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Belfast Telegraph
Consumer confidence at three-year high as EU referendum fears recedethe EU emerge and the process of extracting ourselves from the EU becomes a rea
Consumer confidence at three-year high as EU referendum fears recede
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
the EU emerge and the process of extracting ourselves from the EU becomes a reality." The most recent Northern Ireland purchasing managers' index from Ulster Bank indicated a drop in business activity during July in the aftermath of the refere... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ulster Bank asks Central Bank if it can make payment to RBSThis would be the first repayment by Ulster Bank to RBS of the £15 billion bail
Ulster Bank asks Central Bank if it can make payment to RBS
The Irish Times / Posted 22 hours ago
This would be the first repayment by Ulster Bank to RBS of the £15 billion bailout that it got after the 2008 global financial crash. In an exclusive interview with Business This Week, Gerry Mallon, the new chief executive of Ulster Bank in the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Businessman Jim Reynolds seeks to stop sale of propertiesMcEntagart said the disputes arises out of a claim that Mr Reynolds entered int
Businessman Jim Reynolds seeks to stop sale of properties
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
McEntagart said the disputes arises out of a claim that Mr Reynolds entered into mortgage agreements in 2005 and 2009 with Ulster Bank in respect of the properties. The bank after appointing receivers over the properties, issued a demand in 2013... Read more
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RTE News
€16m H1 revenue for Cairn as homebuilding ramps upwith 64 of those sales completed (39 during H1 2016). Meanwhile, Cairn said it
€16m H1 revenue for Cairn as homebuilding ramps up
RTE News / Posted yesterday
with 64 of those sales completed (39 during H1 2016). Meanwhile, Cairn said it is making god headway with regard to the Ulster Bank Project Clear portfolio, which it acquired last December for just over €500m. Proceeds of €32m have been... Read more
4d
International Business Times
Kingspan and Irish construction firms dismiss Brexit fears as sector growsthat construction activity climbed to a four-month high in July. The latest co
Kingspan and Irish construction firms dismiss Brexit fears as sector grows
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
that construction activity climbed to a four-month high in July. The latest construction purchasing managers' index from Ulster Bank climbed from 59.7 in June to 61 in July, well above the 50 mark signifies that signifies growth. While... Read more
5d
Scotsman
Bill Jamieson: More banks likely to follow RBS lead on chargingvery wealthy people.” But he added, “You are likely to see the UK banks follow
Bill Jamieson: More banks likely to follow RBS lead on charging
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
very wealthy people.” But he added, “You are likely to see the UK banks follow suit, in particular if rates fall further.” Ulster Bank, the Irish lender that is part of RBS, already imposes negative rates on some large corporates. And it emerged... Read more
6d
Farming Life
Limousin female sale set for Bank HolidayThe NI Limousin Cattle Club is now looking forward to the second year for their
Limousin female sale set for Bank Holiday
Farming Life / Posted 6 days ago
The NI Limousin Cattle Club is now looking forward to the second year for their Unhaltered Female Sale sponsored by Ulster Bank Ltd on Bank Holiday Monday, 29th August at Hilltown Mart. The entries are in and there are over 29 females entered from... Read more
6d
The Irish Times
Bank of Ireland blames Europe for new chargesdecision earlier this year to levy a negative interest rate of 0.4 per cent on
Bank of Ireland blames Europe for new charges
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
decision earlier this year to levy a negative interest rate of 0.4 per cent on overnight deposits. It turns out that Ulster Bank has been quietly charging large corporates in the Republic for holding deposits with the bank for some time now.... Read more
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7d
Zero Hedge
Two More Banks Start Charging Select Clients For Holding Cashspokesman for Bank of Ireland said its policy was not to comment on its pricing
Two More Banks Start Charging Select Clients For Holding Cash
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
spokesman for Bank of Ireland said its policy was not to comment on its pricing but “we keep all our rates under review”. Ulster Bank, which is owned by UK lender Royal Bank of Scotland, has already quietly introduced negative interest rates for a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bank of Ireland to charge for placing cash on depositspokesman for Bank of Ireland said its policy was not to comment on its pricing
Bank of Ireland to charge for placing cash on deposit
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
spokesman for Bank of Ireland said its policy was not to comment on its pricing but “we keep all our rates under review”. Ulster Bank, which is owned by UK lender Royal Bank of Scotland, has already quietly introduced negative interest rates for a... Read more
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8d
