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Edinburgh and Bristol dominate the Universities Championships

Marlborough College, Wiltshire Saturday/Sunday 20-21 November 2021 STOP PRESS 33 players from 8 universities took part in this year’s championships. In the Singles top seed Andrew Boyd from Edinburgh University beat his fellow student Ben Jourdan. Andrew and Ben went on to contest the Doubles final against defending champion, Theo Parker of Bristol University, and […]

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Honours shared at the Durham Ladies Championships

Durham University Sports Ground Saturday/Sunday 6-7 November 2021 The 3rd Durham Ladies Championships were played on the University Courts over the first weekend of November, featuring 14 players from the University, the City Club and the Edinburgh Academy. This is the first of the ranking events this season, to be followed in December by the […]


Success for Kay and Ellison at the West of England Open

Sherborne School, Dorset Saturday/Sunday 23-24 October 2021 STOP PRESS Ed Kay added a second West of England Open Singles title to his record while beating both Will Ellison and Dan Tristao in the process. Ed went on to record a fifth consecutive Doubles title with partner Will Ellison, for whom it is an eighth Doubles […]

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Cambridge hosts a day of fun at the Lady’s Cup

Cambridge University Sports Centre Saturday, 16th October 2021 Organiser Bob Dolby reports: 16 pairs contested the annual Lady’s Cup competition on the new courts at Cambridge University. There were students from three universities including Cambridge and from three schools,  travelling from East Anglia, London, Bedford, Stamford and even Edinburgh. There was as usual a wide […]

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Derby Moor win the Owers Trophy!

St Paul’s School, Sunday 10th October 2021 It was a first team trophy for the Derby Moor Fives Club, founded in 2003 when the old Derby Mercia Club ceased to play on the courts at Denstone College and undertook refurbishment of two courts at the Derby Moor Community College in order to set up a […]


Ladies Fives — 3 upcoming events

Rugby Fives Association, September 2021 Now the new season is underway it’s time for more ladies’ fives! Here are three events for you to get playing!   Saturday, 16th October The Lady’s Cup at Cambridge. Come and play on the superb new indoor courts at Cambridge University. A day’s Fives designed specially for beginners and young […]


Varsity Match: Oxford extend their run of victories

St Paul’s School, Sunday 19th September 2021 At this year’s Varsity Match, postponed from February due to the coronavirus pandemic, Oxford Men won their fourth consecutive victory, while Cambridge Ladies made it six in a row. There was no Sparrows versus Beavers match. Oxford Men built on a small lead from the Singles, winning the […]

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Kay and Arnold dominate the Yorkshire Open

The Yorkshire Open Championships, Derby Moor Academy, Saturday/Sunday, 11-12 September 2021. STOP PRESS: Ed Kay successfully defended his Yorkshire Open Singles title but not without a tough challenge from first-time regional finalist Julian Aquilina. Ollie Arnold, beaten by Ed in the quarter-final, went on to win the 2nd Singles Plate, then teamed up with Ed […]