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U16s in Close Shires Loss v Yorks2

Our Under 16 Shires team played Yorkshire 2 today at Pontefract.  This is team manager Joel Dodd’s report:- The team was Ollie Edmondson, Jack Tilbury, Hugh Twelves, Xuehan Zhang, Lucy Dodd, Amy Ward and Eve Beechinor-Collins. A late drop out … Continue reading

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Under 14s v Yorkshire 1

On 1st March, the under 14 Northumberland badminton team played against the Yorkshire 1st team at Tyneside Badminton Centre. The team was Naomi Silva, Chalida Prapunwong, Sophie Cockett, Jasmine Osborn, Ryan Cockett, Oliver Heron, Matthew Jefferson and Thomas Vicente.   They … Continue reading

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Great win for Lucy in our U17 Silver

Last Saturday saw Northumberland run its U17 Silver and U13 Bronze tournaments in the BE junior circuit.  The stand-out local star for the day was Lucy Dodd, who has only just turned 13: she battled brilliantly to take the winner’s … Continue reading

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Foundation Coaching Award

The Foundation Coach Award is the starting point for people who would like to get into coaching badminton and become a coaching assistant. This course will teach learners to: Lead fun games, activities and tournaments Support a Level 2 Coach … Continue reading

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U14s in the East Midlands – the Full Report

On 8th and 9th February, our Under 14 team braved Storm Ciara and travelled down to the Midlands to play three Shires League matches in a single weekend. The team was Chalida Prapunwong, Jasmine Osborn, Reema Rajeev, Sophie Cockett, Matthew … Continue reading

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Under 14s in the East Midlands

Our Under 14 Shires League team have just braved the stormy weather to spend the weekend playing a triple-header against East Midland counties.  Managed by Gillian Cockett and supported by a great team of parents, the players were Chalida Prapunwong, … Continue reading

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An Exciting Weekend at the Under 13 Anglo-Scottish

Over the last weekend of January, the Northumberland U13 team took part in the annual U13 Anglo Scottish badminton tournament at the Tyneside Badminton Centre. In all, five English and Scottish counties played over the course of two days.  The … Continue reading

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Medals from the Tees Valley U17 Silver

A group of our stronger juniors travelled down to Thornaby last weekend and several of them came back with medals. Tim Bodani won his group and played a great semi, only losing 21-20, 14-16, 18-20 to Scottish junior Finlay Jack … Continue reading

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Active Northumberland Men’s Doubles

The third running of the Active Northumberland Men’s Doubles went successfully on Saturday 11th January at Ponteland Leisure Centre with twelve pairs from around the county entering. Players of age 14 plus were invited and a mixture of senior county, junior … Continue reading

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Under 18 Shires v Yorkshire 1

An early start was necessary last Sunday for our U18 team and the parents travelling down to Pontefract to play Yorkshire 1st.  Managed by Karen Daison and Daniel Tinnion, the team was: Tim Bodani, Finlay Smith, Sonny Ho, Matty Grant, … Continue reading

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