County teams finish second

Published 19/03/2016 | 00:00

The Wexford Under-13 'A' team
The Wexford Under-13 'A' team

The two Under-13 badminton county teams travelled to Dublin recently to take part in the inter-county championships.

Team 'A' featured Paddy Nolan, Kyle Gammel, Karim Boukhima, Aine Crowe, Libby O'Brien and Ann Nolan. The morning session consisted of three games.

First up for Wexford were Kilkenny 'A' with Wexford winning 3-2, followed by a 5-0 win over Meath 'B'. The last game of the morning session was Wexford against Wicklow, with Wexford the victors on a scoreline of 4-1.

This put the Wexford 'A' team into Division 1 for the afternoon session along with Kildare and Dublin. Wexford 'A' were the runners-up in the afternoon session for this group.

The Wexford 'B' team comprised Lorcan Fleming, Jack Feeley, David Remenyik, Maurice Cogley-O'Connor, Chloe Carroll, Lara Murphy and Bethany Tranker.

The morning session consisted of three rounds. First up for Wexford 'B' were Dublin 'A' who won 5-0. Kilkenny 'B' won the next game 5-0 before Kildare 'B' prevailed 4-1.

This result put the Wexford 'B' team into Division 4 for the afternoon with Meath 'A' and Meath 'B'. Wexford 'B' finished runner-up in this group.

It is a great achievement for these young players to be selected to represent their county. A big thanks to Laura Lynch and Caroline Cogley who managed the teams. The possibilities are endless for these young players.

Wexford People

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