There were many good performances but the highlight was the three U19 championship titles won by Andrew Oates (CQ) without conceding a game. In the singles he beat Mold’s Tomos Sudder 21-16,21-11. In the semi Sudder had played brilliantly to defeat second seed Oliver Stansfield (S Wales) in a thriller 21-19,17-21,21-15. In the boys doubles final Oates partnered Conwy’s Joe Cottrill to beat Sudder and Jamie Noble (Flint) 21-13,21-10. Then in the mixed doubles Oates and Gean Sou Mo (S Wales) beat Joe and Abi Cottrill 21-12,21-17. Read more
The start times for the NEWBA Senior League tournament are as follows:
Men’s and Ladies doubles – 9:00 am
Mixed doubles – 12:00pm
Please can you get there 15 mins prior to the event start time for registration.
With fixtures coming to an end, Flint Phoenix A are in pole position at the head of Division 1 of the North East Wales Badminton League and undefeated Jude Hughes lead the way in their recent 7 – 1 win over Mold B. Playing at first ladies, together with partner Vicky Hancock the pair comfortably accounted for Mold’s Trish Hird and Louise Nesbitt 21/13 and 21/14. Read more
The start times for the NEWBA Junior Restricted tournament being held on Sunday the 26th March are as follows:
U11 and U15 – 9:15am Start
U13 and U17 – 11:45am Start
Please register 15 minutes before your start time.
Don’t forget the clocks go FORWARD on the 26th March!!!
Second placed Ruthin A kept up the pressure on Division1 leaders, Flint Phoenix, with a fine 5 – 3 win away to Rossett A. Player of the match for Ruthin was Matty Burrows and together with partner Fiona Reid made short work of Simon Lane and Sue Lord, winning their first mixed match by 21/16 and 21/11. Read more
Mold B continued to safeguard their position in Division 1 of the North East Wales Badminton League with the 8 – 0 demolition of visitors Rossett B. At first men’s Rossett’s Pete Watkins and Neil Pritchard came close to winning an event when they took on rising star Tom Sudder together with partner Pete Walker. Read more
BADMINTON LEAGUE PRESENTATION EVENING
Saturday 22nd April 2017
NORTH EAST WALES
MOLD ALEX FOOTBALL CLUB
Alyn Park, Denbigh Rd, Mold CH7 1FT
7.30 START BAR ‘TIL MIDNIGHT
BUFFET & DISCO £10 per ticket
Spectators were treated to an outstanding display of top class badminton when the Welsh Senior Series Tournament took place at Deeside Leisure Centre.
Players from Cheshire, Conwy, Glamorgan, Manchester, Yorkshire, Oxfordshire and Flintshire took part and it was local Flint star Matt Sprake who dominated proceedings. Read more