Irish National Squads

Badminton Ireland has National Squads which take place three times a season at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15. Teams will be selected to represent Ireland from these squads. The first squad will take place on October 28th and is open to all players that would like to try out.

For consideration into the various National Squads please register by completing the following player registration form by the 14th September 2018 . The cost of all three squads is €45; €15 euro for the opening squad and an additional €15 per each squad players are invited to attned.

Players who have reached Irish sports council carding level and are currently competing on the International circuit can attend the national squads but it is not compulsory. 

 

National Senior Squad

Coach - John Quinn

Coach - Daniel Magee


Squad Dates: October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15
Main season's event – European Mixed team championships Qualification December 6th-9th and finals (If Ireland qualify) February 13th-17th 2019

 

National U19 Squad 

Coach – Daniel Magee
Coach – Aisling Ryan
Squad Dates: October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15
Main season’s event – European Junior Championships (U19) 6th-16th of September 2018 Tallinn Estonia

**2019 U19 information to follow**

Coach - Karen Brady

Coach - Ciaran Chambers

National U17 Squad 

Coach - Michael O'Meara
Coach – Aisling Ryan


Squad Dates – October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15
Main season's event – European Team and Individual Championships (Dates TBC)

 

National U15 Squad

Coach - Naomi Darragh

Coach - John Amond

Squad Dates – October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15
Main season's event - Under 15 Quadrangular Event - England Dates TBC

National U13 Squad

Coach - Jennie King
Coach – Craig McCourtney

Assistant Coach - Patricia Gallagher

Squad Dates – October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15
Main season’s event – Under 13 Glasgow Youth International May 17th- 19th

 

National Para Squad

Squad Dates – October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15
Main seasons event – Para World Championships Basel Switzerland 2019

Coach - Badminton ireland Coaching staff assisted by Terry Conroy

National Masters Squad

Squad Dates –  October 28th, December 16th and March 16th at the National Indoor Arena in Blanchardstown D15

Main season event - TBC

Coach - Michael Watt


Players can be selected for multiple national teams but they must attend the national squad for the age group they currently fall into. Any player failing to attend their national squad without good reason will remove themselves from a selection.