Nomads Badminton Club based in Loreto Sports Hall on the Vevay Road in Bray have been in existence for over 40 years. The club currently operates in both the Dublin and Wicklow Leagues. We cater for Divisions 4 to 9 in the Dublin League and Grades 3 to 7 in the Wicklow League.

New Season 2019-20

A big welcome back to everyone for the new season. We hope to build on the successes of last season and win even more silverware this year!

New members are welcome

Casual Membership option is now available

We have Leinster Champions!

Irina has just won the Grade 4 Ladies Singles in the Leinster CAC Graded Competition. Having lost the first set of a very tight game, she came back to win the 2nd and 3rd sets to lift the trophy!

Then Irina & Karen went on to win the Ladies Doubles in a fantastic all-Wicklow final - A great day for Nomads!

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Grade 4 Ladies Doubles Winners

Irina & Kathryn have finally taken the title having been runners up in their last two attempts! Well done ladies!


Leinster InterLeague Finalists

Congratulations to our Nomads Grade 4 team: Alison, Karen, Pamela, Irina, Jon, Alan, James & Richard who recorded a victory over Portlaoise in the Semi's, but went down fighting against Ardee in the final. Brilliant games to watch and thanks to everyone who turned up to support them.

Wicklow Cup Finals 2018-19

Best of luck to our Grade 4, 5 and 6 teams who have all reached the finals of the Wicklow Cup. The finals are being held in Roundwood on Wednesday April 24, 2019.

DDLC Grade 6 Ladies Finalists

Congratulations to Yvonne, Deirdre, Lorraine & Louise who have qualified for the Grade 6 Ladies League Final. The final is being played in Baldoyle this Thursday 11th of April. Get out there and show your support! Go Nomads!

Wicklow Grade 5 Champions

Congratulations to our Grade 5 team who overcame a very strong Roundwood team last Saturday night 2019-02-23.

Wicklow Grade 4 Runners-Up

Despite winning the league, our Grade 4 team lost out to an extremely strong Roundwood team on Sunday. Special thanks to Pamela and Conor who stepped up and played brilliantly alongside Alison and Jon.

Wicklow County Team - Grade 5

Nomads were well represented on the Grade 5 Wicklow County team involved in the play-offs in Kildare on Sunday 2019-02-10. The game against Kildare was a very tight 4-3 loss and the game against Laois was another tight game resulting in a 4-3 win for Wicklow. Kildare go through based on sets won.

Wicklow Championships Results

Fantastic night for Nomads at the Wicklow Championships! Well done all. Leinsters here we come.


  • Grade 4 Mixed Winner Alan Dunne and Irina Ciorcila
  • Grade 4 Ladies Doubles winners Irina Ciorcila and Karen Keogh
  • Grade 4 Men’s Singles Runner Up Alan Dunne
  • Grade 5 Ladies Doubles Winner Pamela Warren and Karen Keogh
  • Grade 5 Ladies singles winner Pamela Warren
  • Grade 5 Men’s Doubles Winner Richard Spurgeon and Conor McGoldrick
  • Grade 5 Men’s Doubles Runner Up Kevin Delaney and Seamus Ruddy
  • Grade 5 Mixed Runner up Pamela Warren and Tom Cowman (honorary Nomadian 😁)
  • Grade 6 Men’s Doubles winners Adrian Murphy and Nouman
  • Grade 6 Mixed Runners Up Nanette O'Connell and Adrian Murphy
  • Grade 7 Mixed Runners Up Marissa Leah Ní Mhaonaigh and Colm Burke


Well done all! And best of luck to all of us going though to the Leinsters!

Mixed Success!

Irina Ciorcila & Alan Dunne - Winners of Division 4 Mixed in the PBAI Tournament - 2019-01-05 - Great start to 2019

Wicklow Championships

The Wicklow Championships are now in full swing. And yes, they are being held much earlier than in previous years, this is due to change on the Leinster Badminton calendar.

Congratulations to those who have already progressed to the finals and best of luck to those yet to play.

The finals will be held in Roundwood on Saturday, January 12, 2019 with the subsequent Leinster Individual Championship finals being held on Sunday, January 27 2019.

Fixtures Meeting

The usual organised chaos in Whitehall Road at 8pm, October 08, 2018. Games all scheduled for the 2018-19 season!

Conor is Leinster Champion!

Nomads are delighted to report that Conor McGoldrick is the Grade 6 Mens Singles Champion! He overcame two strong opponents, both from Portlaoise to win the title in Baldoyle on April 22, 2018. Also pictured are former Nomadians Aoife, Gareth & Dave who cleaned up in Grade 2

Ladies 2 progress to League Final

Congratulations to Ladies 2 who overcame very strong opposition from Rathfarnham & St Brigids to progress to the Division 7 League Final. This game will be payed in Whitehall Road, Terenure at 7:00pm on Thursday April 19, 2018. Your support will be most welcome!

Playoff's Update 2018-04-04

Congratulations to our Mens 1 who have progressed in the playoffs - Good luck on Thursday night!

Mixed 1 are in action in Whitehall road tonight April 4, 2018 and Ladies 2 are in action on Thursday night - We wish both teams the best of luck!

Our Wicklow Grade 6 and Grade 5 teams will both be in action on April 15 at 10am in Baldoyle for the Leinster Inter-League semi-finals. The finals are to be played in Whitehall Road at 2pm on the same day, fingers crossed for both teams.

We still have quite a few players in the Leinster Individual competitions, playoffs are taking place next Tuesday night April 10 in Roundwood at 7:30pm.

All Ireland Champions 2017

Congratulations to our Grade 5 and Grade 6 Wicklow Teams who came top of their respective Leagues. The Grade 6 team went onto become Leinster Champions and then overcame teams from Connacht and Munster to lift the title of All Ireland Inter-League Champions.


Dublin League Division 5 Champions

Our Ladies Division 5 team came runners up in the Dublin Cup and won the Dublin League. Alison Collier and Sandra Lindsay who are not pictured also played a crucial role on this team. To put this win into context, the Dublin League is the largest Badminton League in Europe!


Successful 2016-17 Season

In addition to the successes above, the club had a fantastic season with numerous awards in competitions in both Dublin and Wicklow. This picture shows some of the silverware that was won last season.