Miscellaneous Items index

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Former Courts

Below is a list of former Eton Fives courts in the UK and around the world. Do CONTACT US if you have any additional information.

CLICK HERE to see a map of existing courts

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The Oldest Fives Film Footage?

John Reynolds reports:

02/12/19: This dates from 1937, and is of Fives being played at the Institut Montana in Zugerberg in Switzerland.

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The Hamburg Fives Experience

John Reynolds reports:

12/11/19: The temporary fives court in Hamburg has hosted a tournament for 22 players, won by English visitor Karen Hird and her Australian neophyte partner Harry Thring.

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Fives As Art In Germany

John Reynolds reports:

26/09/19: Artists in Germany have created a life-size and functional but temporary Eton Fives court for an exhibition.

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Paume Truths From Abroad

16/08/19: The second weekend in August means the World Cup of Paume Artignoscaise in the South of France and the regular team of Eton Fives players returned last weekend to take part for a third successive year.

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The Latest Trend In Stag Dos

08/04/19: Since Bernard Montgomery - later Field Marshal Earl Montgomery of Alamein - proposed to his future wife in the courts at Charterhouse in 1927, the links between Fives courts and matrimony have been few and far between.

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1001 Different Ways To Use A Fives Court

17/12/18: Eton Fives courts have been used for all sorts of things over the years, but possibly never before as the backdrop to a music video. CLICK HERE to see the video for the new single "Matter" by the London band Leif Erikson, filmed on the courts at Westway...

The Big Interview: Mike Hughes

August 2018: Mike Hughes, recent winner of the EFA Lifetime Achievement award, has been in conversation with his veterans-winning partner Grant Williams about his life in Fives.

An abridged version of this article appeared in the Fives Federation summer newsletter.

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World Cup Glory For Team GB

16/08/18: Following on from the voyage of discovery that was the 2017 Coupe du Monde de Paume Artignoscaise, the same group of Eton Fives players - plus a couple of reinforcements - returned to Artignosc-sur-Verdon last weekend for a second crack at World Cup glory.

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