U17 Silver – July 2018

Archie Bult wins Gold at Milton Keynes U17 Silver – July 2018 A strong draw for the first U17 silver in Milton Keynes with many players expected to be competing in Gold competitions this season.  Archie Bult, unseeded drew Zack Wooton in his box as the 3/4 seed, beating Zach to 15-11 and 15-9 and was otherwise relatively untroubled through the group.  In the Quarter final he played George Railton in what turned out to be the toughest match of [...]

Suffolk U17 – Oct 2018

Elliot Roberts reviews the Suffolk U17 – Oct 2018 tournament. On the 28th of October I played in the Suffolk u17 Silver where I also entered the boy’s singles and level doubles. In was in a group of 3 where I won my first game comfortably 15-5 15-12 against Mirzanoor Ali. I had to play Hayden Rolph the no.6 seed who won the last silver tournament and it was a very tight game. I narrowly lost 13-15 12-15 but I [...]

Essex U17 Silver – Oct 2018

Elliot Roberts Reviews the Essex U17 Silver On the 21st of October I played in the Essex U17 Silver where I entered the boy’s singles and level doubles. In was in a group of 5 in my singles and had some tough opponents.  I first played a younger player from Kent and I won that game comfortably 15-4 15-4. In my 2nd and 3rd games I played opponents with a bit more skill and still won both in 2 games [...]

Surrey U15 Singles – Elliot Roberts

ELLIOTT ROBERTS – Reviews his tournaments, starting with the Surrey U15 Singles restricted in September 2018 Earlier this year in September I participated in the Surrey U15 Singles restricted tournament. In this tournament I won my group with ease and progressed straight through to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals I played a good game and won 21-14 against a decent player as they had also done well in their group. In the final I played my fellow 1st team mate Arya Admane who is graded higher on BE Grading but I knew it would be a close [...]

Solihull and Shirley Senior Silver Nov 2018

Victoria Liang at the Solihull Senior Silver Nov 2018 Solihull and Shirley Senior Silver Nov 2018Victoria Liang and Lydia Ip SILVER in the Ladies Doubles I played in the local Solihull and Shirley Senior Silver Nov 2018 over the 24 and 25th. On the Saturday, I played singles and doubles with Lydia Ip. In the singles, I played Lowri Hart from Wales and struggled to find my rhythm in the match, and lost 21-18 and 21-12. Later on in the day, myself [...]

Worcester Senior Bronze – 3 Nov 2018

Worcester Senior Bronze – 3 Nov 2018 and a Silver for Victoria Liang Worcester Senior Bronze – 2 Nov 2018GOLD – Evie Hamar/Adam BowaterSILVER – Victoria Liang/Will Kitching I competed in the Worcester Senior Bronze – 3 Nov 2018. Having never played together before, my partner Will Kitching and I got off to a good start in our box matches, winning comfortably and in straight sets. Onto the quarter finals, where we played Adam Hill and Zoe Siu where, we won [...]

2018 School Badminton – Charlie Wakefield

Charlie’s Triple win at the 2018 School Championships in Norfolk Saturday I played the U16 Norfolk 2018 school badminton championships and won the singles, doubles and mixed for the second year in a row. This means that now that I’ve finished schools badminton, I have won all 3 titles twice (in my age group and the year group above) in all age groups since under 12 (u14 and u16). On Saturday, I breezed through the group and got the final [...]

Hertfordshire U17B – December 2018

Zak Malik – Hertfordshire U17B – 1 December 2018 Hertfordshire U17B – Zak MalikTwo Bronze medals On the 1st December, I played in the Hertfordshire U17B Badminton England tournament. I played quite well, getting out of my box in singles and doubles, however mixed was a different story. Despite being the 3/4 seed, me and my partner (Emily Goode) failed to convert all of our games, losing to the gold medal winners 21-18. However, in singles I was seeded 9/16 and [...]

U17B Devon – December 2018

Jonathan Ewins at the U17B Devon – Won two Silvers “Played my first tournament (U17B Devon) this season and proved a testing time ” I came through my box beating the 3/4 seed on the way, next the Quarter finals and won that 21-13. Then on to the semi finals where I played the number 1 seed for the tournament , kept my head and won that 21-11.  Onto the final where it was another seed, this time although I [...]

Senior Norfolk Restricted 2018 – Charlie Walefield

This weekend I (Charlie) played the Senior Norfolk Restricted 2018. I played out of my skin to make it to the semi finals where I played last years champion and county first team player Tom Boardman. I wasn’t expected by anyone to even really be a problem at all for him but I played probably the best singles game of my life (even though I eventually lost) to take the match to 3. I lost out 21-19 14-21 10-21 [...]