London Universities vs Cambridge University

Nathan Turnbull & Sahil Shah report:

20/02/18: The inaugural match between Cambridge University and the combined London Universities took place at the weekend at Highgate with a strong win for London and Cambridge sensibly leaving themselves plenty of room for improvement before their Varsity match in 2 weeks time.

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International Wallballers Try Eton Fives

20/02/18: The 2018 Uk Open Wallball tournament took place at Westway over the weekend, with four days of successful competition. Some of the top international players from the USA, Spain and Ireland took the opportunity to head over to the Eton Fives courts to try their hand at a different version of handball.

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Alan Barber Cup: Number 15 For Record-Equalling Olavians

19/02/18: The Old Olavians won the Alan Barber Cup at Eton once again yesterday, their fifteenth straight win equalling the record of consecutive victories in the competition set by the Old Cholmeleians between 1977 and 1991. They have now won the competition 18 times in the last 19 years and their 19 victories overall puts them only four behind the Cholmeleians record of 23.

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EFA Trophy: Oxford Continue Perfect Season

19/02/18: This year's Oxford University story has been one of one success after another, with men's and women's Universities titles, the mixed universities title and men's and women's Under 21 trophies all already in the bag and yesterday at Eton saw the addition of the EFA Trophy, after strong performances to beat North Oxford in the semi-final and Old Salopians in the final.

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Full time Manager / Coach – Fives & Wallball – West London

A unique opportunity to build a coaching career helping the local community at Westway

Over the last two years the Eton Fives Association (EFA), in collaboration with UK Wallball, has been delivering a highly successful and ambitious programme developing Eton Fives and Wallball at Westway, involving the local community. The work has been supported by grants from John Lyon’s Charity, the City Bridge Trust and Sport England, helping to fund the key role of Fives Manager / Coach, alongside assistant coaches.

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Key Dates 2017-18

Need to plan your Fives diary for the 2017/18 season? See below for this season's key dates.

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Freelance Fives Coach Wanted at Westway

13/02/18: Opportunity for part-time freelance Fives coach

Westway Sports Centre, Shepherd's Bush London

The Eton Fives Association (EFA) in association with UK Wallball has run the Eton Fives and Wallball activity at the Westway Sports Centre for two years.

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Jesters Universities Mixed: Oxford On Top

12/02/18: Oxford University's golden season continued as they dominated the eighth edition of the Jesters Universities mixed tournament at a bitterly cold Eton yesterday.

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Alan Barber Cup: Olavians Close In On Record-Equalling Win

12/02/18: The Old Olavians moved within one match of a record-equalling fifteenth consecutive Alan Barber Cup win at Eton yesterday as they eased past the Old Wulfrunians in the semi-final to set up an eighth final in nine years against main rivals the Old Salopians, who beat Lancing on the adjacent courts.

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Berkhamsted Win Inaugural Girls U14 Competition

Mark Williams reports:

09/02/18: An excellent entry of 36 pairs from 7 schools meant that the inaugural Girls’ U14 competition was a thoroughly worthwhile exercise. Schools entering were Ipswich (11 pairs), Holyport (7), Highgate (6), Berkhamsted (5), Shrewsbury (5), Mill Hill (1) and Cranleigh (1). The standard at the top end was encouragingly high, especially from the Shrewsbury girls who have only been playing for a term.

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