Helena & Toby win the RFA Rugby Fives Mixed Doubles 2024

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Alleyn’s School, Dulwich
Sunday, 14th April 2024

For the informally dubbed RFA ‘Equaliser’ Mixed Doubles 9 pairs were selected by the organisers from the 18 competitors and groups were formed to play out a round robin. From these, two competitive semi-final matches emerged and in due course a final took place featuring Helena Tunks and her fellow Executioner, Toby Chan, playing against National U25 Women’s Champion Zara Elliot and her partner from Alleyn’s School, Yarin Negyal. Helena and Toby won in two straight games.


Group 1: 1st Helena Tunks & Toby Chan; 2nd Savanna Leboff & Nick Whitney; Sarah Alford & Wyman Chan; 4th Shinan Zhang & Adam Piekos; 5th Lisa Denderuk & Will Edmonds
Group 2: 1st Zara Elliot & Yarin Negyal; 2nd Lizzie Ware & Sarthak Garella; 3rd Abbie Evans & Patrick Harrison; 4th Viola King Forbes & Will Hanley

Semi-finals: Tunks & T Chan bt Ware & Garella 11-3, 12-10; Elliot & Negyal bt Leboff & Whitney 11-7, 11-5
Final: Tunks & T Chan bt Elliot & Negyal 11-5, 11-6

Plate: Abbie Evans & Patrick Harrison

The competitors

The champions

The finalists

The medallists

Runners-up Yarin and Zara

Patrick and Abbie win the Plate

Executioners galore

Laughs outside the courts

Inbetween games, Shinan, Will and Nick

Action from the final