2017 Australia National Championships and Ede Clendinnen Shield

The ACT sent a team to participate in the 2017 Australia National Championships and Ede Clendinnen Shield team event held in Melbourne in February. Anthony Joe held his title by winning the men’s singles event for the second consecutive year. The ACT combined with the Northern Territory to create the “Territories” team and finished 7th after narrowly beating Tasmania 7-6 in the final match.

U13 Regional Teams Challenge / U13 Australian Championships

U13 Regional Teams Challenge / U13 Australian Championships
13 – 14 January 2017, Altona North, Victoria.
Aline and Cédric made the trip down to Melbourne to compete in the annual U13 carnival, a 2-day events comprising of a team event and an Individuals event.

In the team event, the siblings played with the Combined States team which was made up of players from 3 different territories/states (2 ACT, 1 SA, 4 VIC). The Combined States team finished Runner Up in the Regional Teams Challenge, a great effort by all since the players have never played together previously. The team won

2017 Australasian Under 17 National Championships Expression of Interest (Closed)

We are looking for expressions of interest for the 2017 Australasian Under 17 National Championships (individual event) and the June Bevan Trophy (team event) held in Launceston, Tasmania.

The June Bevan Trophy will be held on Friday 14th to Tuesday 17th April. The Individual event will be held on Friday 14th – Tuesday 17th April. If you are interested, please contact us at badminton@badmintonact.asn.au.

Details:

Host Association: Tasmania Badminton Association
Venue: Elphin Sports Centre, Racecourse Crescent, Launceston

Dates: June Bevan Trophy – Friday 14th – Tuesday 17th April
Individual Under 17 Championships – Wednesday 18th – Saturday 22nd

2016 Val Nesbitt and Australian Under 15 Championships

Individual Results

Pascal : Singles (Quarter Finals), Doubles (Semi Finals), Mixed Doubles (Quarter Finals)

Aline : Singles (Round 1), Mixed Doubles (Consolation Semi Finals)

Cédric : Singles (Round 1), Doubles (Round 1)

Summary

This is the final year for Pascal in the U15 championship which started in 2013 (Sydney), 2014 (Launceston), 2015 (Adelaide) and lastly Darwin. He has matured as a competitor and was nominated the team captain.  He played 3 matches in each team tie and played pivotal matches to help the team achieve its final standing. He achieved sound results in the Individuals events and was ranked 8th

2016 Li-Ning Ede Clendinnen Shield

Several ACT players combined with players from NSW and NT took part in the 2016 Ede Clendinnen Shield to form “The Territories” Team.
1st Victoria Smashers
2nd South Australia
3rd New South Wales
4th Queensland
5th Victoria Strikers
6th The Territories
7th Tasmania

Congratulations to The Territories team, finished at position 6 of the final standings.

For more details of the draws and results, click here

2016 Oceania Men’s and Women’s Team Championships

Congratulations to the Australian Women’s Team, winning the Championships, beating New Zealand 4-1 in the Final.

However, the Australian Men’s Team was not so lucky, losing to New Zealand 1-4 in the Final.

Better luck next time!

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