Category Archives: Junior Competition

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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Lucy and Cameron are “the most promising”

In 2003, while he was Chair of North Tyneside Council, Councillor John Carter became an avid fan of badminton, attending a number of our tournaments in North Tyneside.  He decided that he would like to set up an annual award … Continue reading

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Northumberland Juniors Regain the Challenge Trophy from Durham

Team Northumberland  played Team Durham in the Challenge Cup last weekend at Belmont School in Durham.  This has now become an annual event against our near neighbours and this year we had teams of 16 juniors, ranging from Year 6 … Continue reading

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Under 18 ICT

And so, another year has gone already and it’s off to Nottingham for the 53rd running of the Under 18 Inter County Tournament.  With a mainly young and inexperienced team, and lacking really strong singles players, we had no great … Continue reading

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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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