Draw for the National Singles published

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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 has been runner-up to Dan on the last two occasions, will be looking for that elusive first title, while two-time champion and third seed Will Ellison will be looking to make it into the final for a ninth time.

Clubs from as far apart as the West of England Club in Bristol, the Edward Alleyn Club and the Old Paulines in London and the Caledonian Club in Edinburgh are well represented, while Lewis Keates from the Derby Moor Club and Old Bedfordian Chris Davey represent the Midlands.

There are several players from the Universities: Singles champion Andrew Boyd from Edinburgh; Archie McCreath, Cameron Low and Theo Parker (yes, really –still a student!) from Bristol; and the National Schools U18 Champion Gwydion Wiseman is making his debut — against the defending champion!

All matches look competitive but particularly intriguing are Tom Watkinson versus Sam Russell and Charlie Brooks against Ollie Arnold, who won the Plate last time out.

Play starts at 9.30 on Saturday morning on the glass-backed courts at the Cambridge University Sports Centre. As ever, it’s best of 3 to 15 in the main draw. The Plate will be a round robin — two groups of 4, playing one game to 15. The final will be played on Sunday morning. 
Click here for the draw.