The North East Wales Badminton Association’s annual tournament was an outstanding success with local clubs well represented. In a closely contested men’s doubles final Greg Taylor and Tom Peace found the pairing of Jonathan Savory and Harry Liver just too strong and despite taking the first game comfortably went down by 15/11, 12/15, 13/15.
The group winners in the Ladies double were Charlotte Ince and Tonicha Font with the runner’s up being Fiona Reid and Heather Astley. Read more
Rossett A continue to strengthen their position as leaders in Division 1 with a 7 – 1 home win over an under strength Deeside. A lady short was not the best start for Deeside when visiting a strong Rossett squad; however all matches were closely contested with four being decided in the third game. Match of the evening was a pulsating affair between Rossett’s Rob Pugh and Simon Ellis, who despite having home advantage, lost out to a determined George Thomas and Daniel Taylor by 21/23, 21/16, 20/22. Read more
The mid table clash in Division 1 between Deeside and Ruthin A went in favour of the visitors Ruthin by a clear 6 – 2 margin. Belinda Jones starred for Deeside but together with partner Laura Parry could not prevent the tenacious Heather Astley and Fi Reid winning in three, 13/21, 21/17, 21/15. Struggling Buckley went down 6 – 2 to visitors Connah’s Quay. Read more
Last season’s Division 1 winners Airbus got off to a flying start to their new season with a comprehensive 8 – 0 win at home to Buckley.
All events were settled over two games with only Steve Eltham and Caren Price putting up serious resistance before losing out by 21/16, 21/17 to Kris and Kim Wood at first mixed. Read more