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Last Updated: 13th August 2016

HSBA Tournament Results

Primary Schools Team Tournament 2015

For the Primary Schools Team Tournament 2015 Click HERE to see the results.

HSBA Honours Board

Want to know in whose footsteps you are following? Phil Westwood, using information compiled by Megan Lumb, has prepared an HSBA Honours Board! Click HERE to see the lists of previous champions. Use the tabs at the bottom of the page to find the different ages groups.

U11 Boys & Girls Doubles, U13 Boys & Girls B Singles, U18 Boys Singles, U18 Girls Singles, U18 Boys & Girls Doubles (21/10/12)

BAMBRICK'S SCORE A HAT-TRICK PLUS ONE

Siblings Conor and Cayleigh Bambrick who attend Nobel School in Stevenage swept the board at first HSBA tournament of the season picking up two titles apiece. Older brother Conor won the U18 singles in some style before claiming the doubles crown in the afternoon with partner David Maughan (Sherrardswood).

Cayleigh then mirrored her brother's achievements with the U18 singles and the doubles with Isabel Hatt (Nicholas Breakspear).

Elsewhere at Stevenage Leisure Centre the U11 Doubles title went to Ashay Dhingra (Little Heath and Toby Goddard (Sacred Heart, Ware)in the Boys Doubles and Fiona McArdle (High Beeches) and Jessica Gray (Abel Smith)in the Girls Doubles.

The Under 13 B singles, an event which excludes county squad players, was the most popular event of the day saw Jacob Harper (The Priory School) win the Boys title and Riana Hattrell (Mount Grace) the Girls trophy.

For full results click HERE or click on the tournament link to your left.

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U11 GD Winners Fiona McArdle/Jessica Gray, R/up Laura De Costa/Khadijah Hasan, 3rd place Lilie Corke U13 Boys B main event s/f Safee Hamid & Charlie Corke, r/up Ryan Forth, Winner Jacob Harper U18 BS Main s/f Duncan Williams & Jack Goode, r/up Lyall Daniels, Winner Conor Bambrick U18 BS plate r/up Wesley Chan winner Sam Newlove
U11 GD Winners Fiona McArdle/Jessica Gray, R/up Laura De Costa/Khadijah Hasan, 3rd place Lilie Corke U13 Boys B main event s/f Safee Hamid & Charlie Corke, r/up Ryan Forth, Winner Jacob Harper U18 BS Main s/f Duncan Williams & Jack Goode, r/up Lyall Daniels, Winner Conor Bambrick U18 BS plate r/up Wesley Chan winner Sam Newlove
U18 GS main s/f Keya Patani & Laura Monk, r/up Lia Willis, Winner Cayleigh Bambrick + U18 GS plate winner Renu Chopra-Dhall U18 BD 3rd Jack Goode/William Pickworth 2nd Lyall Daniels/Duncan Williams winners Conor Bambrick/David Maughan U18 GD main R/up Ying Cen Tee/Laura Monk Winners Cayleigh Bambrick/Isabel Hatt U18 GD Plate R/up Ruby Hui/Tam Lok Tung, winners Sarah De Souza/Josephine Harrison
U18 GS main s/f Keya Patani & Laura Monk, r/up Lia Willis, Winner Cayleigh Bambrick + U18 GS plate winner Renu Chopra-Dhall U18 BD 3rd Jack Goode/William Pickworth 2nd Lyall Daniels/Duncan Williams winners Conor Bambrick/David Maughan U18 GD main R/up Ying Cen Tee/Laura Monk Winners Cayleigh Bambrick/Isabel Hatt U18 GD Plate R/up Ruby Hui/Tam Lok Tung, winners Sarah De Souza/Josephine Harrison

U15B Boys and Girls singles, U13 Boys, Girls and Mixed doubles (17/10/10)

Ninety competitors converged on Stevenage Leisure Centre, for the first closed tournament of the season. About 33 schools from across the county were represented, - a great turnout, and some fine badminton was played. Congratulations to all our worthy winners who were:-

