Player Profiles


Name - Mark S
Nickname - ?
Team - Mens 1
Favourite format - not bothered
Racquet - Yonex
Best shot - Beer
Favourite badminton shot - 'mid court push'
Likes - Lots of things, Feathers. 


Name - Arun U
Nickname - ?
Team - Mens 2
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet -Yonex
Best shot - TBC
Favourite badminton shot - 'the smash'
Likes - Doctoring, RBC. 


Name - Ian N
Nickname - Nick
Team - Mens 2
Favourite format - Ladies
Racquet - Yonex ArcSaber 5DX
Best shot - Malt whiskey
Favourite badminton shot - 'net drop'
Likes - GP Bike Racing, Leeds Rhinos 


Name - Shak I
Nickname - Fred (long story)
Team - TBC
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet -  One which I swear as a massive hole in it - thats why i miss so many shots.
Best shot - Southern comfort chasers
Favourite badminton shot -  The one that I hit over the net - anything else is a bonus
Likes -  Law (especially trial advocacy) , running, TA (too old now but it was fun whilst it lasted).


Name - Clive H
Team - Mens 2 & Combined 2
Favourite format - Mixed
Racquet - Yes, I have one
Best shot - Bitter
Favourite badminton shot - 'back hand, cross court drop'
Likes - Rugby Union, F1



Name - Ben H
Nickname - Ben
Team - Mens 2 & Combined 2
Favourite format - Any
Racquet - ArcSaber 8DX
Best shot - Skol
Favourite badminton shot - 'the push'
Likes - Most things really! 


Name - Cindy B
Team - Ladies & Combined 2
Favourite format - Ladies
Racquet - a good one
Best shot - nice glass of Rioja
Favourite badminton shot - 'back to back clear'
Likes - Good games 



Name - Cat R
Teams - Ladies & Combined 2
Favourite format - Ladies
Racquet - the one you see here
Best shot - anything alcoholic
Favourite badminton shot - 'back hand drop'
Likes - Golf, Playing hard games



Name - Nathan M
Favourite format - Men's Doubles
Team - Part of a big Men's 2 team
Racquet - Yonex something
Best shot - Jagerbomb
Favourite badminton shot - attempted smash
Likes - Football, badminton, beer and FIFA



Name - Mick F
Favourite format - Mixed doubles
Team - Mens 2
Racquet - Carlton Vapour Trail
Best shot -  Budweiser
Favourite badminton shot - Any I can get to!
Likes - Tanks, Spitfires, NFL, Playing Badminton


Name - Pete J
Teams - Debut can't be far away
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet -  Artengo 820 (cos that's the one I've got)
Best shot - Real ale or good red wine
Favourite badminton shot - Cross court (the ones that go over the net that is!)
Likes - Ros, Dancing (jive), Hill walking, my son and daughter.


Name - Rob T
Nickname - Alistair Cooke
Teams - Mens 2
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet -
Best shot - Lager
Favourite badminton shot - 'the smash'
Likes - Electricianing, Holidays


Name - Rich J
Nickname - Flip flop boy
Teams - Mens 2 & Combined 2
Favourite format - Not bothered
Racquet - Babolat
Best shot - Farmers Blonde
Favourite badminton shot - 'the smash'
Likes - Man City, Snowboarding, Chloe


Name - Alastair C
Teams - Mens 2
Favourite format - Mens
Racquet - the one I use
Best shot - beer
Favourite badminton shot - 'the drop'
Likes - Juliette, Sheffield Forum


Name - Jethron F
Teams - Mens 2
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet - Babolat
Best shot - Beer
Favourite badminton shot - 'the smash'
Likes - Gusto, Italy, Beer, dressing up as Santa!



Name - Andy C
Teams - Mens 1
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet - Any recently restrung
Best shot - World beer
Favourite badminton shot - 'the drop'
Likes - World travel, Natalie and Tranmere!


