Kyle gets his England call-up

Kyle Cherry
Kyle Cherry

A TALENTED teenager has been selected to play badminton for England.

Daventry’s Kyle Cherry, 14, will be travelling to Denmark this week to compete for England in the Danish Open.

Kyle (pictured) said: “I have been working towards this for a while now and feel very excited but nervous at the same time. When I found out I had been picked I couldn’t stop shaking for ages.”

The tournament features 12 countries in total, including Belgium, France and Finland. Kyle has recently been training at Badminton England head office.

Kyle, who lives on the Timken Estate, goes to William Parker School. He won Daventry Sportsman of the Year in 2008.

He has played badminton since he was five and is mainly coached by his dad Stuart.

He plays competitively around the county in the highest competitions.