Ladies’ Social Division

We are hoping to introduce a Ladies’ Social Division next season. It will be completely separate to the existing ladies’ divisions. If you have:

  • any ladies playing at your club who have given up playing league for whatever reason
  • any ladies who play for fun and have never considered competing
  • any teenage girls who are social players or doing GCSE sport

These are the ladies we are hoping will enter this new division. You could even enter with friends from other clubs or even your children, then you can pick your own unique team name.

If you are already playing through a club then you will pay your Badminton England affiliation through that club. If, however, you decide to get a team together with people who don’t play for an affiliated club (eg schoolgirls, friends, No Strings players etc.) you will be able to affiliate through the league “Social Hub Club” that we will be setting up for that purpose.

If you are independent of a club you will have to find courts and buy shuttles between you but there won’t be many matches so the cost won’t be too high.

Hopefully this will appeal to some women who have never thought about playing competitively. We all have friends who say they “used” to play, this is the time to get them into it and to be proactive so that we can grow our ladies’ participation together.

There will be no promotion or relegation between the social division and the main division so no chance of facing “scary” teams. (You know who you are!)

We would like to get 4 teams in each of the Worthing and Brighton leagues to start with, if possible.

We would also like a keen volunteer to set up a Facebook page for the social division so you can share pictures and stories from the games.

If you are interested in knowing more about the potential social division, please contact:

Julia.alkema1@gmail.com

This proposal is only a suggestion, investment from Badminton England club funding could be obtained to cover the majority of the costs and support this initiative. Julia is just keen to understand whether we, as a league, would want to create an opportunity to support the growth of league badminton by increasing women badminton players.


Worthing & Brighton League Tables – 23rd January 2019

Firstly, apologies for the huge delay in posting this update. I’ve just moved home so have been distracted and/or without internet connection…

The updated tables are detailed below.

Please also note that I will be checking Badminton England affiliation over the next week so I’d ask that you all make sure your players are affiliated to avoid any penalty points.

Best wishes to you all for 2019,

Paul

Brighton Divisions 2018/19

Brighton Full Mixed – Division I

Steyning Phoenix

Homestead

Hassocks

Brighton Bats

Hassocks 2

Nondescripts

Littlehampton


Brighton Full Mixed – Division II

Lancing

Stanford Penguins

Lewes

Forest

Arcadians


Brighton Full Mens – Division I

Club Foot

Homestead

Hassocks

Nondescripts

Horsham Arun

Crawley


Brighton Full Mens – Division II

Brighton Bats

Stanford Penguins

Homestead 2

Arctic Spas

Forest

Littlehampton


Brighton Ladies Combi – Division I

Hassocks

Brighton Bats

Hassocks 2

Stanford Penguins


Brighton Mixed Combi – Division I

Brighton Bats

Hassocks

Hassocks 2

Lancing


Brighton Mixed Combi – Division II

Southover

Forest

Lewes

Stanford Penguins


Brighton Mens Combi – Division I

Hassocks

Club Foot

Arctic Spas

Littlehampton

Lindfield


Brighton Mens Combi – Division II

Brighton Bats

Crawley

Lewes

Homestead

Stanford Penguins


Brighton Mens Combi – Division III

Stanford Penguins 2

Brighton Bats 2

Longhill

Virgin Brighton

David Lloyd

Storrington

 

Worthing Divisions – 2018/19

Worthing Mens – Division I

(Due to the duplication of teams and the size of the division, I am suggesting each team plays each other once. I will arrange the fixtures so each team plays 3 at home and 3 away. If you are unhappy with this plan, let me know and I’ll happily go with the majority.)

Littlehampton

Homestead

Littlehampton 2

Homestead 2

Forest

Juniors

West Worthing


Worthing Ladies Combi – Division I

Littlehampton

Chi Wing

Forest

Lancing


Worthing Mixed Combi – Division I

Littlehampton

Steyning Phoenix

Nondescripts

Forest


Worthing Mixed Combi – Division II

Homestead

Chi Wing

Southwater

Lancing


Worthing Mixed Combi – Division III

David Lloyd

Middleton

West Worthing

Arcadians

Juniors


Worthing Mens Combi – Division I

Littlehampton

Littlehampton 2

Arcadians

Bognor

Club Foot

Stanford Penguins