The 40×20 Junior Nationals were played over the week-end at Galway venues. Cormac Scollan (U15B) reached the last 4 in his section, losing the semi-final to Anthony Carroll (Mallow, Cork) in a tie break 8-15, 15-6, 6-11. Having a bye to the last 16 Cormac got a walk over from Enda Lawless (Galway). He met Philip Doran (Co Down) in the quarter final and defeated him on a score line of 15-5, 14-15, 11-6. Jarlath Scollan (U17) came up against World U17 champion Danial KavanÓgh (Wexford) in the final 16 and was defeated 8-15, 2-15.