RCT 5 x 60 Competition

Posted by Laura Morgan at 09:11 on 19 November 2014

 RCT 5 X 60 v1

On 14th November, RCT held their 5 x 60 competition at Llantrisant Leisure Centre.  7 schools entered the competition: Aberdare, Treorchy, Porth, Hawthorn, Pontypridd, Tonyrefail and Ferndale. The competition consisted of four elements: Year 7 & 8 boys, Year 7 & 8 girls, Year 9 & 10 boys and Year 9 & 10 girls. The players are ranked 1 through to 4 and play a mixture of singles and doubles matches.

The games were played to a high standard and all the players thoroughly enjoyed the day. The results were as follows:

 

Winner

Runner up

Year 7 and 8 Girls

Aberdare

Porth

Year 7 and 8 Boys

Aberdare

Pontypridd

Year 9 and 10 Girls

Treorchy

Porth

Year 9 and 10 Boys

Aberdare

Treorchy


Aberdare dominated the event, taking 3 of the 4 titles on offer with Treorchy taking the Year 9 &10 Girls title.  

The winners will now go through to the regional final which will be held in Llantrisant Leisure Centre on 11th February 2015.

Rhys Rogers, 5 x 60 Officer for Aberdare, said, 

“This is a great competition for beginners and hopefully it will inspire them to go on to play more badminton.”

For further information on this event or any other enquiry please contact Angela Stevens Badminton Development Officer for South Wales on 07772396360 or email at angela.stevens@badmintonwales.net