  • U15B Boys Singles Winner Wesley Chan (Barnwell) r/up Alastair De Costa (Watford Grammar)
  • U15B Girls Singles Winner Shayna Godin (Dame Alice Owens) r/up Miti Shah (Queenswood)
  • U13 Boys Doubles Winners Sam Newlove (Townsend)/Andrew Baird(Hitchin Boys) r/up Sai Konan(Stanborough)/Zach Daniels (John Warner)
  • U13 Girls Doubles Winners Lia Willis (St Albans Girls)/Ellie Makewell(Nobel) r/up Sophie Vernon (Roundwood)/ Keya Patani (st Albans Girls High)
  • U13 Mixed Winners Sophie Vernon (Roundwood)/Sam Newlove (Townsend) r/up Lia Willis (St Albans Girls)/Jonanthan De Costa (Watford Grammar)
Many thanks to those helpers on the day, who made sure the event ran smoothly, Nicky and Cayleigh Bambrick, Ken Winchester, Pat Walker, Mike Newlove, Geoff Daniels and Simon Hodgkinson

For full results click HERE or click on the tournament link to your left.

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U15B Singles Girls Winner Shayna Godin (Dame Alice Owens) U15B Boys Singles Winner Wesley Chan (Barnwell) r/up Alastair De Costa (Watford Grammar) U13 Girls Doubles Winners Lia Willis (St Albans Girls)/Ellie Makewell(Nobel) U13 Boys Doubles Winners Sam Newlove (Townsend)/Andrew Baird(Hitchin Boys) U13 Mixed Winners Sophie Vernon (Roundwood)/Sam Newlove (Townsend
U15B Girls Singles Winner
Shayna Godin (Dame Alice Owens)
U15B Boys Singles Winner Wesley Chan (Barnwell) r/up Alastair De Costa (Watford Grammar) U13 Girls Doubles Winners Lia Willis (St Albans Girls)/Ellie Makewell(Nobel) U13 Boys Doubles Winners Sam Newlove (Townsend)/Andrew Baird(Hitchin Boys) U13 Mixed Winners Sophie Vernon (Roundwood)/Sam Newlove (Townsend

U18 Boys, Girls & Mixed Doubles, U10 Boys & Girls Singles (22/11/09)

The last HSBA tournament of 2009 saw our youngest and oldest competitors battle through the day.

The U10 singles tournament was very well subscribed and a special mention must be made of six year old Jack Goode who reached the semi final of the U10 Boys singles main events and went home with a bronze medal.

The under U18 tournament included singles, doubles and mixed so it was a long day for some, especially ten year old Keya Patani who, after having won the U10 girls singles trophy was pulled in to play in the U18 girls doubles event and reached the semi final main event with her partner Bethan Griffith.

Many thanks once again to our merry band of helpers, especially Sangeeta Dhall, Mandy English, Alison Widdicombe and Nicky Bambrick.

For full results click HERE or click on the tournament link to your left.

U15 Boys, Girls & Mixed Doubles, U13B Boys & Girls Singles (08/11/09)

288 games were played in this tournament which encompassed the U13 Boys and Girls ‘B’ singles, and U15 Boys girls and mixed doubles.

Well done to Haberdashers, Ralph Sadlier, Sherrardswood, St Albans and Sherrardswood who put in some bumper entries, and many thanks to all our helpers on the day especially to Matthew Widdicombe and Cayliegh Bambrick who did such a splendid job on the raffle. For full results click HERE or click on the tournament link to your left.

U13 Boys, Girls & Mixed Doubles, U15B Boys & Girls Singles (25/10/09)

Have you got the Badminton X Factor?????

The first HSBA tournament of the season kicked off with the U15 'B' singles (boys and girls events for non county players), and the U13 boys and girls doubles and mixed doubles. Eighty four girls and boys from a variety of schools and clubs up and down the county battled it out at Stevenage Leisure Centre on October 25th. Full results can be seen in the results section on the left. Don't forget your entries for the next tournaments before Christmas; the U13 boys and girls 'B' singles and the U15 boys, girls and mixed doubles on Sunday 8th November, and the U10 boys and girls singles, and the U18 boys and girls singles, doubles and mixed on Sunday November 22nd.

