wanderers club Badminton News, September 2017 1

Rhona Fuller at the recently held SA Golden Eagles Championships in East London.


The Badminton section caters for and welcomes players of all levels – and ages!

The Silver and Golden Eagles are senior players who have a designated practice session on Sunday afternoons. Success is noted at provincial and now international level.

Rhona Fuller and Eileen Howson have been selected to represent South Africa in the World Senior Badminton Championships to be held in China: – Whuan City from 25 to 28 October and in the Sechuan Province from 02 to 05 November.

This international competition was last held in Sweden in 2015 and is a Badminton World Federation event.

Chairman of the Wanderers Badminton section, Owen Kerr, congratulated the players on their “well deserved selection.”

This honour tops an achievement-filled season for Rhona who won the ladies singles event at the SA Golden Eagles Championships held in East London in June.

She was awarded Badminton SA’s Sportswoman of the Year at senior level at this event after evaluation at several tournaments during 2017.

The South African team is wished success at this prestigious tournament.