Belfast Telegraph
Single market crucial to keep Northern Ireland jobs on track, says economistclaimant count was a "limited evidence base" for drawing any conclusions on the
Single market crucial to keep Northern Ireland jobs on track, says economist
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
claimant count was a "limited evidence base" for drawing any conclusions on the impact of the vote to leave the EU. And Ulster Bank chief economist Mr Ramsey said a key influence on future job figures would be whether the UK could maintain... Read more
9d
The Irish Times
Three Cairn Homes executives take €3m paper hit on share dealson up to eight sites by early 2017. The group has a target of building up to 1,
Three Cairn Homes executives take €3m paper hit on share deals
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
on up to eight sites by early 2017. The group has a target of building up to 1,200 homes each year by 2019. Some months ago, Cairn bought €1.75 billion in property loans from Ulster Bank, paying €378 million for the portfolio known as Project Cl... Read more
9d
The Irish Times
Dale Farm creates 60 jobs in Tyronevery favourably to the European Union average of 8.6 per cent.” But Richard Ra
Dale Farm creates 60 jobs in Tyrone
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
very favourably to the European Union average of 8.6 per cent.” But Richard Ramsey, chief economist, Northern Ireland, Ulster Bank said while the latest labour market statistics highlighted encouraging trends he believes that the local labour... Read more
9d
Belfast Telegraph
Call for entries to The Prince's Trust awardsyoung entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level. Entrants to 'Tomo
Call for entries to The Prince's Trust awards
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
young entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level. Entrants to 'Tomorrow's Business Awards', in association with Ulster Bank, could win prizes of up to £3,000. The awards will celebrate the benefits which starting a business can have for... Read more
10d
PGA European Tour
From Rio to Rolex - Olympians tee it up in Genevahe feels in good form, having won on his last Challenge Tour outing at the Tayt
From Rio to Rolex - Olympians tee it up in Geneva
PGA European Tour / Posted 10 days ago
he feels in good form, having won on his last Challenge Tour outing at the Tayto Northern Ireland Open in Partnership with Ulster Bank. “I have good memories around here and I’ve been playing pretty good,” said the 29 year old. “A couple of days I... Read more
12d
Daily Record
RBS set to become Royal Bank of Scotland again – but only north of the BorderI’m saying we no longer have global aspirations. We have local aspirations. “S
RBS set to become Royal Bank of Scotland again – but only north of the Border
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
I’m saying we no longer have global aspirations. We have local aspirations. “So the individual brands should stand. Ulster Bank for example for Ireland, the Royal Bank of Scotland for Scotland, NatWest for England and Wales. “So we are a... Read more
13d
International Business Times
RBS CEO Ross McEwan wants to limit use of 'RBS brand' to Scotland and promote other national names instead of "global", by rebranding its branches outside Scotland with names tha
RBS CEO Ross McEwan wants to limit use of 'RBS brand' to Scotland and promote other national names
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
instead of "global", by rebranding its branches outside Scotland with names that will connect with local customers. Like Ulster Bank is a name to reckon with in Northern Ireland, CEO Ross McEwan wants the branches in England and Wales to be... Read more
14d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank gets larger share of Irish mortgage marketUlster Bank was the biggest winner in the Irish mortgage market in the first ha
Ulster Bank gets larger share of Irish mortgage market
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Ulster Bank was the biggest winner in the Irish mortgage market in the first half as its share of new business rose, while Bank of Ireland’s slice of activity declined, according to an analysis by Davy. AIB remained the country’s leading mortgage... Read more
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14d
RTE News
AIB static as Ulster grows mortgage market shareWhile AIB remains the biggest mortgage lender in the country, Ulster Bank was t
AIB static as Ulster grows mortgage market share
RTE News / Posted 14 days ago
While AIB remains the biggest mortgage lender in the country, Ulster Bank was the big winner when it came to market share in the first six months of the year. According to an analysis by Davy, Ulster Bank gained five percentage points in market... Read more
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14d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank grabs Irish mortgage market shareUlster Bank was the biggest winner in the Irish mortgage market in the first ha
Ulster Bank grabs Irish mortgage market share
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Ulster Bank was the biggest winner in the Irish mortgage market in the first half as its share of new business rose, while Bank of Ireland’s slice of activity declined, according to an analysis by Davy. AIB remained the country’s leading mortgage... Read more
