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Volunteers finally receive their awards

Two recipients of NBA Volunteer Awards, who were unable to attend the end of season presentation evening, received their trophies during the recent Junior Presentation Event. Ian Little of Yehlex UK, who provided the trophies kindly came along to present … Continue reading

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UNBEATEN FIRSTS PROMOTED

The first team entered the final weekend of the Senior County Championships proudly atop of Division 2 North but knowing they would have to play well to maintain their 3 point lead over Lanarkshire, especially as they had to play … Continue reading

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SECONDS WIN LEAGUE

The final Saturday of the Senior County Championships saw the second team host league leaders Lancashire 4 and Durham 2 at the Tyneside Badminton Centre. With a number of players unavailable, and with Aphrodite Christodoulou playing for the first team, … Continue reading

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Junior Presentations

The County Junior Squads held their annual presentation “do” yesterday at TBC.  This was preceded by 90 minutes of fun games of badminton, table tennis and the new sport (to most of them) pickleball.  It was good to see many … Continue reading

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Well Done to the Under 13s at Largs

At the end of May, Northumberland’s Under 13 badminton team travelled to the Sportscotland National Sports Training Centre Inverclyde at Largs, on the Ayrshire coast, to compete in the annual Anglo-Scottish Tournament. This brings together eight teams from northern England … Continue reading

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Local Success Stories

Two local players, Lucy Dodd and Will Smith, have achieved excellent personal successes in the last month in their respective tournaments.

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Northumberland Badminton Association Volunteer Awards 2019

The 2019 Northumberland Badminton Association Presentation Evening took place on Saturday 18th May at The Northumberland Club with over 100 attendees from various clubs across the county. As usual, the NBA Volunteer Awards (donated by Ian Little from Yehlex) were awarded, … Continue reading

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THREE NORTHUMBERLAND SCHOOLS REACHED NATIONAL FINALS

Recently, 3 school teams from Gosforth, Ponteland and Cramlington competed in Milton Keynes in the National Finals of the National Schools Badminton Championships.  Here is how they fared:

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Bronze for Lucy Dodd at the Under 13 Nationals

Northumberland’s promising junior Lucy Dodd from Ponteland made her second trip to the English National Badminton Championships recently – and came back with a bronze medal.

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The Under 18 ICT – Full Report

Easter is approaching and it must soon be time for the ICT, that annual pilgrimage to Nottingham University in search of the elusive trophy that our area has only won once, back in 1987.  We had no realistic hopes of … Continue reading

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