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May 3, 2021
Rockets Stun Tigers in Grand Final

The Starship Rockets have stunned the Tiger Brokers Tigers with a thrilling performance in the grand final of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton League. With surprising line-ups from both teams, the stage was set for exciting and unpredictable match-up at the Skycity Theatre. With hot favourites, the unbeaten Tiger Brokers Tigers, taking on […]

April 23, 2021
Spotlight Turns to NZBL Grand Final

The countdown is on for the highly anticipated BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton League Grand Final on Saturday May 1st at the SKYCITY Theatre. A hotly contested second season has produced two exciting teams, eager and ready to take out the lion's share of the $20,000 prize money on offer. The TIGER BROKERS Tigers […]

April 12, 2021
Golden Games Take Centre Stage

The Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton League took centre stage at the luxurious SKYCITY Theatre for Round Four action that did not disappoint. In a historic first, New Zealand’s best badminton players competed live on a theatre stage and their performances rose to the special occasion. The unbeaten Tiger Broker Tigers pounced early against […]

April 1, 2021
Barfoot & Thompson NZBL takes to SKYCITY Theatre!

The BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton League hits the heart of Auckland at the prestigious SKYCITY Theatre on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th April.  Auckland fans will have the chance to marvel in a unique and theatrical badminton experience, never seen before in New Zealand! Entry is free for spectators and this will be […]

March 28, 2021
Recap: Tigers Extend, Apples Gain First Points

The Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton League roadshow resumed after a brief COVID enforced break, hosted for the first time at the North Harbour Badminton Centre. Would the Tiger Brokers Tigers continue to build from their 2020 break-out season, or would the Plenty Bay Whales blow their opponents away, as they did in Round […]

March 3, 2021
Recap: NZBL Season Two Launches at Full Speed

The Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton League launched with a bang on Tuesday night with new teams, an innovative new match to savour, and exhilarating action right from the first serve. Defending champions, the Tiger Broker Tigers, were favourites against newcomers the Starship Rockets, but were slow out of the gate. Even with last […]

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 […]

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