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Directory 2015-16



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News in Brief . . .
(Updated 22/5/16

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Under 9 Winner - Will Smith! - In the recent Under 9/Under 10 Tournament, Will didn't lose a game to win his Under 9 section. See picture.
Junior Results: - Individual Successes and Under 15's v Worcestershire
First's Win Promotion!! - It's excellent news from Leicester where the play offs for promotion to Division one have been held over last week end.
With four teams competing for two promotion places we got of to a great start by beating both Dorset and Lancs on the first day and went down narrowly to Kent on the second to guarantee us a place in the higher division next season.
Congratulations to Helen Cheadle and her team on a brilliant finish to a great season.
Peter Blake
Junior Results - Under 17 Championships and Under 15 Restricted Report plus Picture of Entrants. (Click to view.)
Sad to report the passing of Ian Eddy, who died on 1 March. Read letter from Dave Eddy.
View the recent Individual Junior successes, and read the Under 15's Match v Derbyshire Report
Over 65's beat Bucks 2 by 8 rubbers to 1 today at Streetly. A fine performance by the whole team. Next opponents are Northants in 2 weeks, again at Streetly.
SSBA Under 17's Enjoy Success at Ellesmere Port! Read match report . . . .
Firsts Make the Play-Offs! - Following the final round of the ICC held this week end our Firsts, ably captained by Helen Cheadle, have finished top of the central region division two winning all their matches.
They will now go forward to the play offs on the 19th 20th March at Babbington College,Leicesteragainst the other regional winners to decide who will be promoted to division one.
The Seconds also concluded their fixtures in division 3 central region finishing a very creditable third of eight counties maintaining the status quo for next season.Well done to non playing captain Ed Twigge and his players.
Junior Individual Achievements Tighe Crook and Jeremy Kurian George
In a close and exciting match, the Over 65's beat Worcestershire by 5 rubbers to 4 last Sunday at Barnt Green. Next Sunday they take on Bucks 2nd at Streetly.
Over 65's in Close Away Encounter with Oxford - Despite valient efforts, with the Ladies taking 2 of their 3 sets, and the men coming close in all their games, we needed all 3 mixed for the win. Took 2! Lost 5-4. Good, well contested match.
Under 15 Staffs team verses Lancashire 2 - Last Sunday saw the U15 return to action after the Christmas break . . Read more . . .
Individual Junior Achievements - Read about the excellent individual performances put in by our county's promising young players, including being selected to represent England in the European Championships in Russia! Read more . . . .

Senior Teams Update
First Team – After achieving a great 9-2 victory over Leicestershire at Babington College on the 12 Dec, our First Team went on to beat Bucks 2 in a crunch match to get to the top of the table! Well done team!!
Second Team – Had a good day on 12 Dec at Streetly, beating Warwicks 3, 6-5, and then going on to beat Northants 7-4. Well done team!

Well Done Becky!! Local girl Becky Bedford today won Gold at the Para-Badminton World Championships! BBC Sport
Dates and Venues for the County Masters (Vets) Matches have now been finalised . See Events page.

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