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15d
Irish Examiner
UL research aims to make rugby safer for amateursmonitor injury occurrences and trends,” Dr McLoughlin said. As part of the pro
UL research aims to make rugby safer for amateurs
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
monitor injury occurrences and trends,” Dr McLoughlin said. As part of the programme, injury data will be collected from Ulster Bank League level right down to mini rugby. The UL research leads, Dr Tom Comyns and Dr Ian Kenny, have worked with... Read more
15d
Belfast Telegraph
House prices on rise but market subdued in wake of Brexit voteprice expectations and sales bounced back, according to the latest Rics (Royal
House prices on rise but market subdued in wake of Brexit vote
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
price expectations and sales bounced back, according to the latest Rics (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey. But they remained cautious about the outlook for sales, with respondents expecting... Read more
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16d
Belfast Telegraph
Housing market prices improving despite EU referendum vote, estate agents reportin the market, which could create a more subdued sales picture." The headline
Housing market prices improving despite EU referendum vote, estate agents report
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
in the market, which could create a more subdued sales picture." The headline prices improved in the latest RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market survey having dropped sharply in June, when data was gathered immediately after the EU... Read more
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16d
Limerick Post
IRFU partner with UL on Injury Monitoring & Prevention for the Amateur GameIRFU invited tenders for an injury surveillance programme to collect injury dat
IRFU partner with UL on Injury Monitoring & Prevention for the Amateur Game
Limerick Post / Posted 16 days ago
IRFU invited tenders for an injury surveillance programme to collect injury data from across the domestic game in Ireland (Ulster Bank League Level down to mini rugby). This is a long-term project, which will provide continuous data for analysis... Read more
16d
PGA European Tour
Road to Rio paved with ChallengersBrazil in better form after capturing a second Challenge Tour title at the Tayt
Road to Rio paved with Challengers
PGA European Tour / Posted 16 days ago
Brazil in better form after capturing a second Challenge Tour title at the Tayto Northern Ireland Open in partnership with Ulster Bank two weeks ago. The New Zealander qualified for Rio in dramatic fashion, making back-to-back eagles late in his... Read more
17d
Belfast Telegraph
Arc-net creates 50 new posts in Belfastnow set for significant growth after graduating from Entrepreneurial Spark, whi
Arc-net creates 50 new posts in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
now set for significant growth after graduating from Entrepreneurial Spark, which has a 'hatchery' in Belfast, powered by Ulster Bank. The firm recently secured contracts with several global businesses and has two offices in Belfast, one in... Read more
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17d
The Irish Times
How commission payments of as much as 50% are killing your pension fundto the Central Bank, this payment is typically 1-1.2 per cent of the amount bor
How commission payments of as much as 50% are killing your pension fund
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
to the Central Bank, this payment is typically 1-1.2 per cent of the amount borrowed, paid on drawdown of the mortgage. Ulster Bank, for example, pays about 1 per cent, while AIB recently increased the commission it pays brokers to 1 per cent... Read more
17d
Farming Life
Relough Herd named ‘cream of the crop’300-cow Relough Herd has been crowned ‘cream of the crop’ in Holstein NI’s 2016
Relough Herd named ‘cream of the crop’
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
300-cow Relough Herd has been crowned ‘cream of the crop’ in Holstein NI’s 2016 Herds Inspection Competition, sponsored by Ulster Bank. The Donaghmore-based herd was founded by Ronald McLean over sixty years ago, and is currently managed by sons,... Read more
17d
Farming Life
50 jobs for fast-growing arc-netnow set for significant growth after graduating from Entrepreneurial Spark, whi
50 jobs for fast-growing arc-net
Farming Life / Posted 17 days ago
now set for significant growth after graduating from Entrepreneurial Spark, which has a ‘Hatchery’ in Belfast, powered by Ulster Bank. arc-net, which has recently secured contracts with several global businesses, has offices in Belfast and... Read more
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17d
The Irish Times
Northern Ireland-based food-tracing tech firm to create 50 jobsaccelerator and growth hub for entrepreneurs – Entrepreneurial Spark – which ha
Northern Ireland-based food-tracing tech firm to create 50 jobs
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
accelerator and growth hub for entrepreneurs – Entrepreneurial Spark – which has a “hatchery” in Belfast, supported by Ulster Bank. Arc-net employed two people when it entered the Entrepreneurial Spark last year but is now set to grow its... Read more
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18d
