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Doncaster B Results

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Doncaster B had a disappointing day at York Railway Institute on Sunday the 23rd of February

This was the third outing for the Doncaster team at this venue in the Yorkshire League
Regrettably we could only field two ladies despite the number of ladies usually available to play
Inevitably having to concede three of the nine games before the match starts put the team on the back foot
Doncaster lost both matches to 7-2 which now means they have moved from 3rd position to 7th.
The current table of teams is as follows
TEAM                 Rubbers       Points
East Leeds B              42                   16
Harrogate B               34                   13
York RI                       30                   10
Clifton B                     26                     8
Horsforth                   24                     8
East Leeds C              23                     8
Doncaster B               24                     7
Bridlington B             13                     2
The final match of the season is between East Leeds C and Doncaster B and will be played on
Sunday March 30th at 11:00

Mere Lane Combined Team

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Mere Lane combined team were guests at Bessecarr BC at their home venue Hunger Hill School
The visitors (men’s doubles) started of well beating Wright and Woods in a closely contested 3 ender
The Mere Lane pair of of Shelley and Laird won 21-18 19-21 21-19
Unfortunately that was there only win of the night despite a great effort from the visitors. Final Score Bessacarr 8 Mere Lane 1
The Bessacarr team was Mark Ellis (Capt) Brian Wright, Jon Woods, Jane Williams, Rosie Riley and Gill Ross.
Pictured are: back row (L to R) Will Martin, Ian Laird, Tim Shelley
front row (L to R) Viv Young, Becky Young, Liz Davies

Match Report – Doncaster B

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Doncaster B Team got off to a great start to the 2013-14 season in division 3 having been relegated from Division 2 last year. The first round of matches were held on the 8th December at the York Railway Institute in York.

The Doncaster Team was made up of Richard Mellors, Ben Harrison, Richard Gutteridge, Rosie Riley, Andrea Walker, Gill Ross, and Rob Lindop.

Doncaster beat Horsforth and Bridlington convincingly in the opening matches of season. The next round of matches took place at York RI again on Sunday 26th January and the results (still to be filed officially) saw Doncaster win one match 6-3 but lost the other one 7-2. Match reports to follow.

Other results are:

Division 3

East Leeds B v East Leeds C 6-3

Clifton B v York RI 4-5

Harrogate B v Bridlington B 6-3

Doncaster B v Horsforth 6-3

East Leeds B v Clifton B 7-2

York RI B v East Leeds C 4-5

Doncaster B v Bridlington B 7-2

Harrogate B v Horsforth B 8-1


Match Report – Bessacarr BC v Sprotborough “A” BC

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Match Report
Bessacarr BC v Sprotborough “A” BC
Venue – Hungerhill School
Date – Tuesday 28th Jan 2014

Although the final score was 9-0 to Bessacarr BC it doesn’t reflect how closely fought the match was. Sprotborough put up a spirited fight from beginning to end.
Budd and Purdy, a much improved pair, took all their games to 3 whilst Wassell and Cusworth took 2 of their games to 3. Sprotborough is a much improved team this year have stayed in the first division for 2 consecutive years now.Hopefully they will make that 3 consecutive years and raise their game even further.

Pictured are: Back row l-r Jason Newall, Kris Heeramun, Ben Harrison, Jon Woods
Front row l-r Brian Wright (Capt), Mark Ellis

Doncaster Badminton Association is looking for more teams to join the league so if you know of anyone who might be interested in forming a team and joining the league please pass on this website address.


The Yorkshire Masters Tournament

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The Yorkshire Masters is classed as a Gold Tournament and takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 28th Feb to 2nd March. Its an open tournament for players aged from 35+ upwards. There are mens and womens singles and doubles as well as mixed doubles. The age groupings are in 5 year sets, so 40+ 45+ etc

The tournament is held at York Railway Institute (Postcode YO24 1AD)
Anyone interested in playing should download the entry form immediately. Closing date for entries is 7th Feb but this is usually extended.

Yorkshire Masters Tournament Entry Form


Hull Masters Tournaments

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The Hull tournament takes place Sunday 23rd Feb
at Hull and East Riding Sports Club
Chanterlands Avenue North
HU5 4ED Hull

Entries are now closed but anyone wishing to come along to spectate are welcome.


The DBA Junior Tournament 2013

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The DBA Junior Tournament 2013

On Sunday July 7th, Doncaster Badminton Association will be staging their Junior Tournament at Adwick Leisure Centre from 10am til 5pm.

The tournament is open to all junior badminton players no matter what standard you are, who attend school or who live in the Doncaster Metropolitan Borough or who are members of the Doncaster Junior Badminton Clubs.

Girls Singles | Boys Singles | Girls Doubles | Boys Doubles

Entrance Fee £3.00 per person per for one event and £5.00 per person per for two events | Closing date for entries Saturday 22nd June

Entries will be divided into the following year groups
Year 6 and under | Years 7 and 8 | Years 9 and 10 | Years 11, 12 and 13

For more information contact Tournament Secretary: Brian Keefe, Tel: 01302 882487

To download an entry form, click on the link below.

• DBA Junior Tournament Application Form 2013.pdf


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