FZ Forza Irish Nationals Grades A,D&G Report


FZ Forza Irish Nationals Grades A,D&G Report

Full list of Results from this weekend's action.

The Irish Nationals for Grades A, D & G took place on the 23rd/24th February 2019. The Grades A & D were held at Baldoyle Badminton Centre, whilst the Grade G event was held at Marino Institute of Education. The finals for Grades D & G will be held at the FZ Forza Irish Graded Finals on 18th May at the National Indoor Arena in Dublin. The finals are listed below:

Grade D - Full Results

MS – Conor Byrne vs Jack Armstrong

WS – Sabrina Steinberga vs Leonie Ward

MD – Andrew Dunlea/Ethan O’Connor vs Craig McCourtney/Zach Parkinson

WD – Elaine Hudson/Maeve Twomey vs Niamh O’Driscoll/Kate O’Mahony

XD   - Gavyn O’Donovan/Edel McCabe vs Paul Kingston/Maeve Twomey


Grade G - Full Results

MS – Robin Sun vs James Boyd

WS – Deirdre Walsh vs Anais Charbonnier

MD – James Boyd/Robin Sun vs Patrick Dinan/Shane Fagan

WD – Laura Duffy/Deirdre Walsh vs Lieke Hoban/Sarah Manning

XD – Shane Fagan/Meg O’Keeffe vs James Boyd/Fiona Dullaghan


The Grade A Irish Nationals were concluded however on the 24th February 2019. The Finals would see Tracey Watson playing in both the Women’s Doubles final and the Mixed Doubles final. Watson would lose the Women’s Doubles final with Ciara Nelson to the impressive pairing of Orla Flynn/Vicki  Pesti, before winning the Mixed Doubles final in three games with Ian MacBeth against Declan Bennett/Jennifer Lalor. The Men’s Doubles Grade A final would see Scott Burnside/Conor Hickland overcome number two seeds John Amond/Brian O’Mahony in the second longest match of the day. Both the Men’s and Women’s singles finals matches were played to an extremely high standard. The Women’s singles final was won by Xuan Zhao Beattie against Anastasiya Bogoslovskaya in straight games 21-14,21-15, whilst Nigel Boyne won the Men’s Singles Final against number two seed Callum Thomas in three games 21-17,19-21,21-12.


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