Summer friendly for Uphill

Uphill Badminton Club.

Uphill Badminton Club. - Credit: Archant

Uphill Badminton Club drew 10-all with the Avon development squad in a summer friendly match.

Uphill Badminton Club took on Avon development squad on the second of a men’s summer friendly double header

This was a five-a-side match totalling 20 games and the Uphill team of Paul Edwards, Matt Cole, Mark Edwards Callum Grayson and Billy Fear all took the chance to get in some pre-season preparation.

Against a strong and youthful Avon five, the match was nip and tuck all night, with Uphill taking an early 5-3 lead.

Avon clawed it back to 6-6, with Uphill going behind 7-9 into the last round of games, before Uphill took three of the last four to secure a 10-10 draw.

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The match could barely have been closer with only four of the 20 games scores having a score underneath 17 and five of the 20 being set about 21.

The team’s win statistics on the night were as follows: Mark (5), Paul (4), Billy (4), Matt (4), Callum 3.

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Thanks again to Will Mellersh for sending some new blood down for the Uphill experience.

Uphill senior club restarts this week and always welcome new members to its main and beginner’s club.

The club also run a thriving junior section on a Saturday afternoon for ages four to 18 years. For further details on either please visit our website at, our facebook page, or via email at

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