Click HERE for the results.

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U15B Girls Singles Winner - Beth Kirby with s/f Miti Shah U15B Boys Singles Winner - Daniel Farrugia U13 Girls Doubles s/f Renu Dhall-Chopra/Eleanor Fitton & Sophie Vernon/Lia Willis U13 Girls Doubles Winners - Amy George/Isabel Hatt & r/up Ellie Makewell/Phillipa English U13 BD winners Jack Goode/William Pickworth
U15B Girls Singles Winner & Semi-Finalist
Beth Kirby & Miti Shah
U15B Boys Singles Winner
Daniel Farrugia
U13B Girls Doubles S/F
Renu Dhall-Chopra/Eleanor Fitton & Sophie Vernon/Lia Willis
U13 Girls Doubles Winners & r/up
Amy George/Isabel Hatt & Ellie Makewell/Phillipa English
U13 BD winners
Jack Goode/William Pickworth
U13 Mxd winners Jack Goode/Isabel Hatt U13 Mixed group; winners Jack Goode/Isabel Hatt, r/up Ellie Makewell/William Pickworth, s/f Safiya Qureshi
U13 Mxd winners
Jack Goode/Isabel Hatt
U13 Mixed winners, r/up & s/f
Jack Goode/Isabel Hatt, Ellie Makewell/William Pickworth,Safiya Qureshi

U11 Boys & Girls Doubles, U15 Boys & Girls Singles (25/01/09)

Although numbers were somewhat down compared to the same event last year, due to a number of clashes with local BE tournaments, and there only being four events, a good time was had by all. The U11 doubles were well represented by members of the county squad, plus a big entry from Norton St Nicholas, Westbury, and Lochinver House schools. The U15 singles event in the main hall saw most of the seeds coming through, and a great turn out from St Albans School who dominated the plate event (and also had the main event winner).

Full results can be downloaded HERE and detailed reports will be available in the next newsletter.

Many thanks to Graham who made his debut as tournament organiser, plus Neil English, Alison W, Ken W, Tracey Barnett, Kim Maughan AND THE RAFFLE BOYZ!!!!

U11 Boys & Girls Singles, U18 Boys & Girls Doubles and U18 Mixed Doubles (23/11/08)

Over 150 entrants braved the rain, sleet (and snow) on 23rd November to compete in the U11 singles and the U18 singles, doubles and mixed tournaments at Stevenage leisure centre. It was a long and tiring day but well worth it. Huge thanks to all our helpers, to Sangeeta for the fab dual raffle (lots of yummy prizes), to Sangeeta and Liz Hatt for running the U11 hall (by far the noisiest), to Geoff and Caz Daniels who did an admirable job on the Ashaway table, and all the others, too numerous to mention, who always just get stuck in.

Full reports are available in the Christmas HSBA newsletter and photos will be available shortly on this site.

Click HERE for the results.

U15 Boys & Girls Doubles, U13 Boys & Girls ‘B’ Singles and U15 Mixed Doubles (09/11/08)

Another successful HSBA tournament on 9/11/08 saw a huge turnout for the U 13"B" singles (for non county players) with a wide range of schools entering. Our usual support from Habs, Lochinver House and St Albans, and some welcome new appearences from Tring, St Edmunds, Yavneh College, Richard Hale, Goffs, Verulam and the Bishops Stortford High School. The Boys champion was James Abrams of Hitchin Boys and Shayna Godin from Dame Alice Owen.

See the full reports in the HSBA newsletter

Click HERE for the results.