Zero Hedge
Irish Banks Most Vulnerable In Stress Tests- Irish banks vulnerable in stress tests: AIB/ BofI amongst worst 5 banks in EU
Irish Banks Most Vulnerable In Stress Tests
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
- Irish banks vulnerable in stress tests: AIB/ BofI amongst worst 5 banks in EU - Ulster Bank's parent Royal Bank of Scotland emerged as 2nd worst bank - AIB, Banca MPS especially vulnerable & ‘failed’ in adverse scenario (see table) - Impairment... Read more
18d
Belfast Telegraph
Survey warns on slowdown to Northern Ireland economy after Brexit voteBank’s chief economist Richard Ramsey Northern Ireland's economy has suffered
Survey warns on slowdown to Northern Ireland economy after Brexit vote
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Bank’s chief economist Richard Ramsey Northern Ireland's economy has suffered a decline following the Brexit result,... Read more
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18d
RTE News
Activity in construction sector continues to riseanother pick-up in activity in the construction sector during July, according t
Activity in construction sector continues to rise
RTE News / Posted 18 days ago
another pick-up in activity in the construction sector during July, according to the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Ulster Bank. The main index hit 61 points last month – well above the 50 mark that separates growth from contraction – and... Read more
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18d
The Irish Times
Construction industry activity rises sharply in JulyThere was a sharp rise in business activity in the construction industry in Jul
Construction industry activity rises sharply in July
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
There was a sharp rise in business activity in the construction industry in July, according to the Ulster Bank construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI). The key index designed to track overall activity rose to 61.0, from 59.7 in June, signalling... Read more
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18d
The Irish Times
Business confidence in North declines after Brexit votefirst time since April 2015 as the decision to leave the European Union rocked
Business confidence in North declines after Brexit vote
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
first time since April 2015 as the decision to leave the European Union rocked local companies, according to a survey from Ulster Bank. Firms in the service economy had the most difficult month – with activity and new business falling at the... Read more
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19d
Belfast Telegraph
Irish construction sector still expanding after Brexit voteindicate. Growth rates reached a four-month high in July, with increased order
Irish construction sector still expanding after Brexit vote
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
indicate. Growth rates reached a four-month high in July, with increased orders and more people hired, according to the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers' Index. Economists at the bank said economic uncertainty remained in Ireland in... Read more
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19d
Belfast Telegraph
Brexit hits business confidence in Northern IrelandJuly for the first time since April 2015 as the decision to leave the EU rocked
Brexit hits business confidence in Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
July for the first time since April 2015 as the decision to leave the EU rocked local companies, according to a survey from Ulster Bank. Firms in the service economy had the most difficult month - with activity and new business falling at the... Read more
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20d
Belfast Telegraph
RBS reports £2bn loss as it braces for Brexit fallout Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported huge losses of
RBS reports £2bn loss as it braces for Brexit fallout
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Ulster Bank owner Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported huge losses of more £2bn for the first half of the... Read more
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20d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank CEO says mortgage redress work will take monthsUlster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon has said it will be months befor
Ulster Bank CEO says mortgage redress work will take months
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
Ulster Bank’s new chief executive Gerry Mallon has said it will be months before it has completed its work on establishing how many mortgage customers are due redress for not having the correct tracker rate applied to their accounts. The bank took a... Read more
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21d
The Irish Times
Paddy Power Betfair gains as European uptick lifts Iseqafter reporting a set of well-received results, quelling fears about the impact
Paddy Power Betfair gains as European uptick lifts Iseq
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
after reporting a set of well-received results, quelling fears about the impact of the UK’s Brexit vote. On the downside, Ulster Bank parent RBS slumped 7.2 per cent, the worst performer in the FTSE 100 index, after its first-half losses widened... Read more
