In the Women’s Singles Aisling Ryan (Mt Pleasant) took on Fionnuala McCourt (Dundalk). Both girls played some great singles badminton with Aisling coming out the winner on the day 21-17 21-16
In the Women’s Doubles the return of Elaine Kiely/Caitriona Farrell (Kadca) proved to be a success. They took on Pam Peard/Kenda Ho (1st Donegore) in the final and Kiely/Farrell took the title 21-13 21-18
In the Mixed Doubles Brian Coughlan/Ciara McCooey (Pembroke) were up against William Gourley (Knowhead)/Paula McDonagh (Sligo). Gourley/McDonagh settled from the start and took the title 21-12 21-17
In the Men’s Singles Brian Dignam (Ailesbury) took on Nicholas Murphy (Taghmon). Nicholas and Brian played some good badminton throughout with Nicholas taking the title 21-11 21-14
Last but by no means least was the Men’s Doubles final between Matthew Duffy/Colm O’Brien (Navan) v William Gourley (Knowhead)/Jonathan Ruddy (Mt Pleasant). This was a hard fought 3 set match and at 15 all in the third it was wide open for the title Duffy/O'Brien took the title 18-21 21-17 21-17
A great weekend’s play all round and thanks must go to Badminton Ireland President Breda Connolly for presenting the medals.
Also Aengus Sheerin Referee, the Umpires who did a terrific job throughout and William Martin on Match Control
Also many thanks to Leinster Branch for their assistance with the venue, Kay and her team and the Caterer.