Badminton club members standing: Graham Williams (Club Secretary), Alice Muffet, Robert Mayo, Tara, Alireza Mahdieh, (Benita – baby), Bo Stanmore, John Castles, Alex Saladino, Chris Sweeney, Rawson Leach, Mark Shanahan, Robert Muffet. Kneeling: Sue Woods, Erin Mayo, Jodie Mayo, Cory Mayo, Jack Loomes, Jay Bhakta (Club President) Megan McLauchlan (Asst. Treasurer). Members absent or missing in picture: Gayle Williams, Lorraine & Graham Everest, Rowan Woods, Darren Jelbart, Ben Mackay & Tracy Brown.The Forbes Badminton Club concluded another successful season with a presentation night on June 22.
The club’s success is mainly driven by the enthusiasm and commitment of its members. Every season, the club loses a few members, as people change towns etcbut new members join bringing in a fresh round of enthusiasm.
We had six new members – Mark Shanahan, Alice and Robert Muffet, Ali andTara Mahdieh, and Darren Jelbart.
The new season commences on Wednesday July 27. Games are played every Wednesday at Forbes Highfor 21 weeks with finals on December 7, followed by Presentations on December 14.
Games commence at 6.30PM and finish by 9PM. First four weeks are social games suited for newcomers. Shuttles are provided. If you do not have a Badminton racket, you can hire one from the club. Students get 50 per centconcession.
Competitions commence August 24. Singles and doubles will be played in Grade A and B. For doubles, every alternate week will be played as a mixed grade for widening the experience. Games are played as per roster circulated by secretary, Graham Williams.
Most Improved – Alice Muffet.
Doubles Grade A: Jack Loomes and Jay Bhakta. Runners up – Bo Stanmore and Graham Everest.Doubles Grade B: Ali Mahdieh and Robert Muffet. Runners up – Jodie Mayo and Gayle Williams.
Singles Grade B: Megan McLauchlan. Runners up – Sue Woods.Singles Grade A and Club Champion: Jay Bhakta. Runners up – Bo Stanmore
(Standing) Jay Bhakta – Singles Grade A Winner and Club Champion and Megan McLauchlan Grade B Winner (kneeling) Bo Stanmore and Sue Woods – Runners Up respectively in Singles Grade A and B.
FBC is lucky to have one of the Best Badminton Courts in the Central West Region – the floors are proper wooden floors with lines well marked and the courts are well maintained. A big thanks to Forbes High School. Those living at Forbes with an interest to play or learn Badminton, should consider joining FBC.
Badminton can be played at a pace suited to the player, as we play both singles and doubles and in two grades.
The FBC would like to throw down the gauntlet for someone to come and try to match or surpass the smash speeds of FBC’s fastest smashers – John Castles and Bo Stanmore.
For more information, e-mail FBC President Jay Bhakta at [email protected]南京夜网 or text Jay on 0418 480 728. Full information on Facebook page – look for Forbes Badminton Club.
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