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Winners all round at the Schoolgirls’ Nationals

Alleyn’s School, Dulwich Sunday, 15th August 2021 Some 40 girls from 6 different schools contested this season’s delayed National Schools Girls’ Championships at Alleyn’s School. With titles in four different age groups being contested as usual there were 16 competitions, main and plate, going on at the same time on the four courts, a complex […]


Success for Alleyn’s and Stamford at the National U13s

Alleyn’s School, Dulwich Saturday, 14th August 2021 STOP PRESS  It was a clean sweep for Alleyn’s in this season’s delayed National U13 Championships, hosted by Alleyn’s School, with Milo Arie winning the Singles and then the Doubles with his partner and runner-up in the Singles, Archie Shaw.  23 boys contested the championships, with 1 from […]


Top quality fives at the South West Open 2021

The South West Open Championships Blundell’s School, Tiverton Saturday/Sunday, July 31st-August 1st 2021 STOP PRESS This year’s competition was dedicated to the memory of Tim Lewis, who died in June. Ed Kay successfully defended the Singles title he won in 2019, beating Will Ellison in the final. Will partnered Charlie Brooks to win the Doubles […]


Derby Moor Doubles moved to Sunday August 8th

Derby Moor, Littleover. Friday June 25th In view of the continued Covid restrictions the decision has been taken to move the Derby Moor Invitation Doubles tournament to Sunday August 8th. Players are invited to express an interest in entering by sending an email to Brian Kirk using the link at the bottom of this post. […]


Tim Lewis 1953-2021

The Rugby Fives Association June 2021. It is with great sadness that we report the death of the inimitable Tim Lewis after a short illness. Stuart Watson has penned this affectionate tribute to his dear friend, Timothy Ronald Edward Lewis: How can I adequately describe such a colourful and totally unique character to anyone who […]


John Evans 1933-2021. The man who restored Fives to Rugby

Rugby Fives Association February 2021 The RFA is sad to report the death of John Evans, the man who brought Fives back to Rugby School Dick Warner writes:  John (always “Jock” to his generations of pupils) Evans, who died on 3rd February 2021 aged 87, was a super-talented man (an able sportsman, very musical and a […]