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U13B Boys Singles Winner - James Abrams U13B Boys Singles Runner Up - Elliot Reidy U13B Boys Singles S/F - Thomas Latter & Alisdair De Costa U13B Boys Singles Plate Winner - Tom Simpson U13B Boys Singles Plate Runner Up - Charlie Anderson
U13B Boys Singles Winner
James Abrams
U13B Boys Singles Runner Up
Elliot Reidy
U13B Boys Singles S/F
Thomas Latter & Alisdair De Costa
U13B Boys Singles Plate Winner
Tom Simpson
U13B Boys Singles Plate Runner Up
Charlie Anderson
U13B Girls Singles Winner - Shayna Godin U13B Girls Singles Runner Up - Libby Jennings U13B Girls Singles S/F - Vanshi Shah & Harsimran Sahotay U13B Girls Singles Plate Winner - Stacey Charlton
U13B Girls Singles Winner
Shayna Godin
U13B Girls Singles Runner Up
Libby Jennings
U13B Girls Singles S/F
Thomas Latter & Alisdair De Costa
U13B Girls Singles Plate Winner
Stacey Charlton
U15 Boys Doubles Winners - Dan Hatt/Mark Sadler U15 Boys Doubles Runners Up - Daniel Regan/Nick Barnett U15 Boys Doubles S/F - Dale Maddox/Oliver White & Conor Bambrick/Max Hodgkinson <
U15 Boys Doubles Winners
Dan Hatt/Mark Sadler
U15 Boys Doubles Runners Up
Daniel Regan/Nick Barnett
U15 Boys Doubles S/F
Dale Maddox/Oliver White & Conor Bambrick/Max Hodgkinson
U15 Girls Doubles Winners - Hannah McClaren/Kirsty Southey U15 Girls Doubles Runners Up - Cayleigh Bambrick/Pui Yi Tam U15 Girls Doubles S/F - Alex English/Georgia Pitson & Isabel Hatt/Amy George U15 Girls Doubles Plate Winners - Lexy Richards/Lizzie Airey U15 Girls Doubles Plate Runners Up - Reena Tarkah/Isabel Batchelor
U15 Girls Doubles Winner
Hannah McClaren/Kirsty Southey
U15 Girls Doubles Runner Up
Cayleigh Bambrick/Pui Yi Tam
U15 Girls Doubles S/F
Alex English/Georgia Pitson & Isabel Hatt/Amy George
U15 Girls Doubles Plate Winner
Lexy Richards/Lizzie Airey
U15 Girls Doubles Plate Runner Up
Reena Tarkah/Isabel Batchelor
U15 Mixed Doubles Winners - Daniel Hatt/Georgia Pittson U15 Mixed Doubles Runners Up - Conor Bambrick/Alex English U15 Mixed Doubles S/F - Howard Stobo/Hannah McClaren & Dale Maddox/Anna Collis <
U15 Mixed Doubles Winners
Daniel Hatt/Georgia Pittson
U15 Mixed Doubles Runners Up
Conor Bambrick/Alex English
U15 Mixed Doubles S/F
Howard Stobo/Hannah McClaren & Dale Maddox/Anna Collis

U13 Boys & Girls Doubles, U15 Boys & Girls ‘B’ Singles and U13 Mixed Doubles (19/10/08)

An entry of over 150 boys and girls kicked off the first HSBA tournament on the 19th October. It was great to see so many of our loyal schools sending their entrants such as Haberdashers, St Albans, Dame Alice Owens, and Verulam, and also a great many more new schools represented (Ashlyns, Tring, Aldenham, Simon Balle, Hertswood, Yavneh College, Herts and Essex, Knights Templar to name a few) KEEP ON COMING.

This was very smoothly run tournament thanks to our army of helpers, with special thanks to Sangeeta Dhall, Liz Hatt, Nicky and Neil Bambrick, Ken Winchester Alison Widdicombe and our raffle ticket sellers.

Make sure you get your entries in for the next few on time!!!!!

Barbara and Roz

Click HERE for the results.

PS Apologies to all those winners that were expecting to see their photos on the website. Due to some technical difficulties between a daughter, a camera and a PC, the photos have been lost. We have been assured that this won't happen again! If any of you have your own photos from the tournament that you would like posting on the site, please e-mail them to me at admin@hsba.org.uk.

