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Rossendale Badminton League

Established 1953

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John Culshaw Tournament

The annual John Culshaw Tournament will take place on Sunday 28th April at Norden Sports Centre, Rishton, BB1 4ED from 10am-3pm.

Teams consist of: 2 men, 2 ladies and the tournament is handicapped.

You will play a mixture of men's, ladies and mixed doubles throughout the day.

To tournament is open to anyone, not just Blackburn League players.

To enter a team, please contact either Rick or Claire E. The closing date is Wednesday 24th April.

The cost per team is just £28. Thats only £7 per player for 5 hours of badminton!! 

Many thanks



Fearns change their Name

The oldest Club in the League Fearns Badminton Club have changed their name to Accy Flyers 

New Team

Blackburn Seniors have entered a fourth team in the second Division. this brings the total number of teams in the League to 20. Due to this new entry last season's Second division runners up Independents declined the chance of promotion to the first division so Transport who finished bottom of the 1st Division last season will remain in the top division

Dance Report

90 People attended the annual Presentation Evening at Haslingden Cricket Club the evening went down well with those who attended enjoying the disco and buffet super.

​The Tony Frost Sports Awards were presented by Maureen Frost Tony's widow, the winners were

1st Division Sports Lady - Amanda Hodkinson Blackburn Seniors B

1st Division Sports Man - Darren Veevers Transport

1st Division Sports Team - Blackburn Seniors B

2nd Division Sports Lady - Janice Schofield Independents

2nd Division Sports Man - Connor Bell Blackburn Seniors C

2nd Division Sports Team - Blackburn Seniors C

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John Culshaw Tournament- Sunday 22nd April, 10am at Hyndburn Sports Centre

The John Culshaw Tournament is a handicapped team tournament with an aim to raise money for charity. Teams consist of 2 men and 2 ladies and will cost £7.50 per player with plenty of games throughout the day. This tournament is available to all players, whether registered with a league or not. 

To enter the tournament or for further information,  please email Claire Edmundson on with details of your team including team name, players and, if applicable, the league, team and division they play in no later than 17th April.

Registration Deadline

A reminder to all Secretaries / Captains that Wednesday 28th February 2018 is the last day players can be registered this season

Individual Handicaps Date Change

Due to March 11th the date scheduled for our Individual Handicaps clashing with Mothers Day we have changed the date for the Individual Handicaps to Sunday 8th April 2018 at Haslingden Sports Centre 10.00 am start.

Individual Handicaps

Entry forms have been sent out to all club Secretaries and Captains. The event will take place on Sunday 11th March 2018 at Haslingden Sports Centre 10.00am start for Men's Singles.

Open to any player registered in Rossendale Badminton League

Please check with your Club Secretary/Captain for more details.

All Entries must be made through your club.

CUP Squads Required

All 16 teams involved in the first round of the Imperial Consultants Cup are required to submit a cup squad before 4pm on Sunday 7th January 2018.

Ex Treasurer Passes Away

It is with regret that our ex Treasurer Keith Ratcliffe has passed away after a long illness at the age of 66.   For those who knew him Keith was the treasurer of the league for 12 years and played for Haslingden Baptist, Haslingden Youth Club, and St. Thomas's. A donation on behalf of all our league members has been passed on to his family at the funeral held on Thursday 7th December.

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