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Connacht Open 2011 - Report

posted 4 Dec 2011, 15:17 by Connacht Branch Badminton   [ updated 4 Dec 2011, 15:17 ]
The 2011 Connacht Open was played in Sligo Tennis Club over the week end of the 3rd / 4th December 2011.  Over 50 players  took part and over 100 matches were played over the two days. Play was in the usual five events and with plate competitions in each event there was plenty court time for all players.

The week end started on Saturday with singles and ran smoothly all week end under the watchful eye of organizer Paul Dolan and referee Aengus Sheerin. Play in the main events were played to semi final stage on Saturday with the plate events being played to a finish.

On Sunday there were semi finals and finals with the finals being completed and the champions crowned by three o clock.

On the playing front Laura Butler from Wexford takes pride of place winning a treble by taking the Ladies Singles Title beating Bangor’s Victoria Ringland in the final and then partnering Dublin’s Kirsty Kelly to take the Ladies Doubles Title and Mayo’s David Walsh to lift the mixed title.  She was followed on the success stakes by Joshua Magee from Raphoe who won the Mens Singles title beating David Walsh in the final, and then teaming up with David to win the men’s doubles title. David Walsh also had a good tournament winning the Men’s doubles with Joshua and the mixed title with Laura.

The full list of results are:

Mens Singles

                                               

   Final

                                              Joshua Magee[1] - David Walsh[3/4]                                                               21-17 21-18 ;

     SF

                                              Joshua Magee[1] - Cormac O'Connor                                                               21-10 21-12 ;

                                              David Walsh[3/4] - Graeme Watt                                                                       21-12 21-16 ;

     QF

                                              Joshua Magee[1] - Stephen Keane                                                                    21-12 21-5 ;

                                              Cormac O'Connor - John Cassidy                                                                      21-18 19-21 21-10 ;

                                              David Walsh[3/4] - David Gannon                                                                     21-15 21-19 ;

                                                   Graeme Watt - Fintan Keown                                                                      18-21 21-18 21-17 ;

     R16

                                              Joshua Magee[1] - Conor Caheny                                                                     21-7 21-7 ;

                                                 Stephen Keane - Danny Keown                                                                      21-15 21-19 ;

                                                   John Cassidy - Ryan Hamill[3/4]                                                                 16-21 21-13 21-19 ;

                                              Cormac O'Connor - Niall Leahy                                                                          21-17 17-21 21-12 ;

                                                  David Gannon - Colin G Sheridan                                                                 21-16 22-20 ;

                                              David Walsh[3/4] - John Finnegan                                                                    21-5 21-10 ;

                                                   Graeme Watt - Damian Alexander Hehir                                                    21-13 21-12 ;

                                                   Fintan Keown - Brian Dignam[2]                                                                 21-18 21-18 ;

     R32

                                              Joshua Magee[1] - Bye 1                                                                                   ;

                                                  Conor Caheny - Eugene Kelly                                                                       21-3 21-12 ;

                                                 Stephen Keane - Bye 5                                                                                   ;

                                                   Danny Keown - Marci Powlaski                                                                    w.o.;

                                               Ryan Hamill[3/4] - Bye 3                                                                                   ;

                                                   John Cassidy - Bye 22                                                                                 ;

                                              Cormac O'Connor - Daniel Dolan                                                                       21-18 19-21 21-18 ;

                                                      Niall Leahy - Cian Scanlon                                                                       21-5 21-8 ;

                                                  David Gannon - Paul Dolan                                                                           21-10 21-12 ;

                                               Colin G Sheridan - Conor Scanlon                                                                    21-16 21-15 ;

                                                  John Finnegan - Brian Calleindo                                                                   21-14 21-13 ;

                                              David Walsh[3/4] - Bye 4                                                                                   ;

                                      Damian Alexander Hehir - Andrew Fenner                                                                    21-13 21-14 ;

                                                   Graeme Watt - Kevin Quinn                                                                         21-9 21-10 ;

                                                   Fintan Keown - John Dolan                                                                          21-13 21-10 ;

                                               Brian Dignam[2] - Bye 2                                                                                   ;

     C-Final

                                                   Danny Keown - Andrew Fenner                                                                    10-21 21-9 21-14 ;

     C-SF

                                                   Danny Keown - Ryan Hamill[3/4]                                                                 21-14 20-22 21-16 ;