U11 Boys & Girls Doubles, U18 Boys & Girls Singles, Doubles and Mixed (04/11/07)

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U18 Girls Doubles Winners U18 Girls Doubles Runners Up U18 Girls Doubles SF U18 Girls Singles Runner Up
Isabelle Sadler
U18 Boys Singles Winner
Greg Roantree
U18 Boys Singles SF
Chris Dennell & Prakash Rajani
U18 Boys Doubles
U18 Mixed Doubles Finalists U18 Boys Singles Plate Winner
George Moss
18 Girls Singles Plate Winner
Frances Dickson
U18 Girls Singles Plate R/U
Cerie Bhatti
U18 Girls Singles Plate SF
Helena Davenport & Rosie Botfield
U18 Girls Doubles Plate Winners U18 Boys Doubles Plate Runners Up U18 Mixed Doubles Plate Winners U18 Mixed Doubles Plate SF
U18 Mixed Doubles Plate SF
Frances Dixon & Tom Pearce
U11 Girls Doubles Winners
Isabel Hatt & Aimie George
U11 Girls Doubles R/U
Phillipa English & Eleanor Fitton
U11 Girls Doubles S/F
Cayleigh Bambrick & Ellie Makewell
U11 Boys Doubles Winners
U11 Boys Doubles R/U U11 Boys Doubles SF
James Finlayson & Suraj Shah
U11 Girls Doubles Plate Winners
Morgan Payne & Millie Denman
U11 Girls Doubles Plate R/U
Leah Tomlin & Alice Ashbrook
U11 Girls Doubles Plate S/F
Poppie Ephgrave & Hope Holliday
U11 Boys Doubles Plate Winners
Ellis Milton & Saj Raj
U11 Boys Doubles Plate R/U

Badminton England Tournament Results

U17 East (Bronze and Silver Stevenage, Dec 2008)

Saturday December 6th was a very busy day at Stevenage for the Under 17 players

Prior to the event taking place several players had been sent rejection letters but we still had an entry just under 200

Each event, Boys, Girls Silver and Bronze was oversubscribed therefore only Grade 2 players could play in the Silver Events. This meant there were no easy matches; many went to a deciding third game and some took 45 minutes to complete. Badminton England’s timings allow 23 minutes for Silver matches. Therefore was no surprise that some players had very long waits and with hindsight we would have called them later.

Despite long matches and Yehlex Shuttles the tournament finished on time

There were many exciting and high quality games in both the Boys and Girls events and our congratulations go to all Herts players

Elliott Miles and Dan Hatt reached the semi-finals of the Silver Singles. Matt McCloskey and Scott Williams lost in the Silver Doubles Final. Our only girl playing in the Silver Singles, Laura Bygrave reached the quarterfinals. In the Bronze Event, Conor Bambrick reached the quarterfinals in the Singles and with Dale Maddox lost in a very close Doubles Final. John Elms won all his games in his box and Ying Yi Tee was unfortunate to lose in a very close Bronze Singles semi-final. Well done all!

U13 East (Bronze and Silver Stevenage, Dec 2008)

Sunday December 7th and we are back in Stevenage for the U13 Silver and Bronze Open Events

Much smaller and much easier to manage than the Under 17 Tournament and all entries were accepted. However it proved to be a good tournament and it was great to see so many Hertfordshire players taking part

The Silver event is always small in the U13s and this year again was no exception, the boys bronze is always the biggest event and this year it was huge, bigger than the U17 bronze. The actual number of entries was about the same as last year but the number of girls has dropped back to the level it was a few years ago.

The U13s always get through the bronze matches very quickly, some courts turning round in ten minutes so organisers were kept very busy keeping the courts occupied

There were very good matches and Herts girls did extremely well. In the Bronze event Renu Dhall-Chopra, Rachel Ng and Philippa English reached the quarterfinals having won all their games in their boxes, Philippa English continued to play very well, reached the Final and won the Event.

