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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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U13 & U17 Junior Restricteds

The second round of junior age-group county championships took place in early December at Tyneside Badminton Centre.  Many thanks to county treasurer Julie Brown for giving up her time to run the events. The younger age group featured several players … Continue reading

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U15 & U19 Junior Restricteds – Full Report

The first two age group events in Northumberland’s junior restricted county championships took place recently at the Tyneside Badminton Centre.  A shortage of available girls at the Under 19 level meant that the girls’ singles and level doubles were not … Continue reading

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