Badminton: Susan Egelstaff and Imogen Bankier collect Irish titles

Susan Egelstaff and Imogen Bankier made it a double Scottish celebration when they both won titles on finals day at the Yonex Irish International in Dublin. Egelstaff, the No 2 seed, claimed the women's singles when she defeated Danish No 6 seed Karina Jorgensen 23-21, 21-11. It was the first win of the new season for the Glasgow 28-year-old.

Bankier and England's Chris Adcock, who won the Bank of Scotland International title in Glasgow two weeks ago, made it back-to-back victories in mixed doubles with a comprehensive 21-13, 21-11 win over Denmark's Christian John Skovgaard and Britta Andersen. Currently ranked No 81 in the world, the British pair were unseeded and the result again underlined their great promise.

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This week, Egelstaff and Bankier and Adcock will be competing in the Italian Open in Rome. Egelstaff is the No 3 seed in the women's singles and Bankier and Adcock are the No 6 seeds in the mixed.