Monifieth go down to Abertay

IN A recent Dundee Area Badminton Association Division Two fixture, Monifieth crashed to a disappointing 5-0 away defeat from Abertay University at the Dundee International Sports Complex.

Abertay took the opening rubber and further wins followed in the third, fifth, eighth and ninth.

Monifieth’s only unbeaten player on the night was Rene Rogers, who drew the second, fourth and seventh rubbers partnered by Gordon Smith, Martin Downie and Amy Bremner.

Martin Downie and Susan Harper also earned a draw in the sixth rubber.

Abertay University 5, Monifieth 0

Details: Abertay names first: Fiona Macdonald and Helen McMorris beat Pamela Culloch and Amy Bremner, 21-16 21-11; Martin Lewis and Adrien Chopot drew with Gordon Smith and Rene Rogers, 21-17 19-21; Lyndsay Derrett and Helen McMorris beat Susan Harper and Amy Bremner, 21-13 24-22; Julian Storr and Adrien Chopot drew with Martin Downie and Rene Rogers, 20-22 25-23; Fiona Macdonald and Martin Lewis beat Pamela Culloch and Gordon Smith, 21-16 21-16; Lyndsay Derrett and Julian Storr drew with Susan Harper and Martin Downie, 21-19 19-21; Helen McMorris and Adrien Chopot drew with Amy Bremner and Rene Rogers, 14-21 21-19; Lyndsay Derrett and Julian Storr beat Pamela Culloch and Gordon Smith, 21-13 21-12; Fiona Macdonald and Martin Lewis beat Susan Harper and Martin Downie, 21-19 21-8.

DABA Division One

Result: Dundee Nomads (2) 4, NCR 2.

Placings

P W L D Pts

Harris 5 4 1 0 13

Dundee Nomads 5 3 1 1 12

Quills 3 3 0 0 9

Carn Panbride 5 2 3 0 9

NCR 6 0 6 0 6

D’dee Nomads (2) 2 1 1 0 4

D’dee University 2 0 1 1 3

Fixtures: Tuesday - Quills v NCR, at Saltire Leisure Centre, Arbroath; Dundee Nomads (2) v Dundee University, at Harris Academy. Wednesday - Dundee Nomads v Carnoustie Panbride, at Ward Road Gym.

DABA Division Two

Results: Abertay University 5, Monifieth 0; Roseangle 7, Abertay University 0; Carnoustie Panbride (2) 0, Monifieth 9, match conceded.

Placings

P W L D Pts

Roseangle 5 5 0 0 15

St Andrews University 5 5 0 0 15

Dundee University (2) 7 3 3 1 14

Monifieth 7 3 3 1 14

Abertay University 7 3 4 0 13

Newport 5 2 2 1 10

*St Stephen’s 7 0 6 1 5

**Carnoustie Panbride (2) 5 1 4 0 1

* three points deducted, ** six points deducted

Fixtures: Sunday - St Andrews University v Carnoustie Panbride (2), at Madras College. Tuesday - Roseangle v Carnoustie Panbride (2) at West Church, Dundee. Wednesday - St Stephen’s v Abertay University, at St Stephen’s, Broughty Ferry.