Archive for November, 2010

Emily continues her winning streak

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Emily Witts with her coach Girish RavatEmily continued her success as she entered the Under 15’s Nottingham Gold Circuit Tournament and beat off all the competition, with some very impressive play, to win the Girls Singles Gold Medal, another excellent result for Emily.  She also got a bronze medal with her partner in the girls doubles.  Well done Emily, Mansfield is proud of you.   In the photo, Emily with her Mansfield Coach, Girish.


Under 13s v Worksop Result

Monday, November 29th, 2010

It was the turn of the under 13’s to kick off their campaign for the Nottingham Junior Badminton League Title.  On Friday 13th November they travelled to Worksop to play their first match of the season.  The youngsters came up against some tough competition from the Worksop Falcons, but managed to edge in front with some very good performances from all the team.  Mansfield proved to be too strong for Worksop and they won the match 11 games to 4, claiming 3 points for their efforts.

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An Impressive Result for the Under 15s 1st team

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Friday evening, 12th November, saw an impressive Mansfield Junior Badminton Club Under 15 1st team play host to Chilwell, from Nottingham, continuing their bid to win the Nottinghamshire Junior Badminton League.  Mansfield Juniors were very strong from the start and took a commanding lead.  Chilwell put up a good fight but never quite matched up to Mansfield’s skill and strength.  There were outstanding performances from all of the team players and they won their match, without any problems, 13 – 2 claiming the full 3 points.  With this win under their belt, Mansfield Under 15’s 1st team, goes to the top of the table.

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Powerful Performance from the under 17s

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

The under 17’s from Mansfield Junior Badminton Club continued their hunt for the Nottinghamshire Junior Badminton League title by playing host to the Sunrise Club, on Friday 19th November.  From the start, Mansfield dominated the match and stormed into the lead.  With some very strong performances Sunrise were only able to take one game off the home side.  Mansfield claimed the full three points from the match winning convincingly by 14 games to 1.

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Club Success at the Dronfield U15 Tournament

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

Michael Sidwell winner of the boys U15 singles at the Dronfield TournamentMansfield Junior Badminton Club players earned some well deserved success at the Dronfield U15 tournament that took place earlier today. The boys singles event was won by Michael  who beat Nathan  by 21 points to 9.
Michael also played in the boys doubles with partner Josh . They met Mathew  and James  in the final, narrowly losing the game by 21 points to 19


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Welfare Officer – Richard Smith

Richard Smith - Welfare Officer

 

I am the club’s Welfare Office and I am the first point of contact for any welfare concerns, be you a youngster or an adult. Also, if you need advice on best practice then get in touch, if I don’t know, I know someone who will.

You can contact me directly on: 

Tel: 07847 516876
Email: richberniesmith@hotmail.com

I have played badminton for 40 years and work in energy efficiency, mainly in schools. I am Chair of Governors at Flying High Academy Ladybrook, so have experience of Safeguarding to a high standard. I have a daughter, Emily, at the club and a 2-year-old son, Jason, who wants to join as soon as he can.

 

USEFUL LINKS:

Badminton England – https://www.badmintonengland.co.uk/play/ways-to-play/clubs/safeguarding/

NPSCC – https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/report-abuse/

Childline – https://www.childline.org.uk/

ThinkUknow – https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents

CEOP – https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

 

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If you want to be part of a vibrant badminton club where you will learn a sport for life and meet new friends from around the local area, then why not give us a call at Mansfield Juniors.