2008 Prep Schools' Tournament

Gerald Barber reports:

Eighty enthusiastic fives players assembled at Harrow to contest the 41st Prep School Championships, on a cold blustery morning.

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2007 Prep Schools' Tournament

Gerald Barber reports:

It was fitting that in its 40th year the Prep Schools Competition attracted a record number of pairs from a record number of schools. We warmly welcomed pairs from Kingsland Grange, Oakham and Aldenham, all new to the competition. 40 pairs in all took part, from 11 different schools. Many thanks are due to those in charge of fives at their several schools for their enthusiasm and commitment to the game.

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2006 Prep Schools' Tournament

Gerald Barber reports:

The 39th HSBC Tournament was played at Harrow on a cold and gloomy day with 72 contestants taking part; some excellent fives was witnessed though the competition once again was dominated by Highgate.

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2005 Prep Schools' Tournament

Gerald Barber reports:

Once again our competition played at Eton this term was dominated by some excellent Highgate pairs. The last eight comprised of four Highgate pairs, two from Sunningdale and one each from Ludgrove and Orley Farm. It was good to see Sunningdale back to impressive form. They easily defeated Highgate 4 to reach the semi finals but then were out gunned by Highgate 2 (12-3, 12-6).

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2004 Prep Schools' Tournament

Gerald Barber reports:

It was particularly sad that we did not have entries from Berkhamsted this year, however 32 keen and enthusiastic pairs took part in the Prep Schools Competition at Harrow. The weather was testing but failed to hamper the enthusiasm of the competitors.

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2003 Prep Schools' Tournament

Gerald Barber reports:

The Tournament returned to Eton this year where took to the courts. There was as wide a range of standard as ever, but much enjoyment was had by all. It is so good to see boys so obviously improving their game as the day wears on.

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