New Division 1 leaders are Mold A followed closely by Rossett A with Airbus (and two games in hand on the leaders) in third place. Mold A kept up the pressure at the top with an 8 – 0 whitewash of Rossett B. At first ladies Toyoko Cornelius and Marie Jones came closest to a win for Rossett when they took the first game 21/15. Read more
A clash between teams from the same club often throws up some interesting score lines. And so it was in the Division 1 fixture between Rossett’s A and B teams. A 7 – 1 win for the A team was not unexpected but at third mixed the story was different. Player of the match Lizzy Ashworth partnered by Gareth Edwards took on their B team opponents Neil and Jo Pritchard winning the first game 21/16. Read more
Ruthin A kept up their challenge to take the Division 1 title with a close 5 – 3 away win over Rossett A. Matty Burrows starred for Ruthin and together with partner Owain Astley they played controlled badminton in the men’s first doubles to edge out Rob Pugh and Simon Ellis by 21/17, 21/17.
In Division 2 the 8 – 0 drubbing of Ruthin B by Flint Phoenix A was a closer match than you might imagine. Read more
After a number of years without a Senior County Competition held in Wales, Conwy Badminton Association decided to take it into their own hands in reviving the Inter County Championships. With the initial idea being presented to Counties across North Wales, the response was excellent. So good in fact, that the Championships has had to be split into two divisions.
The Division 1 mid-table clash between Deeside and Connah’s Quay resulted in a somewhat predictable 4 – 4 draw. Match of the evening was at second ladies where Deeside’s Allyson Wynn, partnered by the ever resilient Jill Povey, took on Sara Williams and Ann Hipkiss. Read more