Glencorse over first hurdle in Edinburgh Ladies Inter-Club

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DEFENDING champions Glencorse safely negotiated their opening hurdle in this season’s Edinburgh Ladies’ Inter-Club Tournament at Turnhouse.

Represented by Kirsten Blackwood, Valerie Hallam, Jessica Dalgetty and Caroline Kinnaird, the Milton Bridge club beat Ratho Park 4&3 
as the first round was completed.

It was the closest match of the night as Murrayfield, Baberton and Mortonhall all booked their last-eight spots with relative ease. Murrayfield were the biggest winners – 11&9 against Dalmahoy – closely followed by Baberton with a 10&8 triumph over Royal Musselburgh.

Mortonhall completed the quarter-final line-up with a 7&6 success against Prestonfield.

The last-eight ties take place this afternoon, with the tournament concluding tomorrow with both the semi-finals and final. Musselburgh, last year’s beaten finalists, are already out.