Abrahams and Woolfries Strike Gold In Silver Salver

Rod Smart reports:

31/01/19: The Brigands annual silver salver competition produced a fantastic evening of competitive fives, climaxing in a great final match between Alex Knight and Stuart Clarke against Alex Abrahams and Simon Woolfries, the latter just squeaking through to win 14-11.

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Another Triumph For The Olavians In The Richard Barber Cup

28/01/19: The Alan Barber Cup may have finally slipped from the Olavians grasp after a decade and a half of dominance but they made no mistake in retaining the Richard Barber Cup in association with Advanta Wealth at Eton yesterday, winning the competition for the eighth year in succession and remaining the only name on the trophy.

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Record Entry For Girls Festival

Paul Bowden reports:

24/01/19: The Fifth Annual Girls’ Festival took place at Eton on 23rd January 2019. Although the weather threatened and it was seasonably cold, 36 pairs (the highest yet) from six schools enjoyed a non stop afternoon of fun Fives.

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EFA Sponsor Advanta Named In Top 100 Financial Advisers List For 2018

18/01/19: A message from Craig Webster, CEO of EFA sponsors Advanta Wealth.

"We are delighted to announce that Advanta Wealth has been named as a Top 100 Financial Adviser 2018, as listed by FTAdviser, a publication from the Financial Times.

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FiveStar Project Meeting: Thursday 24th Jan

Most of you will be aware of the EFA's FiveStar project; hopefully many of you will have read the Year 1 report and are keeping abreast of all the various activities and projects going on.

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Alan Barber Cup: Old Olavians Fifteen Year Winning Streak Finally Comes To An End

14/01/19: After an astonishing and record-equalling fifteen successive years of winning the Alan Barber Cup, the Old Olavians finally tasted defeat in the quarter-finals at Eton yesterday, losing 2-1 to the Old Harrovians in a thrilling encounter.

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Graves Cup 2019: Box Office Gold

07/01/19: The pantomime season is well and truly here once again (oh yes it is) and the annual Ipswich Graves Cup production took place to rave reviews at the weekend.

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Aldenham Fancy Dress Fives 2018

19/12/18: Happy Christmas from everyone at Aldenham…we dressed up especially for the fives playing world.

As Easy As Three Four Five(s)

17/12/18: The Fives players of North Oxford took on the Christmas Three Code Challenge IV yesterday, with sixteen players successfully staying the course to play Rugby Fives at Rugby, Eton Fives at Eton and Winchester Fives at Winchester all in one day.

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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...