Badminton Ireland club and member activities are insured through our brokers, O'Driscoll O'Neil, who have arranged cover with Sportscover Europe Limited.  The policies cover Badminton Ireland, the branches, country associations, leagues and affiliated clubs. Please note only affiliated players are covered by this insurance and playing with or against non- affiliated players may void cover.

Badminton Ireland members and clubs are insured with respect to the normal badminton training and competition activities, travel to and from such activities (excluding air) and member’s social activities organised by affiliated clubs. The main policies under which members are insurance are public liability and personal accident policies. 

   - The Public Liability policy covers meetings, badminton activities and social/fundraising activities up to a maximum of 500 people.

   - The Personal Accident Policy covers injury while training or playing badminton including travelling to and from matches under the control of Badminton Ireland and its affiliated clubs.(Fully Affiliated Members Only)

Please note for 2012/13 that the limit on medical expenses was increased from €1000 to €1500 (excess €100). Any travel by air not organised by Badminton Ireland may require an additional policy and you should clarify your coverage before making any arrangements.

Also, it is important to understand, that the general Badminton Ireland Insurance Policy is a Public Liability Policy - it is not a policy that covers teaching and coaching. Badminton Ireland's Coaches Register includes coaching insurance.

For further information please contact the office or  – please note while the Badminton Ireland team are pleased to offer general advice, for any detailed or technical queries, it is advisable to consult a qualified general insurance practitioner, such as our brokers, ODON or your own advisor.

Please click here to read the General Policy Wording and Summary of Cover.

What happens if I need to make a claim?

As soon as possible after the Incident, please download or ask us to send you out an Insurance Incident report Form – this is a Word Document that can be edited and emailed, or printed and posted back to the office or directly to ODON.  It is important that this notification takes place with 28 days of the incident. Please click here to download the Badminton Ireland Incident Document. Once Badminton Ireland & ODON confirm your Badminton Ireland affiliation, ODON will then deal with you directly on the claim, and they will forward full claims form for completion. It is important to keep all receipts for expenses incurred.