WSSL 2017 Up and Running

The 2017 Westway Summer Superleague has hit the ground running in the last couple of weeks as this year's ten teams battle it out for the coveted title.

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Key Dates 2017-18

Planning your Fives diary for the 2017/18 season already? See below for next season's provisional key dates.

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Westward Ho!

The Old Citizens tour of the West Country and Wales May 2017

John Reynolds reports: Three-a-side fives exists! Bat fives lives! Handball is still being played in Wales!

The Old Citizens have just completed a voyage of discovery to three fabulous fives (in the loosest sense) courts in the West Country and South Wales.

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Mike Harding

Tributes to Mike Harding, former Honorary Secretary of the Old Salopian Eton Fives Club from 1979 to 1998, have been pouring in since his untimely death at the age of 68.

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Lifetime Achievement Award for Martin Powell

13/05/17: The 2017 EFA Dinner and awards ceremony at Abercorn School last night saw Martin Powell presented with a well-deserved lifetime achievement award for his years of unsung and dedicated service to the EFA as Secretary and Treasurer. Also handed out were the other now traditional end of season gongs, as voted for by members of the Fives-playing community. Read on to see the full list of winners for 2016/17.

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International Fives at Eton

John Reynolds reports:

11/05/17: A dozen Swiss fives players have just visited London, playing a six-pair match against the Old Citizens and taking part in their venerable club competition for the Adams Cup (est 1928).

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Veterans 2017: Old'uns but Good'uns

Graham Pulsford reports:

02/05/17: The Veterans Competition continues to be a great finale to the fives season and is a pleasing opportunity to spend an afternoon playing fives and meeting up with friends and foes alike. This year was particularly competitive with many individual games lasting beyond the hour mark; there would be aches and pains aplenty the next day!

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Masters of the Mixed

24/04/17: A near record entry of 24 pairs took part in the 2017 Mixed Tournament at Eton yesterday, as undoubtedly the strongest field in the 32 year history of the competition enjoyed a fantastic day of Fives. Seb & Charlotta Cooley proved themselves to be still the masters of the mixed format with a sixth consecutive victory together and an eleventh altogether for Charlotta.

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EFA Awards 2017: Vote Now!

As is now traditional, the EFA Dinner on May 12th will see the presentation of the EFA Awards for the following categories: Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year, Team of the Year, Coach of the Year and Special Contribution to Fives.


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