Deadline looming for badminton entries

All entries for Southwest Leinster Leagues 4-person Men’s and Ladies Teams must be with the honourable secretary Loftus Warren, 11 Ashville, Athy, Co. Kildare, by Friday, September 23.

All entries for Southwest Leinster Leagues 4-person Men’s and Ladies Teams must be with the honourable secretary Loftus Warren, 11 Ashville, Athy, Co. Kildare, by Friday, September 23.

The grading meeting will take place on Saturday, September 24. Grading the Senior teams will be Carthage Byrne, Rahan; Trevor Cobbe, Portarlington Parochial; Aubrey Cox, Carlow YM; Martin Hanlon, Johnswell; Ronald Martin, Carlow YM; William Mitchell, Mullingar, and Richard O’Dowd, Portlaoise GAA. Junior Graders for Grades 4,5,6, and 7, are Lesley Cobbe, Portarlington Parochial; Tom Dooley, Carlow LTC; Sinead James, Bough; Bob Jones, Baltinglass; James Kilbride, Athy Rugby Football Club; Tony Nolan, Johnswell, and Dolores Sheerin, Rahan.

Officers elected to look after the administration of Southwest Leinster Leagues are President, P.J. Cooney; Secretary-Treasurer Loftus Warren and Vice-Presidents Roy Cobbe, Portarlington Parochial; Trevor Cobbe, Portarlington Parochial; Aubrey Cox Carlow YM; Sinead Jones, Bough; Bob Jones, Baltinglass; Ronald Martin Carlow YM; Tony Nolan, Johnswell; and Dolores Sheerin, Rahan.

PRO’s for the 2011-2012 badminton season are Sinead Jones for the Carlow-Kilkenny area, and Judy Bryant for the Midland counties.

The Offaly Badminton Association held their AGM yesterday, Tuesday, September 20. Names and dates from the meeting were not available at the time of writing.

Laois Badminton Association will hold their 2011-2012 AGM next Monday, September 26, in Portarlington Parochial Hall at 8pm.