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General Manager Update – August 2016

posted by Lucie Gwilt 26/08/2016 at 10:08

Recently appointed General Manager, Gareth Hall, talks of his first two months working at Badminton Wales... ...

Saffron Shines at MK All Stars

posted by Carissa Turner 24/08/2016 at 04:30

Saffron arrived at her first tournament of the season, Summer MK All Stars U11 as the No 2 seed and found herself among a strong field of competitors which consisted of players who are ranked No 1,2 & 6 in England....

Welsh Success at the 4 Nations

posted by Carissa Turner 22/08/2016 at 02:03

The Welsh 4 Nations took place over the weekend at the Sport Wales National Center. There were 7 Welsh representatives competing over the weekend; Jack Wilson, Lloyd Crawley, Ethan Orton, Kevin Egan, James Savory, Stephen Davies and Laura Watson. 27 events were played over the course of the tournament with a number of closely tied matches....

Sport, Art & Play Weekender 2016

posted by Lucie Gwilt 18/08/2016 at 11:06

There are lots of fun activities occurring down at Barry Island on 20th and 21st August, 2016 between 11:00am - 4:00pm; enjoy a host of outdoor sports by the sea, explore the Play Village and let loose your artistic flair at the free graffiti workshops....

Welsh 4 Nations

posted by Carissa Turner 17/08/2016 at 11:38

The Badminton Wales 2016-17 season commences this weekend with the Welsh 4 Nations Para Badminton Championships which is being held at SWNC, Cardiff from the 19th - 21st August. There are 27 events,121 entries and almost 200 matches scheduled to take place over the weekend....

2016 Shuttle Camp

posted by Carissa Turner 11/08/2016 at 09:46

Over the past two days, 18 juniors have taken part in the 2016 Shuttle Camp lead by DG Coach, Shu Nin Mo....

Dinefwr Park summer badminton development sessions

posted by Lucie Gwilt 09/08/2016 at 10:47

After the success of last year’s sessions at Newton House (Dinefwr Park, Carmarthenshire) Badminton Wales and the National Trust are working together again to deliver free badminton sessions to all visitors at the house....

Badminton activities well received at National Eisteddfod

posted by Lucie Gwilt 08/08/2016 at 01:48

Thursday 4th August proved to be a very busy day for SW Development Officer Angela Stevens, with badminton being delivered throughout the day at the National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny....

Mrs Shirley Cox

posted by Rob Short 08/08/2016 at 11:21

Badminton Wales is sad to announce that Mrs Shirley Cox, one of the more colourful stalwarts of badminton in the Gwent region, has passed away. Details of Shirley's funeral have now been announced....

Team GB Badminton Players Arrive in Rio

posted by Lucie Gwilt 04/08/2016 at 09:00

With the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games only on the doorstep, our eight Team GB athletes left the National Badminton Centre on Tuesday to set off on their journey. The team arrived at their destination on Wednesday 3rd August, giving them some time settle in before the competition begins....