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  • Leinster Open 2017

    16/01/2017 Leinster Open 2017

    The Leinster Open 2017 ran over two days in Terenure Badminton Centre on the weekend with some of the countries best players taking part. Players were hoping to secure some ranking points before the Irish Senior National taking place from the 4th-5th of February in Lisburn Rackets Club. 

    The doubles and mixed were played out before the finals took place on Saturday evening. There were some exciting matches throughout the day

    The results from the finals were as follows:

    MS

    Nhat Nguyen - Mark Brady  21-17 21-9

    WS

    Rachael Darragh - Kate Frost  21-9 21-10

    MD

    Nhat Nguyen & Paul Reynolds - Ciaran Chambers & Stuart Lightbody  21-19 21-18

    WD

    Jennie King & Sinead Chambers - Kate Frost & Moya Ryan  21-14 21-14

    XD

    Jennie King & Daniel Magee - Sinead Chambers & Ciaran Chambers  22-20 9-21 21-14

     

    Click on this link for all results from the event.

    Click on the link to be directed to the Leinster Badminton facebook page for more photos from this and other events.

  • Club Clinic for Members

    19/10/2016 Club Clinic for Members

    Have you ever wondered how to go about setting up a new badminton club, improving an existing club, or grants available for clubs? Leinster Badminton in association with badminton Ireland is running a Club Clinic to help answer your questions.

    Taking place in the Rossmore Room, Talbot Hotel, Carlow.

    Wednesday 26th October 8pm.

    The topics for discussion will include:

    - Grants available for badminton clubs.

    - Guide to affiliations.

    - A practical guide to setting up a new club.

    - Advice on coaching for clubs.

    - Q&A Forum.

    We look forward to seeing members of clubs across the country.

    For more information on affiliations visit the membership section of our website.

     

     

     

  • Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Club Open *Schedule Update*

    09/08/2016 Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Club Open *Schedule Update*

    Good morning all,

    It's back!!!!

    The 2nd Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Open tournament is on the weekend of the 27th and 28th of August 2016.

    On Saturday the 27th of August the under 12 and under 16 tournament will be played. On Sunday the 28th of August the under 14 and under 18 tournament will be played.

    This is a round robin tournament in the initial phases so that everyone who enters  gets at least 2 matches, but more likely depending on entry three or four matches. Last year we were able to get a lot of round robin groups of five, so everyone got four matches.

    In the knockout latter stages of the tournament, the scoring system will revert to the traditional best of three games to 21 points.

    The tournament is an under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 tournament. We are following the Badminton Ireland rules on underage badminton which is essentially no change from last year.

    Due to the round-robin format of the tournament, there will be no Mixed doubles played in this tournament.

    Please forward this email to your network of any parents of players who you feel would be interested in playing.( remembering to include the attached word document below)

    Entries can be made online on Tournament Software or by downloading an entry form Here.

    Also, we will be up on Facebook again over the coming weeks. Check out Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Club Facebook page.

    Many thanks for your support once again.

  • Meath Badminton Presentation Night 2016

    10/05/2016 Meath Badminton Presentation Night 2016

    Meath badminton awards night took place on Friday 7th May in Castle Arch Hotel in Trim Co.Meath . At this event there was players present from all grades (1 - 8) with their league and cup prizes. For the past six years Meath Badminton Association have been delighted and honoured to have the presence of the Badminton Ireland President (Breda Connolly) to hand out the awards. Navan Badminton Club won club of the year.

    Karl Farrelly (Best Improved Player)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Leinster U15's win gold in Celtic Challenge

    12/04/2016 Leinster U15's win gold in Celtic Challenge

    Leinster’s U15 team win gold in Celtic Challenge beating Scotland’s Lothain 8-7 in a tight final. En route to the final Leinster had beaten two Irish teams in Munster/Connacht and Alpha of Ulster. Leinster claimed impressive victories over their fellow Irish sides beating Munster/Connacht 11-4 and recorded a 10-5 victory over Ulster's Alpha. 

    .Lothain pushed Leinster with the match coming down to the final three Mixed Doubles round. Leinster won the first match in two games but were forced to three games in the final two matches. A 22-20 win in the final game clinched the coveted cup for Leinster.

    Congratulations to all the Leinster players, coaches and staff.
    Leinster’s Under 15 Celtic Challenge Champions are:
    Boys: Sean Patrick Laureta , Peter McDonald , Mark Kinnerk, Jack Nolan, Evan Byrne, and Sean Bass
    Gilrs : Kim Feely, Meagan McLoughlin. Kerry Fallon, , Orla Flynn, Niamh Gannon & Pamela Pontanosa, 
    Management and Coaches are : Ita Marron, Niall Gannon and Sian Williams 
     

    For more information and photos head over to the Leinster Youth Badminton Facebook page

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Leinster Open 2017

The Leinster Open 2017 ran over two days in Terenure Badminton Centre on the weekend with some of the countries best players taking part. Players were hoping to secure some ranking points before the Irish Senior National taking place from the 4th-5th of February in Lisburn Rackets Club. 

