IN the latest edition of our look back through the archives, here are five badminton teams from the past.
Pictured above, January 1978, Mr Les Wright, the National Badminton Coach, at York University, coaching members of the University Badminton Section.
RAILWAY INSTITUTE DOUBLES 1979: Pictured, the Railway Institute men’s doubles badminton team, from the left, are Steve Lawson, Ted Canham, Rob Pell, Eric Sanderson, John Bellerby and Ray Murgatroyd.
YORK RAILWAY INSTITUTE 1977: The York Railway Institute women’s badminton team who beat York University Social Club 3-0 in a York and District League match at the University. From left: Jean Thyer, Linda Slack, Linda Shouksmith.
YORK RAILWAY INSTITUTE 1979: Pictured, York Railway Institute’s, Division 1, mixed team. From left: Joyce Rollinson, Geoff Oxley, Linda Pearson, Mick Thyer, Jean Thyer and Paul Turner.
YORK RAILWAY INSTITUTE 1982: York RI, winners of York and District Badminton League Mixed, Division 1. From the left: Jean Thyer, Steve Lawson, Carole Maxfield, Graham Lockwood, Carol Deighton and Geoff Oxley.