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Excellent win for Under 18s v Cumbria

Northumberland’s U18s continued their strong start to the Shires League season with an impressive 17-3 victory over North rivals Cumbria, at Tyneside Badminton Centre in early December. Northumberland’s team were: Charlotte Graham, Eve Beechinor-Collins, Natalie Ho, Teeda Prapunwong, Dominic Wilson-Baker, … Continue reading

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Tough Starter for Under 16s v Cheshire

On a very cold start-of-December day, Northumberland’s Under16 team travelled to the neutral venue of Pontefract to play Cheshire in their first match of the season in the Shires League.  The team, managed by Joel Dodd, was Charlotte Graham, Ellen … Continue reading

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Under 18 Shires Team Come Close v Yorkshire 2nds

A technical problem with our website has meant there has been a delay in posting reports for the juniors’ initial Shires League matches.  The first of these took place at TBC in mid-November when the Under 18s played Yorkshire2.  This … Continue reading

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75 YEARS OLD AND A CHAMPION!!

The latest North Tyneside Social Badminton Tournament, held in the 8 court sports hall at John Spence Community High School in North Shields, attracted yet another record entry, with 87 players entering.  There were one or two last minute injuries, … Continue reading

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Success for Our Juniors in Northumberland Bronzes

A full report will follow in due course but we need to register a number of medal-winning performances by Northumberland’s juniors in Saturday’s Under 13 and Under 17 Bronze tournaments. In the younger age group, gold medals were won by … Continue reading

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Durham County Badminton Association, in partnership with Simpson Group, would like to invite badminton players of all standards to enter the first Durham County Men’s Doubles Open Tournament!

Date: Saturday 29th February 2020 Venue: Belmont Community School, Durham (DH1 2QP) Start Time: 9.30am Cost: £10 per player The tournament is open to players from all areas and of any standard. £300 prize money will be provided by Simpson Group (£100 each for winners … 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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Coaching CPD: Disability Badminton Workshop – North East

As part of Badminton England’s investment into coaches and supporting their development, we are inviting all members of our Coach Accreditation Scheme to attend a Disability Badminton Workshop in the North East, FREE of charge! This workshop is open to … Continue reading

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Under 15 Gold Final for Lucy

Seeded 2 in the Under 15 Gold girls singles at Milton Keynes this weekend, Lucy Dodd justified her seeding by making it through to the final.  Having won her two group games, she had a quarter final victory by 12 … Continue reading

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Level 1 & Level 2 Coaching Certificates arranged for the North East

A Foundation Award (Level 1) for Assistant Coaches in Badminton and a Coach Award (Level 2) Certificate for Coaches in Badminton have now been arranged for the North East and are open for bookings! The coaching qualifications have slightly changed as the current Level 1 Award will … Continue reading

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