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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

PosTeamPFA
1Ballycommon000
1Gurteen000

Note: Straight Final Reference: [2]

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade C League Playoffs 2016-17

DateEventTime/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

PosTeamPFA
1Country Club (Q)41612
1Templemore (Q)41612
3Roscrea41018

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

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade D League Playoffs 2016-17

DateEventTime/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

PosTeamPFA
1Country Club (Q)4244
2Templemore (Q)41018
3Drangan4820

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

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade E League Playoffs 2016-17

DateEventTime/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

PosTeamPFA
1Country Club (Q)62715
1Templemore (Q)62715
3Grange62319
4Drom6735

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

Tipperary County Badminton Association Grade F Playoffs 2016-17

DateEventTime/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

PosTeamPFA
1Grange (Q)6357
2Drom (Q)62418
3Hillview61923
4Drangan6636

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

PosTeamPFA
1Gurteen (Q)62814
2Lorrha (Q)62715
3Country Club61824
4Templemore61131

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

PosTeamPFA
1Ballycommon (Q)62517
1Roscrea (Q)62517
3Lorrha62319
4Templemore61032

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

PosTeamPFA
1Grange (Q)63012
2Hillview (Q)62121
3Drangan62022
4Moycarkey/Borris (B)61131

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

PosTeamPFA
1Drom (Q)4199
2Grange B (Q)41711
3Moycarkey/Borris (A)4636

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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