Welcome to the 2018-2019 Season! We are delighted to have a new website up and running and to act as a place where we can publish all our latest news. Check out our Competitions page for information on all of our events. In our Useful Documents page you will find – believe it or not – useful documents for the upcoming season. Visit our News page for the latest updates.
Did you know badminton is considered one of the world’s most popular sports? According to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) website, there are currently over 200 MILLION registered players worldwide. Badminton is also the world’s fastest racquet sport, with the shuttlecock reaching speeds of up to 300km when smashed across the net by elite players. Why Badminton? … Continue reading The Benefits of Badminton
All roads led to the 2018 South West Shuttlefest on 15th & 16th September 2018. Held in Co. Kildare in a village called Kilcullen, players came from all over the island of Ireland from Donegal, Cork, Limerick, Waterford and Dublin to name a few. The schedule for the weekend was full, with events in Men’s, Ladies and … Continue reading South West Shuttlefest Report 2018
Pictured above: Men’s & Ladies Leagues Winners & Runners-Up 2017-2018 Following the Shuttlefest, we have our Men’s & Ladies Leagues which are now open for entries. Please click here to download the Men’s and Ladies Leagues team entry form. Closing date for entries is Friday 21st September 2018 by 6pm. As agreed at this years AGM, … Continue reading Men’s & Ladies 2018 Entries Now Open!
Historically, finals of Leagues & Cups would be reffed by willing volunteers there on the night while Championships finals would be umpired by Badminton Ireland Court Officials who kindly gave their time to travel to South West. At the 2015 Annual General Meeting of the South West Leinster Badminton League, it was proposed that a … Continue reading Want to become an SWLBL umpire?