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January 19, 2021
NZBL Back in 2021 with Barfoot & Thompson

The thrilling and innovative New Zealand Badminton League is back – with bigger and better action on court in February 2021. The signing of new Principal Sponsor, Barfoot & Thompson, combined with new players, new teams, and new playing venues will have fans eagerly awaiting the first round. With a rapid-fire match format, the excitement […]

July 30, 2020
Champions: Tigers Claim Thrilling Final

The LearnCoach New Zealand Badminton League has wrapped up in a thrilling fashion in front of a large crowd, as the Tiger Brokers Tigers took out an action-packed grand final against the Heytour Hawks. With both teams closely matched, it was a seesaw affair that required a golden game to separate the teams and decide […]

July 22, 2020
Dragons Fire Up in Final Round

With pride on the line, Huawei Dragons sought to finish the group stage on a high, while the Tiger Brokers Tigers enjoyed an opportunity to finalise combinations prior to the LearnCoach NZBL final on Wednesday, 29th July. In a see-sawing night, it was the Dragons' combination of Dylan Soedjasa and Alyssa Tagle with a dominant […]

July 20, 2020
Critical Clash to Secure Finals Ticket

The final round of the LearnCoach New Zealand Badminton League hits the court this week, with teams aiming to qualify for the next week's Grand Final. The victorious team will claim the Willans and Wong Presidents’ Cup and a lion's share of the league's $15,000 prize pool. First up on Tuesday night, the Huawei Dragons […]

July 16, 2020
Wolves Extinguish Dragons' Title Aspirations

In a critical round five match-up, both the ONEPURE Wolves and HUAWEI Dragons needed to secure the win to stay in contention for the finals of the LEARNCOACH New Zealand Badminton League. The tie did not disappoint as both teams fought tooth and claw for the valuable league points. The Dragons made a fast start […]

June 26, 2020
Tigers Toppled in Golden Game

HEYTOUR HAWKS defeat TIGER BROKERS Tigers 4-3 With both teams winning in Round 1, the tie between the HEYTOUR Hawks and TIGER BROKERS Tigers was one that promised drama to the very end. Abhinav Manota opened the campaign with clean wins in the Mixed Doubles and Men's Singles, to take the Hawks to an early […]

June 18, 2020
Hawks Scoop Thrilling Golden Game Victory

HEYTOUR HAWKS defeat HUAWEI DRAGONS 4-3 After an exhilarating first night of LEARNCOACH NZBL magic, the match-up between HUAWEI Dragons & HEYTOUR Hawks had much to live up to. The line-up promised numerous hotly contested matches, with TAB bets tipping the Hawks to edge out a narrow win. HUAWEI Dragons’ Dylan Soedjasa and Alyssa Tagle […]

June 11, 2020
NZBL Coaches and Team Members Drafted

With under a week to go until the launch of the LearnCoach New Zealand Badminton League, all players and coaches were officially drafted to four exciting franchise teams. The four teams will compete in a rapid-fire match format over the next seven weeks, with $15,000 NZD up for grabs. Badminton New Zealand Chief Executive Joe […]

May 31, 2020
Four Franchises Partner to Bring Back Badminton

Badminton New Zealand is excited to announce the four franchise teams that will compete in the inaugural LearnCoach New Zealand Badminton League (NZBL). The OnePure Wolves, HeyTour Hawks, Tiger Brokers Tigers and the Huawei Dragons will take the court from June 16th. "We’re delighted to be partnering with these four fantastic companies to get badminton […]

May 29, 2020
Fine-Tuned for Maximum Excitement: Badminton New Zealand Launches New League

New Zealand’s best badminton players will be back on court in June as the innovative LearnCoach New Zealand Badminton League takes flight for the first time. With four exciting new franchise teams, a rapid-fire match format and $15,000 NZD up for grabs, the LearnCoach NZBL will have sport fans on the edge of their seats. […]

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