BERKSHIRE Under 14s badminton team have been crowned national champions after winning the finals in Wolverhampton.

It caps a hugely successful year for the county throughout the age groups, with every year group between U12s and U18s reaching the finals to place themselves firmly in the top eight in the country.

Team manager Andy Clark was delighted with the fforts of the juniors, stating: “ Berkshire Juniors are going from strength to strength because of the commitment of players and their parents, the hard work of the committee and our fantastic coaches.”