March 2009 Tournaments News
The English Nationals for Under 17, 15, 13 and 11 age groups took place over the last three weeks in Fenton Manor, Stoke and the National Badminton Centre, Milton Keynes. The results can be viewed here...
The final rounds of the Victor Sports Inter County Premier Championships were played this weekend in Milton Keynes and Nottingham. Yorkshire narrowly emerged victorious once again in Premier A, but Premier B finished dramatically on countback for second place. Read on for further details...and to see how it finished!
YES...the title grabs your attention straight away! Perhaps for the wrong reason, who knows?! Read on to find out more... Badminton Between the Covers; this book has been released recently by Graham Dixon (2008), Veteran Cumbrian Player and Veterans Policy Group Member.
This year the tournament is hosted by the Lidingö Badminton Club (Tennisstadion Racket Centre, Stockholm, Sweden). The team tournament will be played on Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd May, followed by an individual tournament, the ‘Lidingö Wreck’, on Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th May which is optional.
The HEAD Elite Open Circuit is nearing it's conclusion with the final tournament, The HEAD National Elite Open in Sussex on 18/19 April.
Singles star Andrew Smith and doubles pairs Nathan Robertson & Anthony Clark and Robert Blair & Chris Adcock all lost as Friday the 13th brought no luck for England hopes at the Wilson Swiss Open. Picture copyright: www.badmintonphoto.com