150 Years of Fives at Harrow

Graham Dunbar reports:

18/09/17: For those with a sense of the history of games at Harrow, Saturday 16 September was a landmark: 150 years of Eton fives at the School.

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Summers Time and the Cutting is Easy...

Andrew Rennie reports:

18/09/17: Sunday 10th September saw the was the inaugural tournament where an Old Millhillian plays with a current pupil at the school. The tournament was named ‘The Summers Cup’ after Mr Andrew Summers, who had the pleasure of forming the OM Fives Club in the 1960s.

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The FiveStar Project reaches the launchpad!

14/09/17: A message from EFA Chairman Richard Black:

The EFA is delighted to announce that two part-time Development Managers have started work with us on 1st September 2017 as part of the FiveStar project. They will work on identifying the projects which will expand Eton Fives, securing whatever funding is necessary and seeing the projects through to the point where the new activities become part of the established Eton Fives community.

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Andrew Aitken Trophy 2017

Laurie Brock reports:

12/09/17: On a drizzly (and slightly chilly) afternoon at Highgate, the seventh iteration of the Andrew Aitken Trophy produced its first female champion following an excellent final.

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Long Live Lancing!

Richard Black reports:

11/09/17: This was the third weekend of fives which the Lancing Fives Club has organised at The College and it was by far and away the most successful and in a number of different ways.

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Chris (left) with Chris Lloyd at the 2013 Veterans Tournament

Chris Davies Set To Become New EFA Chairman

Chris Davies is set to become the new Chairman of the Eton Fives Association this autumn. Current Chairman Richard Black will step down at the end of his four year term in October to take over the running of the FiveStar development project, with Old Cholmeleian Chris succeeding him subject to approval at the EFA's AGM.

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Red Bull Fives Film Goes Live

18/08/17: Following on from the successful visit to Westway and Eton earlier in the year by Timbo Gonzalez, Safe Stadick and a Redbull film crew, the results are now out on the Redbull website. CLICK HERE to see what Timbo made of it all...

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A Long Way From Paume

16/08/17: An intrepid band of Eton Fives tourists made their way to France last weekend to take part in the 2017 World Cup of Paume Artignoscaise, a traditional handball game played for centuries in the Provencal village of Artignosc-sur-Verdon up against the wall of the village church.

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Late Thoroughbreds Charge Wins The 2017 Superleague

03/08/17: The Aston House Thoroughbreds finished off a magnificent Superleague campaign with a heart-stopping come from behind victory in the final last night against the Coach & Horses.

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Southern Stars

02/08/17: North Oxford EFC went on their summer tour over the weekend, playing on the courts at Torry Hill, High Elms, Friston Place and Sunningdale, with an overnight stop in Eastbourne in the middle.

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