Author Archives: richard.taylor

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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Anglo Scottish Under 15

The Anglo-Scottish League event for Under 15s took place this weekend at Tyneside Badminton Centre, with six teams from north and south of the border competing.  Yorkshire brought a strong team and took the honours with their 12-3 win over … Continue reading

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Ellie just misses out on Volunteer of the Year award

A couple of months ago, Ellie Roberts received a “Local Heroes” award from Sport Newcastle for her volunteering work with young badminton players in our county.  She followed this up being nominated as Badminton England’s Young Volunteer of the Year … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Emily!!

The Annual Dinner of Sport Newcastle took place recently at the Civic Centre.  It was a big night for the charity – a 50th anniversary celebration – but also for our Emily Harrison who was named as one of this … Continue reading

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