Wednesday 26 August 2009


Welcome to the 2009/10 Cornwall Badminton Season. We hope you’ve had a good break and are raring to go! Please note -

Key dates:
Sun 30th August Polkyth 1-5 Open Practice
Sun 6th September Polkyth 1-5 Veterans Trials
Sun 13th September Polkyth 1-5 1st & 2nd Trials
Sat/Sun 19/20th September Carn Brea Cornwall Open
Sat/Sun 26/27th September Polkyth Restricted Champs

We hope and expect that ALL of last season’s 1st & 2nd team players will attend County Club and Coaching and enter the Cornwall Open and Restricted, and will attend the relevant Trials to be considered for selection. We will have 5 teams this year – 1st and 2nd, 17-21's and two Vets teams – 40s and 60s.

County Club and Coaching/Squad Training:

Polkyth, Fridays 7-10pm – 3 courts starting on Friday 4th Sept and then:

September 18th
October 2nd & 16th
November 6th & 20th
December 4th
January 15th
February 5th & 19th
March 5th

ALL expected to attend

Format will be: 7 to 8pm – games, 8 to 9pm – coaching, and 9 to 10pm – games.
Selectors will organise games/pairings and there will be a chance for 1st/2nd team practice.
County Club Coaching will be led by Kelvin Edwards, and will include serving and return of serve, doubles and mixed tactics and positioning.
Payment will be £8 per session, for all players this year, to be paid at the beginning of each evening – no pay no play!

More information about fixtures etc will be available at the first County Club. Please contact one of the Selectors if you need any information in advance.
Team selections will be made after the Restricted Championship.

Brian Hannibal
Lorna Riggs
Andy Lyle
Kelvin Edwards
Sue Biscoe