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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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The Under 18 ICT – Full Report

Easter is approaching and it must soon be time for the ICT, that annual pilgrimage to Nottingham University in search of the elusive trophy that our area has only won once, back in 1987.  We had no realistic hopes of … Continue reading

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Under 18 ICT – another win on day 4

After three successive 4-6 losses, any one of which could have given us a close win, our ICT team came up trumps against neighbours Cumbria in their final second round match.  A resounding 10-0 result meant that the team now … Continue reading

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Shires U18 v Yorkshire, 6th April

The last Shires League match of the season, this one for Under 18s, was held at TBC on Saturday.  Facing Yorkshire 1, we knew it would be tough and the score of 16-4 to Yorkshire indicated that was the case.  … Continue reading

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Under 20 Anglo-Scottish Tournament – Report

The Under 20 round of our Anglo-Scottish Team Tournaments (for 2000 births and later) was played last weekend at the Tyneside Badminton Centre.  The team managed by Karen Davison was: Anna Railton; Sarah Bambrick; Lexie Howard; Abby Grogan; Charlotte Graham; … Continue reading

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Well done Northumberland in the U20 Anglo-Scottish

A fuller report will follow in due course but very well done to our Under 20 team who came runners-up to the strong Lothian team, after really good wins over Cumbria (10-5) and Lanarkshire (13-2). With only the four teams … Continue reading

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Under 16 Shires v Lancashire 1

  The last Shires match of the season for this U16 team saw them play against a very strong Lancashire at TBC on 24th March.

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Shires Double-Header at Under 16 v Yorkshire

The U16 team travelled down to York by train for this double header against Yorkshire 1st and 3rd teams.  This is manager Karen Davison’s report on the day.  Karen was assisted by Micky Walker.

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