Paul Brady & Michael Finnegan survived a major test this evening from Dominic Lynch & Gavin Buggy to win the 8th edition of the Bill Duggan Doubles Memorial in a tiebreak at Broadford HC, Limerick.
Lynch and Buggy stormed to the opener 21-5, and nearly sealed the match in two games but the Cavan pair edged them 21-18 before being dominant 11-4 winners in the tiebreak.
In the Golden Girls Ladies Final, Catriona Casey teamed up with Clare's 17 year old Caitriona Millane to defeat Martina McMahon & Pauline Gallagher, also in a tiebreak.
- Brady/Finegan dft Murphy/Murphy 21-11, 21-5
- Funchion/Funchion dft Daly/Kerr, 21-6, 21-15
- Buggy/Lynch dft Gregan/Coonan 21-16, 21-12
- Hedigan/Relihan dft Fitzpatrick/Carroll 11-10
- Brady/Finegan dft Funchion/Funchion 13-21, 21-8, 11-1
- Buggy/Lynch dft Hedigan/Relihan
- Brady/Finnegan dft Buggy/Lynch 5-21, 21-18, 11-4
Men's 5th Playoff:
- Daly/Kerr bt Murphy/Murphy 15-8, 7-15, 15-11
- Fitzpatrick/Carroll w/o Gregan/Coonan
- Daly/Kerr dft Fitzpatrick/Carroll 15-8, 15-10
- Casey/Millane dft McCrory/McCann 15-6, 15-10
- Martina/Gallagher dft McCrory/McCann 15-7, 15-5
- Casey/Millane dft Martina/Gallagher