The end of the school term saw the Gwent junior squad leave for Guernsey to play the island team. This is always a highly anticipated event and this year was no exception. Seven boys and seven girls represented the county Continue reading Gwent juniors take Guernsey by storm
Gwent supplied 40% of the Welsh U15 team which came up against very strong competition from Scotland, England & Ireland over the first weekend in May. Well done Tom, Oliver, Katie & Megan.
On May 3rd youngsters turned out for this popular fixture which introduces newcomers to competition alongside players experienced at club, county and international levels. There now seems to be demand for extending the event to include U17s in future.
A fantastic result for Aimee & Lucie Whiteman in the Easter tournament in Olve. They were delighted with their Silver in the U11 doubles and Aimee added two more silvers to this in the singles and mixed. Oliver Stansfield produced some Continue reading Brilliant results in Belgium
The last two sessions have seen Chris and Alison Pritchard start coaching Gwent squad alongside Chris Killick and Alice Palmer, now that Matt has left for Guernsey. We are hoping to invite league clubs to assist next season on a Continue reading New coaches at Gwent junior squad
The Yonex Junior Nationals took place on the weekend of 15th & 16th of March in Deeside and, undeterred by the long trip, Gwent players returned with an impressive medal haul. All the gold medals returned to Gwent at under Continue reading Junior Nationals – Gwent Sweep the board in Under 13s
Last weekend was a very productive and successful weekend for all 19 players involved in the Welsh Junior National Championships in Deeside. The squad produced 15 out of 25 titles with only 19 available titles to the Gwent junior players, 7 runners up medals, 4 plate winners and 2 plate runner ups. Continue reading Gwent Takes 15 National Titles
Katie Whiteman traveled to the West Midlands Under 13’s silver event this weekend and came home with Gold. Katie played in the Silver Star event battled her way through the semi final 15-10, 15-13. She then met Hope Warner in the final Continue reading Whiteman turns Silver Star to Gold
Gwent Juniors had yet another weekend full of success. Deeside Junior Open James Morris takes Gold in the U13’s Boys Singles, then doubled up with Jamie Noble to take the Silver medal. Megan Pritchard fought hard against doubles partner Rhea Continue reading Weekend of Winners for Under 13’s
Tom Whiteman wasted no time in getting off to a good start this season with Bronze in both the Singles and Mixed ( with Gean Sou Mo) in Cheltenham. (11/09/11)