10 April 2012
BCS Badminton Cup & Plate Finals Day


On Wednesday 28th March colleges attended the Badminton Cup and Plate Finals held at Loughborough University.

Each college entered 2 men's singles, 2 women's singles, 2 men's doubles, 2 women's doubles and 2 mixed doubles teams and the winner was decided by the most matches won. Matches were best of 3 games to 21 points. 6 colleges battled it out in the Cup Competition whilst 4 colleges were competing for the Plate.

The Cup competition was set up into 2 pools of 3 with Runshaw College and Farnborough 6th Form College victorious in their pools and Hartlepool 6th Form College and Truro College finishing runners up in their respective pools.

Farnborough 6th Cup Winners 2012
Farnborough 6th Form College were triumphant in the final, winning 6-4 over Runshaw College whilst Truro College beat Hartlepool College 6-4 to third position. Meanwhile Milton Keynes College and Warwickshire College played for 5th and 6th place positions with Milton Keynes winning a very tightly contested match on count-back.


Stonyhurst College, Brockenhurst, East Norfolk 6th Form College and Joseph Chamberlain 6th Form College battled it out in the Plate competition with Brockenhurst proving eventual winners. East Norfolk took the runners up position, with Stonyhurst College and Joseph Chamberlain 6th Form College finishing 3rd and 4th respectively.


 Further detail and specific results can be viewed on the Badminton England website via this link:

This was an excellent day and well organised with a high standard of badminton shown throughout the day. Special thanks must go to Malcolm Jellows and John from Badminton England for running and organising the competition.