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Newburn to Wylam and back

A lovely Sunday morning last weekend saw a group of our juniors, with supporting parents, gathering at Newburn for our first Sponsored Walk.  Following the old railway and then the riverside path to Wylam and back, they covered some 6 … Continue reading

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Junior Presentation Evening and Farewell to Rob

The Presentation Evening for our Northumberland Juniors was held recently to celebrate the successes of the season just ended.  The engraved perpetual cups and shields were presented to the singles, level doubles and mixed winners of the four age group … Continue reading

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Walk for the Juniors

Our county juniors are holding a fund-raiser on Sunday 16th July with a sponsored walk from Newburn along the riverside path to Wylam and back.  The relatively modest target is to raise £500 to support the team squads for practices … Continue reading

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Awards for Most Promising Under 12s

In 2003, while he was Chair of North Tyneside Council, Councillor John Carter became an avid fan of badminton, attending a number of events which were staged in North Tyneside.  He decided that he would like to set up an … Continue reading

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Under 13s at the “new” Largs

Many of our juniors and ex-juniors will have lovely memories from earlier years of the weekend spent at Largs in late May.  This has not happened for the last couple of years, while extensive works were carried out at the … Continue reading

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Grant Support from Sport Newcastle

The County Association is very pleased to acknowledge the receipt of significant grants from Sport Newcastle for three of our players.  County juniors Rachel Bogan and Jamie Tinnion have both been successful in their applications for funding and both of … Continue reading

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It Was 3rd in the Lothian Team Tournament

Northumberland’s Under 14 team travelled north of the border on Easter Sunday to play in the annual Lothian team event.  The team, most of whom were at least one year younger than the U14 limit, was: Charlotte Graham, Ellen Davison, … Continue reading

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ICT 2017 – the full story

And so, another year gone already and it’s off to Nottingham for the 52nd running of the Under 18 Inter County Tournament.  With a young team and lacking several of the stronger players of recent years, we had no great … Continue reading

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Five Good Wins at the ICT

Our Under 18 team have just returned from Nottingham where the 52nd Inter County Tournament took place in the run-up to Easter.  The team travelled back, buoyed by their success in the second half of the competition, having notched up … Continue reading

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Coaching Advancement for Martin and Ellie

Congratulations to Martin Fagan and Ellie Roberts who have both moved one step up the coaching ladder.  Martin is now a Level 3 Coach and Ellie was successful at Level 2.  Very well done to both of them.  They are … Continue reading

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