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
In Division 1 undefeated Airbus consolidated their leading position with an emphatic 8 – 0 win at home to Rossett B. For Rossett, Ian Regan and Pete Watkin were the only pairing to go to three games when they were up against Kris Woods and Ashley Stokes at first men’s. Read more
The U13 matches were held at Castell Alun Sports Centre. There was an excellent entry of 16 boys from NEWBA, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire and Shropshire.
In the singles quarters Shamanth Moodalbyle (NEWBA) lost the first game 11-15 to Prithvi Sekar (Cheshire) but by cutting out errors fought back to win the next 2 games 15-9,15-3. Read more
With the end of 2014 beckoning, the latest League Tables show Airbus, Flint Phoenix and Mold C in prime divisional positions, whilst Buckley, Northop and Ruthin C struggle to make an impact.
In Division 1 Rossett A came unstuck when they visited Mold A and in a tight fixture went down by 5 – 3. Match of the evening was a thrilling encounter at first mixed which saw Mold’s Pete Walker and Jane Peace raise their performance to get the better of Simon Ellis and Ellie Price in three games 12/21, 21/15, 21/16. Read more
In Division 1 outclassed Connah’s Quay crashed 8 – 0 to visitors Airbus. Only Dan Roberts and Mike Cain put up any real resistance in a tight match which saw them go down by 22/20, 15/21, 11/21 to Kris Wood and Ashley Stokes in the first men’s doubles. Chasing the league title, Rossett A showed their strength in depth with a convincing 8 – 0 win over struggling Buckley. Read more
Update of Senior League Tables have been posted. Prior to Christmas, if all Home Team Captains can promptly send their score sheets to Mike Coppack and Dave Stretch, we will provide a further Tables update to mark the half-way point of the season. Link to tables…
The entry was not big but it was great to see some of our emerging talent show their developing skills. The U11 boy’s singles final was a Mold clash and won by Liam Hird who beat Joe Casey 21-15. Hird and Casey were too strong for John Woolley (Castell Alun) and George Wood (Buckley) winning 21-13 in the doubles. Read more
In Division 1, Adam Smith and Marie Jones starred for Rossett B in their 7 – 1 win over visitors Buckley. Playing at fourth mixed Smith and Jones proved too strong for young Callum Sant and partner Anne Goulding and ran out comfortable winners by 21/12, 21/17. Read more
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