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Under 17 Anglo-Scottish weekend

Our Juniors’ first team event of the new season was the Under 17 Anglo-Scottish which took place last weekend at TBC.  This is the report from Karen Davison who did another great job managing the team. Northumberland’s  team was:  Natalie … Continue reading

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Junior County Restricteds, 22nd & 23rd Sept

Our Junior Championships are coming up soon with the Under 13 & Under 17 on Saturday 22nd and Under 15 & Under 19 on Sunday 23rd September.  The entry forms are attached below and need to be posted or emailed … Continue reading

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Level 2 Course starts in November

The UKCC Level 2 coaching course qualifies the coach to independently plan, lead and review coaching sessions and develop coaching programmes to support the development of players. A Level 2 Coaching Course for the North East is coming up in … Continue reading

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LEVEL 1 COURSE AT T.B.C. IN SEPTEMBER

The UKCC Level 1 coaching course is the entry point into the coaching world and qualifies the assistant coach to support the Level 2 coach during a coaching session. This support role might include observation of practice, feeding and group … Continue reading

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Fun & Games at the Juniors’ Presentation Event

The last day of June saw some 70 players and family gathered at TBC for the annual Presentation Evening.  This took a different format from earlier years with the first two and a half hours spent playing some fun badminton, … Continue reading

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The junior season ends, finally, in York

The Northumberland U14 team travelled down to York on Saturday 9 June for the annual Mixed Doubles Tournament held in memory of Cerryg Davies, a young Yorkshire player who died suddenly some years ago.  This is manager Karen Davison’s report.

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Under 13 Anglo-Scottish at Largs

On 26 and 27 May 2018 the Northumberland under 13 team competed in the Anglo Scottish tournament at the Scottish National Sports Centre in Largs, Ayrshire. The team comprised Xuehan Zhang, Ryan Cockett, Cameron Twynholm, Sam Best, Lucy Dodd, Eve … Continue reading

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24 hour badminton marathon raises funds for local cancer charity

Riverside Leisure Centre Badminton Club, based at Morpeth, have raised a fantastic £4,000 for a local charity by taking part in a marathon 24 hour badminton session. Over 90 players, not only from Riverside but players from other clubs, juniors … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Under 16 Team Tournament

This is team manager Karen Davison’s report after an enjoyable trip to York on a very  hot Sunday with our U16 team which was:  Maddy Atkinson, Rachel Bogan, Ellen Davison, Charlotte Graham, Natalie Ho, Amy Ward, Tim Bodani, Matty Grant, … Continue reading

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National Junior League – Well Done Ponteland!!

Ponteland Academy’s Under 14 team, under the guidance of their coach Phil Hall, put in a great performance to finish in 3rd place in the finals of the National Junior League, which were held recently at the National Badminton Centre … Continue reading

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