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Bill Duggan Roundup 2017

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.

Results:

Men's Cup:

- 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

Ladies Doubles:

- Casey/Millane dft McCrory/McCann 15-6, 15-10
- Martina/Gallagher dft McCrory/McCann 15-7, 15-5

- Casey/Millane dft Martina/Gallagher