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Local Success at Masters

After the hiatus caused by Covid last year, the Tyneside Badminton Centre hosted the 21st annual Northumberland Masters Tournament last weekend. Players came from counties as far afield as Somerset, Dorset, Avon, Kent and Essex and also from Scotland and … Continue reading

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Muriel champions the Masters

Congratulations to Muriel Burgess who was presented with the Walter Arkley award for her exceptional, long-standing contribution to Masters badminton in Northumberland, at the Northumberland Masters tournament last weekend. The award is presented in memory of Walter Arkley, a long-standing volunteer … Continue reading

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Garrylee & Philip at the double

The annual “Restricted” tournament, restricted in the sense that only those people qualified for Northumberland can enter, formed the ‘A’ grade of the opening graded tournament following lockdown and attracted some 65 entries in total across all the grades. It … Continue reading

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McMullen at the Double!

The annual “Restricted” tournament, restricted in the sense that only those people qualified for Northumberland can enter, formed the ‘A’ grade of the opening graded tournament of the season with some 70 entries in total across all the grades. It … Continue reading

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UNBEATEN FIRSTS PROMOTED

The first team entered the final weekend of the Senior County Championships proudly atop of Division 2 North but knowing they would have to play well to maintain their 3 point lead over Lanarkshire, especially as they had to play … Continue reading

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SECONDS WIN LEAGUE

The final Saturday of the Senior County Championships saw the second team host league leaders Lancashire 4 and Durham 2 at the Tyneside Badminton Centre. With a number of players unavailable, and with Aphrodite Christodoulou playing for the first team, … Continue reading

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Northumberland U13 & U17 BE Tournaments

A reminder that the Northumberland U13 & U17 Badminton England Circuit Tournaments are taking place at the Tyneside Badminton Centre tomorrow, Sunday 25th November with lots of local juniors taking part. Play starts at 9.30 a.m. and runs through to about … Continue reading

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First Senior County Matches on Saturday

This Saturday, 10th November, sees the opening senior county matches of the season with both county teams at home at the Tyneside Badminton Centre. Matches start at 11.00 a.m. with the first team taking on Lothian and the seconds up … Continue reading

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First team beat league leaders!

Having beaten Durham in their opening match 9-6, North entered the fray against league leaders Cheshire 2nds with some confidence on Sunday but even they could not have foreseen a final winning scoreline of 12-3, especially as their opponents were … Continue reading

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First team beat Durham 9-6

The first team played their opening County Championship match of the season at Middlesbrough BC on Sunday last and, having been relegated last year were keen to start their campaign on a positive note against their nearest neighbours Durham. Having … Continue reading

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