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 a County Badminton, Tennis and Squash player and will be sadly missed by her husband David (a former All England Champion), their three children John, Robert and Amy and their two grandchildren Mimi and Rudy. A cremation will be held at Robin Hood Cemetery and Crematorium, Streetsbrook Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 3NL at 1.30pm on Monday December 2nd 2019. This will be followed by a wake at
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
It’s always great to see young talent emerging at the Junior Championships and the event that took place over the weekend of 21stand 22ndSeptember was no exception. The first day saw the Under 12’s and U14’s demonstrate their skills with some fiercely determined competition. The U12 boys’ singles was won by Scott Hollingworth who also won the U12 boys’ doubles with partner Leonardo St Louis. The U12 girls’ singles champion was Ines Dobson who also took the U12 girls’ doubles title with partner Anniika Trygstad-Fleury. The U14 boys’ winner was Arjun Kolani, whilst the girls’ champion was Kathryn Ticehurst. In the U14 doubles events, Ryan Colcombe and Daniel Hitchcock won the boys’ and Amelia Roberts with Alice Fletcher won the girls’. The
The arrangements for this weekends tournaments at Portslade Sports Centre, Brighton are as follows: Saturday 21st September U12 and U14 boys singles arrive by 09:00 to start at 09:15. U12 and U14 girls singles arrive by 10:15 to start at 10:30 U12 and U14 Doubles will start approximately 13:00 depending on the conclusion of all singles events Sunday 22nd September U16 and U18 boys singles arrive by 09:00 to start at 09:15. U16 and U18 girls singles arrive by 10:30 to start at 10:45 U16 and U18 Doubles will start no earlier than 13:00 and will be dependant upon the conclusion of all singles events. Good luck to everyone taking part!
Sussex County Badminton are very excited to invite committed people to enhance badminton at all levels within the County. Whether you are a coach, an aspiring coach, an official, volunteer or budding social media guru we can support you. The Workforce Academy will provide support, training and mentoring, in return for delivering more Badminton activity, thus creating an accessible and sustainable workforce across the County. Longer term, we hope the Academy will drive the recruitment of future workforce, and become responsible for determining workforce education needs. To apply for this fantastic opportunity please complete the attached form and return to the following email: email@example.com Sussex-Workforce-Academy-Invite-LetterDownload If you have any questions in regard to the Sussex Workforce Academy please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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) Vera Groves, Wendy Arscott, Sue Awcock, Mike Stoneman (bottom row) Good luck to you all.
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) Sussex-Masters-Newsletter-2018-2019Download
Please find below details and entry form for the Sussex Restricted Tournament being held on the Saturday 28th September. 2019-restricted-entry-formDownload