Aisling Hickey, the 2013 European Champion, is the Open Singles at the 3rd Women’s Open held in Newport Co Tipperary, Ireland. She defeated clubmate Kate Ryan who makes a return to racquetball after a lenghty absence. Thanks to tournament director Katie Kenny for a successful 3rd edition of Womens Open, a great promotional effort to support ladies racquetball.
Aisling Hickey (Rossmore) def Kate Ryan (Rossmore) 15-8, 15-11
Siobhan Downey (Youghal) def Kelly Anne Ryan (Galmoy) 15-3, 15-6
Novice B Singles
Thea Coleman (Mitchelstown) def Eimear Gill (Ballinrobe) 15-11, 15-13
A Hickey/K Ryan (Rossmore) def M Haverty/K Kenny (Castlebar) 12-15, 15-7, 11-4
K A Ryan/A Beckett (Galmoy/Araglen) def R Downey/K Ryan (Moycullen/Galmoy) 15-11, 15-4