North Devon badminton players do Devon proud

15:20 16 January 2014

High Bickington

High Bickington's Darren Frisby (left) had success alongside Exeter's Suzanne Owens

Archant

Good results at Masters County Challenge

A handful of badminton players from North Devon represented Devon at the Masters County Challenge in Bournemouth and Andover.

Ricky Allin, of Kenwith Badminton Club in Bideford, was part of the winning 50-55 age group team in Andover, while High Bickington Badminton Club’s Mandy Raasch-Sotinwa and Darren Frisby played in the 40-45 age group in Bournemouth. Despite losing their male county player just before the two-day tournament, they still managed a great victory over Middlesex to help them stay in division 1B.

Sue Isaac of Halwill Badminton Club took part in the 45-50 category, who also did enough in their six matches to remain in division 1B.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The Barnstaple players celebrate clinching promotion.Pic: Jay Smith

Barnstaple Town enjoyed a week of celebrations as their 2,500th game in the Western League was quickly followed by promotion to the Premier Division.

Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
North Devon Gazette Football League

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Barnstaple skipper Winston James. Pic: Bob Collins

Skipper Winston James completed a try hat-trick in the last few minutes of the match as Barnstaple won 50-19 at Oxford Harlequins and piled up their best win of the season.

Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Barnstaple celebrate their Les Phillips Cup semi-final win. Pic: Jay Smith

Barnstaple Town are through to the final of the Les Phillips Cup after fighting back to beat Hallen 3-1.

Read more
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Jed Harper-Penman (right) was impressive against Hengrove on Tuesday night. Pic: Jay Smith

Hengrove Athletic 0-4 Barnstaple Town

Read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Football generic picture

Offwell Rangers put six of the best past Cheriton Fitzpaine.

Read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Top seed Kristyna Pliskova triumphed at the Tarka Tennis Centre. Pic: Chris Catullo

Top seed Kristyna Pliskova won the Aegon GB Pro-Series Barnstaple singles title in impressive style.

Read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

South Molton coach Gary Bucknell is already looking ahead to next season and job number one is replacing himself.

Read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
The supervets in action on the Torridge estuary

Several local clubs came to the Torridge estuary at the weekend for Appledore Pilot Gig Club’s supervets regatta.

Read more
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Bideford AFC

Bideford fell to a fourth consecutive defeat in the Evo-Stik Southern League premier division on Saturday.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read Sport

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition today E-edition



North Devon's trusted business finder