Day one results at the YONEX Bendigo International 2022

Pictured: Chun-Yi Lin (Chinese Taipei) and Athi Selladuri (Australia). Photo Credit:Marthin Nanere Many of last week’s competitors in Sydney made the move to Bendigo for this week’s International Challenge tournament – the YONEX Bendigo International 2022. Also joining them in Bendigo, an influx of Japanese competitors (part of the Jtekt Act Saikyo club) and a…

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Day Three at the YONEX Sydney International 2022

Pictured: Kenneth Choo and Andika Ramadiansyah, Australia. Photo Credit: Luis Veniegra With a place in the quarterfinals at stake, the players were laying it all out on court on day three at the YONEX Sydney International 2022. Only two seeds remain in the mixed doubles draw after Chinese Taipei’s Chen/Wang knocked out the second seeds…

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Day Two: YONEX Sydney International 2022

Pictured: Kenneth Choo and Gronya Somerville, Australia. Photo Credit: Luis Veniegra Photography Australia was in full force on the second morning of the YONEX Sydney International 2022, with at least one mixed doubles pair on each court to open proceedings. Australia’s Jordan Yang and Maureen Wijaya were outplayed by the top seeds from Canada, while…

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Player Development programmes boosting confidence on the world stage

Raphael Deloy is one of New Zealand’s youngest representatives at this week’s YONEX Sydney International 2022. He was also among the youngest to compete and train at the Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022 last weekend, which was an initiative linked to Badminton Oceania’s Player Development programme. This morning, the 15-year-old had his first taste of international action…

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Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022: Australia dominate to secure victory of inaugural test match series

The Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022 brings together the top under-19s from Australia and New Zealand in a brand-new initiative linked to Tier 1 of Badminton Oceania’s Player Development programme. Following their 4-1 victory in this morning’s first test match, Australia walked into the second with confidence at BadmintonWorx Yennora, opening with the men’s singles. Men’s Singles…

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Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022: Australia take an early lead after first test match

The Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022 got underway this morning, becoming the first taste of international action since 2019 for more than half of the under-19 players from Australia and New Zealand. Competing at BadmintonWorx Yennora, the first test match started at 9.30 local time (AEST) and opened with a tense men’s doubles match. Men’s Doubles Australia’s…

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Meet Team Australia Under-19s about to compete at Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022

Over the first weekend of October, the top under-19 players from Australia and New Zealand will compete in the Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022. The new initiative is part of Badminton Oceania’s player development programme (Tier 1) and will see the players compete in three test matches on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October 2022. Australia will be fielding a…

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