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Thread: badminton in tamworth
10-18-2007, 02:05 PM #1
badminton in tamworth
I seem to be having real problems in finding a club/partner for Tamworth,Staffs.
I am an above average player but have recently been forced to stop playing because my buddy moved out of town!!
I am desperate to start playing again, and believe there was a club called Saxons that have now disbanded, if anyone wants to play, or even start a new club of our own than please get in touch.
It seems crazy that there are numerous sports centres in Tamworth but not one club to join.
btw, I am 6ft5 so this could give me an advantage (lol).
All the best,
10-19-2007, 02:41 AM #2
The Three Spires club at the Friary Sports centre in Lichfield is probably the closest club now. Fridays 19:00-22:00
10-19-2007, 03:19 AM #3
thanks neil, i was aware of that one.
I really wanted something weekday nights, not fri,sat or sun.
Do you go to that club and is it any good.
10-19-2007, 04:41 AM #4
I have played for them in the past.
I think they are still in division 1 of the South Staffs league.
Currently I play for Reedswood in Brownhills (so down the A5 rather than the A51). Tuesday nights 20:00-22:00
a little bit further on, there is TP Riley who play at Norton Canes
on Thursdays 20:00-22:00
I also play at 4 Oaks in Streetly
They play in the Birmingham League and the Sutton League
but they play on Sunday night
10-19-2007, 05:11 AM #5
Thanks neil,you seem really clued up.
Are you looking for new members for Reedswood, Brownhills because that night suits me perfect.
I would say I am average to slightly above average ability but have never played club badminton before.
I am really keen to play and would like the chance to compete also.
Thanks ever so for your posts, they have been really helpful.
10-19-2007, 06:05 AM #6
The next 2 tuesdays we have a match on each night, but there will be other courts available if you want to come down
for our location
10-19-2007, 06:25 AM #7
Fantastic, I would love to come down.
Ill see you there then!
PS, do you provide the shuttles and how much will i have to pay?
10-19-2007, 06:40 AM #8
yes, the club provides the shuttles. We use feathers.
The visitors fee is either £2 or £3 - I can't remember.
10-19-2007, 06:52 AM #9
see you there.
12-03-2007, 05:40 AM #10
I play at county officers club in Stafford. How far is stafford from you? We also play social badminton at the uni campus in stafford 7-9 mondays and fridays. Its £2.30 for social badders and the club night is £3 per session. If you need more info lemme know
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