                                                 Andrew Fenner - Conor Scanlon                                                                    21-19 21-18 ;

     C-QF

                                                   Danny Keown - Eugene Kelly                                                                       21-6 21-7 ;

                                               Ryan Hamill[3/4] - Daniel Dolan                                                                       23-21 21-14 ;

                                                  Conor Scanlon - Brian Calleindo                                                                   21-14 21-14 ;

                                                 Andrew Fenner - John Dolan                                                                          21-11 21-8 ;

     C-R16

                                                    Eugene Kelly - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                   Danny Keown - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                               Ryan Hamill[3/4] - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                    Daniel Dolan - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                  Conor Scanlon - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                 Brian Calleindo - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                 Andrew Fenner - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                      John Dolan - Brian Dignam[2]                                                                 w.o.;

     C-R32

                                                    Eugene Kelly - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                               Bye - Bye                                                                                      ;


                                                               Bye - Bye                                                                                     

                                                    Daniel Dolan - Cian Scanlon                                                                       21-19 21-14 ;

                                                  Conor Scanlon - Paul Dolan                                                                           21-6 21-11 ;

                                                 Brian Calleindo - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                 Andrew Fenner - Kevin Quinn                                                                         21-12 21-9 ;

                                                      John Dolan - Bye

Ladies Singles

            

Final                                        Laura Butler[1] - Victoria Ringland[2]                                                           21-16 21-12 ;

     SF

                                                 Laura Butler[1] - Paula Mc Donagh                                                                21-14 21-16 ;

                                           Victoria Ringland[2] - Janie james Fahey                                                              21-5 21-15 ;

           

     QF

                                                 Laura Butler[1] - Victoria Stevens                                                                 21-3 21-9 ;

                                              Paula Mc Donagh - Claire Finnegan                                                                   21-17 21-9 ;

                                             Janie james Fahey - Ashleigh Coyne                                                                  21-16 21-19 ;

                                           Victoria Ringland[2] - Kirsty Kelly                                                                         21-13 21-14 ;

     R16

                                                 Laura Butler[1] - Bye 1                                                                                   ;

                                               Victoria Stevens - Bye 5                                                                                   ;

                                              Paula Mc Donagh - Bye 3                                                                                   ;

                                                Claire Finnegan - Annmarie Connolly                                                             21-13 21-14 ;

                                             Janie james Fahey - Ruth Ohart                                                                           w.o.;

                                                Ashleigh Coyne - Bye 4                                                                                   ;

                                                     Kirsty Kelly - Bye 6                                                                                   ;

                                           Victoria Ringland[2] - Bye 2                                                                                   ;

     C-Final

                                                     Kirsty Kelly - Victoria Stevens                                                                 21-14 21-8 ;

     C-SF

                                               Victoria Stevens - Annmarie Connolly                                                             21-13 21-12 ;

                                                     Kirsty Kelly - Ashleigh Coyne                                                                  21-13 13-21 21-19 ;

     C-QF

                                               Victoria Stevens - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                            Annmarie Connolly - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                Ashleigh Coyne - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                     Kirsty Kelly - Bye                                                                                      ;

     C-R16

                                                               Bye - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                            Annmarie Connolly - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                               Bye - Bye                                                                                      ;

                                                               Bye - Bye                                                                                      ;

Mens Doubles            Final

                            Joshua Magee+David Walsh[1] - Fintan Keown+Graeme Watt                                             17-21 21-10 21-18 ;

     SF

                            Joshua Magee+David Walsh[1] - David Gannon+Brian Mcgowan                                        21-19 15-21 21-14 ;

                                Fintan Keown+Graeme Watt - John Cassidy+Damian Alexander Hehir[2]                      21-10 21-17 ;

     QF

                            Joshua Magee+David Walsh[1] - Danny Keown+Conor Scanlon                                           21-15 21-12 ;

                             David Gannon+Brian Mcgowan - Ryan Hamill+Colin G Sheridan                                          21-12 21-14 ;

                                Fintan Keown+Graeme Watt - Brian Calleindo+John Kiernan                                           21-17 21-17 ;

               John Cassidy+Damian Alexander Hehir[2] - Niall Leahy+Sean Leahy                                                    21-19 21-17 ;

     R16

                            Joshua Magee+David Walsh[1] - Bye 1                                                                                   ;

                              Danny Keown+Conor Scanlon - Daniel Dolan+John Dolan                                                 21-10 21-15 ;

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