150 Years of Fives at Uppingham

15/11/16: Nearly 100 OUs and partners gathered in Uppingham on Saturday 12th November to celebrate 150 years of Eton Fives at the School. The game was introduced to Uppingham by the great Victorian Headmaster Edward Thring.

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Fives Stars: Five in a Row for Highgate at the Black Cup

14/11/16: Highgate completed a nap hand of successive wins in the Richard Black Cup at Eton yesterady, defeating perennial rivals North Oxford in the final of a competition which featured a record-breaking 10 teams and over 60 players, providing a terrific showcase for the ever-improving standard and numbers of players in the ladies game.

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Midlands 2016: Phil-Ant-Trophy or the cup that keeps on giving...

31/10/16: The 10th anniversary of the reinstituted Midlands Tournament took place at Repton at the weekend, with 29 pairs from all over the country taking part.

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2016 Universities Tournament: Double Delight for the Dark Blues

24/10/16: The 2016 Jesters Universities Tournament took place at Eton on Saturday and was another hugely successful day of Fives. 26 pairs from 13 different universities took part - Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, LSE, UCL, King's, Royal Holloway, Bristol, Nottingham, Swansea, Exeter, Durham and Surrey - with regular players rubbing shoulders with beginners, those having their annual outing and those playing for the first time since leaving school.

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Fives at Auckland Grammar School

20/10/16 2016: There is an interesting article in the 2016 edition of "Ad Augusta", the Auckland Grammar School magazine about their former Fives court and Fives/Handball in New Zealand.

CLICK HERE for the magazine and scroll down to p.30/31

100 year anniversary of Fives at Aldenham school

Jack Travers reports:

October 2016: Aldenham celebrated the centenary of the Fives Courts this half term. The courts have produced many fine players over the years including national champions and the historic landmark was marked with two fixtures.

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Terry Shaw 1939-2016

Dale Vargas writes:

Terry Shaw, for many years a stalwart of the Old Harrovians Eton Fives Club, has died aged 77.

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Hoskins and Wagland end the OI Trophy Drought

Tim Gregory reports:

11/10/16: The Old Ipswichian Fives Club trophy cabinet has lain empty for some time. This year being the 50th Anniversary of the club, it was decided we must win a tournament. A simple (and probably the only) solution was found by holding a tournament solely for OIs. A chance for youth to shine, established stars to peacock, old stars to get the gloves out.

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Richard Barber Cup: Six of the Best for St.Olave's

10/10/16: St.Olave's won the Richard Barber Cup - the three pair competition for schools with each pair featuring one former and one current pupil - at Eton over the weekend, defeating teams from Highgate, Eton and Cranleigh to retain the crown for the sixth successive year.

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2016 Under 25s: The Next Generation

26/09/16: A slightly smaller field than usual gathered at Eton yesterday to contest the 2016 Under 25 tournament. Although there were plenty of potential entrants not there, the pairs that did make it produced an exciting and high quality tournament.

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