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Four Nations circuit for Para-badminton


The English leg of the Four Nations circuit for Para-badminton players is being held at the University of Worcester in July. The overall standard is generally such that this event is suitable for players from a range of abilities, including those with limited playing experience.

More information and the entry form is attached here:


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ECC 17-20 Report


What a weekend for Avon! Firstly I had the pleasure of managing and coaching the 17-20 squad in York! They were all such a good/ fun and interesting team! 

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I really enjoyed every minute and even learned how to play cards!! Although Aidan Gibbons and Oscar Haywood may not agree that I actually learned!! But at least I wasn't as bad as Alex R!! 🙈

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Thanks, Fiach 'Irish' O'Rourke for all the organising that went into it beforehand that was purely down to you!
12th place was a good result and a couple of matches could have gone either way.!

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Our PLAYER'S PLAYERS of the weekend goes to Alex Robinson and Abby Radcliffe.  🏸🥇🥈👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 
But well done all of 
you, you all played so well.

All England Masters 2018 Success

With a record 440 players taking part in this year’s All England Open Masters, including over 150 Danish players, this is a prestigious event in the Masters Calendar. 11 players from Avon travelled to Hatfield to take part with varying degrees of success. Mike Cox, with partner Jim Garrett (Kent) won Gold at 70+ men’s doubles, finishing the season as an unbeaten partnership, having come through a 3 setter in the final 21-15,16-21,21-15 against the Kent partnership of Ian Brothers and Ray Sharp.

Joanna Elson and Val O’Neill (below) took the Gold at 70+ women’s doubles in a very tight all English final, against Hampshire’s Linda Coombes and Diane Fawn, 21-19, 22-20.

Also Joanna playing 70+ mixed doubles with partner Ken Tantum (Notts) was involved in a tough final against the top Danish pairing of Per Dabelsteen and Irene Sterlie but had to settle for Silver losing this 3 setter 17-21,21-19,13-21


 All England 2018 WD70 winners


Rob Newmarch Cup 2018 Roundup 


A special event today in memory of a special person.

Many thanks to Bob Hammersley & Olly Powers for running the tournament.

Thanks also to the 6 Team Managers who made it all happen - Mark Edwards, Lucy Manley, Lucy Gorham, Grace Li, Claire Buckingham & Bonny Mo.

Well done to the Winners NSBL - Mark (TM), Laura, Heather, Nicola, Bron, Becci, Christy & Bethan edging out Allstars in to Runners Up spot by just two games beating them 4-2 in the final action of the day.

Final thanks to every player who took part today and made it such a memorable celebration.?

Final Positions

2. Allstars
3. Avon Un20s
4. Bristol Uni
5. Avon Masters
6. Bristol League


RNC 2018

24th/25th March Final Senior County Championship Weekend 2017/18


Avon 1 - Premiership

National Badminton Centre, Bradwell Road, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK8 9LA

24th March 2018

11:00 Avon - Leicestershire

15:40 Avon - Middlesex


25th March 2018

10:00 Avon - Sussex


Team Members: Alison Marr, Devon Minnis, Jess Hopton, Kirby Ngan, Magda Lozniceriu, Xiao Xuan Teh, Adam Porter, Chris Coles, Chris Evans, George Nicolaou, George Priestman, Geoff Ball


Avon 2 - Division 2

University of Bath (Founders Hall), Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

24th March 2018

11:00 Avon 2 - Devon 2

14:30 Dorset - Avon 2


25th March 2018

11:00 Avon 2 - Wiltshire


Team Members: Amy Reddaway, Claire Buckingham, Lucy Manley, Pippa Larkin, Raveesha Fernando. Aidan Gibbons, Andy Craig, Jason Reading, Pablo Burns-Roa, Rob Armstrong, Tom Forsyth


Avon 3 - Division 3

The City Academy Bristol, Russell Town Avenue, Redfield, Bristol, BS5 9JH

24th March 2018

11:00 Avon 3 - Gloucestershire 2 

14:30 Somerset - Avon 3 


25th March 2018

11:00 Hampshire 3 - Avon 3 

Team MembersSam Phillips, Campbell Wilson, Dennis Perry, Phillip Sayer, Darren Wong, Caleb Walker, Heather Wrigglesworth, Bonny Mo, Nicola Wall, Lucy Gorham, Kat Gover, Em Temple-Redshaw


Avon 4 - Division 4

Five Rivers Health Club, Hulse Rd, Salisbury SP1 3NR

24th March 2018

11:00 Avon 4 - Herefordshire 

14:30 Avon 4 - Isle of Wight 


25th March 2018

10:30 West Glamorgan - Avon 4


Team Members: Abigail Kemp, Grace Li, Clara Fitzpatrick-Milton, Darren Chin, Harriet Mortimer, Liam Clements, Oscar Haywood

Avon 5 - Division 4

Five Rivers Health Club, Hulse Rd, Salisbury SP1 3NR

24th March 2018

11:00 Avon 5 - Dorset 3 

14:30 Avon 5 - Herefordshire 

25th March 2018

10:30 Wiltshire 2 - Avon 5


Team Members: Alice Lamb, Louise King, Aimee Morgan, Hannah Warren, Skye McCrimmond, Izzy Mullen, Paul McCrimmond, Cav Evans, Rory Farwell, Sam Hedges, Sam Weekes


Avon 6 - Division 4

Five Rivers Health Club, Hulse Rd, Salisbury SP1 3NR

24th March 2018

11:00  West Glamorgan - Avon 6 

14:30 Avon 6 - Wiltshire 2


25th March 2018

10:30 Avon 6 - Herefordshire 


Team Members: Fiach O'Rourke, Alex Smith, Rob Adams, David Bailey, Stephen Oldham, Cam Elliot, Delphi Evans, Susanna Ogden, Jane Watson, Becci Egan, Penny Scott, Lucy Denning.


South West County

Junior Badminton Championships


Calling all junior players in the South West - we need you! Come and enter the South West County Junior Badminton Championships on the 16th and 17th June. The tournament is open to all junior players affiliated with Clubs/Schools within the South West Counties BA. More information can be found in the entry form documents attached below.

It will be held in Melksham at the Christie Miller Sports Centre, Lancaster Way, Bowerhill, Melksham Wilts SN12 6QU



Saturday 16th June - U12 & U16 events 

Sunday 17th June - U14 & U18 events 

Each age group U12, U14, U16, U18 will have boys' singles & doubles and girls' singles & doubles 


Entry fees:

Doubles: £13.00

Singles: £11.00 


Entry Forms:

Saturday 16th June, Under 12 & Under 16 Events Entry Form

Sunday 17th June, Under 14 & Under 18 Events Entry Form

Closing date for entries is 8th June 2018



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