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Latest RFA President’s newsletter published online

RFA Newsletter 28 November 2021 The RFA has today published its latest newsletter, written by President David Parlby (above). It’s the second in a series of quarterly (or thereabouts) newsletters designed to inform the association’s members of the extensive work that is going on behind the scenes. In this issue (originally sent to members in […]

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Change of venue for 2021 President’s Cup

RFA Club President’s Cup Oundle School, Northants, Sunday 12th December 2021 The RFA has announced a change of venue for this year’s traditional pre-Xmas celebration, the RFA Club President’s Cup. It will now be held in Oundle (rather than Marlborough, as originally planned), although the event will still take place on Sunday December 12th. Following […]

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Entries open for second RFA Challenger tournament

RFA Challenger Tournament Cambridge University Sports Centre, Sunday December 5th Entries are now open for this year’s Challenger Tournament – the second time the RFA has run the event after a successful 2019 debut, when the competition was won by Christian Blackaby (above). This tournament is different from other RFA ranking events, in that it […]

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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 […]

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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 […]