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Two Golds for Ellen at Tees Valley

Thornaby has proved to be a good hunting ground for our PC players in recent years and so it was again at the Tees Valley Under 17 Bronze tournament.  The stand-out successes came from Ellen Davison who came home with … Continue reading

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Local Successes in BE Under 19s and Under 15s

We recently held the first of our Northumberland BE junior circuit tournaments for the new season at the Tyneside Badminton Centre.  Events were held for Under 19s and Under 15s, although a very disappointing entry for the younger age group … Continue reading

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Under 19 Junior Restricteds

The main results of the Under 19 Restricteds were – Boys singles:  winner – Tim Bodani        runner-up – James Dodd    Girls singles:  winner – Lucy Dodd          runner-up – Ellen Davison               Boys doubles:  winners … Continue reading

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Under 15 Junior Restricteds

The second day of the Junior Restricted weekend had the Under 15s and the Under 19s.  The main results for the Under 15s were as follows – Boys singles:   winner – Xuehan Zhang         runner-up – Ryan Cockett Girls singles:   winner … Continue reading

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Under 17 Junior Restricteds

The Under 17 County Championships were played alongside the Under 13s and these were the main results – Boys singles:  winner – Tim Bodani      runner-up – James Dodd Girls singles:  winner – Lucy Dodd       runner-up – Charlotte Graham      … Continue reading

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Under 13 Junior Restricteds

There was a very disappointingly low entry for the lowest age group’s restricted championships.  The results were as follows – Boys singles: winner – Matthew Jefferson        runner-up – Stephen Glennie Girls singles: winner – Cookie Prapunwong      runner-up – Reema … Continue reading

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Junior County Restricteds – ENTRIES OPEN

All our young players in the Performance Centre, Futures and junior age-group team squads should be entering at least one of our junior championships, for which entries are now open.  The tournaments will be played at Tyneside Badminton Centre as … Continue reading

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Junior Presentations

The County Junior Squads held their annual presentation “do” yesterday at TBC.  This was preceded by 90 minutes of fun games of badminton, table tennis and the new sport (to most of them) pickleball.  It was good to see many … Continue reading

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Well Done to the Under 13s at Largs

At the end of May, Northumberland’s Under 13 badminton team travelled to the Sportscotland National Sports Training Centre Inverclyde at Largs, on the Ayrshire coast, to compete in the annual Anglo-Scottish Tournament. This brings together eight teams from northern England … Continue reading

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Bronze for Lucy Dodd at the Under 13 Nationals

Northumberland’s promising junior Lucy Dodd from Ponteland made her second trip to the English National Badminton Championships recently – and came back with a bronze medal.

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