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St Marys Badminton Club win championship cup final

January 8th, 2015 12:30 PM

By Southern Star Team

Aces: The St Mary's team, back from left, Martina Deane, Catriona Moloney and Susan Kingston (captain); front from left, Nigel Salter, Cian O'Mahony and Conor Pullen.

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ST Mary’s Division 3 mixed badminton team defeated Bride BC in a riveting championship cup final last Sunday in Nagle Community College, Mahon.

St Mary’s ladies won both their doubles games, with both men’s doubles just losing out, so it was all tied at two games each heading into the mixed game. Needless to say, excitement was high.

Next on court were the two deciding mixed games, which were played side by side. After a nail-biting three sets in each games, the end result was a game each.

The final result was three games each, so set and aces had to be counted. It meant that St Mary’s ran out eventual winners by 18 aces.

All leagues are set to continue throughout the county after the Christmas break.

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