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Small margins at the Vintage Championships

Cambridge University Sports Centre Sunday, 15th May 2022 STOP PRESS Small is beautiful! Just 8 players entered this year, producing an enthralling tournament with close match after close match in Singles and Doubles. Defending Singles champion Ian Jackson had to content himself with the Singles Plate; Morgan Spillane, in his second appearance, this time won […]

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Mathias & Arnold retain the Winchester Fives Mixed Doubles title

Bradfield College Sunday, 8th May 2022 STOP PRESS Louise Mathias & Ollie Arnold successfully defended their Winchester Fives Mixed Doubles title at Bradfield College, defeating organiser Shinan Zhang and her partner Lewis Keates in the final 15-12, 15-8. Eton Fives players Emily Scoones & Abhishek Bhattacharya won the Plate, defeating Maddi Gibbons & Chris Davey. […]

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Report from the RFA Dinner April 2022

Queen’s Club, London Saturday 23rd April 2022 48 players and friends came together on Saturday 23rd April at Queen’s Club for the first RFA Dinner since 2018. As is the tradition the event was held the same weekend as the Wood Cup, the Club Knock-out competition which has run since 1974. There is a separate […]

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Familiar names and new ones at the Scottish Open

Loretto School, Musselburgh and Fettes College, Edinburgh Saturday/Sunday, 30 April-1st May 2022 STOP PRESS Dan Tristao added to his collection of regional titles by winning the Scottish Singles title for a fourth time, beating Universities champion Andrew Boyd in the final. In the Plate 2021 National U14 champion Ronnie Brown from the Edinburgh Academy beat […]

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The Masters and Grand Masters Championships

Marlborough College Sunday, 10th April 2022 The Grand Masters Final: B Boag & M Wilkinson bt B Atkinson & M Summerhayes 4-11, 12-10, 11-6 Surely the most competitive Grand Masters final of all time, in this its second running of the event! After some discussion as to pairings it was decided that Bernard Atkinson and […]

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News from the Scottish Schools Championships

Fettes College, Edinburgh, March 2022 With many thanks to Richie Murby for the following information on the 2022 Scottish Schools Championships, which were played on 3 separate days in March. U18 Singles: Fettes College was the venue for the Scottish Schools’ Singles U18 Championships, in which 14 players from Edinburgh Academy, Fettes College, Merchiston Castle […]