ABOUT THE AJ BELL NBL

OUR STORY

The AJ Bell National Badminton League is a new, game-changing opportunity for top-level badminton - the first ever professional national badminton league in the UK.

Created and run by Badminton England, the league made its debut in the 2014/15 season. During that first season, six franchise teams competed in monthly match-nights to be crowned AJ Bell NBL champions.

Now into its third season, the AJ Bell NBL has expanded with new teams entering the league bringing exciting new players and fans who love the drama.


The league showcases the best badminton players Great Britain has to offer, top European stars, emerging U21 young talent and home-grown hot prospects battling it out on court. 

For Season 3, the teams are:

Birmingham Lions
Team Derby
Loughborough Sport
Suffolk Saxons
University of Nottingham Sport Badminton
Surrey Smashers
Bristol Jets

With an exclusive Power-9 match-play format, unique scoring system and dynamic in-game features that makes sure every minute of every match matters as monday match-nights are broadcast live on TV.

The fastest racket sport on the planet just got a whole lot faster.

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