Derek Whitehead Trophy 2018

Anthony Theodossi reports:

09/09/18: On a pleasant Sunday the Derek Whitehead 2018 Tournament took place, now in its 4th year. The tournament was commissioned by the Old Berkhamstedians in honour of Derek Whitehead, an Old Boy of the school, who has been involved in Berkhamsted Fives for almost 60 years, firstly, as a pupil at the school and then as Founder of the Old Berkhamstedian Fives Club.

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Eton Fives Association And Advanta Wealth Ltd Announce Three-Year Sponsorship Of Eton Fives

The Eton Fives Association (EFA) and Advanta Wealth Ltd are delighted to announce that we have agreed an historic three-year sponsorship which will provide substantial funds to further the work of the EFA, in particular for realising the aims of its seven-year development plan, The FiveStar project. This is the largest commercial sponsorship in the history of Eton Fives and a landmark moment for the sport.

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Lancing Fives Bridges The Age And Gender Gap

Matthew Beard reports:

03/09/18: It was a busy few days for fives at Lancing recently, with a tremendous amount of fives being played at the college.

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The Big Interview: Mike Hughes

August 2018: Mike Hughes, recent winner of the EFA Lifetime Achievement award, has been in conversation with his veterans-winning partner Grant Williams about his life in Fives.

An abridged version of this article appeared in the Fives Federation summer newsletter.

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World Cup Glory For Team GB

16/08/18: Following on from the voyage of discovery that was the 2017 Coupe du Monde de Paume Artignoscaise, the same group of Eton Fives players - plus a couple of reinforcements - returned to Artignosc-sur-Verdon last weekend for a second crack at World Cup glory.

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Return of the Engadin Challenge

This year sees the return of the Engadin Challenge in Zuoz from September 7th-9th. If you'd like to get involved, read on for full details...

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NOEFC Head Up North

03/07/18: This year's North Oxford EFC summer tour took them up to the most northerly Eton Fives courts in the world, with a trip to the beautiful village of St.Bees in Cumbria.

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Norwich Fives En Fete

25/06/18: City of Norwich school may only have one court and be something of an outlier in the world of Eton Fives, but the sport retains an important role in the school.

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Will Thomas Appointed as Regional Organiser for the Thames Valley

26/06/18: The Eton Fives Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Will Thomas as its first professional Regional Organiser. He will be responsible for the development of Eton Fives in the Thames Valley region, with an initial focus on Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

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Red-letter day for Eton Fives and for Dover College

Paul Bowden and Dale Vargas report:

22/06/18: Thursday 21st June 2018 marked not only the Summer Solstice but also the re-opening of the first of the two Eton Fives courts at Dover College more than 40 years after they were last used for their intended purpose.

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