The doubles and mixed were played out before the finals took place on Saturday evening. There were some exciting matches throughout the day

The results from the finals were as follows:

MS

Nhat Nguyen - Mark Brady  21-17 21-9

WS

Rachael Darragh - Kate Frost  21-9 21-10

MD

Nhat Nguyen & Paul Reynolds - Ciaran Chambers & Stuart Lightbody  21-19 21-18

WD

Jennie King & Sinead Chambers - Kate Frost & Moya Ryan  21-14 21-14

XD

Jennie King & Daniel Magee - Sinead Chambers & Ciaran Chambers  22-20 9-21 21-14

 

Click on this link for all results from the event.

Click on the link to be directed to the Leinster Badminton facebook page for more photos from this and other events.

Club Clinic for Members

Have you ever wondered how to go about setting up a new badminton club, improving an existing club, or grants available for clubs? Leinster Badminton in association with badminton Ireland is running a Club Clinic to help answer your questions.

Taking place in the Rossmore Room, Talbot Hotel, Carlow.

Wednesday 26th October 8pm.

The topics for discussion will include:

- Grants available for badminton clubs.

- Guide to affiliations.

- A practical guide to setting up a new club.

- Advice on coaching for clubs.

- Q&A Forum.

We look forward to seeing members of clubs across the country.

For more information on affiliations visit the membership section of our website.

 

 

 

Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Club Open *Schedule Update*

Good morning all,

It's back!!!!

The 2nd Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Open tournament is on the weekend of the 27th and 28th of August 2016.

On Saturday the 27th of August the under 12 and under 16 tournament will be played. On Sunday the 28th of August the under 14 and under 18 tournament will be played.

This is a round robin tournament in the initial phases so that everyone who enters  gets at least 2 matches, but more likely depending on entry three or four matches. Last year we were able to get a lot of round robin groups of five, so everyone got four matches.

In the knockout latter stages of the tournament, the scoring system will revert to the traditional best of three games to 21 points.

The tournament is an under 12, under 14, under 16 and under 18 tournament. We are following the Badminton Ireland rules on underage badminton which is essentially no change from last year.

Due to the round-robin format of the tournament, there will be no Mixed doubles played in this tournament.

Please forward this email to your network of any parents of players who you feel would be interested in playing.( remembering to include the attached word document below)

Entries can be made online on Tournament Software or by downloading an entry form Here.

Also, we will be up on Facebook again over the coming weeks. Check out Whitehall Road Junior Badminton Club Facebook page.

Many thanks for your support once again.

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Leinster Badminton

The Leinster Branch of Badminton Ireland exists to promote and develop badminton throughout the province.

In addition to liaising with the county associations (Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow) to assist in the development of the game, the branch schedules many events in the sporting calendar throughout the year, including graded opens, the Dublin and District league as well as the Leinster Mens Singles, Ladies Doubles & Mixed Doubles Ladders.

Leinster Branch operate and manage two Badminton facilities in Dublin, in essence the hubs for Badminton activity in the Province; Terenure Badminton Centre in Whitehall Road (Dublin 12) & Baldoyle Badminton Centre on the Grange Road in Baldoyle (Dublin 13). Many clubs are based out of the Whitehall Road and Baldoyle badminton centres, with a vast array of juvenile clubs contributing to a strong juvenile section in the province. 

Leinster branch, in conjunction with Badminton Ireland aims to further develop the sport in the region, with the last couple of years seeing the development of the Hi Performance Centre in the Marino Institute of Education, the hosting of the Annual Coaching Conference in Dublin and the development of the Badminton Ireland Academy. 

Leinster Branch contacts can be found below:

 
Position Name Position Name
Chairman Joe Byrne Masters Dave Murphy
President Tommy McGrath Grading Seamus Halpin
Secretary Siobhán Dollard Events PJ Cooney
Treasurer Fearghal Kearney Schools Muriel Hughes
Coaching Joe Byrne Child Protection Elisabeth Mangan
Juvenile David Hogan PRO  
BI Director John Kelly    

 

Contact

Address:Terenure Badminton Centre
Whitehall Road
12 Dublin
Contact:Siobhán Dollard
Phone:01 4505966
Website:http://www.leinsterbadminton.com/