Michael and Liam narrowly lost out

Michael and Liam Egan (Roscommon Community College) narrowly lost out to Ciaran Cooney and Jamie Maher (Castlecomer CS) in their Intermediate Doubles semi-final on a score of 6-15, 15-9, 12-15.

  Rikki O’Gara beat Kildare’s Niall O’Connor 12-21, 21-7, 21-14 in the 40×20 Mens Open First Round in Multyfarnham last Saturday.

  The standout result of the weekend was Lisacul’s Sean Jennings’ defeat of reigning Connacht Junior champion Seamus Conneelly in his home court of Moycullen. Jennings dominated the match 21-12, 21-8.

  Lisacul’s Gordon Nolan and Curraghboy’s Ger Walshe enjoyed wins over Jonathon Conroy and Jimmy Connaughton in their respective semi-finals.

  St. Coman’s Laura Mannion bravely battled through tonsillitis during her Ladies Junior ‘B’ match with Williamstown’s Janet Flanagan, going down in two games.

  There was only disappointment for Roscommon at the Connacht finals of Cumann na mBunscoil as the Rossie competitors failed to fire.