NEWBL was well represented at the Great Orme Doubles open tournament earlier this month showing that badminton is still in good health in the region. Lily Hird, Amelia Ives, Ellen Liddle, Jess Markey, Jen Moss, Emma Paton, Megan Rowlands, Ben Betts, Matt Burrows, Tom Foster, Liam Hird, Tom Longdin, Will Melvin, Greg Neary, Jamie Noble, Adam Purcell, Callum Sant, Matthew Swash.
Jess and her partner Luknam were winners in the women’s doubles, beating Megan and Jen in the final. First seeds Jamie and partner Joe Cottrill won the men’s final after beating Tom Foster and Tom Longdin in three games in the semis. The two top seeds met in the mixed doubles final with Ellen and Jamie winning in two.
The senior Open was the penultimate in the Great Orme Tournament Series and the last event will be the Great Orme “Conwy Masters” (over 40’s) in April 2023.
(Pictured Liam Hird, Ellen Liddle, Jamie Noble, Jess Markey, Lily Hird)