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Tipperary County Badminton Association League Final Standings 2016-17

Tipperary County Badminton Association Logo [References: 1]

Grade C League (Division 1)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade C League 2016-17

PosTeam
0Ballycommon
0Bluebirds
0Eagles
0Gurteen
0Kangaroos

Note: Straight Final Reference: [2]

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade C League Playoffs 2016-17

DateGameTime/ResultsMatch Day
Ballycommon vs GurteenGrade C Final

Reference: [3]

In a straight Final Ballycommon defeated Gurteen in the Grade C League (Division 1). [Reference: 2, 3]

Grade D League (Division 2)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade D League 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Country Club (Q)
0Eagles
0Kangaroos
0Roscrea
0Templemore (Q)

Note: (Q) – Qualify for Grade D Final Reference: [2]

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade D League Playoffs 2016-17

DateGameTime/ResultsMatch Day
Country Club vs TemplemoreGrade D Final

Reference: [2]

Having finished joint top in the Grade D League with 16 Points each Country Club and Templemore met in what would be one of three Finals between the two clubs (the others being at Grade E and F). [Reference: 2]

Grade E League (Division 3)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade E League 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Country Club (Q)
0Drangan
0Eagles
0Kangaroos
0Templemore (Q)

Note: (Q) – Qualify for Grade E Final Reference: [2]

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade E League Playoffs 2016-17

DateGameTime/ResultsMatch Day
Country Club vs TemplemoreGrade E Final

Reference: [2, 5]

Having dominated the Grade E League, winning 24 out of a possible 28 points, Country Club went on to defeat Templemore in the Grade E Final. [Reference: 2, 5]

Grade F League (Division 4)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade F League 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Country Club (Q)
0Drom
0Eagles
0Grange
0Kangaroos
0Templemore (Q)

Note: (Q) – Qualify for Grade F Final Reference: [2]

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade F Playoffs 2016-17

DateGameTime/ResultsMatch Day
Country Club vs TemplemoreGrade F Final

Reference: [2]

The Grade F (Division 4) League, like the Grade D (Division 2) League, saw Country Club and Templemore both finish on top on the same number of points (27 in the case of Grade F) and contest the Final between them. Reference: [2]

Grade G League (Division 5)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade G League Zone 1 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Drangan
0Drom (Q)
0Eagles
0Grange (Q)
0Hillview
0Kangaroos

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade G League Zone 2 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Country Club
0Eagles
0Gurteen (Q)
0Kangaroos
0Lorrha (Q)
0Templemore

Note: (Q) – Qualify for Grade G Semi-Finals Reference: [2]

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade G League Playoffs 2016-17

References: [2, 4-6]

The Grade G League (Division 5) was divided into two Zones of four teams each, with the top two of each Zone qualifying for the Semi-Finals. Reference: [2]. Grange were the dominant team in Zone 1 winning 35 points from a possible 42, well ahead of second-placed Drom on 24 Reference: [2]. In Zone 2 Gurteen (28 Points) and Lorrha (27 Points) took the two Semi-Final spots. Reference: [2]. The Grade G Final saw Grange triumph over Drom, having defeated Lorrha in the Semi-Finals. Reference: [2, 5, 6] . Drom had knocked out Gurteen in the other Semi-Final. Reference: [4] .

Grade H League (Division 6)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade H League Zone 1 2016-17

PosTeam
0Ballycommon (Q)
0Bluebirds
0Eagles
0Kangaroos
0Lorrha
0Roscrea (Q)
0Templemore

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade H League Zone 2 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Drangan
0Eagles
0Grange (Q)
0Hillview (Q)
0Kangaroos
0Moycarkey/Borris (B)

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade H League Zone 3 2016-17

PosTeam
0Bluebirds
0Drom (Q)
0Eagles
0Grange B (Q)
0Kangaroos
0Moycarkey/Borris (A)

Note – (Q) – Qualify for Grade H Quarter-Finals Reference: [2]

References: [2, 4, 5, 7]

The Grade H League (Division 6) consisted of 11 teams, drawn into three Zones, with the winners and runners-up of each Zone qualifying for the Quarter-Finals. Reference: [2]. Ballycommon and Roscrea (25 points each) qualified from a highly competitive Zone 1 ahead of Lorrha on 23 points. Reference: [2]. Zone 2 saw Grange A finish top on 30 points with Hillview (21 points) narrowly qualifying for the Quarter-Finals ahead of Drangan (20 Points). Reference: [2]. Drom (19 Points) and Grange B (17 Points) had an easier task in Zone 3, finishing ahead of Moycarkey/Borris A. Reference: [2].

In the Quarter-Finals Roscrea and Ballycommon advanced at the expense of Hillview and Grange B respectively [Reference: 4, 5], where they met Grange A and Drom respectively, who had both gained byes into the Semi-Finals having the best win percentage [Reference: 4, 5]. There Roscrea shocked Grange A and went on to triumph over Drom the in the Grade H Final. Reference: [7].

Recap

The six Grade (Division) Champions in the Tipperary County Badminton Association League in 2016-17 were Ballycommon (winners versus Gurteen in the Grade C – Division 1 Final) Reference: [2, 3]; Country Club (winners versus Templemore in the Grade E – Division 3 Final) Reference: [2, 5]; Grange (Grade G – Division 5 Champions versus Drom in the Final) and Roscrea (Grade H – Division 6 Champions versus Drom in the Final). Reference: [7].

About the Tipperary County Badminton Association Leagues

There were 6 Divisions in the Tipperary County Badminton Association League (Mixed) in 2016-17, from Grade C (Division 1) to Grade H (Division 6) . Grading is based on a players National Grading and teams are entered into leagues based on the number of players per Grade in the Club. The Highest Grade League in Ireland is the Badminton Premier League (Grade 2) in Leinster.

Within the Tipperary County Badminton Association the League Pyramid consisted of 2 teams at Grade C (Division 1), three each at Grades D and E (Divisions 2 and 3), four at Grade F (Division 4) and then eight in Grade G (Division 5 – divided into two Zones), and 11 at Grade H (Division 6 – divided into three zones).

The winners of each Grade (Division) can enter the Irish Club Championships at their respective Grade, held in Dublin over a weekend at the end of the season.

Badminton Stock Photo

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Logo References

[1] Tipperary County Badminton Association Facebook (2017) Tipperary County Badminton Association, October 1 2011  [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/photos/a.267455036622531/267455319955836/ [Accessed 8 June 2017]

REFERENCES

[2] Tipperary County Badminton Association (2017) Post, March 19, 2017  [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/posts/1470070903027599 [Accessed 8 June 2017]

[3] Tipperary County Badminton Association (2017) Post, March 22, 2017  [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/posts/1472980432736646:0 [Accessed 8 June 2017]

[4] Tipperary County Badminton Association (2017) Post, March 22, 2017  [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/posts/1472994436068579  [Accessed 8 June 2017]

[5] Tipperary County Badminton Association (2017) Post, March 24, 2017  [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/posts/1475126105855412 [Accessed 8 June 2017]

[6] Tipperary County Badminton Association (2017) Post, March 28, 2017  [Internet] Available from:https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/posts/1479355788765777  [Accessed 8 June 2017]

[7] Tipperary County Badminton Association (2017) Post, March 28, 2017  [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/TipperaryBadminton/posts/1479355028765853  [Accessed 8 June 2017]

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