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Junior Badminton The finals of the U11 doubles Club Championships held on Tuesday 16th April was a very successful occasion. This tournament was played on a round robin basis over 4 weeks. The results are as follows: Group I Girls Doubles Winners: Sinead Harte/Rachel Farrell Runners-up: Aisling Newell/Aine Brennan Winners: Hannah Loughnane/Ciara Newell Runners-up: Laura… Read more »

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Junior Badminton Our Community games team travelled to Mosney on the weekend of 17,18 and 19th August to play in the All-Ireland Finals. Our first match was against Cork. They beat us 3 games to 2. All the games in this match were very exciting and well contested. Our next match against Offaly was for… Read more »

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Junior Badminton  Our Community games team is through to the Connacht Finals on July 21st to be held in Roscommon. The Team members are: Niall Farrell & Catherine Fleming, Gerard Kirrane & Maria Griffin, Ian Steven & Nicola Newell, Steven Keane & Orla Fahy and Padraig Hanley. Congratulations to our 8 club members who completed first level coaching course on… Read more »

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Junior Badminton The County championships in ages U11, U13, U15 and U17 were held over 3 weekends in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. Our club had a big entry overall. U11 Singles All our squad played really well and reports are that everyone had a very enjoyable day. Joseph Walsh did very well to reach… Read more »

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Junior Badminton Our Annual tournament with the Artane Beaumont Club took place on November 4th & 5th. As usual, the U13 and U15 Teams and their coaches arrived by train and arrived in the Hall at 3:30pm to play the Singles Tournament which was very well contested by both clubs. In the U13 boys event… Read more »

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Junior Badminton continues on Tuesday nights 5.30–8.30pm. 5.30–6.30pm beginners and new members. Children wishing to join the Club must be over 7 years of age. All membership fees will be collected in the Community Centre on Tuesday 10th October between 5.30 and 8.30. The amount payable is £25. This includes B.U.I. Insurance, Registration, shuttlecocks, Hall… Read more »

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Local Badminton star, Christopher Keane kindly agreed (with just a little pressure) to write an account for the Nuacht Chláir about his recent trip to South Africa. This was certainly an experience and achievement, that must stand out as something extra special. Not many local youngsters would have had such an opportunity, which resulted from… Read more »

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Congratulations to Maria Griffin, Catherine Fleming, Niall Farrell, Padraic Quinn, David Kenny, Gerard Kirrane, Mary Kelly and Aine Skelly who won the U15 Co. League B. Congratulations to Christopher Keane on reaching the Singles Final in Dublin in the Easter Tournament. Mark Loughlin and Ian Steven also played in the U13 Leinster Open tournament. Both… Read more »

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Sunday 8th May marked a major success for Claregalway Division 3 League Team. They represented Connacht at Division 4 Level (Connacht Teams go down a grade at National Level Competition) in the All Ireland League Finals, in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. Claregalway played brilliantly to defeat Blackrock from Cork, but were overcome by an… Read more »

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Congratulations to our Division III and Division IV teams for reaching the County League Finals. Our Division III team were successful on the day and go on to contest the Connacht Finals on April 16th. Good luck to all. Team Members: Liam Hyland, Mairead Glynn, Paul Casserly, Fionnuala Glynn, Niall Hartigan, Caroline Mooney, Carmel Joyce. Our… Read more »

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U11 Congratulations to Michelle Quinn who was a winner in the Girls Doubles of the Connacht Open Championships held in Galway Lawn Tennis Club on 27th and 28th November. Michelle also reached the semi-final of the Girls Singles. Congratulations are also in order for Emmet Farrell and Joseph Walsh who played in the Boys Singles… Read more »

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The recent highlight in Badminton Circles was the International Match between China and Ireland, which was held in Galway Lawn Tennis Club on Saturday 6th November. Hopefully everyone who went along to see these top world-class players enjoyed the experience. Seldom is an opportunity like this available locally. Junior Badminton continues every Tuesday 5.30–8.30pm. Coaching… Read more »

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