Name - Helen H
Nickname - Toast Queen
Teams - Combined 1 & Ladies
Favourite format - Ladies
Racquet - Fleet
Best shot - Rose wine
Favourite badminton shot - 'smash'
Likes - Come Dine with Me, Cherry Bakewells, Matt!


Name - Matt H
Nickname - Lego man
Teams - Mens 2
Favourite format - Ladies
Racquet - Yonex Nanospeed
Best shot - Peroni
Favourite badminton shot - 'any off the strings'
Likes - Running, Peroni @ £4.80 a pint, Helen!


Name - Claire E
Nickname - Pixie
Teams - Ladies & Combined 1
Favourite format - Combined
Racquet - Prince
Best shot - Genepi
Favourite badminton shot - 'net tumble'
Likes - Chips, Matching skirts!


Name - Jamie N
Nickname - Fatboy Slim
Teams - Mens 2
Favourite format - Mens Doubles
Racquet - Apacs Tantrum 200
Best shot - Southern Comfort
'Favourite badminton shot - 'the drop shot'
Likes - Fishing, Not taking life too seriously!


Name - Tony R
Nickname - Tea Pot
Teams - Paces, Paces & Paces
Favourite format - Mens Doubles
Racquet - Surge
Best shot - Smooth bitter
Favourite badminton shot - back hand cross court drop (if it works)
Likes - Walking, Caravaning. 


Name - Jane F
Nickname - Chuckles
Teams - Ladies & Combined 2
Favourite format - Ladies
Racquet - Nanospeed 850
Best shot - Lucozade
Favourite badminton shot - 'drop shot'
Likes - Supporters and Winning!


Name - Dave H
Nickname - Gandalf, Grandad or Coach
Teams - Mens 1 & Combined 2
Favourite format - Combined
Racquet - ArcSaber 008
Best shot - Lager
Favourite badminton shot - 'not saying'
Likes - F1, France, Skiing in Val Thorens


Name - Sam O
Nickname - Ollie
Teams - Mens 1 & Combined 1
Favourite format - Ladies :-)
Racquet - Babolat
Best shot - Old Pulteney with Steve
Favourite badminton shot - 'the drop'
Likes - Sheep!


Name - Dave W
Nickname - Skipper
Teams - Mens 1 & Comb 2
Favourite format - Mixed doubles
Racquet - Armortec 70 & Nanospeed 500 (when that breaks)
Best shot - Raki wine
Favourite badminton shot - 'smash' obviously
Likes - Cricket, Nicola & listening to 'drunk Steve' on a Friday night!


Name - Steve K
Nickname - Mr K
Teams - Mens 2 & Combined 2 (sometimes)
Favourite format - Not fussy!
Racquet - ArcSaber 008 and Nanospeed 9000 (both at once!)
Best shot - Old Pulteney
Favourite badminton shot - 'diagonal drop'
Likes - Burnley FC, Skiing and Badders Socials!


Name - Rich W
Nickname - Ginger Ninja
Teams - Mens 1 & Combined 1
Favourite format - Mixed
Racquet - Muscle Power 88
Best shot - Two pints of Deception
Favourite badminton shot - 'the smash'
Likes - Sam and his blanket!


Name - Ravi T
Teams - Combined 1 & Mens 1
Favourite format - Mens doubles
Racquet - Yonex
Best shot - real ale 
Favourite badminton shot - 'back hand clear'
Likes - Walking, Skiing



Name - Karen G
Nickname - Cheeky elf
Teams - Ladies & Combined 1
Favourite format - Mixed doubles
Racquet - Yonex 7000
Best shot - G&T
Favourte badminton shot - 'the clear'
Likes - Fur, Lin Dan from China & Ronhill gear!


Name - Lesley K 
Nickname - Mrs K
Teams - Ladies & Combined 2
Favourite format - Ladies with Mrs Hunt
Racquet - ArcSaber 9
Best shot - Vodka Martinis, Cherry Bakewells, Baileys
Favourite badminton shot - 'high flick serve'
Likes - Steve, Skiing and 007 Parties!