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Veteran Anne triumphs in Carlisle

Veteran Anne triumphs in Carlisle

23/10/2009, by in Sport

Shetland badminton was repre­sented at the recent 15th Cumbria Classic veterans’ badminton tour­na­ment in Carlisle by local players Colin Grant and Anne Wood.In the 50-plus ladies’ singles Anne progressed to the final to play the powerful Janet Walker of England. A fine display of accu... Read more...

Top action in annual Yell tournament

Top action in annual Yell tournament

17/04/2009, by in Sport

The Yell Badminton Club held its 20th open tournament at the weekend, starting with the singles event on Friday night sponsored by Graham Keith Plumbing Services.In the women’s singles the first semi-final was between Carole Mowat from Caithness and Stephanie Keith with Carole winning 21-6, 21... Read more...

Commanding county win in badminton

Commanding county win in badminton

14/04/2009, by in Sport

Shetland defeated Caithness 10-2 in the last badminton inter-county of the season at Clickimin.After a win in last season's away fixture, with several top players missing, hopes were high that the team could repeat the result.Three players made their A county debuts against Orkney earlier th... Read more...

Dramatic inter-county win for B squad

Dramatic inter-county win for B squad

03/04/2009, by in Sport

Despite Orkney’s B team arrival being hampered on Saturday by a late take off at Kirkwall, they were not put off their game, shocking the Shetland team with an early 3-0 lead in the inter-county badminton match. The first two matches on court were exciting three setters but unfortunately Julie ... Read more...

Good turnout for 15th Yell Junior Open

Good turnout for 15th Yell Junior Open

03/04/2009, by in Sport

The 15th Yell Junior Open in badminton, sponsored by Victor Jamieson, was held at the Yell Leisure Centre last weekend.Under-13sOn Saturday the under-13s played a round robin format.There was only one group in the girls’ singles; after many close games Linsey Morrison proved too str... Read more...

Unst players commended for sportsmanship

Unst players commended for sportsmanship

03/04/2009, by in Sport

The Unst Junior Badminton Championships 2009 were held at the Unst Leisure Centre on Tuesday evening. This year the primary five to seven age group played a half court singles competition. The 14 entrants played a round robin format, which enabled everyone to play as many games as possible.Poi... Read more...

Masterly badminton displays

Masterly badminton displays

27/03/2009, by in Sport

Badminton players Gordon Keith, Anne Wood and Graham Keith were very successful in the week­end’s 25th Scottish Masters Open Championships in Glasgow.The tournament attracts players from throughout the Scottish mainland with many ex-Scottish internationalists returning to comp­etition, as we... Read more...

Inter-county badminton win for under-18s

Inter-county badminton win for under-18s

13/03/2009, by in Sport

Shetland won the under-18 badminton inter-county 18-6 at the weend, but lost to a very strong Orkney team 23-13 in the under-13 competition.Under-18Right from the start Orkney were under pressure and found themselves 3-1 behind after the first four singles matches. Calvin Leask, team captai... Read more...

Keith twins remain a top pairing

Keith twins remain a top pairing

27/02/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Badminton Association held the annual championships for open and handicap events on Sunday at the Clickimin centre.The men’s doubles were played all in one group and in a round robin format. Kevin Smith and Stuart Sineath got off to a good start by beating Colin Grant and Norman Sinea... Read more...

Juniors successful in Highland tournament

Juniors successful in Highland tournament

27/02/2009, by in Sport

Orkney hosted the Junior Highland restricted badminton tournament at the weekend and 27 players travelled from Shetland for the event.The format was slightly different this year and the singles comp­etitions took place on Saturday with all eight courts of the Pickaquoy Centre busy from start to... Read more...

Youngsters show class on courts

Youngsters show class on courts

20/02/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Badminton Association held the championships for the under-13 age group on Saturday at Clickimin.After all the snow, players were able to get to the centre and were eager to compete.In the boys’ singles 15 contestants were split into four groups, which gave most players three game... Read more...

Youngsters show class on courts

Youngsters show class on courts

13/02/2009, by in Sport

Shetland Badminton Association held the first of its annual champ­ionships on Saturday at Clickimin.The event was for the under-11 age group and after a night of snow most players were able to make it for the noon start.The 16 boys were split into four groups of four, playing the best of three ... Read more...