It is with great sadness that I have to inform everyone of the passing of Mark Allen. Mark was a true champion of all things badminton especially Sussex Badminton, Mark was vice Chairman of the County for a number of years and officiating, Mark was the current Chairman of the Badminton Umpires of England. Mark’s passion for the game was boundless. It didn’t matter what level the game was being played at, be it local club or the Yonex All England, Mark’s love for the game always shone through. Personally I will greatly miss his common sense approach to badminton matters and the clarity that he brought to the many discussions that we had. As a County I would like to pass on our dearest thoughts to Maggie, Mark’s wife and his
The Eastbourne Three Series has now been postponed until the start of next season.
As an organisation that is operating in the heart of our local community, we continue to closely monitor the ongoing impact of the coronavirus, COVID-19, and follow advice from the government, Public Health England and Badminton England. We take the health and well-being of our players, supporters, officials and visitors connected with the County very seriously and we are committed to providing a safe environment for everybody that engages with us. Our communications to relevant parties will be guided by government advice and communications sent to us by Badminton England. We will update members further with relevant information as soon as we receive it. Thank you for your support and do please take every precaution possible to look after yourselves and ensure, as individuals,
The county are once again recognising commitment to Sussex badminton and were delighted to welcome Karen Chapman to present the awards. Karen badminton CV is one to be admired... Represented the county 73 times National doubles champion in 1980 Won gold in doubles at the European individual event in 1984 Won two golds in the 1982 Common wealth games (Team and individual mixed) and also a bronze in the ladies doubles at the same event. In 1983 she won a bronze in the mixed doubles world championships in Copenhagon ...and 37 full senior caps for England. Not bad huh?! Debuts Scott Haysom and Eloise Matthews Debuts Evan Gill, Bea Noakes, Howard Gill, Tom Knowles. 25 appearances (bronze) Chris Jones Jonty Russ Helen Merrett, Andrew Brownlie, David Askey (not in photo
Please find below details and entry form for the Sussex Restricted Tournament being held on the Saturday 28th September. 2019-restricted-entry-formDownload