Uppingham Aim For World Record Attempt

Zara Tweed reports:

16/10/18: On the 9th/10th February, the Uppingham School Fives Team are going to attempt to break the world record for the longest Fives game played.

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Wolverhampton Fives Celebration

Mark Yates reports:

15/10/18: Celebrating 50 years (at least) of Wulfrunian Fives, the largest gathering of OW Fives players seen for many a long year assembled on 8 Sept. All were there to witness the unveiling of the new Honours Board and get back on court.

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Aldenham Ladder: Everyone's A Winner!

Phil Lyndon reports:

10/10/18: Aldenham’s six-weekly ladder turned up a remarkable scenario last night when eight players walked away with a cup.

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Stop Thief!

25/09/18: A large batch of Eton fives balls were stolen recently from the manufacturer's site. As new balls can only be purchased from Richard Dennis at the EFA or glovesandballs.com any other offer to sell balls to schools or clubs should be reported to the police as fives balls were not the only items stolen.

Under 25s 2018: Houlden & Bracken Extend Their Dominance

24/09/18: The traditional season opener at Eton yesterday - the U25 tournament in association with Advanta Wealth - produced a fourth and fifth victory in a row for Riki Houlden and Phoebe Bracken respectively, both with new partners and first time winners this year in Andrew Rennie and Marjolaine Briscoe.

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Key Dates 2018-19

Need to plan your Fives diary for the 2018/19 season? See below for this season's key dates.

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Engadin Challenge 2018

John Reynolds reports:

21/09/18: A group of British Fives tourists, based mainly around the North Oxford and Old Citizens clubs, spent the weekend playing fives with our Swiss friends at the Lyceum Alpinum in Zuoz, competing for the Engadin Challenge Cup.

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Westway Win The Inaugural Vargas Salver

Dale Vargas reports:

19/09/18: This competition, played at Charterhouse on Sunday 13 September after postponement due to bad weather in March, was won by Westway. Five teams competed: Aldenham, Charterhouse, Emanuel, Holyport and Westway.

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Double Delight For Fiorita At The Welsh Invitational

18/09/18: The sixth edition of the now well-established Welsh Invitational tournament took place at Rydal Penrhos in Colwyn Bay at the weekend and resulted in a second successive double success for Matty Fiorita, who retained both the Saturday and the Sunday trophies that he won last year.

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Andrew Aitken Trophy 2018

Laurie Brock reports:

10/09/18: Notwithstanding some late withdrawals (and one unfortunate diary mix-up) a healthy entry of 20 players assembled for the latest edition of the Westminster fives tournament. The ten pairs were split into two pools of five, with each pool match consisting of a single set to 15.

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