Category Archives: Junior Competition

Anglo-Scottish Under 17

The first event in the new season’s Anglo-Scottish team tournaments took place this weekend.  We are extremely grateful to Lizzie and Mark Jerdan for looking after the team but also for producing this very prompt and comprehensive report.

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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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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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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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A Triumphant Day Out for the Under 17s

Northumberland’s U17 team has just been down to Sheffield for the second round of the North Midway.  As there was a late team withdrawal from this round, the format of the day was set to be a round robin of … Continue reading

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Strong Performances at the U19 Nationals

Buoyed by their success in Durham the previous weekend, Emily Harrison and Ashraf Alam skipped a day’s school to compete in the U19 Nationals in Milton Keynes. Emily was unlucky to draw the 1st seed in her first round singles … Continue reading

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Silverware returns to Northumberland

Emily Harrison and Ashraf Alam came home from the Durham U19 Silver tournament on 4th February laden with three trophies between them. Emily partnered with Beth Speechley of Yorkshire, and Ashraf with Niall Wagstaff of Notts to win both Level … Continue reading

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