Ulster players produced good performances in the Munster Open in Limerick. Keady Smith of QUB partnering Jennie King of South Dublin won the women doubles title beating Alpha’s Rebecca and Rachael Woods 21-12 22-20. Ryan Stewart of Alpha partnering Sligo’s Jonathan Dolan lifted the mens doubles title with a 21-15 21-17 win over Dan Magee and Eddie Cousins of Ailesbury. Beth Stephenson of Alpha partnered Jonathan Dolan to reach the mixed doubles final losing a hard fought match to the experienced Dan Magee and Jennie King 21-12 22-24 21-17.Rachael Woods reached the women singles final losing in two close sets to Moya Ryan 23-21 21-17. Jonathan Dolan won the mens singles title.
The Munster U-13 and U-17s were also played at the University of Limerick venue and in the U 13s Paige Woods of Alpha won the girls doubles title partnering Siofra Flynn of Terenure College.Paige lost out to Siofra in the girls singles final and partnering her clubmate Joshua Tang lost in the mixed final to Siofra and her partner Eoghan Cooney.In the U-17s, Jack Livingstone of Alpha partnering Michael Staunton was a beaten finalist in the boys doubles.