J&D Pierce are a huge part of the Garnock Valley, and we strive to develop and support the local community. That is why we have agreed to become a sponsor of local International badminton player, Eleanor O’Donnell.

Eleanor is a full-time badminton player, training at Scotstoun National Badminton Academy since leaving Glasgow School of Sport in 2016.


Eleanor, from Beith, is working towards selection for the 2022 Commonwealth Games after already representing Scotland in the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, as well as frequently competing in countries such as Poland, North America, and Canada to name a few. She and has also represented Scotland at Junior and Senior level numerous times, including winning a silver medal at the European Junior Championships for Mixed Doubles.

We wish Eleanor the best of luck with the future and the pending Commonwealth Team selection!