Mold A are still clinging on to the top position in Division 1 of the North East Wales Badminton League, followed closely by Airbus four points behind but with a match in hand. Northop were the latest team to entertain undefeated Airbus and went the way of all the teams so far this season with a 6 – 2 defeat. This was a much close match than first impression with five of the eight events going to the best of three games. Read more
Northop are still without a win in Division 1 although their 3 – 5 defeat at home in the hands of Deeside was a close call. With the match all square after the mixed and ladies events it was left to the men’s doubles to determine the outcome. Unfortunately for Northop their men’s pairs were found wanting and lost both matches. Read more
The long awaited U13 friendly between NEWBA and CONWY finally took place at Deganwy. For many of the players this was their first match at County level and considering many of them played against older opposition they played extremely well.
In the boys singles NEWBA gained the upper hand with wins from Michael Pritchard, Amogh Patil, Charlie Cahill and Jack Mears. Alfie Moorcroft and Rhys Jones both gave 120% in their performance against older and more experienced opposition and it won’t be long before they find winning ways. Read more
Coming up towards the end of 2013 sees Mold A sitting on top of Division 1, closely followed by Airbus who have a game in hand with long term leaders Rossett A only a point behind in third place.
In the chase for the division title Mold A did their chances the world of good by getting the better of visitors Ruthin A winning 6 – 2. For Mold and fresh from her success in the recent annual tournament, player of the match Lidia McKelvey was in scintillating form and together with partner Tom Peace cruised to a comfortable win at first mixed over Jeff Brown and Fi Rees by 21/9 and 21/9. Unbeaten Rossett A were forced to work hard for their 5 – 3 win away to Llanferres A with their level doubles pairings clinching victory. Read more
In the U11 boys singles semis Alfie Moorcroft (Flint) beat Ethan Kaye (Ch) 21-11 and Christian Adams (Ch) beat Charlie Cahill (Mold) 21-17. The final was a tense battle with Moorcroft winning 21-20,12-15,15-11. In the doubles final Oliver Harrington (Ch) and Kaye beat Cahill and Liam Hird (Mold) in a cliffhanger 22-20. Read more
The Senior League Tables have been updated and includes all the score sheets received by the Match Secretary as of 1st December 2013. Please continue to send in your score sheets as promptly as possible. The aim is to post a further Tables update just before Christmas and it would be great if this included all matches played in the first half of the Season. Link to Tables