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Finalists in Schools Badminton Tournament

18 Mar 1967
Ivy Bank School, Kiddrow Lane, Burnley

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Finalists in Schools Badminton Tournament

Picture shows: finalists in the badminton tournament and captains of the champion teams. Back row (from the left); B. Thornton (Barden), M. Bamford (Walshaw), M Farrer (Walshaw), C. Fitton (High School), A. Moran (Grammar School)
Front Row; D. Roberts (Barden), A. Shackleton (High School), N. Whitham (St. Theodore’s) and S. Hargreaves (Grammar School).
Burnley schools held their first badminton knockout tournament at Ivy Bank School on Saturday. Forty students from six schools took part. During the year the schools have also been playing in a badminton league, and the captains of the winning teams, N. Whitham (St. Theodore’s) and Anne Shackleton (High School) received trophies. These were donated and presented by Mrs. H. Pollard in memory of her late husband. Winners in the knockout competitions were:-
Boy’s singles: D. Roberts (Barden) beat A. Moran (Burnley GS)
Girl’s singles: A. Shackleton (Burnley High school) beat M. Bamford (Walshaw).
Boys’ doubles: D. Roberts and B. Thornton (Barden) beat A. Moran and S. Hargreaves (Burnley GS)
Girls’ doubles; M. Farrer and M. Bamford (Walshaw) beat A. Shackleton and C. Fitton (High School)

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