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Friends School Lisburn had a great competition, runner-up in the Minor Girls Doubles, Senior Girls Singles and Minor Girls Singles

Cheung and Woods are the champions

Traditionally our local schools have enjoyed considerable success in the Ulster Schools Champion of Champions competition but this year Friends School Lisburn for example reached the final of the Minor Girls Doubles, the Senior Girls Singles and the Minor Girls Singles but saw all three titles snatched from their grasp.

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Pictured at the launch are from left Barbara Redmond-Disability Sport NI, Disability Sports Hub Activity Leader, Aubrey Bingham-Disability Sport NI, Community Sport Manager, Graham Norris - Progressive Building society, Regional Manager, participants from the Lisburn and Castlereagh Disability Sports Hub Boccia Group, Michael McAteer MBE, Disability Sport NI, Chairperson, Christine Duncan, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, Sports, Sports Development

Boost for our disability sports

Disability Sport NI and Progressive Building Society have partnered on a new three-year partnership to support the development of Disability Sports Hubs across Northern Ireland, improving the health and wellbeing of people with disabilities.

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Hallowe'en down at Alpha Badminton Club with coaches Ross Treacy (back row left) and Matthew Prentice (back row right)

Seven U17 medals for Alpha in Munster

Paige Woods can certainly hold her head up high on her return home from the Munster U17 Open in the University of Limerick at the weekend having earned a GOLD from partnering her sister Chloe to lift the coveted U17 Girl’s Doubles crown and a bronze after reaching the semi-final of the Girl’s Singles.

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First place award winners at the 2019 Draynes Farm Sports Awards

Celebrating sporting talent

Sport Lisburn and Castlereagh has paid tribute to local sporting talent during the 2019 Draynes Farm Sports Awards held at a prestigious ceremony at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn.

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Niall McVeigh continues his preparations for Tokyo 2020

McVeigh’s back on the podium

A quarter-final loss to World No2 Krysten Coombs in three tough sets followed by a GOLD in the Doubles will have delighted Alpha’s Niall McVeigh on his return from Odense and the Victor Denmark Para-Badminton competition as he continues his preparations for the Paralympics in Tokyo.

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