The club will be opening the gym, badminton and squash courts on Saturday 25th July 2020. We will provide guidance on Friday 17th July detailing how we will now operate – to ensure members and employees remain safe. Thank you for you continued support and patience throughout these difficult times and we look forward to welcoming you back to your club!
WRFC Badminton News Issue 1 2020
Watch this exclusive interview for Mental Health Awareness Week! Filmed before lockdown, British Men’s Singles No. 1 Toby Penty sat down with double Olympic track cycling champion Joanna Rowsell MBE, to talk about their respective experiences of coping with alopecia whilst being in the public eye and the mental challenges this poses. In what proves to be an unbelievably open and honest interview, we’re giving our members an exclusive first look at the full video before anyone else.
1. Annual matches v the RAF Ladies and RAF Men On Friday 21st February we welcomed teams from the RAF to the Club for our annual matches, which usually take place a week or two before the Inter-Services Competition. The RAF Badminton Association was established in August 1948 and I believe the first Ladies match against Wimbledon took place the following year. The Men’s match was started 11 years ago as part of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Ladies fixture. At the same time several former Wimbledon and RAF players attended to renew acquaintance with old friends and team mates, both of these proving to be so popular that they have continued ever since. This year both of the Wimbledon teams won their matches (the Ladies won 6-3, the Men won 5-4), following which 39 people sat down to a delicious 2-course lunch. 2. Visit to the All England…
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