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Rachael Darragh (16) is from Raphoe in Co. Donegal and trains in Raphoe badminton club.The youngest member of the talent group has had a bright start to the 2013 season with a number of notable results.

 

In the Irish u19 european circuit event Rachael made the final of the womens singles and won the womens doubles competition with her partner Sara Boyle. Darragh followed this result up with a bronze medal in the singles event at the UK school games. In her first Senior International of the year Darragh reached the quarter final of the womens singles in the Irish Future series event losing out to eventual winner Lansac of France.

 

 

Year Event Result
2013 Carlton Irish Open  65/128 - Lost to Katerina Tomalova - 22-20,15-21,9-21
2013 Irish Future Series  5/8 - Lost to Delphine Lansac - 21-14 21-9

 

Right/Left handed: Right handed
Height: 5'1''
Sponsor: Yonex
Racket: Nanospeed 9900
Highest world ranking: 73 ( junior world ranking)
Event: singles, ladies doubles and mixed doubles
Partner: Sara Boyle and Joshua magee
Coach: Sam Magee and Daniel magee
Started playing: 4 years old
First represented Ireland: U15 quadrangular 2010 in Wales
How I got started: Picking up shuttles as a child for Sam and Chloe
Ambition: To qualify for Tokyo olympics 2020 and medal
Best performance of career: In the irish open u19 womens singles final 2012
Major achievements: Winning irish u19, 2012 winner of womens singles, reaching the quarter finals in womens singles of the irish future series 2013 and winning all 3 nationals titles under 15 and under 17
How I relax: Listening to music and socialising with friends
Favourite sport other than badminton: Love watching all sports especially tennis
Education: Royal and Prior comprehensive school Raphoe
About me: I am from Raphoe Co Donegal , I am the eldest in my family I have two brothers and one sister and a dog called Button, I hate cats and I drink WAY too much tea, and I am very competitive and I would be lost without my phone.
If I wasnt a badminton player, I would be: I would be gymnast

Rachael Darragh

Country:
DOB:26th Oct 1998
Height:5'1''
Playing hand:Right
Discipline: Women's Doubles
Discipline: Women's Singles
Discipline: Mixed Doubles

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Rachael Darragh
DOB:26th Oct 1998
Height:5'1''
Playing hand:Right
Discipline: Women's Doubles
Discipline: Women's Singles
Discipline: Mixed Doubles
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Chloe Magee
DOB:29th Nov 1988
Height:5'5''
Playing hand:Right Hand
Discipline: Women's Singles
Discipline: Mixed Doubles
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Scott Evans
DOB:26th Sep 1987
Height:181
Playing hand:Right handed
Discipline: Men's Singles
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Sam Magee
DOB:26th Oct 1990
Height:180 cm
Playing hand:Right Hand
Discipline: Men's Doubles
Discipline: Mixed Doubles
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Joshua Magee
DOB:3rd Nov 1994
Height:180cm
Playing hand:Right Hand
Discipline: Men's Singles
Discipline: Men's Doubles
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Paul Reynolds
DOB:3rd Aug 1999
Height:-
Playing hand:-Right
Discipline: Men's Singles
Discipline: Men's Doubles
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Sara Boyle
DOB:31st Aug 1997
Height:5.4
Playing hand:Left
Discipline: Women's Doubles
Discipline: Women's Singles
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Nhat Nguyen
DOB:16th Jun 2000
Height:5.6
Playing hand:Right
Discipline: Men's Singles
Discipline: Men's Doubles
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Rachael Woods
DOB:16th Feb 2001
Height:5.2
Playing hand:Right
Discipline: Women's Doubles
Discipline: Women's Singles
Discipline: Mixed Doubles
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