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Third time for Kay & Tristao at the National Doubles

Alleyn’s School, Dulwich Saturday/Sunday, 6-7 April 2024 With 12 pairs competing for the Cyriax Cup organiser Hamish Buchanan opted for 4 groups of 3, leading to three competitions for the Cup, the Plate and the ‘Alternative Plate’. Defending champions Kay & Tristao cruised through to the final, while Brooks & Watkinson upset expectations by beating […]

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Updated Rankings in Singles and Doubles

Rugby Fives Association 3rd March 2024 The RFA is pleased to publish updated rankings, with 237 players ranked in Singles and 213 in Doubles In Singles the Top 10 remain unchanged with Ed Kay, Dan Tristao and Ben Beltrami occupying the top 3 places; Lewis Keates is the one new entrant, placed at #9. Other […]

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News of the South East Schools Girls Championships

Christ’s Hospital, Horsham March 2024 26 players from three schools contested the annual SE Regional Girls’ Fives Championships at Christ’s Hospital. There were two age groups, U14 and U18, with singles and doubles at both levels. Players from Alleyn’s dominated the main finals, while those from Eastbourne College enjoyed success in the Plate finals. U18 […]

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Alex Wilson 1963-2024

The Rugby Fives Association March 2024 The RFA is sad to report the death recently of Alex Wilson, who for many years was a an accomplished and committed member of the fives community, both as a player and as a coach and administrator. We reproduce here a brief tribute from one player, Dave Hebden, who […]

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News from the National U13 Championships

St Paul’s School, Barnes Sunday, 10th March 2024 STOP PRESS 36 players entered from 9 schools: Alleyn’s and Alleyn’s Juniors, Berkhamsted, Merchiston Castle, St Paul’s and St Paul’s Juniors, Stamford, Stoke Newington and Whitgift. As usual a Plate and a Bowl competition were held in both Singles and Doubles, guaranteeing all those participating a full […]