21d
The Irish Times
Union concerned over possible Ulster Bank branch closuresswitch to digital services. “The comments are at odds with reassurances which
Union concerned over possible Ulster Bank branch closures
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
switch to digital services. “The comments are at odds with reassurances which Mr Mallon has repeatedly given staff about Ulster Bank’s commitment to customer service and the branch network,” Mr Broderick said. “Given that branches are profitable... Read more
21d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank first-half profit falls 22% to €155mUlster Bank made an adjusted profit of €155 million in the Republic in the firs
Ulster Bank first-half profit falls 22% to €155m
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Ulster Bank made an adjusted profit of €155 million in the Republic in the first half of 2016, down from €199 million in the same period of last year. It had total income of €377 million in the six months, up from €368 million a year earlier. But... Read more
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21d
Money Marketing Online
RBS sets aside £1.3bn for legal and redress costschallenge relating to its rights issue in 2008, and an industry review of track
RBS sets aside £1.3bn for legal and redress costs
Money Marketing Online / Posted 21 days ago
challenge relating to its rights issue in 2008, and an industry review of tracker mortgages in relation to its subsidiary Ulster Bank. At the same last year the bank made a loss of £179m. RBS chief executive Ross McEwan says: “We’re at the... Read more
21d
The Irish Times
Ulster Bank’s first half profits fall 22% to €155mUlster Bank made an adjusted profit of € 155 million in the Republic in the fir
Ulster Bank’s first half profits fall 22% to €155m
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Ulster Bank made an adjusted profit of € 155 million in the Republic in the first half of 2016, down from € 199 million in the same period of last year. The fall in profit principally reflected a reduced level of impairment releases for the... Read more
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21d
RTE News
€118m tracker mortgage provision by Ulster BankOperating expenses at Ulster Bank increased considerably during the first half
€118m tracker mortgage provision by Ulster Bank
RTE News / Posted 21 days ago
Operating expenses at Ulster Bank increased considerably during the first half of the year, mainly due to a €118m provision linked to the ongoing tracker mortgage investigation here. This provision saw operating expenses at the lender jump to over... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ulster Bank’s operating expenses rise sharply due to mortgage investigationUlster Bank made an adjusted profit of € 155 million in the Republic in the fir
Ulster Bank’s operating expenses rise sharply due to mortgage investigation
The Irish Times / Posted 21 days ago
Ulster Bank made an adjusted profit of € 155 million in the Republic in the first half of 2016, down from € 199 million in the same period of last year. The fall in profit principally reflected a reduced level of impairment releases for the... Read more
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24d
Herald Sun
Banks seek delay in retail ring fencingbranches in Germany. RBS's remaining retail business in Europe is mainly via t
Banks seek delay in retail ring fencing
Herald Sun / Posted 24 days ago
branches in Germany. RBS's remaining retail business in Europe is mainly via the 146 Republic of Ireland branches of its Ulster Bank branch, whose retail banking business made a profit of STG330 million pounds in 2015. The bank has also has... Read more
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24d
Weekly Times
Banks seek delay in retail ring fencingbranches in Germany. RBS's remaining retail business in Europe is mainly via t
Banks seek delay in retail ring fencing
Weekly Times / Posted 24 days ago
branches in Germany. RBS's remaining retail business in Europe is mainly via the 146 Republic of Ireland branches of its Ulster Bank branch, whose retail banking business made a profit of STG330 million pounds in 2015. The bank has also has... Read more
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24d
The Courier Mail
Banks seek delay in retail ring fencingbranches in Germany. RBS's remaining retail business in Europe is mainly via t
Banks seek delay in retail ring fencing
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
branches in Germany. RBS's remaining retail business in Europe is mainly via the 146 Republic of Ireland branches of its Ulster Bank branch, whose retail banking business made a profit of STG330 million pounds in 2015. The bank has also has... Read more
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24d
Horncastle Today
Woodhall Spa’s Coupland misses the cut in Northern Ireland OpenDave Coupland narrowly missed the cut at the European Challenge Tour’s Tayto No
Woodhall Spa’s Coupland misses the cut in Northern Ireland Open
Horncastle Today / Posted 24 days ago
Dave Coupland narrowly missed the cut at the European Challenge Tour’s Tayto Northern Ireland Open in partnership with Ulster Bank. He was not the only Lincolnshire golfer to miss out, as fellow Bostonian Jordan Wrisdale also found himself in... Read more
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