GHAP Badminton First League Season

2011/12 was the first season GHAP badminton club had entered a team into any League. Previously our club has just played social badminton but with any club we have to evolve and with more members wanting to, and playing competitive badminton elsewhere we felt now was as good time as any to enter a GHAP team into a league.

 

Our Badminton teams home games are played at Manchester Academy on a Friday night, this is also a club night (INVITE ONLY) for players of a league standard.

2011/12 Season

 

Our league season was a tail of two halfs, the first half was very much about the team finding its feet in the Manchester Badminton League and our players adjusting to playing a higher standard of badminton. At the end of 2011 Disley were running away with the Division and we were one of three teams aiming for 2nd place, we were roughly in 4th place at this point. The new year brought better results, we won all 6 league matches and ended the season in 2nd place and being promoted to Division 4.

 

We also entered the Slann Cup/Plate, we were knocked out of the Slann Cup in the first round, however we did make it all the way to the final in the Slann Plate where we faced PVBC1 and Won 349.5 - 262 points.

 

Special attention needs to go to Sally Dowgill's performance during the season. She was selected for the Majorie Constantine Tournament whereby the best players over the season are selected to represent their division. Sally played women's doubles with Josie Chan(Disley) and won 7 of 8 matches and won the women's doubles title. Div5 also won the overall award

GHAP1 Team Results 2011/12

 

 Date                

 Comp 

 Team Venue    Score     Result
 15th Sept 2011   MBL PVBC4   Away 

    10-8 

Loss

 21st Sept 2011   FR Cheadle Hulme  Away     8-10 Win
 30th Sept 2011   MBL PVBC4  Home     12-6 Win
 7th Oct 2011   MBL Rally 2  Home     6-12 Loss
 8th Nov 2011   CUP David Lloyd  Away   244-230.5 Loss
 11th Nov 2011   MBL NOMADS 3  Home      14-4 Win
 16th Nov 2011   MBL Disley  Away      15-3 Loss
 2nd Dec 2011   MBL Disley  Home     10-8 Win
 6th Dec 2011   MBL Silver Feathers 3  Away     10-8 Loss
 9th Dec 2011   MBL The Northern  Away     12-6 Loss
 20th Jan 2012   CUP Blue Triangle 2  Home  293.5-181 Win
 6th Feb 2012   CUP Silver Feathers 1  Away  222-295.5 Win
 17th Feb 2012   MBL Silver Feathers 3  Home    18-0

Win

 23rd Feb 2012   CUP PVBC 1 Neutral  262-349.5 Win
 29th Feb 2012   MBL NOMADS 3   Away     5-13 Win
 2nd Mar 2012   MBL The Northern  Home     13-5

Win

 3rd April 2012   MBL Nettles 3  Away     6-12 Win
 10th April 2012   MBL Rally 2  Away     7-11 Win 
 13th April 2012   MBL Nettles 3   Home    18-0 Win

Latest News

Memberships now on sale for 18-19 running from September onwards.

 

League season starts in September with 5 teams entered.

 

GHAP will be represented this year at Manchester Pride

 

Next tournaments are London international and internal Christmas tournament in December

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