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Beltrami and Arnold dominate the National U25s at Cambridge

Cambridge University Sports Centre Saturday/Sunday, 29-30 January 2022 STOP PRESS Ben Beltrami won his second U25 Singles title and then partnered Ollie Arnold to win their third consecutive Doubles championship in two days of full-on Fives going into the early hours of the evening. It was pleasing to see the increased participation of women in […]

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Alleyn’s and Winchester enjoy success at the West of England Schools

West of England Schools Championships Sherborne School, Dorset Saturday/Sunday, 8-9 January 2022 STOP PRESS Three titles for Alleyn’s School and one for Winchester College, the two dominant squads at this year’s Championships. Sam Roberts reports: After an uncertain few weeks over Christmas and the New Year, waiting to see whether new covid restrictions would be […]

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Up-dated Women’s Rankings for Singles and Doubles published

The Rugby Fives Association December 2021  The RFA is delighted to publish up-dated Women’s Rankings in Singles and Doubles after the successful staging of three events since the beginning of the 2021-2022 season: the National Schoolgirls’ Championships in August, the Northern Ladies’ Tournament in October and the National Ladies’ U23 Championships in December. Those players […]

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The President’s Cup at Oundle School

The President’s Cup Oundle School; Sunday, 12th December 2021 STOP PRESS With a change of venue and a reduced field of 24 organisers Hamish Buchanan and Alex Smith opted initially for 4 groups, followed by the usual 4 competitions, all best of 3 to 15. The eventual winners of the Cup, the Plate, the Mug […]

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Draw for the National Singles published

Rugby Fives Association, 1st December 2021 2021 National Singles Finals December 4/5, Cambridge Organiser Charlie Brooks has today published the draw for the National Singles 2021 — the Jesters Club Cup — to be played this coming weekend. Dan Tristao is seeded Number One, looking for his 5th consecutive title. Ed Kay (seeded 2), who […]

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Winchester pairs dominate the Schools’ Winchester Fives Doubles Championship

Winchester College, Sunday 28th November 2021 Jamie McManus reports: After the enforced hiatus of last year, the Schools’ Winchester Fives Doubles tournament returned to its place as the ‘season opening’ tournament for schools. 15 pairs took part, representing Alleyn’s, Christ’s Hospital, Marlborough, Stamford, St. Paul’s, Tonbridge and Winchester. The championship brought together some of the […]