The semi-final of the Bronze Doubles was an all Herts affair with Philippa English and Kayleigh Bambrick beating Zoe Taylor and Eleanor Fitton in the Final. Congratulations girls!

The boys didn't do as well as the Girls but it is important to remember some Herts boys who entered are very young and we do have Boys / Girls in the squad that are Grade 1 and are unable to enter this event. However we say well done to Jack Goode who won all his games in his box.

U13 & U17 East (Stevenage, Dec 2007)

The first weekend in December saw almost three hundred young players compete in the Badminton England Open tournament in Stevenage. The Herts Schools Badminton Association has hosted this very successful annual tournament for over 20 years. This year like others in the past saw players travelling from all around the country from as far as Yorkshire, Jersey and Devon.

The tournament is divided into two age categories, the U13 and U17 and both events were well supported by Hertfordshire players.

The Under 13’s had 27 players from the Herts county squad taking part. They all played extremely well but just one player won a medal, Anna Collis (Letchworth St Francis College) playing with her Shropshire partner collected the silver medal in the Bronze event. This was extremely good as Anna and many of the Hertfordshire players are a year younger than many of their competitors and for others it was their first experience of an Open tournament. They showed a lot of ability and determination and will benefit from the experience.

In the under 17s Hertfordshire was again well represented and the boys did very well winning medals in the Silver and Bronze events.

In the Silver event, Herts boys won Gold medals in both Singles and Doubles. In the Singles, Ryan McCarthy (Potters Bar, Chancellors) played extremely well to add another Gold medal to his collection. There were some close games but Ryan held his nerve to beat all the opposition; a great achievement as Ryan is still under 15.

The doubles pair of Arjun Shah (Harrow, Parmitters) and Ben Vranjkovic (Stevenage, John Henry Newman) surprised everyone last month (except their team manager) by reaching the final of the Silver event in Sussex. In Stevenage after several exciting matches this unseeded pair went one better and won the Gold medal, a wonderful result for them. Earlier in the day both boys played very well in the Bronze Singles event, they battled through an entry of over sixty players to meet each other across the net in the final. In a very good game Arjun beat Ben.

Other Herts players also did very well; the younger pair Scott Williams (Letchworth, Fearnhill School) and Matt McCloskey (Hitchin, Fearnhill School) reached the semi-final of the Bronze event without losing a game and only missed a place in the final by two points.

Hertfordshire Juniors are all playing extremely well and this augers well for the future. The U17 team is preparing for a weekend tournament in York, open only to the top counties. The U13 and U15 teams have both qualified for the Team Challenge Final, which takes place next year, and all three age groups remain unbeaten in the Shires league. At all levels junior badminton is thriving in Hertfordshire with more Schools playing badminton and more players wanting to join clubs.

Full results for the tournaments can be found on the Badminton England website by clicking HERE

U17 Silver Boys Singles Winner - Ryan McCarthy U17 Bronze Boys Singles Winner - Arjun Shah U17 Hertfordshire Medal Winners U17 Silver Boys Doubles Winners - Ben Vranjlovic and Arjun Shah U17 Bronze Boys Doubles Bronze Medalists - Matthew McCloskey and Scott Williams U17 Hertfordshire Players
U17 Silver Boys Singles Winner
Ryan McCarthy
U17 Bronze Boys Singles Winner
Arjun Shah
U17 Hertfordshire Medal Winners U17 Silver Boys Doubles Winners
Ben Vranjkovic and Arjun Shah
U17 Bronze Boys Doubles Bronze Medalists
Matthew McCloskey and Scott Williams
U17 Hertfordshire Players

U13 Midlands Silver (Warwick, Dec 2007)

U13 Warwickshire Silver Medalists - David Maughan & Matthew Widdicombe
Silver Medalists
David Maughan & Matthew Widdicombe

U15 North Midlands Bronze (Nottingham, Sept 2007)

U15 Nottingham Bronze Medalists - Andrew & David Maughan
Bronze Medallists
Andrew & David Maughan