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NBA Volunteer Awards

The NBA End of Season Function took place for the first time since 2019, at Newcastle Cricket Club in Jesmond on Friday 20th May.  NBA Volunteer Awards were presented to 2 very worthy recipients. Ian Little of Yehlex Ltd, who … Continue reading

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Championship Here We Come!

What a weekend for the senior county first team as they made it through the Division 1 Play-Offs placing second behind Kent with two excellent 7-4 wins over Dorset and Lanarkshire. Having been on tenterhooks for a fortnight whilst waiting … Continue reading

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U19 Silver Clean Sweep

There was a small but quality entry in the U19 Silver, the first time we have staged a BE Silver tournament in this age group, and there was to be much success for the locals. Tim Bodani won the singles … Continue reading

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First Team on tenterhooks

With Staffordshire withdrawing from the final weekend of the SCC season, the final positions in Division 1 North are still to be resolved. The top two qualify for the play-offs with the top two from Division 1 South to determine … Continue reading

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First win for seconds

The final weekend for the county senior second team was deprived of its’ final fixture when Staffordshire withdrew but that still left matches against Lancashire 4 and Notts 3 to contend with, the former were defeated 7-4 for their first … Continue reading

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Gold Success for Lucy Dodd

Lucy has just had a successful weekend at the u17 Milton Keynes Gold, winning the girls doubles with partner Matilda Franklin (Notts). The girls were seeded 2 and comfortably won their group, which put them in the semi finals. After … Continue reading

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Sri Lankan Star excels

The Northumberland Senior Gold, part of the Badminton England Senior Gold Circuit, returned to the calendar for the first time since 2019. The first Gold event of 2022 attracted a bumper entry of 76, featuring many premiership players, particularly from … Continue reading

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North East Badminton Newsletter

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3 Bronzes for Lucy at U15 Nationals

Buoyed up by her recent international selection, Lucy Dodd travelled down to Milton Keynes last weekend for the Under 15 Nationals and came back home with three bronze medals.  What a great performance! In the girls’ singles, Lucy outperformed her … Continue reading

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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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