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Northumberland Juniors Regain the Challenge Trophy from Durham

Team Northumberland  played Team Durham in the Challenge Cup last weekend at Belmont School in Durham.  This has now become an annual event against our near neighbours and this year we had teams of 16 juniors, ranging from Year 6 … Continue reading

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Under 18 ICT

And so, another year has gone already and it’s off to Nottingham for the 53rd running of the Under 18 Inter County Tournament.  With a mainly young and inexperienced team, and lacking really strong singles players, we had no great … Continue reading

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A Tight Match for the U16s v Yorkshire

Our U16s played their last match of the season last weekend against a Yorkshire team in their Shires League Satellite fixture at the Tyneside Badminton centre.  The team were managed by Karen Davison: please read on for her report. Team:- … Continue reading

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They are off to the National Schools Final!!!!!

Success in the regional round has meant that the boys from Gosforth Academy and the girls from Emmanuel College, Gateshead, have made it through to the Finals weekend of the National School Championships at the end of April.  And six … Continue reading

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Medals for our U17 Girls

There was success for two of our girls in the recent Northumberland Under 17 Silver tournament.  This had been due to take place at the start of March but unfortunately had to be cancelled because of the “Beast from the … Continue reading

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Anglo-Scottish Under 15

Northumberland’s Under 15 Junior County team were involved in the Anglo-Scottish Tournament over the weekend at the Tyneside Badminton Centre.  The event, supported as usual by Yehlex, brings together teams from north and south of the border each year to … Continue reading

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Under 16 Shires team draw with Cheshire

Our Under 16s staged a really good recovery from their 5-15 loss to Cheshire back in October when the return took place on Sunday at Garforth.  Full details will be posted in due course but they came away with a … Continue reading

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Bronze for Jamie and Matty at Thornaby Silver

Jamie Tinnion and Matty Jerdan went down to Teesside for the Durham U19 Silver and came back with a bronze medal in the men’s doubles.  A significant entry from four strong Scottish lads ensured that there was a good standard … Continue reading

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A Bronze Medal at York U15 Silver

There was success at York on Saturday for Charlotte Graham and Tim Bodani.  The mixed doubles event was played as a knock-out and our pair scored two fine wins to reach the semi final stage.  Here they came up against … Continue reading

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U18 Shires win over Lancs2

Sunday afternoon saw our Under 18 team record an excellent 17-3 win against Lancashire’s 2nds.  The visitors were unfortunately short of a girl, which meant that they had to concede four matches but our Natalie Ho gained valuable experience by … Continue reading

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