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Sunday 26 October 2014

Joe takes top prize

Published 15/01/2013 | 11:25

WHILE OUTSIDE temperatures were below freezing on Sunday morning the young squash players competing in the Carlow Squash One Day event were raising the on court temperatures with some scintillating squash.

Joe Jennings took the laurels in Group1. He was pushed very hard by the improving Rachael Kavanagh in the semifinal. Matthew Downey finished runner-up and played very well throughout. Abby Broderick had a great tournament as did David Kavanagh and Rory O'Flaherty.

Section 2 was won by Jake Somers from Ballon, he has been making great headway in recent weeks and was delighted with his win. Jamie Stafford a player who never gives up finished as runner-up. Noah Downey James Murphy, Ellen Mc Hugh and Cleo Kennedy all contributed to make this a very competitive section.

This One-Day was a match day practice for the Leinster Junior Open which will be held at Carlow LTC this weekend. Over 120 juniors from all around Ireland will be competiting in the event.

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