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  • Banteer Badminton Club

    24/05/2016 Banteer Badminton Club

    On May 11th 2016, Banteer badminton club ended their season with a medal presentation. The gathering was well attended by it's members. The following are some of the highlight’s the club has had for 2016. For a small club they have gone from strength to strength with their members ageing in range from U 11 to U 17. They took part in leagues, championships, fun days and tournaments all over the country at county, provincial and all Ireland level.

     

  • Successful Exhibition in Nenagh Badminton Club

    23/05/2016 Successful Exhibition in Nenagh Badminton Club

    Nenagh Badminton Club were the hosts for a Badminton Ireland exhibition last Saturday night. The location was the fabulous 4 court hall in Nenagh College where the Nenagh Badminton Acdemy led by Michael O'Meara holds it's sessions.

     

  • European U17 gold medalist to play in exhibition this Saturday in Nenagh BC read more...

    16/05/2016 European U17 gold medalist to play in exhibition this Saturday in Nenagh BC read more...

    "Nenagh Badminton Club is proud to announce that European U17 Singles Champion Nhat Nguyen will play an exhibition in Nenagh College on Saturday 21st May @ 6pm. He will be joined by his doubles partner Paul Reynolds with whom he won a bronze medal in the U17 European Championships. Also featuring will be Senior Internationals Rachael Darragh & Sara Boyle along with U19 International Moya Ryan who won silver at the 2016 Hellas Junior International. Special Guests on the night will be Tan Jinn Hwa & Darren Isaac Devedas from Malaysia. Tickets cost €10 for adults & €5 per juvenile & €20 for a family with tea / coffee etc included. Queries to Michael O’Meara (086) 3517271 or michaelpomeara@hotmail.com or see Nenagh Badminton Club Facebook page".  Mike O'Meara Lead coach of Nenagh badminton academy.

    Photo Credits: Mark Phelan

  • Masters Tournament in Kerry

    29/03/2016 Masters Tournament in Kerry

    Kerry Masters Tournament was played on Friday 25th of March 2016 in the presentation hall in Killarney, the competition was organised by the Kerry Badminton association and was run by Mike Reardon,Tom Clear and Marion O'Neill.

    A total of 34 players entered from all parts of the county, representing all clubs in Kerry. Four teams consisting of six players and two teams consisting of five players took part in the event. Each team played each other in a round robin system.There was old friendships reunited and new ones just beginning as players all mixed and socialised together over the course of the tournament. Play started at 8pm with a total of 4 courts running until 11.15 p.m

     

  • Munster U17 Open

    16/02/2016 Munster U17 Open

    A great weekend of badminton concluded today in UL with the finals of the Munster U17 Open. Congratulations to all the finalists and well done on a super display of badminton skills. Kyle Magee & Rachel Woods are our singles champions, beating Brian O'Mahony and Rebecca Woods respectively. Brian O'Mahony went on to win the boys doubles gold medal with partner Adam McAllister, beating Kyle Magee and Des Duggan in the final.  The Woods dominance continued in the girls doubles final when they beat Sarah Pingree and Sorcha Flynn in the final, and Rachel Woods went on to complete her triple by winning the mixed doubles with Adam McAllister in the match of the tournament against Kyle Magee and Clodagh Dunne. The mixed final was watched by a large audience who had gathered to take part in the Munster D, F and G Inter-County Competition also taking place in UL today, and many commented on the quality and competitiveness of the match. 

     

    Special mention has to go to Rachel Woods, Rebecca Woods, and Kyle Magee who are still U15.

     

    Special thanks to all involved in any way in the running of this event.

    Article by Munster Badminton

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Banteer Badminton Club

On May 11th 2016, Banteer badminton club ended their season with a medal presentation. The gathering was well attended by it's members. The following are some of the highlight’s the club has had for 2016. For a small club they have gone from strength to strength with their members ageing in range from U 11 to U 17. They took part in leagues, championships, fun days and tournaments all over the country at county, provincial and all Ireland level.

 

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Successful Exhibition in Nenagh Badminton Club

Nenagh Badminton Club were the hosts for a Badminton Ireland exhibition last Saturday night. The location was the fabulous 4 court hall in Nenagh College where the Nenagh Badminton Acdemy led by Michael O'Meara holds it's sessions.

 

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European U17 gold medalist to play in exhibition this Saturday in Nenagh BC read more...

"Nenagh Badminton Club is proud to announce that European U17 Singles Champion Nhat Nguyen will play an exhibition in Nenagh College on Saturday 21st May @ 6pm. He will be joined by his doubles partner Paul Reynolds with whom he won a bronze medal in the U17 European Championships. Also featuring will be Senior Internationals Rachael Darragh & Sara Boyle along with U19 International Moya Ryan who won silver at the 2016 Hellas Junior International. Special Guests on the night will be Tan Jinn Hwa & Darren Isaac Devedas from Malaysia. Tickets cost €10 for adults & €5 per juvenile & €20 for a family with tea / coffee etc included. Queries to Michael O’Meara (086) 3517271 or michaelpomeara@hotmail.com or see Nenagh Badminton Club Facebook page".  Mike O'Meara Lead coach of Nenagh badminton academy.

Photo Credits: Mark Phelan

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Munster Badminton

The Munster Branch of Badminton Ireland exists to promote and develop badminton throughout the province and represents the six counties of Munster (Cork, Clare, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford). Munster Badminton are a competitive but friendly organisation that welcomes players both young and old of all skill levels.

Munster branch actively promote and encourage badminton development in Munster from schools grass roots to the highest playing level and host provincial level events including the Munster Club Championships which are held in the UL Arena in Limerick each May.

Looking to the future, and emphasising the importance of Badminton in Schools, Shuttle Time will be launched in Munster in the second quarter of 2013. The programme will see a number of Shuttle Time courses for School Teachers scheduled in order to equip them with the necessary information and resources to deliver fun badminton lessons in a structured manner. Longer term the goal of the Shuttle Time programme is to increase both the proliferation of schools in the province incorporating Badminton into their PE classes and the number of Badminton players in the province. 

Munster Branch contacts can be found below:

 
Position Name Position Name
President Betty Thompson Masters Trudy Kennedy
Chairman Liam Chadwick Grading Peggy Horan
Secretary Trudy Kennedy Events Trudy Kennedy
Treasurer Betty Thompson Schools Natalie Brown
Coaching Oliver Deady Child Protection Caroline Browne
Juvenile Oliver Deady PRO  
BI Director Liam Chadwick    

 

Contact

Address:Waterford
Contact:Trudy Kennedy
Phone:+353879615217
Website:http://www.munsterbadminton.org/