Third Level Badminton

Badminton Ireland is committed to the development of third level badminton through out Ireland. In order to grow the strength of third level badmiton, we have established a National University Team that competes at the World University Games. Domestically, we work closely with the student bodies organinsing and running the Irish ISBT, as well as the National Intervarsities competition. In addition to this Badmitnon Ireland are working closely with Student Sport Ireland, who run third level badminton leagues throughout Ireland.    

Badminton Intervarsity Winner / Runner Up / Host Table

Year Winner     Runner Up Hosted By
2014 UCD DCU DCU
2013     TBD TBD UCC
2012 UCC NUIG A NUIG
2011 UCC Trinity UL
2010 UUJ A QUB A QUB
2009 UCC UL NUIM
2008 UUJ ? TCD
2007 UCC TCD (?) WIT
2006 UUJ UUC UUJ
2005 UU TCD NUIG
2004 UCD TCD UCD
2003 TCD UCD UCC
2002 TCD WIT WIT
2001 UL UCD UL
2000 UCD UL Maynooth
1999 UCD ? QUB (?)
1998 UCD UL ?
1997 UUJ UCD UUJ
1996 UCC  UUJ UCC
1995     QUB
1994     UCG
1993     UUC
1992      

Badminton Ireland wishes to encourage sustainability and development of third level clubs through out Ireland, and actively encourages students to get involved in coach education particulary shuttle time and the Level 1 qualifications. Badminton Ireland can also offer a number of  coach education student bursaries to students interested in getting involved in the coaching profession.

We also liaise with University Sports Officers to encourage the inclusion of badminton amongst their quota of sports scholarships. See below for details of currently listed University Sports Scholarships: