2018 Coaches conference finishes but the exchange of knowledge has only just begun read moreā€¦..

Coaches and players travelled from across the four provinces of Ireland to attend the 2018 annual coaching conference. This year’s conference saw a great mix of adults, juveniles, coaches, players and coach developers as the conference hit a record number of members in attendance

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Irish bow out of the World Championships in China

The World Championships has come to an end for the Irish players after coming up against some tough opposition. Sam and Chloe Magee, after winning their first-round match came up against Chinese Taipei pair of Wang Chi-Lin and Lee Chia Hsin. They lost out to these tough opponents 21-11 21-15.

Nhat Nguyen had the tough first round draw of facing World Number 6 and former World Number 1 Kidambi Srikanth of India. Nhat put up a good fight against that experienced opposition but Kidambi came out on top to take that match 21-15 21-16. Nhat's primary focus will now be the upcoming European U19 Championships taking place in September.

For full results from the event please click on this link.

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Fantastic start for Ireland at the 2018 World championships

Sam and Chloe Magee have got Ireland off to a great start at the 2018 World Championships. The Irish number one mixed pair beat Fredrik Kristensen and Solvår Flåten Jorgensen of Norway after 29 minutes of play. The Irish dominated the match winning in straight games 21-13 and 21-8. The next round will be a much tougher task as they will come up against the number 14 seeds Wang Chi-Lin and Lee Chia Hsin from Chines Taipei. 

Nhat Nguyen is the only other Irish representative at the event. Nhat, who is one of the youngest players to qualify for the event at 17, will face the number 5 seed Srikanth Kidambi of India. Check out all of the Irish results by clicking here.



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2018-19 National squad player registration deadline Friday September 14th

We would like to inform you that application for the 2018-19 National squads is now open. For this season's squads, players can register by printing the registration form by clicking on this link. The completed registration form should be sent to Badminton Ireland along with the opening squad fee (€15) by September 14th. This should be sent to Badminton Ireland, Irish Sports HQ, National Sports Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

If there is any reason why a player may be unavailable to attend the opening squad please contact

The squad locations and times can be seen in below table

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**UPDATE**McVeigh reaches Quarterfinals at Thailand Para-Badminton International


Niall followed up on his group stage win by beating Sun Jong Lie of the Netherlands in the last 16.  In the quarterfinals McVeigh's winning streak came to an end as he lost out to the number 3/4 seed Chun Yim Wong. Next up for Niall will be the japan Open in September.

Niall Mcveigh has reached the last 16 of the Thailand Para-Badminton International after topping his group in the SS6 class. The group consisted of 4 players and Niall won all three of his matches in the group stage, which meant that he topped the group to progress to the last 16. Niall will also partner with Andrew Moorcroft for the SS6 men's doubles.

For Niall's result, and upcoming matches see below. You can also click on this link for the full tournament schedule for the Irish players.



Limited Places Remaining on Teicnic Badminton Summer Camps

There are limited places remaining on the upcoming U13 and U15 Tecinic Badminton Summer Camps. Follow the information below to register and get a place!

We are still taking applications for Ireland's number one skills-based U13 and U15 Teicnic Badminton Camps being held in the National Training Centre in Marino Institute of Education. These camps offer players the opportunity to increase their technical skills by upgrading their current Teicnic level. The participants will also enjoy many other sporting activities led by fully qualified sports coaches including athletics, volleyball, soccer and Gaelic football to name a few. Register early to avoid disappointment. 'Teicnic now, Teicnic for life'.


The dates for this year's camps are as follows:

Under 13's Camp

 Monday 13th- Friday 17th of  August 2018

Under 15's Camp

 Monday 20th - Friday 24th of August 2018

Find the camp application form here.

Find the camp details on the invitation here.

For photos from last years camps click on this link.

Applications can be sent to


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