Name: Richard Black
Home club: Lancing
Other clubs or teams represented: Thorn EMI, Windsor and Eton (previously The Field), Jesters, Oxford University Peppers
Year I started playing: 1961
Favourite shot: Front court volley into the pepper
Favourite aspect of the game: Each game in a match is a new game, a chance to start again. Competitiveness but good sportsmanship.
Most memorable moment on a Fives court: Taking the reigning champions to five sets (thanks to my partner playing out of his skin!)
My playing style in no more than five words: Mostly steady, very occasionally inspired