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SUSSEX SCOOP 7 MEDALS AT THE MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sussex Masters keep getting better as shown in last weeks National Championships. The three-day tournament held at Hatfield saw players in each 5-year age groupings from over 35s up to over 70s. Sussex had 5 players winning a total of 7 medals as follows: PHIL TROKE – Mens Doubles 40s Silver Medallist (with Paul Freeman)…

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Sad News – Mary Eddy

Sussex County Badminton Association were sad to learn that Mary Eddy (nee Bridge aged 73) passed away peacefully at her home in Birmingham with her husband and family on Saturday 16/11/2019 after a short illness.  A National Junior Champion in 1964 with Lynn Veasey, Mary represented Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire first teams all with distinction.  She was…

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THREE GOLDS AND A SILVER AT THE KENT MASTERS

The first major tournament of the season saw our Sussex players continue to win medals. The Kent tournament is at the highest Gold level and attracted a lot of overseas players, particularly from The Netherlands. Over 40s Mens Doubles Chris Spice (Sussex) & partner Kenton Jones (Kent) won their group beating the No. 1 seeds…

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SUSSEX SUCCESS IN WORLD CHAMPS, POLAND

Sussex success at the World Senior Badminton Championships in Katowice, Poland. Cathy Bargh reached the semi finals in the 55s singles, winning a bronze medal – congratulations Cathy ! Also, Vera Groves & Wendy Arscott reached the quarter finals in the 70s ladies doubles together and Sue Awcock reached the 70s quarter finals too with…

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR 8 SUSSEX PLAYERS

CONGRATULATIONS to our 8 Sussex players competing for England in the World Senior Championships held in Katowice, Poland from 4-11 August. They will be amongst 1507 players from 56 countries and 6 continents fighting for medals in the iconic Spodek arena (it looks like a flying saucer!)Mark Burgeman, Cathy Bargh, Catherine Wheller, Phil Troke (top row)…

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MASTERS NEWSLETTER 2018-19

Here is a summary of all the various activities, matches, tournaments our Masters players have been involved in throughout a very successful season. Well done to you all and we look forward to more next season! Please click ‘download’ button to read all pages of our newsletter Vera Groves (Masters Coordinator) 

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SUSSEX 065’S CELEBRATE A GREAT SEASON

The O65’s celebrated their season with a final get-together at Cote’s restaurant in Lewes. The evening was attended by the complete team of players including the Pordages recently back from their World Cruise and a couple of wives. The dinner concluded with a presentation to the top scoring female and male players and a special…

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UNBEATEN SUSSEX 55S WIN SOUTH EAST DIVISION!

A solid over 55s team once again WON the South East – South Division in the Masters Championships and qualified for the playoffs next month in Hatfield. Captain Colin Hayhurst steered his loyal and competitive team members to finish the season unbeaten! A great achievement, well done to you all.Team members were Stewart Byne, Shahab Hashemi,…

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