Introduction

Rory is a member of the England Under 19 Squad and, in Badminton England’s National Rankings, he is ranked 1st in Singles and 2nd in Mixed Doubles.  In 2018, Rory represented England at the U19 World Junior Championships.

Rory’s future aims include winning the U19 6 Nations Championships and longer-term representing England at senior level.

Profile

Date of birth: 16 January 2001

Borough/District: Sevenoaks

Club: Hildenborough Badminton Club

Current ranking – U19 Singles No 1; Mixed Doubles No 2

Career highlights

  • 2018: Represented England at U19 German & Dutch Junior Grand Prix tournaments
  • 2018: Represented England at the U19 World Junior Championships
  • 2018: U19 national singles champion
  • 2017: U17 European Championships: gold in the Mixed Doubles and bronze in the Boys Doubles and Team Event
  • 2017: Selected to represent England at the U19 World Junior Championships in Indonesia
  • 2017: Kent Senior Champion (Restricted) in the Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles
  • 2017: U17 Six Nations Event: gold in the mixed doubles and silver in the team event
  • 2017: U17 English Nationals: gold in the mixed doubles and silver in the Men’s Singles and Doubles
  • 2017: U19 English Nationals: bronze in the Men’s singles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles
  • 2016: U17 Danish Cup: Singles Champion and reached quarter-finals in both Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles
  • 2016: Kent senior champion in Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles
  • 2016: U19 English Nationals: bronze in Men’s Singles and reached quarter-finals in the Mixed Doubles
  • 2016: U17 English Nationals: silver in Men’s and Mixed Doubles and bronze in Men’s Singles
  • 2016: U15 English Nationals: silver in Singles and Mixed Doubles and bronze in Men’s Doubles
  • 2016: U15 European Badminton Championships, Russia: silver in boys doubles and bronze in the Singles
  • 2015: Selected to represent England at the U15 European Badminton Championships in Russia
  • 2015: U15 Langenfeld Junior Cup: gold in Doubles and silver in Singles
  • 2015: U15 Mixed silver, Singles and Men’s Doubles bronze
  • 2015: Aros Cup U15 Boys Doubles finalist
  • 2015: U15 Home Nations Quadrangular (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland) Boys Doubles finalist, Singles bronze medal
  • 2015: U15 Glasgow International boys Doubles finalist, Singles bronze medal
  • 2014: U13 Singles silver, Mixed and Men’s Doubles bronze
  • 2014: Aros Cup U13 Boys Doubles Winner, bronze in Singles
  • 2014: U13 Glasgow International Singles and Mixed Winner
  • 2014: Represented England in team event coming runner up to Denmark in 8 Nations
  • 2013: U13 Doubles gold, U13 Mixed bronze (while still U12)