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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 […]

July 15, 2020
One Paw on the Trophy: Tigers defeat Hawks

In a top of the table clash, the Tiger Brokers Tigers and HeyTour Hawks eyed a win to guarantee their finals position and with it a shot at the inaugural President’s Cup. Eager for a strong start, Abhinav Manota and Erena Calder-Hawkins saved two match points as they maintained their unbeaten record in this season's […]

July 9, 2020
Tigers Win by a Whisker

Hungry for a victory, the OnePure Wolves faced an in-form Tiger Brokers Tigers last night. If successful, the Tigers would claim out-right first place and with it, a near guaranteed finals position. Reversing their fortunes of three weeks prior, Wolves' duo Oliver Leydon-Davis and Roanne Apalisok were strong as they recorded an early victory. The […]

July 8, 2020
Dragons Flame Burns Bright

In a classic David versus Goliath clash, the undefeated HeyTour Hawks sought to continue their stellar run of form with an eye to securing a place in the grand final. Standing in their path were the always promising, but yet to win, Huawei Dragons. In what may prove to be the match of the tournament, […]

July 4, 2020
The Waitakere Badminton Centre – Home of the NZBL

As we reach the halfway point in the season, we begin to see which teams have adapted best to the unique and exciting format of LEARNCOACH New Zealand Badminton League, and which teams will have an uphill battle to remain competitive in the second half of the season. Playing host to our four teams and […]

July 2, 2020
Hawks Shred Wolves to Remain Unbeaten

As the HeyTour Hawks continue to soar high, the fast improving OnePure Wolves sought to claw a victory and revitalise their LearnCoach New Zealand Badminton League campaign last night at Waitakere Badminton. The Hawks made quick work of the early exchanges racing to a 3-0 lead courtesy of strong all-round performances. The well-established pair of […]

July 1, 2020
Tigers Maul Dragons, Move into First Place

Seeking redemption after tight round two losses, both the Huawei Dragons and Tiger Brokers Tigers were eyeing a much-needed victory to propel them back into Championship contention. Both teams sought a confidence boost in the first Mixed Doubles, however the young Tigers combination of Dacmen Vong & Janice Jiang held their nerve to draw first […]

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 […]

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