The Club Calendar has been updated with dates for the 2017/18 season.
Well done to all the SJBC players who entered the Attewell Tournament this year. It is so important for a player’s development to experience playing a variety of opponents and all matches are good practice for improvement in the future.
A special mention and congratulations to Matthew Hooper who won the U11 Boys Doubles, and to Elisha who came runner up in the U13 Girls Singles.
Well done to Eleanor Stanley, Rosie Wood, Matt Hooper, Owen Williams, Alasdair Mullen, Guy Parker and Adam Mullen who entered the Attewell tournament this weekend and represented SJBC so well. Special congratulations to Eleanor and Rosie who were runners-up in the U11 Girls Doubles.
What a great final session for 2015. Thanks to those of you entering into the festive spirit, especially Kevin and Greg!
Winners of the ‘Xmas Handicap’ were Rosie Wood, Henry Eastgate and Owen Williams with runners up Adam Foster, Henry Dewsnap and Connor Brown.
On 14th January the Nottingham Performance Centre players, including SJBC’s Dan Whaley, Emma Hooper and Eleanor Collins, were invited to practice with some of the University of Nottingham’s National Badminton League team including world no. 5 and 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chris Adcock and SJBC coach Kevin’s daughter, Alex Langley.
The next home NBL match is against Loughborough on Monday 26th January.
At the Newark & Sherwood Sports Awards last night, the Minster Girls KS3 badminton team (Heather Walker, Sophie Morley, Maisie Cutts and Chloe Jordan) were named ‘School Sports Team of the Year’, Peter Mills won ‘Senior Sportsperson of the Year’ and Alex Fenton was a runner-up for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sport’. A great achievement for SJBC – well done to all!