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29
Nov

Report of the North East Wales Badminton League

Tournament success for local players

There was an excellent turnout in the Annual Handicap Tournament held at Deeside Leisure Centre and using the new Rally Points system for the first time it produced high quality events and close scoring games.

In the final of the Men’s Doubles Daniel Roberts and Ben Travers were involved in a three game thriller with Peter Walker and Jonathan Savory before coming out on top by 21-18, 19 – 21 and 21 -17. In the Ladies Doubles Karyn Jackson and Vicki Jones raised theirgame in the third, to overcome Katie Roberts and Laura Parry 21 –10, 13 -21 and 21 -17. The last final of the day saw player of the tournament Ben Travers and partner Katie Roberts going down 21 -16 and 21 – 18 to the talented pairing of Jonathan Savory and Jane Peace. Read moreRead more

26
Nov

U 13 Celtic Challenge Trophy

Three North East Wales juniors have been selected to represent Wales in this annual competition to be held next February in Belfast. Read moreRead more

25
Nov

The Deeside Junior Open

The Deeside Junior Open also attracted players from around the UK but the north east Wales players were dominant.n the U13 boys singles Jamie Noble (Flint) had a great win in the quarters beating Cheshire’s Owen Edwards 12-15, 15-12, 15-3 but Mold’s Dhruv Bansal proved too strong in the semis beating him 15-6, 15-13. Despite raising his game Bansal lost the pulsating final 10-15, 15-13, 8-15 to Gwent’s James Morris. Bansal partnered Edwards in the final of the doubles to beat Noble and Morris. Read moreRead more

24
Nov

Badminton England U13 Silver Tournament at Leigh

Success at the Badminton England U13 Silver Tournament at Leigh Read moreRead more

23
Nov

NEWBA report 23.11.11

U15 Badminton England Silver Tournament at Glyndwr University, Wrexham attracted entries from all over England and Wales. Read moreRead more

14
Nov

Report on the North East Wales Badminton League

Ruthin A get out of jail

In the Challenge Cup competition nothing stirs the blood like a match between teams from the same club, particularly if one of the teams “borrows” a player from the other team. In this case it was Ruthin B (+12) up against Ruthin A (-1). The handicappers got this one just about right and although the A team came out winners by 12 games to 2, the match was a tightly fought event with only19 points separating the teams at the conclusion. Read moreRead more

14
Nov

Could You Be An Umpire

The best seat in the house and a very interesting career but it all happened to late for me to become an International Umpire. As I was a player and had no time for anything else I never even considered becoming an official. I was playing for two clubs never thought I would stop playing so young, but my life changed when I had to go for hip replacements.

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12
Nov

Association Annual Tournament – Reminder

Sunday 20 November at Deeside LC:

Reminder to all players/club secretaries – your participation is important and there is still time!

Tournament Secretary Dave Hewitt will accept entries up to Wednesday 16th November.

Entry forms are on the website (Follow – Welcome -Tournament forms)

John Steele.

 

9
Nov

2012 UKCC Courses 1&2

 

For any club members who are interested in becoming involved in coaching the link below provides important information.

Badminton Wales UKCC administrator Rob Short has organised a number of UKCC L1 and L2 courses in various locations across Wales for 2012. Full details of the courses and costs are available at    http://www.badmintonwales.net/Become_a_Qualified_Coach.aspx

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9
Nov

Under 19’s Northumberland Junior International

Dan Font won the doubles this weekend at the U19 Northumberland junior international (the only UK junior international).

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