Tom Clarke wins Williamson Shield with 100% score

Tom Clarke scored a maximum 6 out of 6 to win the Williamson for the eighth time. Runner-up was Stephen Scannell, winner of the Shield on the previous 4 occasions (one of those tied with Clarke)

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Final Standings

Place Name                   Rtg  Club          Score

  1   Tom Clarke             2197 Clifton House 6     
  2   Stephen P. Scannell    2155 Bangor        5       
 3-9  David Blair            1847 _unassigned_  4     
      Eamonn Walls           1759 North Belfast 4     
      Mark Newman            1846 Bangor        4    
      John Phillips          1254 _unassigned_  4     
      Anandagopal Srinivasan 1447 Fisherwick    4     
      Christopher Kelly      1644 Civil Service 4     
      Nicholas Pilkiewicz    1838 Clifton House 4       
10-15 Danny Mallaghan        1820 Clifton House 3.5  
      Gareth Annesley        1895 RVH           3.5  
      David Grzymek          1777 Bangor        3.5  
      William McGrattan      1591 Bangor        3.5  
      Alan Delaney           1703 North Belfast 3.5  
      Richard Proctor        1549 Bangor        3.5  
16-22 Utkarsh Joshi          1709 _unassigned_  3    
      Damien Lavery          1690 Bangor        3    
      Samuel Moore           1716 Civil Service 3    
      Alan Burns             1382 Bangor        3    
      Martin Kelly           1422 _unassigned_  3    
      John Lynch             1543 City of Derry 3    
      Patrick McKillen       1267 North Belfast 3    
23-27 Paul McLoughlin        1547 Bangor        2.5  
      Sean Linton            1357 RVH           2.5  
      Leon Hulleman          1561 City of Derry 2.5  
      William Storey         1296 RVH           2.5  
      Alexander Beckett      1340 Fisherwick    2.5  
28-33 Andrew Millar               Fisherwick    2    
      Stewart McConaghy      1480 Bombardier    2    
      Derek Truesdale        1425 Bombardier    2    
      Cathal Murphy          722  Fisherwick    2    
      John Monaghan          980  RVH           2    
      Philip Todd            1485 Bangor        2    
34-36 Geoff Hindley          1031 Civil Service 1    
      Owen Wilson            966  Bangor        1    
      Brian Grzymek          922  Bangor        1    
37-38 Peter Storey           697  _unassigned_  0    
      David Seaby            1063 Fisherwick    0
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