
    Oscar Roe
    Paul Ward
    Pete Morriss
    Proinsias Hernon
    Rhys O'Halloran
    Robert Frost
    Ross du Berry
    Scott Reilly
    Shane Whyte